Where to stay around Simpson Bay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 680 holiday lettings near Simpson Bay. From 267 Condos/Apartments to 217 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Simpson Bay is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Simpson Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Simpson Bay:

  • Fort William: 22 holiday homes
  • Maho: 224 holiday homes
  • St. Peters: 24 holiday homes
  • Oyster Pond: 197 holiday homes
  • Almond Grove: 23 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Simpson Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Simpson Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kim Sha Beach: 681 holiday lettings
  • Dunes Casino: 681 holiday lettings
  • Scilly Cay: 250 holiday lettings
  • Cyrus Wathey Square: 670 holiday lettings
  • Long Beach: 844 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Simpson Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Simpson Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 267 Condos/Apartments in Simpson Bay. Our other popular types of Simpson Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 217 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 80 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I rent beach rentals in Simpson Bay?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 315 beach rentals in Simpson Bay. You have also many other possibilities in Simpson Bay area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 268 holiday rentals
  • Beachfront rentals: 242 holiday rentals
  • Oceanfront rentals: 141 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Simpson Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 17 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Simpson Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Studio in Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten Your Home Away From Home

    Simpson Bay is an area that lies on the Dutch side of the island of St. Martin (known as Sint Maarten on the Dutch side!). It lies in the west of the island, separating the crystal clear water of the sea from the spectacular hills inland. Simpson Bay has its own lagoon which dominates the western side of the island and is one of the largest landlocked bodies of water in the Caribbean. All of this and more makes a Simpson Bay rental studio the perfect choice for a watery getaway.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten

    The lagoon is the focal point for many visitors to Simpson Bay as it offers so much in the way of watersports. You can indulge in a range of activities including swimming, jet skiing, fishing, sailing, surfing and diving. If there is an activity involving water, it is pretty much guaranteed that it is available in Simpson Bay! Other activities that are available at Simpson Bay include tennis, cycling, hiking, bird watching and golf. With such clear water and lush green hills to the rear of the area, Simpson Bay is the perfect place on Sint Maarten to sit and paint or take photographs.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten

    No visit to the Dutch side of Sint Maarten would be complete without a visit to the capital Philipsburg. The town is a narrow stretch of land surrounded by the Great Bay and Great Salt Pond offering visitors the chance to find out more about the island’s history and culture. Of the two main roads in the town, visitors will find a beautiful courthouse on Front Street which was built in 1793 and is still in use today. Also on Front Street is the Simartin Museum. Although small in stature it holds many displays and artefacts relevant to the previous inhabitants of the island.

    To the southern end of Philipsburg are the remains of Fort Amsterdam which was built in 1631. As well as being of strategic importance in previous years it offers some fantastic views of the surrounding area and of course the beautifully translucent sea.

    Weather in Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten

    Whilst on a Simpson Bay holiday visitors can expect warm summers and very, very mild winters. In fact, there is little difference in daytime temperatures during the summer and winter months. The average daytime temperature during the summer is 28°C, which is still comfortable enough to venture out from the rental studio. The average daytime temperature in winter is 23°C, although it can become quite cool in the evenings. There is no specific “rainy season” at Simpson Bay although it is advisable to bear in mind that the island can experience hurricanes between July and November.

    Travel to Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten

    Visitors to Simpson Bay will find that the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) is right on the doorstep and so it will not take long to reach your rental studio. Due to its pleasant remoteness, there are no direct flights to Simpson Bay from UKairports. Travellers can, however, opt for affordable indirect flights with Air France, flying from London Heathrow (LHR) via Paris or with KLM via Amsterdam. Companies such as American Airlines offer indirect flights from Glasgow (GLA) via New York.

    Activities and attractions in and around Simpson Bay

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Simpson Bay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mullet Bay Golf (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
    • Sint Maarten Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Butterfly Farm (5.6 mi / 9 km)

    Seasonal weather in Simpson Bay

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, June, October and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Simpson Bay

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Simpson Bay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Maho Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
    • Pinel Island (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
    • Kim Sha Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Seaside Nature Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Mercure Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Mullet Beach (2 mi / 3.3 km)