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Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Casino and SpaSonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Casino and SpaSonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Casino and Spa

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Casino and Spa

Adults Only 18+

Exclusive to Sunwing


• Fantastic location, with easy access to shopping areas and nightlife
• Complimentary use of additional facilities at Sonesta Maho
• Stunning infinity pool with wraparound ocean views

Within walking distance of St. Maarten's bustling capital, Philipsburg, the adults only Sonesta Great Bay Resort, Casino and Spa offers up stunning views of the Great Bay Harbour. Situated on a mile-long white sand beach its stylish rooms and suite boast Italian marble bathrooms, teak furnishings, private balconies, complimentary Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs. Guests enjoy varied dining options across four bars and restaurants, plenty of water and land-based sports, three swimming pools, a luxury spa and on-site casino. There is also unlimited specialty dining and a weekly barbecue dinner on the beach.

  • Direct flights with our Award-Winning Champagne Service
  • Exclusive offers negotiated by our travel experts
  • Unique holidays designed just for you
    Book an applicable room category and receive:
  • Exclusively for adults
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Express check-in and late check-out (up to 4 p.m., subject to availability)
  • A 20% discount on select spa services
  • Bottle of either sparkling wine, rum or tequila in room upon arrival
  • Welcome gift
  • Unlimited à la carte dining
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival

Location

  • Beachfront

Property Amenities of Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Casino and Spa

  • 257 Room(s)
  • 3 Pool(s)

Dining/Entertainment at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Casino and Spa

  • 4 Restaurant(s)
  • 4 Bar(s)

Room amenities

Serenity Island View

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 3
  • Air-conditioned
  • Hair dryer
  • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Private balcony or terrace
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Located on floors 1-3
  • In-room safe
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Located in the Flamboyant Wing
  • Flat screen TV with US & international satellite channels
  • Mini-fridge (Water, beer, sodas and international brand liquor)

Other room categories available

Meal plans

All Inclusive

• Welcome drink and cold towel check-in
• Full breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks each day at any of the restaurants
• Unlimited a la carte dining (no reservations required)
• Drinks (International and domestic beer, wine and spirits, fruit drinks and soft drinks
• Weekly manager’s cocktail party and beach dinner party
• Weekly General Manager’s special occasion cocktail for guests celebrating a birthday, anniversary, engagement, honeymoon
• Nightly theme parties and live entertainment
• Daily activities

Extra features

Day Trip ($)

Guests staying at Sonesta Great Bay can venture off the resort for an exciting adventure aboard a public ferry or a private charter boat to nearby islands such as, St. Barths, Anguilla and Saba. This is not for the "faint of heart" - but it's a fantastic way to visit other islands that you have either never visited or only been to once or twice. Don't forget your passport!
Please note: This is offered at the hotel and must be booked in destination.

Bonus features

Honeymoon Bonus

• Bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
• Champagne breakfast
Proof of wedding certificate is needed upon check in. Applicable only within 60 days after wedding date.

Stay at 1, Play at 2

Guests can enjoy the use of the facilities and services at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and Casino. Transfers are not included and can be arranged locally with Guest Services.

Bonus (Added Values)

These Special Discount Coupons can be used towards stores and restaurants located near the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino in St. Maarten.

The participating restaurants and stores are as follows:
• Tantra Nightclub & Sanctuary - Free entrance and drinks until midnight. Open every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10:30 p.m. Please visit: www.tantrasxm.com for more details
• The Sopranos Piano Bar St. Maarten - Free entrance and 2 for 1 drinks. Opened everyday from 8:00 p.m. Please visit: www.sopranospianobar.com/stmaarten/ for more details.
• Sopranos Restaurant Sports Bar & Pizzeria - Receive 15% discount. Opened everyday from 11:00 a.m.
• The Platinum Room – Free entrance. Opened Monday -Thursday from 10:00 p.m.
• Moomba Seafood & Tapas Lounge - Receive 15% discount. Opened everyday from 6:00 p.m.
• 3 Amigos Maarten - Receive 15% discount. Opened everyday from 5:00 p.m. Free drink at check-in.
• 1708 Penha Perfume Shop - Receive 15% discount on cash purchases. or receive 10% discount on credit card purchases
Please see your Sunwing Vacations Representative upon arrival to receive your special discount coupons.

Relax Resorts

• Welcome cocktail on arrival
• Express check-in
• 1 bottle of sparkling wine or rum in room
• 20% discount on spa services
• Beach towels in room
• Welcome gift in room
• Unlimited a la carte dining
• Late check-out (up to 4 p.m.) subject to availability

Beach

  • White sand
  • Beach service

Business Services

  • Internet café ($)

Group, Meeting, and Conference Facilities

  • Meeting rooms available ($)
  • Audio/Visual equipment ($)

Health and Safety

  • Security guard

Hotel Lobby

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • Elevator(s)
  • Tour desk ($)
  • Car Rental desk ($)

Miscellaneous Resort Amenities/Service

  • Casino ($) Hours of Operation 10:00-02:00
    The Golden Casino features than 110 state-of-the-art slot machines, Virtual three Card Poker, Virtual Blackjack and automated Roulette.
    • $15 Free Play for adults who join the Casino Royale Player's Club.

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Shops and Services

  • Gift shops ($)
  • Laundry & Dry cleaning services ($)
  • Logo shop ($)
  • Jewelry shop ($)

Spa

  • Spa Services ($)
    Serenity Spa features:
    • Sothys and Pevonia treatments including a variety of massages
    • Body wraps and scrubs
    • Manicure, pedicure and facials

Sports Activities Offered by Hotel

  • Activity centre
  • Volleyball
  • Shuffleboard
  • Table soccer
  • Table tennis
  • Ping pong

Swimming Pools

  • 1 Infinity pool(s)
  • Outdoor pool(s)
  • 2 Whirlpool
  • Swim-up bar

Tennis

  • Outdoor courts

Water Sports Offered by Hotel

  • Scuba dive & Watersports centre ($) 1 or 2 Tank Dives: They specialize in diving with small groups. Their boat leaves every morning with a maximum of 6 divers to provide a personalized dive experience.

    Discover Scuba: 1-on-1 Basic scuba instruction guided by video and practice in a confined water area, followed by a shallow open water dive.

    Refresher Dive: Renew your skills with a course in a safe, confined water area.

    Open Water: 4 open water dives. Pool sessions. Classes and materials provided.

    Advanced Open Water: 5 thematic dives, class and materials included.

    Rescue & Dive master: Available on request
  • Jet Ski guided tours ($) Depart from Great Bay and head out on your Waverunner into the beautiful blue Caribbean Sea. You will enjoy the sights of the island while passing Little Bay, Cay Bay, and Simpson Bay. Pass under the bridge into the lagoon to see the Mega Yachts and multi-million dollar estate homes of the French Lowlands. Their guides will then take you to explore one of their many snorkel sites or the famous Sunset Beach Bar. Approximately 2½ hours.
  • Snorkelling trips ($) Something for everyone to experience. Perfect for beginners or experts. See the many species of fish, rays, coral and rock formations as you snorkel in the relaxing, warm waters of St. Maarten. Explore 2 snorkeling sites and see the beautiful underwater life St. Maarten has to offer. Trip includes instruction, snorkeling gear, complimentary soft drinks and water. Approximately 3 hours.
  • Boat charters ($) Full Day Tour (9 am - 4 pm)
    Visit 3 locations. Complimentary drinks and snorkeling equipment included. Maximum of 10 people

    Half Day Tour (10 am - 1 pm)
    Visit 2 locations. Complimentary drinks and snorkeling equipment included. Maximum of 10 people
  • Wave runner tours ($) Get out on the water and feel the power and freedom of a jetski ride. Rent your own or take someone for a ride on the beautiful, turquoise waters of Great Bay.
  • Scuba Diving (PADI certified divers) ($)
  • Kayaking ($)
  • Boogie board ($)
  • Water aerobics

Wellness

  • Fitness facilities includes BH Fitness Ultra series treadmills, BH Fitness Recumbent stationary bike, BH Fitness Elliptical machine, BodyCraft Xpress pro multi-station weight machine and Magnum fitness series free weights up to 50 lb. sets.

Restaurants

Bay View

Style - Buffet

Cuisine - International

Location - Lobby area

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Beachside casual dress code: shoes or sandals are required; swimsuits are permitted, but gentlemen must cover their chests, ladies in swimsuits need to wear beach wraps.

Live cooking stations

Il Pescatore

Style - À la carte

Cuisine - Seafood

Location - On Site

Dinner

Air conditioned

Oceanview

Casual Elegance dress code: Sneakers/tennis shoes or sandals and dress shirts with short sleeves or collared shirts/Long pants required for men/No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops

Water's Edge

Style - À la carte

Cuisine - Mediterranean/Italian

Location - On Site

Lunch

Dinner

Dress code for dinner – Casual Elegance (Sneakers/tennis shoes or sandals, dress shirts with sleeves. No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops and long pants required for men.)

Lava grill

Pizzeria Capri

Style - Pizzeria

Location - Beachfront

Lunch

Casual dress code (Bermudas, long shorts or capri pants, sneakers or sandals. No sleeveless shirts for men. No bathing suits allowed. Ladies must wear a bathing suit wrap or cover-up)

Bars

Anchor Swim-Up Bar

Location - Pool

International brands

Domestic beer and local cocktails

Bay View Bar

Location - On Site

International brands

Domestic beer and local cocktails

Lobby Bar

Location - Lobby

International brands

Domestic beer and local cocktails

The Living Room Bar & Lounge

Location - On Site

Dancing

Live entertainment

International brands

Domestic beer and local cocktails

Serenity Island View

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 3
  • Air-conditioned
  • Hair dryer
  • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Private balcony or terrace
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Located on floors 1-3
  • In-room safe
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Located in the Flamboyant Wing
  • Flat screen TV with US & international satellite channels
  • Mini-fridge (Water, beer, sodas and international brand liquor)

Serenity Ocean View

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 3
  • Air-conditioned
  • Hair dryer
  • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Private balcony or terrace
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • In-room safe
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Located in the Flamboyant Wing
  • Partial oceanview and/or poolview
  • Flat screen TV with US & international satellite channels
  • Mini-fridge (Water, beer, sodas and international brand liquor)
  • Located on floors 2-3

Grande Ocean View

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 3
  • Air-conditioned
  • Hair dryer
  • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Private balcony or terrace
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • In-room safe
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Located on floors 4-7
  • Located in the Flamboyant Wing
  • Partial oceanview and/or poolview
  • Flat screen TV with US & international satellite channels
  • Mini-fridge (Water, beer, sodas and international brand liquor)

Grande Island View

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 3
  • Air-conditioned
  • Hair dryer
  • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Private balcony or terrace
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • In-room safe
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Located on floors 4-7
  • Located in the Flamboyant Wing
  • Flat screen TV with US & international satellite channels
  • Mini-fridge (Water, beer, sodas and international brand liquor)

Wedding Packages available

A wedding on the beautiful island of St. Maarten is destined to be special, but when you combine Caribbean splendor with the superior services and location of Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, your day is certain to be perfect.

The resort offers several spectacular indoor or outdoor locations along with one-mile stretch of oceanfront property meeting the Caribbean's turquoise waters.

Cost - ($)

Email - weddings@sonestastmaarten.com

19 Little Bay, PO Box 910, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Last Updated 1/11/2017

Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions.

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