Princess Heights is glad to recommend the finest dining spots, beaches and activities to make your stay one of the best you have ever had. We also have an activity desk at our front office of Princess Heights, so do not hesitate to step by and request for information.
Get comfortable in your luxurious hotel suite after you arrived on the beautiful island of St. Maarten. Take a bath and get dressed for a delicious Italian meal at Dawn Beach’s best restaurants Daniel’s by the Sea, island mediterrean Canoa's or fresh seafood Big Fish.
Explore the island, start at Dawn Beach, head out towards Orient Bay. Enjoy the beautiful beach. Drive to Marigot around noon to have a delicious lunch on the waterfront. Le Village and Le Croissanterie are both a very good choice. After lunch drive to the south western side of the island. Enjoy the beauty of Bai Longue or Mullet Bay. Both beaches are good for a nice swim. Watch the amazing sunset at the Sunset Bar at Maho while drinking an ice cold beer.
Take a day trip to Anguilla or St. Barths. Heading back to St. Maarten, make your way to Grand Case for a nice dinner at one of the finest restaurants of the island. Get dressed after dinner to visit one of St. Maarten’s great Casino’s. Princess Casino at Port the Plaissance and Casino Royale at Maho are the best on the island.
Visit Pinel Island. A small french island located 5 minutes from St. Maarten. Boats leave every half hour from Cul de Sac, in the French quarter. Pinel has a beautiful beach surrounded by a lot of marine life. There are some beach bars were you can grab a bite and get some cold refreshments. At night go to Pineapple Pete at Simpson Bay and enjoy a fine diner and great live music.
Go shopping in Philipsburg. Explore the boardwalk and have lunch at Chesterfield. They serve delicious wraps and salads. At night go to Soggy Dollar in Simpson Bay for some drinks and after that to the Bliss in Maho for a real party. If you do not like the night life just enjoy the quite from your balcony with a good glass of wine.
Go airplane spotting at Maho. Airplanes fly over so low, it looks almost like you can touch them. Have a swim at Bai Lonque and at night go to Temptation for the best quality food you have ever tasted. After that enjoy the best live piano music in the Sopranos Piano Bar across the Casino Royale in Maho.
Spend the last day shopping in Marigot. There are some nice boutiques with the newest clothing lines. Also you can buy a lot of souvenirs here. End your holiday with a delicious lunch or diner on the waterfront.
For action & sports enthusiasts:
Rent a mountain bike with TriSports
Go kayaking in the Lagoon and discover the great marine life under water
Rhino Ride & Snorkeling Adventure: Experience on the water excitement with your two person watercraft.
Discover the Loterie Farm Fly Zone.
Have a nice long walk on Orient Beach
For the best water sports like sailing, kite surfing and to rent jet ski’s, go to Orient Beach
Take an island tour on your own adventure quad
For culinary lovers:
Have diner at the finest steakhouse on the island; Rare, located in Cupecoy
For the best fish go to Big Fish located on the Oyster Pond Marina
Visit Lee’s Road Side Grill in Simpson Bay for the best fresh fish, barbequed ribs and chicken.
Enjoy an exclusive diner at Temptation, Cupecoy. The most classy and sophisticated restaurant on the island. Won an award for ‘Best restaurant of St. Maarten 2008’.
Every Saturday the best seafood buffet at the Captain Olivers Resort in Oyster Pond
Saratoga, casual fine dining at the Simpson Bay Yacht Club Marina
For those who love the getting tanned and enjoy the beach:
Go snorkeling at Dawn Beach, Oyster Pond
Enjoy the beauty of the quite and elegant Happy Bay
Orient Beach is the best beach for water sports
Orient Beach is the only beach in the Caribbean that has a ‘Clothing Optional’ part.
Be amazed by the airplanes that fly over only a few meters above you on Maho Beach
Enjoy the beautiful sunset and clear blue water at Mullet Beach
After a five minute boat trip, you discover Pinel Island, with quite water and nice reefs.
Tips for families with children that visit St. Maarten:
St. Maarten owns 3 McDonalds, a Burger Kinga, KFC, Dominoes Pizza and Pizza Hut.
Let your kids enjoy the Hodge’s Playground on the boardwalk in Philipsburg while you just sit on one of the terraces sipping a cool drink or take them to Shake and Twist indoor playground at the brand new Blue Mall in Cupecoy while shopping at the mall.
Go on a boat trip with Captain Alan’s and visit three islands. There is also the opportunity for snorkeling and you can take a mud bad. This boat trip is very popular and recommended by many visitors of St. Maarten.
Have diner at St. Maarten best family restaurant Pineapple Pete. The menu is very extended and they have several menu’s for the kids. There is life music every night.