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Great Bay Beach Vacation

Save Time and Money with Great Bay Beach Vacation Packages

It has never been easier to save cash with Great Bay Beach vacation packages on Expedia. You'll have plenty more time to plan the exciting stuff — and more spending money!

Receive savings of up to $583* when you book a package deal on Expedia.

With more than 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 properties to choose from on our comprehensive database, you won't have any trouble designing your dream vacation.

Still undecided? You won't pay us a cancellation fee when you change almost any reservation.

Places to Visit in Great Bay Beach

It can be quite nice to just wander the streets in a new destination, but sometimes it's a wise idea to come up with a plan. Grab your travel itinerary — we have some fantastic ideas for your impending Great Bay Beach vacation.

Hop on some public transportation or take a short drive out to Maho Beach and Marigot Market. These intriguing sights are worth a few hours of your time.

Pick up some cheese, crackers and a bottle of wine and spend a couple of hours at Pinel Island. It's one of the best places in the surrounding area for a relaxing picnic. There's a fabulous range of things to do in and around this destination. Fort St. Louis guarded the region from invasion for many years. Stop by this magnificent battlement and discover its role in history. Still have some time to spare? Step inside a world where dice are rolled, bets are placed and punters go wild. Casino Royale is the place to be for an extraordinary evening out.

Vacations are pretty cool to begin with. But taking advantage of the entertaining activities on offer always makes them better!

There are lots of awesome things to do in Great Bay Beach. Why not try a Segway Ecorider Guided Tour by SXMCOOLRIDE or a High-Speed Ferry to St. Barths?

For a complete range of activities, take a look at our Great Bay Beach things to do page.

Great Bay Beach Accommodations

There's nothing nicer than winding down after a long day of activities. There are around 77 accommodations in Great Bay Beach, so securing a comfortable room for your luxury getaway or cheap vacation won't be difficult.

Discerning travelers with a taste for life's finer things will be sure to enjoy the Belmond La Samanna (Baie Longue) and the Coral Beach Club Villas & Marina (Emerald Merit Road #3). If you've crunched the numbers and these don't agree with your budget, don't stress — we've got some more economical options. Take a look at the Love Residence (134 Boulevard de Grand Case) and the Privilege Resort (Anse Marcel, St. Martin).

Nearest Airports to Great Bay Beach

Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) is 4 miles (6 km) west of the middle of Great Bay Beach. Claim your luggage, hail a cab and let your well-deserved getaway begin!

*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.


Best Lodging Options Near Great Bay Beach

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Horizon View Beach Hotel $82
Horizon View Beach Hotel

Horizon View Beach Hotel

Front Street, 49, Philipsburg
     
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Located in Philipsburg, this beachfront hotel is in the city center, just steps from Cyrus Wathey Square and Great Bay Beach. Philipsburg Courthouse and Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit are also within 5 minutes.

    Divi Little Bay Beach Resort $166
    Divi Little Bay Beach Resort

    Divi Little Bay Beach Resort

    Little Bay Road, Philipsburg
       
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Nestled on the beach, this Philipsburg resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fort Amsterdam and Great Bay Beach. Little Bay Beach and Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit are also within 1 mi (2 km).

      Sea Palace by Capital Vacations $117
      Sea Palace by Capital Vacations

      Sea Palace by Capital Vacations

      Front Street 147, Philipsburg
         
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Nestled on the beach, this Philipsburg condo resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit and Great Bay Beach. Cyrus Wathey Square and Philipsburg Courthouse are also within 10 minutes.

        Sea View Beach Hotel
        Sea View Beach Hotel

        Sea View Beach Hotel

        #85C Front Street, Philipsburg
           
          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Nestled on the beach, this Philipsburg hotel is just steps from Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit and Great Bay Beach. Cyrus Wathey Square and Philipsburg Courthouse are also within 5 minutes.

          Friendly Island Sxm Family $40
          Friendly Island Sxm Family

          Friendly Island Sxm Family

          Frontstreet 103a, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
             
            2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Located in the heart of Philipsburg, this bed & breakfast is steps from Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit and Great Bay Beach. Cyrus Wathey Square and Philipsburg Courthouse are also within 5 minutes.

            Ocean's Luxury 2 Bedroom Suites
            Ocean's Luxury 2 Bedroom Suites

            Ocean's Luxury 2 Bedroom Suites

            167 Frontstreet Suite #3F, Philipsburg
               
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Located in Philipsburg, this beachfront condo building is in a shopping district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit and Great Bay Beach. Cyrus Wathey Square and Philipsburg Courthouse are also within 10 minutes.

              Luxury Beachfront 2 Bedroom Condo In The Heart Of Philipsburg/great Bay
              Luxury Beachfront 2 Bedroom Condo In The Heart Of Philipsburg/great Bay

              Luxury Beachfront 2 Bedroom Condo In The Heart Of Philipsburg/great Bay

              Philipsburg
                 
                0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Situated on the beach, this romantic condo building is steps from Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit and Great Bay Beach. Philipsburg Courthouse and Cyrus Wathey Square are also within 5 minutes.

                Alicia's Inn $88
                Alicia's Inn

                Alicia's Inn

                Backstreet 42, Philipsburg
                   
                  2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Cyrus Wathey Square and Great Bay Beach. Philipsburg Courthouse and Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit are also within 5 minutes.