What's Located Around Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino

The active and pretty beaches on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten are boasted as the most enticing outdoor sights that you'll find in the region.

Visitors love that Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino is situated directly on the water, so you won't need to travel far to enjoy the most popular feature in the area.

Nearby Beaches

Maho Bay Beach

Naturally, since Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino was built directly on Maho Bay Beach, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions here. 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 are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:

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
Indigo Bay Beach 4.1 ESE Little Bay
Great Bay 4.7 E Philipsburg

One of the most convenient options is Mullet Bay. 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.

Also, consider Maho Bay Beach at which many visitors create a stir of activity. 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. You'll find this one a few hundred yards south-southeast of the property.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino is located in Maho Reef, a neighborhood in the general vicinity of Point Pirouette; it's a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the west of Simpson Bay.

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

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

Tourists who crave an exciting itinerary during their stay on the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino is in a great location for being active. You will find that this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like Seaside Nature Park, Fort Willem I, and Fort Amsterdam, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Seaside Nature Park.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are named 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
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
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten 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
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 looking for somewhere interesting to go, Seaside Nature Park might be just right for you. 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

When you're choosing where to book your stay, it is often helpful to learn about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to get a feel for the area. You'll find plenty of additional properties to look at in the region, as this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers vacationers an exceptional variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. Find details about all the surrounding area's lodging options by reviewing 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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