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Where To Stay in St. Maarten / St. Martin
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This page includes hotels, villas, timeshare apartments, and more.
If you're enrolled as a student at the American University of the Caribbean
(AUC) and you need accommodations, see the bottom of this page.
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Where To Stay In Cupecoy
- CUPECOY: Where to stay. . . see
our favorite hotel / condo choice, Summit Resort. It's quiet, romantic,
beautiful, comfortable, close to everything, and sensibly priced. Very well
managed, too -- in fact if you tell them you saw them on our site, and you
are a JMB member, you get a serious discount on your rate. See
www.everythingsxm.com/secret for details. Summit now accepts online
reservations: to reserve, click the link. Don't forget to tell them you
came from the JMB website. (More hotel info, links to villas, and links to
timeshare rentals are below.)
Consider a Villa: It's Less Than You Think
Villas are a great, sensible alternative particularly if you're traveling
with other couples or an extended family. They offer many amenities, more
privacy, none of the hassles you encounter at some hotels, and a price that's
less than you might imagine.
We have several recommendations, in different locations across the island:
VistaRoyale at Monte Vista in Point Blanche, just outside
Philipsburg at the most southerly point of the island, is an extraordinary
vacation rental. It offers spectacular panoramic views overlooking Great Bay,
Philipsburg and the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, and has a private pool for
your exclusive use. It can be rented with one bedroom for two guests or two
bedrooms for four guests and has all the amenities including free wireless internet access and free local
telephone. Recently renovated. Gated area. For new photos and a 360° video tour, check out the
here. Use the online contact form to check for availability and discounts or
send them an email from the site. Mention that Jeff Berger's SXM Website suggested it! (Updated
8/1/2016.) Great place.
Above: A view of the VistaRoyale kitchen.
VILLA SEAWATCH is in the prestigious gated community of Dawn
Beach Estates, on the coast immediately south of Dawn Beach. With three
bedrooms, it affords outstanding privacy plus breathtaking views from every
room. The place is gorgeous inside and out, one of our top villa choices on the
island. Located at the top of a cliff overlooking the tropical Atlantic and St.
Barths. Very private pool. Virtually constant tradewinds. Owners Ron and Cherie
Santasiero have done a marvelous job here. Contact them at
email@example.com . Updated 8/2016. Highly recommended. Many pictures are here.
Want a Quiet, Secluded Condo in Oyster Pond?
Emerald Cove Villas
Rustic, delightful, and totally relaxing!
More Sources of Villa Accommodations
THE VILLALADY is a great resource with many fine properties.
There are two superb villas we've stayed at through her... Casa Boco and
Jubelibra. See them both in her site,
Marilyn Pulito of "Villas in Paradise" also offers villa
rentals. See her site
here. "Villas in Paradise" is an Everything St. Maarten Sponsor; see
her link, top of this page. Great properties.
VILLA JOURNEYS is a fine
source for information and reservations on villas not only in St. Maarten, but
on many other Caribbean islands. To see what they offer in SXM, click
here. Your contacts at Four Seasons are Linda and Nicole. We have often
stayed at the Simpson Bay Villas. This small, gated complex is well-maintained,
very attractive, quiet, has all the amenities you could ever want, and is on a
very peaceful stretch of Simpson Bay Beach. Check it out.
Villas By Location
Pelican Key (Simpson Bay, off Billy Folly Road beyond
Atrium, Flamingo, Pelican, and La Vista Resorts)
JUBELIBRA is an excellent choice, by Bobby Valins. We mentioned her
in the prior section. This is in Pelican Cove, a very lovely gated community.
All of the villas Bobby represents there have their own private pool and are
very well kept. Privacy is excellent and safety is a plus. No car break ins or
petty theft, Bobby reports.
Serabella at Pelican Cove and
L'Horizon at Pelican Cove and
Pelican Cove # 10 are additional choices from Bobby.
"CORALSHORE" OCEAN-FRONT VILLA Beautiful two-bedroom,
two-bath affordable oceanfront villa with pool, daily maid service, tropical
gardens, and an on-site manager. Faces west for beautiful sunsets every single
night. Very beautiful, serene location. See
www.coralshore.com for photos, rates, etc. Contact Anne Monk at
1-256-852-3769 or email her at
firstname.lastname@example.org. We've stayed often and love it.
Dawn Beach / Oyster Pond Area
See Villa Seawatch listed
EMERALD COVE is a sponsor: Click the link, above.
Delightfully quiet, rustic location on the cove at Oyster pond, opposite side of
the sailing basin from Oyster Bay Beach Resort. When we visited, it felt like
New Hampshire, except it was 82 degrees in January and pelicans were diving for
lunch on the water nearby. An absolutely perfect place for a quiet getaway.
Comfortable; close to many restaurants and to Orient Beach.
SUNRISE ESTATE is at Dawn Beach / Oyster Pond on the
island's east coast. The main house has 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, and 2 half
baths, marble floors, and all imaginable amenities. Each bedroom has a private
bath and air conditioning. Three of the four bedrooms have their own entrances,
allowing for total privacy when traveling with friends. The separate guesthouse
hosts a large studio apartment, fully equipped with a bathroom, kitchen,
sleeping area, living room / dining room combo, and private patio and balcony.
The large pool and deck overlook Oyster Pond and Dawn Beach with some of the
most breathtaking views in the Caribbean. This property offers privacy and
seclusion, yet a short walk across the street takes you to Dawn Beach, one of
the best beaches for snorkeling. There are also bars, restaurants, and a small
market within walking distance. Located on the Dutch side at Oyster Pond
Estates, one of the most prestigious areas in the Caribbean. Rent this
magnificent villa for your private enjoyment. Contact
email@example.com or call 508-303-8000 ext 20. See it at
www.SunriseEstate.com . Email:
MAISON DE MIKI is located in the ultra upscale French
lowlands area. On the hillside of Mount Rouge, it offers unsurpassed views of
the island and the sea from almost every room. There is a large living and
dining area decorated with unique furnishings, a free-standing wet bar, and a
fully equipped kitchen. Also on the first floor is a TV room with flat screen
plasma TV, DVD, and VCR. A new upstairs bedroom has gorgeous teak furnishings, a
marble bath, and memorable water views. One of the two master bedroom suites has
king-size four poster teak bed and teak accent furnishings. There is a balcony
and private bath as well. On the second floor is an additional master suite
furnished in hardwoods and iron, and a large private bath. There is also one
smaller bedroom, with private bath. There's an outdoor covered galley with
dining for eight and nearby, and a free-form pool. Tell Kathie we sent you;
for more info.
Orient Beach / Orient Bay
VILLA BELFIORE, at #34 Parc de la Baie Orientale, is just
400 yards from Orient Beach on the island's Northeast coast. It has a full
kitchen, large living and dining room, three bedrooms / three baths, plus a pool
and hot tub. It's located in the Parc de la Baie Orientale gated community near
Esmeralda Resort, 1/4-mile walk from Orient Beach and a five-minute drive to
Grand Case. Daily maid service and airport transfers. Check out their
website. Phone in USA 973-770-1485, or
More hotel choices are below.
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More Hotel / Condo Choices...
- TIMESHARE OWNERS OR EXCHANGERS considering a visit to
any SXM timeshare resort (Pelican, La Vista, Sea Palace, Divi Little Bay,
Royal Islander, Royal Palm, Atrium, Caravanserai, Flamingo, and others)
might need a timeshare calendar to check on when specific timeshare weeks
fall in the years ahead. We now have a
Timeshare Calendar, thanks to Royal Resorts. Some
resort calendars differ, so check with your resort; but our understanding is
that the dates you'll see here apply to most resorts.
- On a hillside overlooking beautiful DAWN BEACH you'll
find Princess Heights Condominiums, offering a gorgeous panorama of the
Eastern and Southeastern horizon looking toward St. Barts. Visit their
site. Email access is available online. Tell GM Emil Lee we say hello.
- If you own timeshare at Royal Palm or at Flamingo, two
Diamond Resorts properties, you should get on Bruce Cameron's owners list,
which provides current resort information. Bruce's email address is
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American University of the Caribbean Students (and others):
Sources of Long-Term Island Rentals
The American University of the Caribbean's beautiful new headquarters campus
in Cupecoy attracts many American medical students. We're frequently asked where
they can stay. Here are some answers. We appreciate Ric Hetzel's help in putting
this together for us:
1. Contact Walter Kassel at Tendal Real Estate N. V. 1-721-544-5383. Ric
told us "Walter is a regular customer at our place and he does help AUC students
get housing." Tendal is on the Web at
tendalsxm.com. Mention Jeff Berger's SXM website.
2. There is a ReMax office on the island and they too assist students with
housing. Call them at 1-721-544-4062.
3. David Mayhew manages Tradewinds Apartments next to AUC, which may be where
more students stay than everyplace else put together. You can email him by
4. The best place (and the newest) is the new apartment complex owned by
"Mark," a landscaper from Detroit who spends his winters in SXM. His newest
building is on the right side of Jordan Road in Cupecoy just outside the front
entrance to Summit Resort. More info:
Dear AUC students,
We are taking this opportunity to introduce you to Campus Village
Apartments, the preferred housing choice of the AUC students.
For those who have not had the pleasure to visit the premises, the
residence is located in the Cupecoy area; 5 minutes away from the AUC and
the Mullet Bay beach and golf course, 8 minutes away from the Princess
Juliana International Airport and in a booming area with everyone's favorite
restaurants, bars and clubs.
All units are set up identically: They all include ceiling fans and A.C.
in the living room and in the bedrooms.
All one-bedroom apartments have the same surface i.e. 650 square feet,
brand new and strong furniture and brand new and massive equipment selected
to last long.
Four units on the ground level at the corners of the building, however, do
not have a balcony and therefore are rented for USD 1,100 per month. The
reminder of the 1-bedroom apartments all include a very nice balcony and
therefore are for rent for USD 1,200 per month.
Looking for a two-bedroom apartment? Experience a luxury penthouse with
two bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms with an incredible view from the top
terrace on the lagoon, the Mullet Bay beach and golf course and even the
French side. The penthouses have been built with a surface equal to three
times a one bedroom apartment for a rate equal to twice the monthly rate of
a one bedroom apartment (i.e. USD 2,400 per month). These units are also
fully and newly equipped and furnished.
The building is also running Cable TV and DSL Internet connections.
Therefore, it only takes a couple of days to get it set up from your unit.
To move in and feel comfortable right away in your apartment, we have
placed the following:
-Kitchen: Wooden cabinets, electrical stove and oven, microwave, 17 cubic
refrigerator, lamp, and some additional silverware, plates and glasses...
-Living room: mini bar with stools, two armchairs, a sofa, two living room
-Bedroom: Queen-size bed, and closet, bedside table, sheets, pillows, lamp.
All windows and sliding doors are equipped with blinds and all units
include an individual washer and dryer.
What more could we tell you about Campus Village?
We are a dedicated team that is committed to the tenants to make them feel
comfortable and safe where they live. We understand your need to be able to
focus on studies and not worry about anything else. We always stay available
for our tenants and support them to the best of our ability by creating the
We will be pleased to count you as a member of our Campus Village Team.
You can contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or at 1-721-552 0111 and ask for Erika or
Michael. We will be delighted to answer your questions.
Till then, take care and hope to hear from you,
Campus Village Management Team.
N. B.: Prices have certainly changed since we obtained the above, a few years ago.
And in summer, 2011, DeVry took over AUC; that may also mean changes. -Ed.