What's Located Around Princess Port de Plaisance

Nearby Beaches

Simpson Bay Beach

Travelers staying in this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten almost always enjoy the water at one of the gorgeous beaches. Guests seem to truly appreciate the location of Princess Port de Plaisance because it has the ideal blend of privacy and convenience. Those looking to enjoy its special setting, however, should be aware that it isn't found right on the beach. You can also enjoy close proximity to nearby beaches.

Each of the beaches in this region have different personalities, which have the potential to affect your visit. The following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Princess Port de Plaisance
Beach Distance Direction Location
Kim Sha Beach 0.7 SW Simpson Bay
Simpson Bay Beach 1.1 W Simpson Bay
Cay Bay 1.5 SSE 2.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 2.0 W Beacon Hill
Little Bay Beach 2.0 SE Little Bay
Maho Bay Beach 2.2 W Maho Reef
Great Bay 2.5 ESE Philipsburg
Mullet Bay 2.5 W 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay
Cupecoy Bay 3.4 W 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay
Geneve Bay 4.0 E 1.3 mi. East of Philipsburg
Back Bay 4.0 ESE 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Philipsburg
Guana Bay 4.1 E Guana Bay
Gibbs Bay 4.3 E 1.0 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Red Pond Bay 4.5 E 0.7 mi. South of Oyster Pond
Dawn Beach 4.6 E Oyster Pond

Kim Sha Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near Princess Port de Plaisance. Bear in mind that this beach is a reasonable traveling distance away, so you won't have to journey too far to get to this stretch of coastline. Centrally located, Kimsha Beach is what you might call a "party beach." There is always something going on here, even at night, thanks to local venues which host beach parties and concerts on a regular basis. During the day, swimming, sunning, and watersports are all possible.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or learning more about the area's art and history. Princess Port de Plaisance is located in Cole Bay, a village in the vicinity of downtown Marigot; it is to the east of Simpson Bay.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Princess Port de Plaisance:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Simpson Bay 0.8 W
Pelican Key 0.9 SSW
Newll 1.0 SSE
Welgelegen 1.3 ESE
St. Peters 1.5 NE
Saunders 1.5 E
Little Bay 1.7 SE
Betty's 1.8 E
Beacon Hill 1.9 W
Sint Maarten 2.1 ENE

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Visitors who crave an exciting itinerary during their stay on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Princess Port de Plaisance is in a fun location with plenty of nearby sights. Yes, this particular part of Sint Maarten claims a number of exciting attractions, including Seaside Nature Park, Fort Willem I, and Caribbean Cinemas. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Seaside Nature Park.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Princess Port de Plaisance
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 2.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Fort Willem I Historical Site 2.0 ESE Little Bay
Caribbean Cinemas Movie Theater -- -- Cole Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 2.5 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.5 SE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 1.5 E Saunders
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 0.7 S 1.1 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 1.5 E Saunders
The Courthouse Historical Site 2.9 ESE Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park -- -- Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 2.5 E Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 2.9 ESE Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum -- -- Philipsburg
St. Maarten Heritage Museum Museum 3.2 ESE Philipsburg
Sunset Theatre Movie Theater -- -- Simpson Bay
Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins Historical Site -- -- 1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.1 SE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.1 SE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.1 SE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 3.6 E 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond

If you're searching for somewhere interesting to go, Seaside Nature Park might be a good choice. Visitors looking to explore the natural side of Sint Maarten will be pleased with the Seaside Nature Park; which takes an already beautiful natural coastline and combines it with miles of trails that twist in and out of the forest. Nature lovers will be able to explore the area and experience some amazing sights.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding info about nearby hotel booking possibilities is oftentimes an excellent way to get a feel for the area as whole. You'll be able to find no shortage of other places to think about nearby, as this portion of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten has an impressive range of hotels and resorts to pick from. In order to find additional information on hotel booking possibilities available nearby, see the table below.

Accommodations near Princess Port de Plaisance
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Carls Unique Inn 0.5 SE Cole Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Royal Palm Beach Resort 0.6 SW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
El Manar 0.6 SSW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Turquoise Shell Inn 0.7 W Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
The Atrium Beach Resort 0.7 SW Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise 0.7 W Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Travel Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Chatelaine Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Pelican Resort 0.9 SW Pelican Key, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Airport Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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