What's Located Around Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino

The inviting beaches on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten are touted as some of the most enjoyable sights that the region has to offer. Fortunately, Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino is located on the water, so you won't have to go very far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination.

Nearby Beaches

Maho Bay Beach

Naturally, since Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino is positioned directly on Maho Bay Beach, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying at this property. The waters of Maho Beach are especially popular with windsurfers, and are also great for swimming. There will often be crowds here on the weekends. For vacationers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near Sonesta Maho
Beach Distance Direction Location
Mullet Bay 0.3 NW 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay
Burgeaux Bay 0.4 SE Beacon Hill
Simpson Bay Beach 1.2 E Simpson Bay
Cupecoy Bay 1.3 NW 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay
Kim Sha Beach 2.0 ESE Simpson Bay
Cay Bay 3.3 ESE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Little Bay Beach 4.1 ESE Little Bay
Great Bay 4.7 E Philipsburg

Mullet Bay is the closest to this property. Located on the western coast of the island, Mullet Bay Beach features a large strip of white sand, filled with palm trees and seagrapes. One of the best beaches on St. Maarten for swimming because of the excellent conditions of the crystalline waters, Mullet Bay is popular with tourists and locals alike.

Another location you might enjoy is Maho Bay Beach where there will be plenty to keep you busy. The waters of Maho Beach are especially popular with windsurfers, and are also great for swimming. There will often be crowds here on the weekends. This one is located a few hundred yards south-southeast of the lodgings.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your resort can help diversify your itinerary, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino is located in Maho Reef, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Point Pirouette; it's a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the west of Simpson Bay.

The areas that are closest to Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Beacon Hill 0.5 SE
Point Pirouette 0.7 N
Lowlands 0.8 NW
Simpson Bay 1.5 E
Pelican Key 2.2 ESE
Cole Bay 2.6 E
Newll 2.8 ESE
Welgelegen 3.6 E
St. Peters 3.6 E
Little Bay 3.8 ESE

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Vacationers who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors during their stay on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will quickly learn that Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino makes a great home-base to start their excursions. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as 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.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Sonesta Maho
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Fort Willem I Historical Site 4.2 E Little Bay
Caribbean Cinemas Movie Theater -- -- Cole Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 4.5 ESE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Groot Bai Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.5 ESE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
Mary's Fancy Plantation Plantation 3.8 E Saunders
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 2.4 ESE 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 3.8 E Saunders
The Courthouse Historical Site 5.1 E Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 5.1 E Philipsburg
Philipsburg Theatres Movie Theater -- -- Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 4.8 E Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 5.2 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 5.4 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Heritage Museum Museum 5.4 E 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 6.1 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.1 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.1 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 5.9 E 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond

If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Seaside Nature Park could be a good option. 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

Getting info about nearby hotel booking possibilities is sometimes an excellent means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. Readers can find no shortage of other properties to learn about before making a decision, as this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten houses a sweeping range of hotel and resort options. To find out more about hotel booking possibilities available in the area, view the table below.

Accommodations near Sonesta Maho
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Sonesta Ocean Point 0.1 SW 1.6 mi. West of Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
La Terrasse Suite Hotel At Maho Village 0.1 SE Maho Reef, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Caravanserai Beach Resort 0.3 SSE 1.3 mi. West of Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Towers at Mullet Bay 0.6 NNW 1.9 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Royal Turtle Inn 0.8 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Marys Boon Beach Plantation 1.1 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise Found 1.3 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Airport Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Chatelaine Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Travel Inn Hotel 1.6 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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