Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Cole Bay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Cole Bay. This romantic and scenic city entices travellers with its restaurants and boating. Marigot Market and Fort St. Louis are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Cole Bay

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cole Bay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sint Maarten Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Mullet Bay Golf (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Butterfly Farm (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cole Bay

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Cole Bay. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Maho Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Pinel Island (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Seaside Nature Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Kim Sha Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Little Bay Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Great Bay Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Cole Bay

The nearest airport is in Philipsburg (SXM-Princess Juliana Intl.), located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Grand Case (SFG-L'Esperance), which is 5.2 mi (8.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Cole Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 697 holiday lettings near Cole Bay. From 51 Houses to 297 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cole Bay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

  • Cay Bay: 165 holiday homes
  • Maho: 221 holiday homes
  • Oyster Pond: 38 holiday homes
  • Belair: 36 holiday homes
  • Indigo Bay: 41 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 Cole Bay?

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

  • Paradise Plaza: 693 holiday lettings
  • Seaside Nature Park: 689 holiday lettings
  • Cupecoy Beach: 706 holiday lettings
  • Scilly Cay: 286 holiday lettings
  • University of St. Martin: 694 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cole 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 Houses in Cole Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 51 Houses in Cole Bay. Our other popular types of Cole Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 297 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 258 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 564 holiday homes with pool available in Cole Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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