Destination guide

The captivating area of Shoal Bay awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Shoal Bay. This city's beaches, fishing and island views draw many visitors. Pinel Island and Fort St. Louis are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Shoal Bay

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Shoal Bay a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butterfly Farm (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Sint Maarten Zoo (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Mullet Bay Golf (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Shoal Bay

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, October, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shoal Bay

Travellers love Shoal Bay for its pristine beaches and island views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shoal Bay is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pinel Island (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Maho Beach (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Shoal Bay Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Island Harbor Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Scilly Cay (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Sandy Hill Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Shoal Bay

The nearest airport is in The Valley (AXA-Clayton J. Lloyd Intl.), located 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Grand Case (SFG-L'Esperance), which is 10.2 mi (16.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shoal Bay?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 57 holiday lettings around Shoal Bay. From 20 villas to 22 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Shoal 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 Shoal Bay:

  • Maho: 370 holiday homes
  • Les Terres Basses: 228 holiday homes
  • Almond Grove: 23 holiday homes
  • Belair: 46 holiday homes
  • Blowing Point: 32 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 Shoal Bay? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shoal Bay. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • University of St. Martin: 830 holiday lettings
  • Cyrus Wathey Square: 830 holiday lettings
  • Scilly Cay: 179 holiday lettings
  • Crocus Bay Beach: 179 holiday lettings
  • Long Beach: 761 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shoal Bay listed on 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 Shoal Bay?

Yes, of course. offers 20 Villas in Shoal Bay. Our other popular types of Shoal Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 11 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shoal Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Shoal Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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