Overview: This sprawling resort is set on a peninsula between Great Bay and Little Bay. Swim in the sea or work your way through the property’s three freshwater pools.
The rooms: Take your pick from four room types—all with a private deck or balcony with an ocean view—ranging from a beachfront guestroom to a suite with a full kitchen.
Dining options: You’ll find six dining options and three bars on-site, from seafood by candlelight at Pureocean to the toes-in-the-sand beach bar pleasures of Gizmo’s Bar and Grill.
Good to know: The resort’s spa, Indulgence by the Sea, has been voted the best in Sint Maarten for years. Book a Citrus-C manicure that features organic sugar crystals.
Nearby: It’s a 20-minute uphill walk from the resort to Philipsburg, but the pedestrian streets lined with duty-free shops make it worth the effort.
Rates from US$185