Capital of gastronomy in the West Indies © illustrez-vous
The attractions of Grand Case
Besides the rich menus of restaurants and enchanting vacation lettings, Grand Case
is also renowned for its long beach, Grand Case Bay
, where you can find the perfect spot for enjoying the sun. The water here is calm, so children will be able to have fun without worrying about waves and currents. Divers will definitely enjoy exploring the Creole Rock
. This rock is part of the Nature Reserve of Saint Martin, a beautiful 150 ha of land and 3,000 ha of sea area that charms visitors with colorful flora and fascinating fauna. Near the beach you can find the traditional restaurants of the island, called the „lolos”
At the northern end of Grand Case you can discover the Little Beach
, a pristine place waiting for the most romantic ones. Swimming in the warm turquoise water and relaxing under the shade of sea grape trees can be the
The village of Grand Case © Jean-Marie MAILLET
perfect setting for a romantic getaway.
If you decide to book your plane tickets for St. Martin
in January, then you can take part in Les Mardis de Grand Case, a festival held every second Tuesday of January. The festival brings a frenzy of colors and music to Grand Case, so you will meet with music bands, dancers, painters, artisans, acrobats and any other type of entertainers that you can think of. The festival takes place on the Boulevard de Grand Case, which is also the location for the Harmony Nights Festival
. The latter takes place between January and May.
Tourists also love to just to stroll on the streets of Grand Case in search of gourmet restaurants, chic French stores
Fish grilled in Grand Case © altaykalafat
and, of course, souvenirs and bargains. If you find it more comfortable to drive around the island, you should consider to rent a car in Grand Case. Even if you catch last minute deals
, you will still find the prices for car rentals to be reasonable.
Day trips from Grand Case
If you’ve rented an apartment
, duplex or any other type of vacation letting, then you are definitely going to spend more than just a few days in Grand Case. This means that you will have plenty of time to visit the nearby villages and attractions, and have an idea about the vibe and culture of this spectacular island situated in the Caribbean
, St. Martin’s capital town, and Orient Bay are situated only 4 km away from Grand Case. If Marigot is famous for its French boutiques
and beautiful architecture, Orient Bay is the
Panorama of Grand Case © chiyacatSt. Tropez
of the island. From night clubs to cafes and beach bars, you can find any type of night entertainment you’re searching for.
If you want to capture some really cool photos, you should take your time and go to Maho Beach
, the capital of Sint Maarten
. Here, the St. Maarten Princess Juliana Airport SXM waits for you, one of the attractions in the city. Because the runway is too short, airplanes have to fly at really low altitudes passing right over Maho Beach and, consequently, people’s heads.
Those who love quiet retreats and serene sceneries should visit Cul de Sac
or Anse Marcel
, two picturesque small villages located only 3 km away from Grand Case.