Pontoon Nettle bay © Jean-Marie MAILLET
The sceneries of your Nettle Bay vacation
Nettle Bay is situated on the west side of St. Martin Island, more specific in the French West Indies part of the island. Only 5 minutes away from the St. Martin French side capital, Marigot, Nettle Bay offers views of the Marigot’s port, Anguilla, and the ruins of La Belle Creole. Marigot is also a great destination for day trips, welcoming tourists with a few interesting museums, luxury boutiques, chic cafes and wonderful colonial architecture.
Only 7 km away from Nettle Bay you can discover a small but enchanting town of the French side of Saint Martin Island – Grand Case. Grand Case is situated right on the Anguilla Chanel and is considered to be the Gourmet capital of the Caribbean. Food lovers, this is the place to visit during your va
Beach and pontoon Nettle Bay © Jean-Marie MAILLET
cation in Nettle Bay!
Another great destination for a day trip is Orient Bay, one of the most popular resorts on the French side of the island. Here you will discover breathtaking beaches, great opportunities for practicing water sports, and many cafes and beach bars perfect for admiring the sunset while enjoying a unique cocktail.
Tips for your Nettle Bay vacation
Plane tickets need to be purchased in advance if you want to save some money and buy them for reasonable prices. Most planes that have St. Martin as destination land on the St. Maarten Princess Juliana Philipsburg, situated at a distance of 7 km from Nettle Bay. The fun thing is that the airport its
Fort Amsterdam at Philisburg © steheap
elf is a touristic attraction. If you want to capture the most spectacular photos of airplane landings, this is the place to be. During their landings, the airplanes fly 10 to 20 meters over the Maho Beach, so basically passengers can wave at tourists lying on the beach.
When it comes to accommodation in Nettle Bay, vacation lettings are the favorite choices among tourists. Renting a villa, an apartment or a duplex will offer you independence, comfort, fabulous views and reasonable rates. You should make sure you check the promotions and last minute deals and you will get the chance to save some money in order to spend them on exotic drinks, fun shopping sessions or even gambling in the Holland side of the island
Beach of Grand Case © jazmad
The Caribbean side of Nettle Bay is dominated by an absolutely amazing beach from where you will never want to leave. Renting a house or a bungalow on this side is a great idea, especially if you want to enjoy this heavenly scenery during your entire vacation in Nettle Bay. Expect to see exotic plants and marine creature, and be prepared for having one of the most beautiful vacations in your life.
The lagoon side of the resort welcomes you with small, but wonderful beaches shaded by palm trees and offering the perfect spots for being lazy in the sun.