Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Simpson Bay

Enjoy the live music and other features of Simpson Bay. Well known for its beaches, restaurants and casino gaming, this romantic city won't disappoint. Maho Beach and Marigot Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Simpson Bay

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Simpson Bay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mullet Bay Golf (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sint Maarten Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Butterfly Farm (5.6 mi / 9 km)

Seasonal weather in Simpson Bay

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, June, October and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Simpson Bay

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Simpson Bay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Maho Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Pinel Island (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Kim Sha Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Seaside Nature Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Mercure Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Mullet Beach (2 mi / 3.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Simpson Bay

Fly into Philipsburg (SXM-Princess Juliana Intl.), the closest airport, located 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Grand Case (SFG-L'Esperance), which is 5.5 mi (8.8 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Simpson Bay?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 937 holiday rentals around Simpson Bay. From 321 villas to 392 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Simpson Bay is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Simpson Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Simpson Bay:

  • Pelican Key: 177 holiday homes
  • Mont Vergna: 153 holiday homes
  • Shoal Bay Village: 68 holiday homes
  • Sea Rocks: 24 holiday homes
  • The Valley: 106 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Simpson Bay?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Simpson Bay. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kim Sha Beach: 936 holiday rentals
  • Hollywood Casino: 936 holiday rentals
  • Dunes Casino: 945 holiday rentals
  • Happy Bay Beach: 1,042 holiday rentals
  • Shoal Bay Beach: 284 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Simpson Bay listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Simpson Bay?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 321 Villas in Simpson Bay. Our other popular types of Simpson Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 392 holiday houses
  • Houses: 107 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 19 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Simpson Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 759 holiday homes with pool available in Simpson Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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