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Get an overview of this hotelSt Maarten resort between Oyster Pond and ocean

On Dutch side

Occupying a nearly 6-acre peninsula between a bay called Oyster Pond and the Atlantic Ocean, this secluded St. Maarten, Dutch-side resort lies on the island's eastern shore at the Dutch-French border.

Swimming and soaking

Guests at Oyster Bay Beach Resort swim in a freeform pool with an infinity edge, soak in an 8-person spa tub next to the pool, sunbathe on Dawn Beach, and dine in 2 open-air oceanfront restaurants.

Fresh-air balconies

Accommodations at St. Maarten's Oyster Bay Beach Resort include furnished balconies, twin-sink vanities, DVD players, TVs with U.S./international cable channels, and dial-up Internet access.

Oyster Bay Beach Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Complimentary family activities include bingo and salsa dancing.

A complimentary air-conditioned fitness center contains cardio machines, weight machines, and free weights. A full-service spa is onsite. Wireless high-speed Internet access, and buffet breakfast (surcharge) are available on the property. Coin-operated laundry machines are available. Use of four barbecue grills is complimentary, but guests must supply charcoal. Accessible paths of travel are available for the disabled. The property also offers babysitting/childcare services.

Self parking is complimentary and subject to change without prior notification. Parking for the disabled is available. Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost. The resort provides guests with horseback riding, concierge services, luggage storage, and ticket/tour assistance.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 17 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1971 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 182 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free reception 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 10.95 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 10.95 per 24-hour period )

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary cocktail party is provided on Monday evenings and a complimentary wine-and-cheese party is provided on Friday evenings. Guests also have access to the onsite coffee shop.

Infinity Restaurant (restaurant will be under renovation through September 2015) - Guests can enjoy food and beverage service from Infinity through courtyard service (weather permitting). Extended service hours from Beau Beau's restaurant will be available throughout the renovation period.

Beau Beau's - Casual restaurant/bar adjacent to beach. Open-air dining room and wood deck above ocean. Lunch and dinner. Dinner choices such as barbecued pork ribs, chicken, steak, shrimp, lobster, fish, pasta. Beach buffet on Wednesday nights.

Nearby Things to Do

A narrow freeform 45.75-m (150-ft) pool with a shallow children's end features an infinity edge overlooking the Atlantic Ocean between two gentle coralstone waterfalls. Adjacent to the pool is an eight-person spa tub. A sundeck at one end of the pool is furnished with cushioned lounge chairs and umbrellas.

Most of the resort's ocean front consists of coral ledges, but the resort's south end abuts the north end of 800-m (875-yd) Dawn Beach. The resort provides cushioned lounge chairs and umbrellas on a 40-m (44-yd) section of the beach.

The resort offers complimentary snorkeling gear and books scuba-diving and snorkeling excursions, including half-day snorkeling trips to three little islands nearby. Independent operators on Dawn Beach rent out kayaks and boogie boards as well as offer other water sports like wakeboarding. More water sports are available along Orient Beach (Baie Orientale) 6.5 km (4 mi) north on the island's French side.

Fishing charters are available at the Oyster Pond marina on the opposite side of the resort's peninsula from the ocean.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 

Spa Services

The spa provides body scrubs, manicures, pedicures, and massages in 3 treatment rooms.

  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 5 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12.95 and USD 19.95 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 10.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 10.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 10 per person
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 10 (from 0 to 0 years old)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 5 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Oyster Bay Beach
  • Oyster Bay Beach Resort
  • Oyster Bay Beach Hotel Oyster Pond
  • Oyster Bay Beach Philipsburg
  • Oyster Bay Beach Hotel Pond

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Oyster Bay Beach Resort is listed in the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.

Extra Benefits

Book a stay in any room and rate category and receive the following benefits: Weekly management cocktail party (Mondays only) and farewell party (Fridays only) and complimentary pre-arrival grocery service (3-day notice required).

Full details at check-in. 3-day notice required for grocery service; contact information is included on the booking confirmation. Offer subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.


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