Overlooking beautiful Great Bay and the sparkling sea and a short, 10-minute walk from the exciting capital of Philipsburg, the resort offers the best of both worlds: great shopping, dining and entertainment, and a tropical escape within a beachfront oasis. With spectacular views, a full range of amenities and a mile of white, sandy beach, the resort provides the perfect backdrop for a limitless, all-inclusive Caribbean experience.
day time activities
Join the fun filled, high energy resort animators, every day, as they take you through a wide variety of activities, fun and games, ranging from the cool and relaxed bingo to the energetic volley ball. Keep fit while on vacation with our sunrise morning walks, aqua aerobics and dance classes.
The resort offers a full-time entertainment program with night activities including beach parties, guest musicians and entertainers by night.
Stay fit while at Great Bay! Equipment includes BH Fitness Ultra series treadmills, BH Fitness Recumbent stationary bike, BH Fitness Ellipitcal machine, BodyCraft Xpress pro multi-station weight machine and Magnum fitness series free weights up to 50 lb. sets.
, the resort's full-service spa, promises a rejuvenating atmosphere and a variety of services to soothe and relax. Indulge yourself with hot stone massage, aroma therapy massage, couple's massage, detoxifying destressing treatments for men and the green coffee cellulite treatment and much more.
tour & excursion desk
A dedicated tours & excursions desk
will guide you to all of our daily events and help you to organize off-property activities, including shopping excursions to Philipsburg or Marigot, ferry trips to St. Barts or Anguilla, golf, dolphin swims, snorkeling and scuba excursions, sunset dinner cruises and any other island adventure you’d like to try.
Find all your souvenir, resort wear, swim suits, snacks, beverages, wines and much more all in one stop.
the golden casino
Open every night until the early morning hours, it’s the perfect place to kick off or end your nights in St. Maarten. Enjoy over 85 start-of-the-art slot machines and electronic Caribbean Stud Poker, Blackjack and Roulette.
A ten minute walk to downtown Philipsburg for duty-free shopping of electronics, jewelry, linens, perfume, and more.
adventure dive center and water sports
Here at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort and Casino Adventure Dive Center and Water Sports offer something for everyone. Enjoy a fun-filled day and get wet in the sun. Our instructors, dive masters, captains, tour guides and beach staff are friendly, knowledgeable and ready to give you the personalized service you expect. Please note that there is an additional fee for diving and various motorized water sports.