Wonderful staff and breakfast (continental style with fresh croissants, baguette, fruit salad, yogurt, etc. by pool). OK room, large but no easy chair or couch, Direct access to pool (small but seemed very clean). Gated parking was good. Walk to beach, about 5 min, and some arrangement for beach chair if wanted, we did not use. Restaurants nearby in Village seemed good, maybe not great. The grounds are very grown in with palms and greenery, which is great, but unless wind is up, becomes a bit warm and stuffy. Orient Beach area is far form Margot and airport, so car or rather expensive cab ride needed. With car, easy to get to Grand Case or even Philipsburg. Beach area is very sports driven, fun to watch, many swimmers. Room had cooking area, so if you wanted to make lunch or simple dinner it is possible. There is a modest store in village. We picnicked a couple times. Problem is finding hotel, since Google map is wrong. Need to toke Orient Beach Hotels exit.
Traveller from Chicago
Surrounded by palms, banana, and mango trees, this St. Maarten hotel is near Orient Beach, and a 20-minute drive from …More
Just a walk down the path to the beach, quaint hotel, great staff. This was our second year staying at the Alamanda with friends and we really loved it. It's a peaceful spot, located near to restaurants and the beach. I do wish the mattresses were a bit more comfortable, but this is my only complaint.
Traveller from Cape Cod, MA
Set on the island's French side, this resort features direct access to sunning, swimming, and watersports along a mile of …More
We enjoyed our stay at the LaPlaya on Orient Beach. Location was great, Car rental was easy and available at the Hotel. The Breakfast was "very French style" Lots of bread! The beach was excellent, well kept and I feel the best location on Orient Beach. Staff was very helpful and kind! spoke good English.
We enjoyed this location because we were centrally located in the Orient Bay village.
Our Villa offered a beautiful view from the deck and private pool area. We were able to be as
active or lazy as we chose. We enjoyed meals in our Villa as well as many of the Orient Beach village
restaurants Le Pimente,Le Tableau Antoine etc. which were a short walk away. Grande Case and
Ile Pinel are also very close for exploring
Deborah from middlefield ct
Located on the French side of the island, these resort-style villas with private pools are a 5 minute walk to the beach.One- …More
For a slice of St. Tropez in the Caribbean, go to the beach at Orient Bay. Known locally as Orient Beach, this white-sand getaway stretches for more than a mile and has a clothing-optional section at one end. Take the 3-minute ferry ride to Pinel Island, where calm waters make for good snorkeling and safe swimming.
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