Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Les Terres Basses

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Les Terres Basses. Travellers to this romantic city praise the beaches, island views and seaside. Maho Beach and Marigot Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Les Terres Basses

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Les Terres Basses a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mullet Bay Golf (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Sint Maarten Zoo (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Butterfly Farm (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Les Terres Basses

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

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Les Terres Basses

Les Terres Basses is famous for its pristine beaches and island views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Les Terres Basses is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Maho Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Pinel Island (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Long Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Red Bay Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Plum Bay Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Cupecoy Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Les Terres Basses

Fly into Philipsburg (SXM-Princess Juliana Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Grand Case (SFG-L'Esperance), which is 6.5 mi (10.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Les Terres Basses?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 413 holiday lettings near Les Terres Basses. From 282 Villas to 97 Houses, 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 Les Terres Basses is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Les Terres Basses?

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 Les Terres Basses:

  • Maho: 282 holiday homes
  • Upper Prince's Quarter: 230 holiday homes
  • Oyster Pond: 41 holiday homes
  • Belair: 45 holiday homes
  • Indigo Bay: 48 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 Les Terres Basses?

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

  • Long Beach: 1,008 holiday lettings
  • Red Bay Beach: 983 holiday lettings
  • Plum Bay Beach: 1,006 holiday lettings
  • Scilly Cay: 328 holiday lettings
  • University of St. Martin: 780 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Les Terres Basses 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 Villas in Les Terres Basses?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 282 Villas in Les Terres Basses. Our other popular types of Les Terres Basses holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 97 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 18 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Les Terres Basses?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 370 holiday homes with pool available in Les Terres Basses. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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