The grand case beach club is the only place to stay on the island. Besides the ocean view from your balcony or lenai, the French continental breakfast, the private beach, the amenities and free wi fi are tip notch. It's located very close to the high end restaurants, and the staff make the experience even better. No complaints, no regrets.
High flyer from los Angeles
This Caribbean Sea resort on the island's French side is 300m (328 yds) north of Grand Case village's restaurant row, known …More
You feal you landed in France the minute you get there. The beach is great. The pool at the villas are fun after a day at the beach. The staff are all very nice.
The hotel is one end of the beach , so it is quieter and the people from the cruise ships land at another part of the beach.
Other secluded beaches are nearby. Pimel island is a lot of fun.
The Coco beach restaurant needs improvements. We tried other restaurant on Orient beach which were better, one called Bikini.
We Stayed at Palm Court for another week and enjoyed it just as much as we did the first time. We checked out the day the hurricane hit the island. Our plane flight was cancelled and we were force to stay at another hotel by the airport, and we wished we would have been able to go back to Palm Court. The second hotel was terrible in comparison. Palm Court is clean, with a friendly staff and a nice pool. The rooms are a good size with large bathrooms. We never had to ask for anything from the staff because it was all good, the ice maker was even repaired and was full of ice every time we needed it.
CAPTAINR from Florida
Surrounded by palms, banana, and mango trees, this St. Maarten hotel is near Orient Beach, and a 20-minute drive from …More
This hotel was charming and in a wonderful, convenient location. A great little beach, pool, and pier for suntanning and looks out onto the marina. Marie at the pool bar is fabulous. Would go back, this hotel is a gem.
"Wonderful hotel close to the beach and fine dining"
This was a vacation for our 25th wedding anniversary - my wife and I wanted a very special time together and our expectations were far exceeded. The Alamanda was wonderful. The check in went very smooth. The breakfast in the morning was fresh and delicious. The staff was excellent. The room was very good - comfortable bed, clean, very nice size. The balcony was furnished and an excellent place to relax.
Fine dining was a 2 minute walk away. We ate at 2 of the restaurants - Cote Plages and Le P'tit Bistro. The food was excellent at both. The foie gras at Le P'tit Bistro was incredibly delicious!
The Orient Beach was also a minute walk away. The sand, surf, and water were the most beautiful we have ever seen. The time we spent on the beach together (about 6 hours each day) was awesome! The beach front had restaurants that served lunch and drinks all day. We ate lunch at Andy and Cheryl's. It was very good.
My wife got a pina colada at Kontiki - it was superb!
The atmosphere at the Orient Beach was completely relaxed and chill. People were cool and friendly. Totally hassle free!
The prices for beer, drinks, and food at the Orient Beach restaurants and bars were reasonable.
The vacation was like having the best of France and the Caribbean in one place - a paradise of sensual pleasures and an excellent way for a couple to celebrate their marriage!
Ken from Louisiana
Set on the island's French side, this resort features direct access to sunning, swimming, and watersports along a mile of …More
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