Simpsonbay Yacht Club St Maarten
Real Estate, Vacation rentals and long term rentals just minutes from the beaches, fine dinning, boutiques and night life
Simpson Bay Yacht Club:
is a bustling and beautiful marina from residence in the heart of Simpson Bay. The residences here are highly sought after for their central location in the heart of the action, and nonetheless peaceful atmosphere, tucked away by lush yet elegant landscaping and architecture. Views out over the lagoon also offer a fresh respite from the hustle and bustle of the town of Simpson Bay. Private boat slips on the lagoon, 24/7 security, several swimming pools, hot tub, and tennis courts reserved for residents complete a long list of amenities.
Simpson Bay itself is a bustling combination of tourist and residential area, located in southwestern St. Maarten, between Simpson Bay Beach and the Lagoon. To the east lies the airport and Maho, and to the west, Mount Pelican. Because Simpson Bay is both a tourist hotspot and a residential community with working locals and expats, one finds a movie theater, gas stations, doctors’ offices, dry cleaners, etc. in addition to the usual tourist shops. The St. Maarten Montessori School and Learning Unlimited are also each a five-minute drive away. The Dutch side drawbridge divides Simpson Bay, opening daily for sailboats and mega yachts entering the calm waters of the lagoon. Such prestigious marinas as Isle de Sol Yacht Club and Simpson Bay Yacht Club are winter homes for some of the world’s largest and most posh yachts and sailboats.
Simpson Bay offers boutiques, a Carita Paris Day Spa and Salon, supermarkets such as Gourmet Marche and the brand new Market Garden, two gyms, dive shops, water sports including kayaking and the famous Rhino rides, the Dolphin Casino and endless dining and nightlife. Restaurant styles vary from Sale and Pepe in Simpson Bay , a St. Maarten institution in fine dining, Top Carrot, also located in SBYC with vegetarian and vegan options. International cuisine options range from Lebanese, to Argentinean, to local and Creole seafood, to Italian, TexMex, Indian, and fun BBQ rib joints. For the kids, or even just for desert, try Carousel – Simpson Bay’s ice cream parlor with a working carousel looking out over the lagoon.
Numerous bars dot the Simpson Bay Strip, including the Buccaneers have a beer with your feet in the sand or . Roxxy beach bar mixes entreatments and fine dinning in a great beach front location where you can come by car or by boat, or Pineapple Pete’s where you can enjoy live music nightly, darts and pool tables. If the smoother club scene is more your flavor, try Lotus, above the ex Dolphin Casino, for DJs, dancing, and regular fashion shows.
On the eastern side of the drawbridge, Kim Sha Beach is home to Buccaneer Beach Bar, with its mesmerizing nightly fire-balls (artistically carved old mooring balls that house a contained fire on the sand), and Soggy dollar, which has hot Latin salsa music and dancing as well as local music . Kim Sha was also the site of St. Maarten’s annual Heineken Regatta finale party, awards ceremony, and concert.