Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Orient Bay

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Orient Bay. This romantic and relaxing city entices travelers with its restaurants and bars. Pinel Island and Fort St. Louis are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Orient Bay

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Orient Bay a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butterfly Farm (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sint Maarten Zoo (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Mullet Bay Golf (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Orient Bay

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, September, June, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Orient Bay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Orient Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pinel Island (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Maho Beach (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Orient Bay Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Coconut Grove Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Orient Bay (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Anse Marcel Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Orient Bay

The nearest airport is in Grand Case (SFG-L'Esperance), located 1.8 mi (3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Philipsburg (SXM-Princess Juliana Intl.), which is 6.5 mi (10.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Orient Bay?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,015 house rentals near Orient Bay. From 509 Villas to 189 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Orient Bay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Orient Bay?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Orient Bay. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Island of Saint Martin: 2,209 vacation rentals
  • Sint Maarten: 833 vacation rentals
  • Anguilla: 327 vacation rentals
  • Simpson Bay: 834 vacation rentals
  • Saint Barthélemy: 1,680 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Orient Bay! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Orient Bay?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Orient Bay:

  • Simpson Bay: 834 rentals
  • Philipsburg: 812 rentals
  • Cul-de-Sac: 1,014 rentals
  • Grand Case: 1,013 rentals
  • Sandy Hill: 328 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Orient Bay?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Orient Bay are:

  • Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM): 833 home rentals
  • Saint Barthelemy Airport (SBH): 1,685 home rentals
  • Wallblake Airport (AXA): 328 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Orient Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Orient Bay. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • St. Jean Beach: 1,680 vacation homes
  • Maho Beach: 831 vacation homes
  • Rendezvous Bay Beach: 327 vacation homes
  • Petites Cayes: 1,014 vacation homes
  • Museum of Sint Maarten: 835 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Orient Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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