What's Near Hotel Riu Palace

If this sounds like you, finding accommodations near a nice beach can make your vacation even more special.

Luckily, this property is on the water, so you won't need to go out of your way to enjoy what makes the region so popular.

Nearby Beaches

Anse Marcel

Naturally, since Hotel Riu Palace is located directly on Anse Marcel, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime at this property. Anse Marcel is a beautiful beach, completely tucked away in a bay, with some of the brightest blue waters I've ever seen. The sand is soft and white and the shape of the bay calms the waves into gentle ripples. For those who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Hotel Riu Palace
Beach Distance Direction Location
Petite Plage 1.0 W Grand-Case
Baie de cul-de-sac 1.0 ESE French Cul-de-Sac
Grandes Cayes 1.2 E 1.9 mi. North of Orient Bay
Petites Cayes 1.2 NE 2.5 mi. North of Orient Bay
Grande-Case Beach 1.3 WSW Grand-Case
Ilet Pinel 1.5 ESE 1.3 mi. North of Orient Bay
Orient Beach 1.9 SE Griselle
Green Cay 2.5 SE Orient Bay
Happy Bay 2.5 WSW 2.2 mi. North-Northeast of Marigot
Friar's Bay Beach 2.7 WSW 1.8 mi. North-Northeast of Marigot
Galion Beach 2.8 SSE 1.6 mi. North of Oyster Pond
Tintamarre Beach 3.3 E Ile Tintamarre
Lover's Beach 3.5 SW 1.2 mi. North of Marigot
Baie Lucas Beach 3.8 SSE 1.8 mi. South of Orient Bay
Galisbay 4.0 SW Marigot
Oyster Pond Beach 4.1 SSE 4.4 mi. East of Marigot
Baie de Marigot 4.9 SW Marigot

Petite Plage is closest to Hotel Riu Palace. At the north end of Grand Case Bay opposite Creole Rock is Petite Plage -- or Little Beach. This stretch of sand is very secluded and rarely visited, so a great spot for those who want to spend their beach day uninterrupted.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Hotel Riu Palace is situated in Anse Marcel, a village in Saint Martin; it's 1.4 miles to the northeast of Grand-Case.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Hotel Riu Palace.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Cul De Sac 0.9 SE
French Cul-de-Sac 1.0 ESE
Duzant 1.1 SSW
Norman 1.2 S
Mont Vemon 1.2 SE
Millrum 1.3 SW
Grand-Case 1.4 SW
Jacob Hodge 1.9 S
Griselle 2.0 SSE
Orient Bay 2.1 SE

Nearby Attractions

Loterie Farm Nature Reserve

Hotel Riu Palace serves as an excellent spot for active tourists. There are numerous activities to be found when exploring near this accommodation. Yes, this particular part of St. Martin claims a number of exciting attractions, like Loterie Farm Nature Reserve, Hope Estate Archeological Site, and Cultural Center Grand Case, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Loterie Farm Nature Reserve.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Hotel Riu Palace
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Loterie Farm Nature Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.8 SW 1.6 mi. South of Grand-Case
Hope Estate Archeological Site Historical Site -- -- 0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Grand-Case
Cultural Center Grand Case Museum 1.2 WSW Grand-Case
Durat Bridge Historical Site 3.9 SW Marigot
Musée de Saint-Martin Museum -- -- Downtown Marigot
Fort Louis Historical Site 4.2 SW Downtown Marigot
Musee Des Coquillages Museum 4.3 SW Downtown Marigot
Old Prison Historical Site 4.3 SW Downtown Marigot
Spring Sugar Mill Historical Site 4.3 SW Downtown Marigot
Mount Vernon Plantation Historical Site 2.3 SSE 0.6 mi. South West of Orient Bay
The Old House Museum 2.4 SSE La Croisade
Border Obelisk Historical Site -- -- Marigot
The Butterfly Farm Botanical Garden 2.4 SSE Orient Bay
The Butterfly Farm Zoo 2.5 SSE 0.5 mi. South of Orient Bay
M.J.C. Sandy Ground Movie Theater 5.6 SW Sandy Ground
Marigot Musee Museum 5.6 SW Sandy Ground

If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Loterie Farm Nature Reserve is an option worth considering. This protected area is the largest on the island and a prime spot for any eco-tourist that find themselves in Saint Martin. The park offers numerous eco-orientated activities that will allow guests to enjoy the more natural side of the island.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing a place to stay, it's sometimes a good idea to learn about nearby lodging options as a way to get a better feel for the area. Readers can find lots of additional places to look at prior to reaching a decision, as this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten has a sweeping range of hotel and resort options. If you'd like to learn more about the hotel booking options available nearby, see the following table.

Accommodations near Hotel Riu Palace
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hotel Privilege -- -- Anse Marcel, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Socano III -- -- Anse Marcel, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Hotel Le Domaine De Lonvilliers 0.1 WNW Anse Marcel, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Le Meridien St Martin 0.2 S Anse Marcel, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Marquis Boutique Hotel 0.3 SW Anse Marcel, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Casa a Ti Case -- -- French Cul-de-Sac, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Anchorage Little Key -- -- Cul De Sac, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Grand Case Beach Club 1.0 W Grand-Case, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Sol e Luna 1.2 SE Mont Vemon, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Jardins De Chevrise 1.2 SSE Mont Vemon, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

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