Find the best place to stay — Les Terres Basses

Where to stay around Les Terres Basses?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 473 holiday lettings near Les Terres Basses. From 296 houses to 147 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 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:

  • Fort William: 23 holiday homes
  • Maho: 221 holiday homes
  • St. Peters: 28 holiday homes
  • AquaMarina: 18 holiday homes
  • Oyster Pond: 200 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: 928 holiday lettings
  • Red Bay Beach: 928 holiday lettings
  • Plum Bay Beach: 928 holiday lettings
  • Scilly Cay: 281 holiday lettings
  • Cyrus Wathey Square: 681 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 houses in Les Terres Basses?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 296 houses in Les Terres Basses. Our other popular types of Les Terres Basses holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 147 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 6 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 439 holiday homes with pool available in Les Terres Basses. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering villas or holiday rental in Terres Basses, St Maarten your home away from home

    The lovely Caribbean island of Saint Maarten is divided between Dutch and French rule with two different currencies, languages and even an international telephone system between the two neighbours. However it provides two delightfully different cultures with the very best of French cuisine and boutiques and charming Dutch architecture on the southern side.

    Things to Do in Terres Basses, St Maarten

    The community of Terres Basses is on the western side of St Maarten at the end of Simpson Bay lagoon. It is perfect for swimming, sunbathing and watersports in the clear warm waters. Surfers enjoy the strong surf at the two-mile Long Beach while Plum Bay is a more secluded local beach with no amenities. Baie Rouge, the third beach near Terres Basses holiday rentals offers views across to Anguilla. Snorkeling and diving are popular along with sailing, kitesurfing, windsurfing and other watersports. Fishing charters and boat trips are a great way to see dolphins and other marine life. St Maarten has several golf courses including the challenging Mullet Bay Golf Course.

    Places to Visit Around Terres Basses, St Maarten

    For days out, head to the French town of Marigot, which has delightful duty-free shopping in boutiques and designer jewellers and a good selection of French bakeries and cafés. Philipsburg is best visited when the cruise ships are not in port as narrow Front Street can get very crowded. Once again the main shops sell clothing, perfume and jewellery making for great window shopping. Near the waterfront there is an outdoor market selling local crafts. Visit the local churches and museum in Philipsburg and enjoy a flutter at the casino.

    Weather in Terres Basses, St Maarten

    Visitors to Terres Basses holiday rentals can enjoy the warm tropical climate that St Maarten enjoys year-round. The island has more rain showers between July and November, peaking in early September. Terres Basses has sunshine all year round with average temperatures between 78-80°F (25-26°C) in winter and 82-84°F (28-29°C) in the summer. There are refreshing sea breezes particularly during the winter months.

    Travel to Terres Basses, St Maarten

    St Maarten has just one international airport serving Terres Basses holiday rentals. The Princess Juliana International (SXM) Airport is on the south (Dutch) side of the island. It is about 7 miles (11km) from Terres Basses and is easy to reach by taxi or hire car along Airport Road. The airport is served by many international airlines including Delta, Air Canada, Spirit and KLM. The airport runway is parallel to Simpson Bay Beach giving bathers and airplane spotters a somewhat noisy view of each arrival and departure just yards away. A hire car is not essential for enjoying a beach vacation in St Maarten but it is necessary for exploring the more remote villages and secluded beaches.

    Attractions in and around Les Terres Basses

    Looking for places to see while you're in Les Terres Basses? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Sint Maarten Zoo and Butterfly Farm. Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Fort St. Louis. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Long Beach, Red Bay Beach and Plum Bay Beach. You can take a shopping trip to Marigot Market and Blue Mall. Popular regional attractions such as Maho Beach and Pinel Island might be worth a visit during your stay. Also a trip to Cupecoy Beach, Starz City Casino or American University of the Caribbean might be a nice excursion.