Media Fact Sheet - Sonesta Ocean Point Resort

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort - St. Maarten

Fact Sheet

The stylish, Sonesta Ocean Point Resort embraces a chic Caribbean style within a luxury, all suites, adults-only, limitless all-inclusive vacation experience.

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort Fact Sheet

RESORT OVERVIEW

Set in the most spectacular location, the “resort within a resort” sits on the westernmost point of the island, adjacent to the legendary Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino.

The all-suite Sonesta Ocean Point features three pools including the Edge Pool with private zero entry cliff side beach, The Point Pool and a Swim Out pool; three bars including Sunset Lounge + Bar, Martin’s Bar and Azul Rooftop Bar (private functions only); and the Mediterranean-themed Azul restaurant including 24-hour room service, resort boutique, intimate gazebos, private cabanas, and a dedicated open air wellness area, the Serenity Point.

All amenities are complemented by the stellar service and hospitality of our private concierge and Butler service in designated suites providing comfort and next level luxury.

Apart from the exclusive amenities at Sonesta Ocean Point, guest have full access to all services and facilities at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino with five additional restaurants and five bars, Serenity Spa, sauna, fitness center, tour desk, tennis courts, Casino Royale, Tantra nightclub and more than 24,000 square feet of renovated, eco-friendly meeting and conference facilities.

ACCOMMODATIONS

129 spacious luxury suites feature a light, fresh and invitingly warm neutral color palette accented by décor reflective of the aquamarine sea. A team of international architects and designers meticulously designed each piece of furniture at Sonesta Ocean Point, giving way to a sleek, airy, and comfortable sensibility. Each suite features:

  • Ocean views
  • Custom-designed furnishings and artwork
  • Italian Modena porcelain floor and Greek marble bathroom Porcelanosa bathroom fixtures
  • Schuco sliding doors
  • Marazzi tiles
  • Luxury 400-thread count cotton bedding with ultra comfortable mattress and variety of pillows
  • Flat screen TV with US & international satellite channels
  • Direct dial-phone with voicemail
  • Free WiFi in common areas and guest rooms
  • Mobile device USB charging station
  • Wireless connect music player
  • Electronic wristband room key
  • A custom made cabinet housing a mini-fridge with water, beer and sodas, premier liquor, and Nespresso coffee and hot beverage machine
  • Oversized closets
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Electronic in-room laptop size safe
  • Private balcony or terrace with table and chairs
  • Rain shower head and hand held shower head
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Lighted make-up/shaving mirror
  • Hair dryer
  • Luxury bath toiletries
  • Digital scale
  • Energy efficient in-room climate control

ROOM CATEGORIES

Junior Suite King
480 sq ft (45 m2)

A king bed plays center stage blending easily into the living area featuring a sumptuous sofa with coffee table and two comfortable chairs framing a round glass table, adding to the expanded usability and beauty of the suite. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Junior Suite Double
480 sq ft (45 m2)

Ideal for friends traveling together, the thoughtful layout of the Junior Suite Double features two double-sized beds, a custom-designed reading area with an upholstered oversized swivel chair offering serene relaxation, also featuring a desk and stool. Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults

Deluxe Junior Suite
650 sq ft (60 m2)

The Deluxe Junior Suite is an enviable upgrade. A king bed is strategically placed in the center of the suite, seamlessly integrating into the living area with sofa, coffee table and glass side table with chairs. The spacious bathroom with double sinks and oversized shower, complete this indulgent accommodation. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Swim Out Junior Suite
490sq ft (45 m2)

This suite offers seamless access from the spacious terrace into the Swim Out pool meandering along a charming pathway, with gorgeous southern sea views. This coveted room category provides ample space with a king bed, a spacious living area with a sumptuous sofa, coffee table and two comfortable chairs. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite
530 sq ft (49 m2)

With a southern sea view from the terrace, this Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite has a king bed with a separate living area divided with doors that recess into the wall, providing optional privacy. A sumptuous sofa, coffee table and two comfortable chairs, add to the beauty of this suite, along with a desk and stool. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Rooftop Butler Suite (5th and 6th floor)
810 sq ft (75 m2)

Located on the fifth and sixth floors of the resort, the Rooftop Suite offers a king beds with sweeping ocean views. The oversized living area features a sumptuous L-shaped sofa with coffee table, a long credenza and stool, and two comfortable chairs framing a round glass table. The sizable terrace features a cozy cabana bed, perfect for catching the gorgeous sunrise. The large bathrooms feature double sinks, large soaking tub and separate shower.

All Roof Top Suites include Butler Service for the entire duration of a guest’s stay. In addition, an exclusive wine fridge offers a choice of one bottle per day for five night bookings or more, from a curated selection of international fine wines. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Sunset Butler Suite
610 sq ft (57 m2)

Ideally situated on the westernmost point of the resort, the spacious Sunset Suites boast 180-degree views of the Caribbean Sea, a king bed with generously appointed living areas providing breathtaking views of the expansive sky, sea, and sun as it slips into the aquamarine horizon. The view out over the terrace is further enhanced overlooking the gorgeous architecture of Azul Restaurant and The Edge swimming pool. Bathrooms offer double sinks, large soaking tub and separate shower.

All Sunset Suites include Butler Service for the entire duration of a guest’s stay with an exclusive wine fridge offering a choice of one bottle per day for five night bookings or more, from a curated selection of domestic and international fine wines. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Sunset Swim Out Butler Suite
610 sq ft (57 m2)

Set at the westernmost point of the resort, the Sunset Swim-Out Suites offer a king bed with 180-degree views of the Caribbean Sea, the unforgettably brilliant St Maarten sunset, and the gorgeous architecture of Azul Restaurant and The Edge swimming pool. Access from the terrace into the meandering Edge swimming pool blends the indoor experience outward seamlessly. A spacious living area provides a sumptuous sofa with coffee table, a desk and stool for a laptop, and two comfortable chairs frame a round glass table adding to the expanded usability and beauty of this suite. All Sunset Suites include Butler Service for the entire duration of a guest’s stay with exclusive wine fridge offering a choice of one bottle per day for five night bookings or more, from a curated selection of domestic and international fine wines. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Royale One-Bedroom Butler Penthouse
790 sq ft (73 m2)

With an airy wrap-around terrace offering 180 degrees of breathtaking views, this coveted oversized category provides ample space with a king bed in the master bedroom, a spacious living area featuring a sumptuous sofa with coffee table, two comfortable chairs around a glass table, and a kitchen for added convenience. All Royale Suites include Butler Service for the entire duration of a guest’s stay with an exclusive wine fridge offering a choice of one bottle per day for five night bookings or more, from a curated selection of domestic and international fine wines. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Royale Two-Bedroom Butler Penthouse
1190 sq ft

With an airy wrap-around terrace offering 180 degrees of breathtaking views, this coveted oversized category provides ample space with a king bed in the master bedroom and a second bedroom with two double beds, both with en-suite baths, perfect for friends and couples traveling together on vacation. A spacious living area features a sumptuous sofa with coffee table, two comfortable chairs around a glass table, and a connecting kitchen for added convenience. All Royale Suites include Butler Service for the entire duration of a guest’s stay with an exclusive wine fridge offering a choice of one bottle per day for five night bookings or more, from a curated selection of domestic and international fine wines. Maximum Occupancy: 4 adults

Luxury Butler Penthouse (5th floor)
2600 sq ft (110 m2)

The celebrated Luxury Penthouse offers the exclusivity of a private home, with spacious comfort for hosting friends. Ample indoor and outdoor living space includes decks and a private water feature. Furniture was selected that reflects a modern feel while still giving way to the sensibility of its Caribbean environs. The dining table features a sculptural base, while the expansive bar and kitchen is perfect for entertaining. Two bathrooms are offered while the bedroom has dual rain showerheads, dual sinks, and the pièce de résistance is a free-standing, luxurious, custom-designed soaking bath tub. An expansive wrap-around terrace features a comfortable sitting area, cozy cabana, open air soaking tub and breathtaking views. There is an optional, connecting suite adjacent to the Luxury Penthouse, which features a king bed. The luxury Penthouse include Butler Service for the entire duration of a guest’s stay with an exclusive wine fridge offering a choice of one bottle per day for five night bookings or more, from a curated selection of domestic and international fine wines. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

EXCLUSIVE DINING

Azul Restaurant The Azul Restaurant, exclusive to Sonesta Ocean Point guests, sits at the edge of a cliff overlooking Maho Bay, boasting impressive architectural design allowing for sweeping views of the crystalline blue waters, featuring sleek, contemporary design with whitewashed walls and cerulean blue accents, reflecting the Mediterranean themed menu.

The Azul Restaurant presents a creative interpretation of authentic Mediterranean specialties. Fresh vegetables are incorporated into the dishes, enhanced by grilled flare and seasonal ingredients. Dishes are complemented by the restaurant’s international wine list. A further selection of fine wines is available for an additional charge. Azul Restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, offering guests an all day fine dining experience. In room dining is available with 24-hour room service.

ADDITIONAL DINING OPTIONS

In addition to the Azul restaurant, guests of Sonesta Ocean Point have use of the following five restaurants at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino:

Ocean Terrace Restaurant

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Ocean Terrace offers a wide variety of buffet items including hot and cold dishes, soups, fresh fruits and salads, made-to-order omelet station, and theme nights throughout the week. Guests can dine al fresco on the large outdoor terrace or inside the air-conditioned restaurant.

Palms Grill

Open from 11AM to 6PM near the beach, offering casual, al fresco dining with Caribbean grill specialties.

The Point

Opened for dinner, offers casual chic dining with air-conditioning, offering an intimate atmosphere, attentive service and stunning ocean views, along with alfresco dining. The a la carte menu features a continental 4-course menu with Italian specialties. (Closing days apply)

Pizzeria Napoli

Offers handcrafted pizzas, made-to-order in a traditional pizza oven with fresh ingredients. Pizzeria Napoli shares the dining area of the Ocean Terrace Restaurant, but guests are always welcome to take away a slice in a complimentary personal pizza box. (Closing days apply)

Ascot Pub & Sports Bar

Located across from the Casino Royale in the Maho Village, the Ascot Pub & Sports Bar offers a satisfying a la carte menu of English pub fare, such as fish & chips, in a relaxed, casual setting. Watch your favorite sport event on over a high definition TV screens with international channels, from horse racing and soccer to the NFL, NBA and MLB! (Closing days apply)

EXCLUSIVE BARS AND LOUNGES

Sunset Lounge & Bar

This ocean view roof top venue is located atop on the west end of Ocean Point offering sweeping views, the ideal spot for unforgettable sunsets while lounging in a sophisticated outdoor setting, perfect for socializing with refreshing specialty cocktails.

Martin’s Bar

Custom-designed furnishings, plantation-farmed wood accents, and carefully thought out lighting and art make this lobby bar an ideal place to unwind after traveling. Martin’s Bar serves as a meeting point for guests while greeting them with a chic, inviting atmosphere of inspired contemporary design blended with traditional Caribbean vibe. With the perfect backdrop for socializing, Martin’s Bar offers a sense of place for guests as they savor the moment with a delicious morning coffee, afternoon tea or evening cocktails.

Azul Rooftop Bar (available for special events and private functions only)

The Azul Rooftop Bar, located above its namesake restaurant, featuring breathtaking panoramic vistas, modern seating areas and full bar service is available for special events and private functions.

ADDITIONAL BARS

In addition to the above, guests of Sonesta Ocean Point have use of the following five bars at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino:

The Point Bar

This oceanfront venue is located in front of The Point Restaurant to enjoy cocktails and soft drinks in the afternoon.

Latitude Bar

Located in the Sky Tower Lobby, the Latitude Bar offers a nightly entertainment, large screen TV for sports games, and over 50 slot machines available for 24-hour gaming.

Oasis Swim-Up Pool Bar

Located in the large Signature Swimming Pool, the Oasis Bar is in the heart of all the daytime fun at the resort. The Oasis Bar offers both in-pool seating and dry seating poolside.

Palms Grill & Bar

Serving guests near the beach area, the Palms Grill Bar also features a large screen TV featuring international sports or news.

Ascot Pub & Sports Bar

Grab a pint at the new Ascot Pub & Bar and catch up on international horse racing and major sporting events on the large screen TVs. Located in the Maho Village across from the Casino Royale.

LIMITLESS ALL-INCLUSIVE

As St. Maarten’s most luxurious all-inclusive resort, one rate includes all of the following: **Please note that the adjacent Sonesta MAHO Beach resort is “family friendly 4* property.

DAYTIME ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS

Sunrise morning walks, aqua aerobics and dance classes, yoga aerobics, and watersports are some of the planned activities that will be scheduled throughout the day to keep fit while on vacation. Our Private Concierge will guide you to all of our daily events and help with any information and reservations you need to start your daily adventures for on or off-property activities. Available for an additional charge: Island tours, day sails, excursions to nearby islands of St. Barths, Anguilla & Saba, snorkeling, scuba, sunset dinner cruises, America’s Cup Yacht Sailing, car rentals, Anguilla golf day trips, private tours and more.

EXCLUSIVE POOLS

The Edge Pool This private manmade beach pool is perched cliffside seamlessly blending into the horizon. The silica-based sand lining the pool features a state-of-the-art cleansing filtration system while sophisticated loungers and umbrellas line the water’s edge.

The Point Pool Featuring a deck with beach chairs, umbrellas and cabanas overlooking Maho Beach.

Swim Out Pool Connected to our Swim-out Suites, meanders along the frontage of the resort.

ADDITIONAL POOLS

Large Oasis pool with swim-up bar and cascading waterfall also offered at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort.

ENTERTAINMENT

Evening on-site activities are planned for Ocean Point guests.

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort is located near Maho Village, the nightlife capital of St. Maarten that bustles with activities throughout the evening. Sonesta Ocean Point is walking distance to a promenade of shops, bars, restaurants and the Tantra Nightclub; The Casino Royale, the island's largest casino; and local boutiques featuring day and evening duty-free shopping.

CASINO ROYALE

Casino Royale is the largest on the island of Sint Maarten, boasting over 21,000 square feet of gaming. With 21 tables of gaming, you can choose from Roulette (American and French), Craps, Blackjack and Poker (Three Card Poker 6 card bonus, Let It Ride with 3 card bonus, Caribbean Poker and Texas Hold’em). Over 400 slot machines include a variety of classics and modern video slots. Casino Royale is the home to the only Sex in the City, Hangover, Wheel of Fortune and Betty Boop games. Club Royale offers free membership where enthusiasts can redeem points for gifts, room and restaurant comps, while a jackpot bingo is held throughout the week. Club Royale is the most rewarding program in the Caribbean with large value rebates, hotel stays, fine dining and much more.

MAHO VILLAGE

After dinner, the legendary nightlife of the Maho Village comes alive. There’s also an assortment of duty-free shops and a promenade that bustles with activity throughout the evening. Maho Village is the nightlife capital of St. Maarten — certainly a memorable destination!

TANTRA NIGHTCLUB

For club-goers, the Tantra Sanctuary & Nightclub is the place to be, with theme nights during the week, featuring the latest music and guest DJs. Resort guests enjoy free admission and a complimentary drink before midnight.

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING

Find all of your souvenir, resort wear, swim suits, snacks, beverages, wines and much more all in one stop.

BEACH

Enjoy Maho Beach, The man-made cliff site beach at the Edge pool, or the serene Mullet Bay Beach, located adjacent to the property (10 min. walk). St. Maarten boasts 37 beaches in its 37 square miles—yours to discover!

SERENITY SPA

For spa enthusiasts, luxuriate in the Serenity Spa with an assortment of indulgent experiences. The spa is located at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, featuring eight treatment rooms and Sothys and Pevonia treatments including a variety of massages, body wraps, body scrubs, manicure, pedicure and facials. If you are looking to relax and rejuvenate while on vacation then surrender yourself to treatments inspired by the exotic beauty of the Caribbean. At the Serenity Spa we promise experiences that’s more than just spoiling yourself, it’s giving something vital back to your body, mind and soul.

For an outdoor spa experience, opt for selected massage treatments at Serenity Point-the Cliffside gazebo, where sounds of the waves will soothe any stress away. Appointments can be made with the Personal Concierge or contact the Serenity Spa.

FITNESS CENTER

Located next to the Serenity Spa at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, the Fitness Center offers an extensive selection of cardiovascular workout and weight-training equipment including LifeFitness and Cybex machines, free weights, treadmills and elliptical machines.

MEETING & BANQUET SPACE

24,000 square feet of eco-friendly function space for business and social occasions accommodating up to 800 people. A dedicated convention services and catering team is available to handle all details. Audio-visual equipment and services are available.

WEDDINGS

Located throughout our ten-acre oceanfront location are numerous venues to host nuptials, including the wedding gazebo overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and the spectacular Azul Rooftop, exclusive to Ocean Point guests. In addition, the resort features a charming fountain garden with immaculately manicured lawns, inviting pathways and fragrant frangipani where guests will find a sanctuary of calm and serenity. The location is perfect for wedding receptions or cocktails.

Any wedding set on the beautiful island of St. Maarten is destined to be special. Combine this natural oasis with the services and location of Sonesta Ocean Point and your wonderful day is certain to be perfect.

For more information email weddings@sonestastmaarten.com

GENERAL MANAGER

Carlo Zambrini

RESERVATIONS & INFO

For more information on Sonesta Ocean Point, call 1 800-SONESTA (1-800-766-3782) or the resort’s direct number 1-721-545-3100 or visit www.sonesta.com/oceanpoint

SOCIAL MEDIA

Follow @oceanpointsxm on Twitter, on Facebook/Sonesta Ocean Point Resort and on Instagram @oceanpointresort

GETTING HERE

Air service to Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) in St. Maarten is provided by all major airlines like: American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, United, Caribbean Airlines, KLM, Air France, TUI , LIAT, Windward Islands Airways (WINAIR) and many others.

ENTRY

All visitors must have a valid passport and a return/continuing ticket

CAPITALS

Philipsburg is the capital of Dutch St. Maarten, located 20 min. away by car. The French side capital, Marigot, is located 15 min. away by car.

NATIONALITIES

St. Maarten is a culturally diverse island whose residents hail from over 77 nations around the world.

LANGUAGE

English is spoken everywhere, but Dutch is the official language of St. Maarten and French the official language of Saint Martin. On St. Maarten, you can also hear Spanish, Papiamentu, Italian, Hindi, Chinese and other languages. On the French side, Creole Patois is also spoken.

ELECTRICITY

St. Maarten uses the same 110/120V 60Hz A/C electricity and wall outlets as the US and Canada.

CELL PHONE

International roaming is available in St. Maarten with GSM cell phones operating on 900 and 1800 MHz frequencies. Check with your local phone carrier to verify your coverage, compatibility and roaming plan.

TIME ZONE

St. Maarten is in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone, which is 1 hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time in the winter season (-4 hrs. UTC/GMT) and is on the same hour as Eastern Daylight Savings Time in the summer.

CLIMATE

St. Maarten is sunny and warm year-round, with some relaxing cooling from trade winds. Average temperature during the winter season is 80F (27C). The island gets a few degrees warmer in the summer. There are occasional showers in late summer and early fall, with average annual rainfall of 45 inches.

CURRENCY

US dollars are accepted in St. Maarten. The Antillean guilder is the official currency, but prices appear in US dollars and banks and ATMs distribute both dollars and guilders. The euro is the official currency in French St. Martin, but US dollars are widely accepted on the French side, too.

POPULATION

41,000 people live on Sint Maarten and 36,000 on Saint Martin.


SONESTA OCEAN POINT RESORT
Maho Beach, Rhine Road 1, St. Maarten
Telephone: + 1-721-545-3100
Fax. + 1-721-545-3180
E-mail: reservations@sonestastmaarten.com sales@sonestastmaarten.com
www.sonesta.com/oceanpoint

SOCIAL MEDIA
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Public Relations Contacts (For Media Inquiries only)
Andria Mitsakos, andria@andriamitsakospr.com
Erika Vives, erika@andriamitsakospr.com
Andria Mitsakos Public Relations (AMPR)
Office: +1.212.767.9665
M: +1.917.859.7269

Sonesta Corporate Media Contact
Lorie Juliano, ljuliano@sonesta.com
Corporate Director of Communication
Sonesta Collection Hotels . Resorts . Suites
Tel: +1.617.421.5429