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19 Little Bay Road, PO Box 910  
Philipsburg  
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES

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Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa is a serene Caribbean haven - and St. Maarten’s premier, limitless all-inclusive, adults-only resort.

Delivering a new level of sophistication and style, the elegant destination hotel is situated on a mile-long white-sand beach, overlooking Great Bay and the sparkling sea.

With endless amenities and personalized service, the resort invites guests to unwind at three swimming pools, four restaurants, four bars, a spa and the Golden Casino for the ultimate vacation experience complimented by stellar service.

The limitless all-inclusive experience is ideal for couples, with an array of dining options and tropical libations. Additional privileges include Champagne check-in, premier liquors, stocked mini bars, beach and room service (in Butler Suites,) afternoon tea, evening turndown service and a host of other extras.

Location: Dutch St Maarten - Beach
  • Please be advised that Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino and Spa is now St. Maarten's Premier Adult's Only Limitless All - Inclusive Resort!
† Fees may apply
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Accessible facilities
  • Accessible rooms
  • Baggage hold
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevators
  • Exercise gym
  • Free parking
  • Gift/News stand†
† Fees may apply

Serenity Island View

Bedding - 1 king bed or 2 double beds -please note that bedding is not guaranteed and is based on availability upon check in

Occupancy limits - 3 adults, 0 children, 3 total.  This is an adults only resort.

Additional Amenities: Located on floors 1-3
Refreshingly refined, comfortable accommodations are accented by cool new colors and expansive views of the rolling, green hills of the breathtaking island landscape. Located in the resort’s iconic Flamboyant Wing, each room offers delightful amenities.

Serenity Ocean View

Bedding - 1 king bed or 2 double beds - please note that bedding is not guaranteed and is based on availability upon check in

Occupancy limits - 3 adults, 0 children, 3 total. This is an adults only resort.

Additional Amenities: Located on floors 1-3
Continually captivating, the panoramic vista of Great Bay’s vibrant blue waters and white-sand beach are the backdrop to the plush comfort of teak furnishings that blend seamlessly with the environment. Each are located in the Flamboyant Wing.

Grande Islandview

Bedding: 1 king or two doubles - please note that bedding is not guaranteed and is based on availability upon check in

Occupancy limits - 3 adults, 0 children, 3 total. This is an adults only resort.

Additional Amenities: Located on floors 4-7
Refreshingly refined, comfortable accommodations are accented by cool new colors and expansive views of the rolling, green hills of the breathtaking island landscape. Located in the resort’s iconic Flamboyant Wing, each room offers delightful amenities.

Grande Oceanview

Bedding: 1 king or two doubles - please note that bedding is not guaranteed and is based on availability upon check in

Occupancy limits - 3 adults, 0 children, 3 total. This is an adults only resort.

Additional Amenities: Located on floors 4-7
Continually captivating, the panoramic vista of Great Bay’s vibrant blue waters and white-sand beach are the backdrop to the plush comfort of teak furnishings that blend seamlessly with the environment. Each are located in the Flamboyant Wing.

Island View Junior Suite

Bedding - 1 king bed or 2 double beds - please note that bedding is not guaranteed and is based on availability upon check in

Occupancy limits - 2 adults, 0 children, 2 total. This is an adults only resort.

Additional Amenities: Designed with guests’ ultimate comfort in mind, these choice hideaways are sought after for a sprawling sitting area, coveted corner location, lavish bathroom with Jacuzzi and enviable position overlooking flowering, tropical gardens. Located in the Flamboyant Wing.

Miramar Ocean View

Bedding - 1 king bed

Occupancy limits - 2 adults, 0 children, 2 total. This is an adults only resort.

Additional Amenities - Fashioned exclusively for romance, these stylish, ocean view retreats delight with vistas of the endless blue Caribbean Sea and the secluded Miramar swimming pool. Savor leisurely mornings and romantic nights. Located in the Miramar Wing.

Miramar One Bedroom Butler Suite

Bedding - 1 king bed and pull-out sofa bed

Occupancy limits - 3 adults, 0 children, 3 total. This is an adults only resort.

Additional Amenities: Spoiling oneself has never felt so good. Here the living is refined–from an expansive living room with dining area, private balcony or terrace and open kitchen to newly introduced, personalized butler service to ensure bespoke service day or night. Located in the Miramar Wing.

Miramar Two Bedroom Butler Suite

Bedding - 1 king bed in each room and 1 sofa bed in the living room

Occupancy limits - 4 adults, 0 children, 4 total. This is an adults only resort.

Additional Amenities:  With easy elegance and uncompromising service to guests seeking a spacious setting, uninterrupted ocean views from a balcony or terrace showcase 2, sumptuously-furnished bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living/dining area and open kitchen. Butler Service assures flawless, service any time, day or night.

† Fees may apply

Anchor Swim-Up Bar

The infinity pool is a picturesque place to enjoy a cool, refreshing beverage, with uncompromising views of the beach. Simply swim up for service – the best part is never having to leave the pool!

  • Type: Bar/lounge

Bay View Bar

Gorgeously installed striking aquamarine glass reminiscent of the Caribbean sea are the backdrop for this popular bar, where our mixologists concoct creative cocktails and mocktails with refreshing ingredients and Premium liquors.

  • Type: Bar/lounge

Bay View Restaurant

A lavish buffet and a selection of dishes from exciting, live cooking stations, provide myriad of options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The serene seating and sweeping views of the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea are the perfect backdrops for any occasion. Located on the lower lobby and main pool level.


Il Pescatore Seafood Restarant

Refined dining at Il Pescatore offers an à la carte menu including a bountiful special seafood plate for two. Views of the Caribbean Sea create a peaceful ambiance in this indoor space, with air-conditioning to cool down warm island nights, while windows are opened on select evenings to enjoy the ocean breeze. In the morning, the same space offers delicious, white glove, à la carte breakfast with a host of delicious offerings, complimented by the serene surroundings. Caribbean chic attire recommended.


Lobby Bar

Teak furnishings and vibrant island prints adorn the Lobby Bar, creating a relaxing lounge-like atmosphere amongst the lively lobby space. Pre and post dinner drinks are served throughout the evening, making this bar one of our guests’ favorites.

  • Type: Bar/lounge

The Living Room Bar & Lounge

Live entertainment, dancing, and local bands set the scene at the vivacious lobby level bar & lounge. Guests unwind and enjoy themselves at this unique space to mingle and meet fellow travelers.

  • Type: Bar/lounge

Tre Assi Pizzeria

Enjoy casual daytime dining at this beachfront terrace pizzeria. Oven-fired, authentic Italian pizza is made-to-order and a must have for a midday meal. If there are too many toppings to choose from, grilled sandwiches and burgers are also served. Those opting for something lighter can indulge in the selection of fresh fruit and salads.


Water’s Edge Restaurant

Truly on the edge of the water, this al fresco dining is a chic retreat for a romantic meal or relaxing respite. Mediterranean and Italian cuisine graces the à la carte menu, and ranges from traditional favorites to updates on classic dishes. Water’s Edge is perfect place to cozy up with a bottle of wine and watch the lights from the nearby capital city and sailing ships.


  • Direct access to a beach
    Overlooking beautiful Great Bay and the sparkling sea’s spectacular views, a mile of white, sandy beach, stretches across the resort, with beachside service and all the perks of the limitless all-inclusive benefits.
  • Fitness center on-site
    Stay fit while at Great Bay! Equipment includes BH Fitness Ultra series treadmills, BH Fitness Recumbent stationary bike, BH Fitness Ellipitcal machine, BodyCraft Xpress pro multi-station weight machine and Magnum fitness series free weights up to 50 lb. sets. The floodlit tennis court is only steps away for those looking to have a match, or just hit a few volleys.
  • Gambling†

    The Golden Casino
    Open every night until the early morning hours, it’s the perfect place to kick off or end your nights in St. Maarten. Enjoy over 85 start-of-the-art slot machines and electronic Caribbean Stud Poker, Blackjack and Roulette.


  • Pool

    Property contains three swimming pools including one Infinity Pool & two whirlpools.


  • Shopping†
    At the resort’s boutique, find all your souvenir, resort wear, swim suits, snacks, beverages, wines and much more all in one stop.
  • Spa†

    Serenity Spa, the resort's full-service spa, promises a rejuvenating atmosphere and a variety of services to soothe and relax. Indulge yourself with hot stone massage, aromatherapy massage, couple's massage, detoxifying de-stressing treatments for men and the green coffee cellulite treatment and much more.

    Spa services are available for an additional fee.


  • Water activities†

    Here at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, the Adventure Dive Center and Water Sports offer something for everyone. Enjoy a fun-filled day and get wet in the sun. Our instructors, dive masters, captains, tour guides and beach staff are friendly, knowledgeable and ready to give you the personalized service you expect.

    Please note that there is an additional fee for diving and various motorized water sports.


† Fees may apply

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