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Alizea Residence
Under the caress of the trade winds, a holiday home overlooking the Orient Bay. An exceptional location and a breathtaking panorama...

The Sol'Hôtel is located in the Oyster Pond area in Sint Maarten, overhanging marina linked on the Atlantic Ocean.

Caribbean Princess
Located on Orient Bay, facing the sea, the Caribbean Princess Residence is the ideal place to succumb to the magic of the Caribbean...

Pierres Caraïbes
Pierres Caraibes have an excellent choice of properties ofr rent on St. Martin, in either beachfront or hillside locations. The temptation is hard to resist...

Golfe Hotel
Located in Marigot, the Golfe Hotel is a charming little hotel with pool and tropical garden, bordering the Simpson Bay Lagoon.

Riu Palace St Martin
On 500 meters of beach, Riu Palace St. Martin is nestled in the picturesque Anse Marcel...

La Plantation Hotel
At the heart of the private park of Orient Bay, La Plantation Hotel met charm, comfort and personalized service for your pleasure...

Palm Court Hotel
At the heart of the Orient Bay Village on the finest beach on the island, Orient Bay... The Palm Court Hotel is a true "Riad Creole"...

Mercure Saint Martin
To the west of the island of St. Martin, Mercure Hotel St Martin and Marina, with a Creole architecture, on a white sand beach facing the lagoon...

Marquis Hotel and Spa
Two minutes from the beach of Anse Marcel, the Marquis Boutique Hotel & Spa offers all the benefits and services of a Resort and Spa in the unique surroundings of a boutique hotel...

La Playa Orient Bay Hotel
La Playa Orient Bay Hotel, a charming hotel enjoys an exceptional setting, situated on the beach at Orient Bay, between its private beach and terrace beside the pool...

Green Cay Villas
Facing the Orient Bay, Green Cay Villas are spacious luxury villas with private pool and hotel services...

Grand Case Beach Club
The Grand Case Beach Club in the heart of the authentic village of Grand Case, a unique situation for this 3 stars hotel feet in the water ...

Flamboyant Le Village

On Nettle Bay, facing the Simpson Bay lagoon, Flamboyant Le Village, furnished apartments with refined charm...

Esmeralda Resort
Located on the beach at Orient Bay, Hotel Esmeralda Resort offers the discreet charm of large villas, each with private pool, dispersed in a tropical garden ...

Domaine de Lonvilliers
Within the ten acres of tropical gardens, Le Domaine deploys its spacious rooms and suites overlooking the ocean...

Club Orient
The only nudism center in the Caribbean, located at the end of the beach of Orient Bay, the Club Orient offers many benefits...

Captain Oliver's Resort
Captain Oliver's Resort, an intimate beach hotel overlooking the ocean and the marina, located on the french and dutch border...

Le Beach Hotel
Ideally located on the beach and within walking distance from Marigot, between the Caribbean Sea and the lagoon, the Beach Hotel **** offers you everything you might need ...

La Samanna

Perfect blend of exoticism and sophistication: La Samanna Hotel *****, recognized as one of the finest hotels in the Caribbean is the perfect place for an unforgettable stay...

Alamanda Resort
Located on Orient Bay, the Alamanda Resort, an exceptional and intimacy hotel where the 42 rooms and suites offer magnificent views over the beach and the ocean...

Blue Bay Beach Hôtel Blue Bay Beach Hotel offers 35 junior suites located in the private park of Orient Bay...

Sprimbarth Cap Caraïbes Sprimbarth Cap Caraïbes, it's a large choice of seasonal rentals  : from luxury villas to studios in St. Martin...


Geography of the island of St. Martin – St. Maarten

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Located at 6 ° south of the Tropic of Cancer at 63° west and 18° north, the island of St. Martin - St. Maarten is located nearly at the extreme north-east of the Caribbean Archipelago. A hinge between the Lesser and Greater Antilles, the island lies between the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. By plane, Saint-Martin is at 4:20 from New York, 2:55 from Miami (Florida), 45 minutes from Guadeloupe and Puerto Rico. However, 7000 km separate it from Europe (8:00 flight).
The nearby islands are Anguilla, St. Barthelemy, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts and Nevis.

With a total area of 90 km ², the island shows 15 km at its greatest length and 13 km at its widest point.

From North to South, a series of jagged ranges of hills culminating at Pic Paradis, 424m, form the "backbone" of St. Martin. The deeply indented coastline, offers more than thirty beaches,from the smallest (Lovers Beach) to the largest (Long Beach), and two ports: Philipsburg and Marigot. The coves, accessible by boat, are numerous and often very well equipped, like Oyster Pond or Anse Marcel.

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The Atlantic Coast, "windward coast", is subject to wave action and offshore trade winds, which, nearly all year round, are blowing steadily and almost constantly, for the delight of the sailors and windsurfers. The vegetation on this side of the island is drier, more tormented.

The Caribbean coast, "leeward coast", more sheltered, and the waves are less potent in normal weather. The beaches are more numerous, and the vegetation more luxuriant.

The French side of the island, St Martin has a total surface area of approx 54sq. km and is located at the south of the island. The main town of the French side is Marigot. The other villages or neighbourhoods are Grand-Case, Colombier, Cul de Sac, Quartier d'Orléans, Nettle Bay and the Lowlands. The French side is an Overseas Collectivity.

,the Dutch side, has an area of 34 sq. km and is located at the south of the island and is part of the Netherlands Antilles.

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Sint-Maarten is a territory belonging to the Netherlands. The main town is Philipsburg the other villages or neighbourhoods are Simpson Bay, Madame Estate, Cul-de-sac, Dutch Quarter, Oyster Pond..

Note: There is no physical border between the French and Dutch territories, people and goods can move freely between the two parts of the island.

Other useful information :

st maarten st martin island Map of the Caribbean Archipelago
st maarten st martin island Map of the island of St. Martin - St. Maarten
st maarten st martin island Beaches of the island

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Special offers of our Hotels

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Club Orient
La Playa Orient Bay
Marquis Boutique Hotel****
Alamanda Resort***
Palm Court Hotel***
La Plantation Hotel***
Le Beach Hotel***

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