Sonesta Ocean Point Resort - Sint Maarten

Fact Sheet

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

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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

RESORT OVERVIEW

Soft opening December 25, 2014, the stylish, five-star Sonesta Ocean Point Resort embraces a chic Caribbean style within a luxury, adults-only, limitless all-inclusive vacation experience.

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 new all-suite Sonesta Ocean Point, exclusively features three pools including the Edge pool with private beach on the cliff, The Point pool and a swim out pool; three bars including Sunset Lounge + Bar, Martin’s Bar and Azul Rooftop Bar (open for special events only); and Azul restaurant including 24-hour room service, resort boutique, intimate gazebos, private cabanas, dedicated open air wellness area and an organic garden.

All amenities are complemented by the stellar service and hospitality of our private concierge to provide the most comfort and exceed the expectation of our guests.

Apart from the exclusive amenities at Sonesta Ocean Point, guest have 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, four tennis courts, Casino Royale, nightclub and more than 24,000 square feet of renovated, eco friendly meeting and conference facilities.

ACCOMMODATIONS

129 spacious luxury suites with a light, fresh and invitingly warm color palette of sand accented by accessories 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
  • Modena Italy’s porcelain floor and Greek marble bathroom
  • Luxury 400-thread count cotton bedding with ultra confortable mattress
    and variety of pillows
  • Flat screen TV with US & international satellite channels
  • Direct dial-phone with voicemail
  • Free wireless and wired internet
  • Mobile device USB charging station
  • Wireless connect music player
  • Electronic wristband room key
  • Mini-fridge with premier liquor, water, beer and sodas
  • Lavazza espresso 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
  • Designer bath toiletries
  • Digital scale
  • Energy efficient in-room climate control

LIMITLESS ALL-INCLUSIVE

What's included?

All Sonesta St Maarten resorts

  • Champagne and cold towel check-in
  • Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day in any of the resort's restaurants
  • Unlimited international and domestic premium beer, wine and spirits, fruit drinks and soft drinks in all bars, including the swim-up pool bar
  • Mini-bar refreshed daily with soft drinks, bottled water (highest room categories have spirits and beer)
  • Weekly manager’s cocktail party and beach dinner party
  • Free WiFi in guest rooms and common areas
  • Fitness center
  • Scheduled daytime activities like aerobics, bocce ball, billiards, board games, darts, ping-pong, snorkeling, tennis and water aerobics
  • Nightly theme parties, live entertainment and outdoor movies
  • Guest pass to Sonesta Great Bay Beach resort with complimentary use of our sister resort’s facilities, restaurants, bars and lounges
  • All hotel taxes, utility and service fees

    Exclusively at Sonesta Ocean Point Resort:
  • Full access to all facilities at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino
  • VIP personal concierge service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Evening turndown service
  • Butler service in selected suite categories

EXCLUSIVE DINING

Azul Restaurant. Azul, the resort’s strikingly designed restaurant reflects the blue of the Caribbean Sea, echoing an easy, inviting atmosphere where long, convivial meals are enjoyed. The high-end, modern Mediterranean cuisine will take palettes on an inventive journey with a creative interpretation of authentic Greek, Spanish, North African, French and Italian specialties.

Exotic spices are accented by the passion that Chef Marc Innocenti has for his work, which reflects an experience from working and traveling around the globe, evoking a discipline of fine standards, enviable experiences, and trendsetting presentation. Fresh vegetables are incorporated into the dishes, enhanced by grilled fare and seasonal ingredients.

A full à la carte and buffet breakfast and lunch feature top quality products, exotic fruits and customized juices. Dinner is a full, à la carte menu. The restaurant’s wine list highlights both Mediterranean

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:

  • The Ocean Terrace, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering 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.
  • The Point, offering fine dining in the evening, this air-conditioned restaurant offers an intimate atmosphere with attentive service and stunning ocean views. The a la carte menu features a continental 4-course menu with Italian specialties.
  • The Palms Grill, open for lunch and dinner near the beach, offering casual, al fresco dining with an à la carte menu.
  • Pizzeria Napoli, for hand-crafted pizzas with fresh ingredients.
  • The Ascot Pub & Sports Bar, located across from the Casino Royale in the Maho Village, the Ascot Pub & Sports Bar offers a satisfying menu of English pub fare, such as fish & chips, in a relaxed, casual setting. Watc your favorite sport event on over a dozen high definition TV screens with international channels.

EXLCLUSIVE BARS AND LOUNGES

Sunset Lounge & Bar
This oceanfront venue is located atop on the west end of Ocean Point offering sweeping 360-degree views of the sunset while socializing with specialty cocktails in hand, created by top mixologists.

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 espresso or evening cocktails.

Azul Rooftop Bar
Located atop of Azul restaurant, the rooftop bar will open for special functions, wedding reception and private events.

ADDITONAL BARS

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

  • Maho Cafe & Bar, this oceanfront venue is located in front of The Point Restaurant and provides the poolside service for the Point Pool. Guests enjoy fresh fruits, pastries, espresso and cappuccino in the morning, or cocktails and soft drinks in the afternoon.
  • Oasis Swim-Up Pool Bar, located in the large swimming pool, the Oasis Bar is in the heart of all the daytime fun around the pool. The Oasis Bar offers both in-pool seating and dry seating poolside.
  • Palms Grill & Bar, serving guests near the Maho beach area, the Palms Grill Bar also features a large screen TV.
  • Ascot Pub & Sports Bar, located in the Maho Village across from the Casino Royale.
  • 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. 

ROOM CATEGORIES

Junior Suite King, 480 sq ft
A king bed plays center stage, while a living area blends easily, and features a sumptuous sofa with coffee table, while two inspiring and comfortable chairs frame a round dining table, adding to the expanded usability and beauty of the suite.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Junior Suite Double, 480 sq ft
Ideal for friends wanting to travel together, the thoughtfully created Junior Suite Double accommodations feature two double-sized beds for the ultimate comfort. A custom-designed reading area with an upholstered, enticingly comfortable oversized swivel chair offers serene relaxation and a desk and stool provide the perfect spot for a laptop.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults

Deluxe Junior Suite, 650 sq ft
An expanded living area makes the Deluxe Junior Suite an enviable upgrade. A king bed is strategically placed in the center of the suite, giving a southern sea view. A carefully engineered bathroom with rain showerhead, luxurious, freestanding bathtub and double sinks complete the ultimately indulgent accommodation.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Swim Out Junior Suite, 490 sq ft
With seamless access from the spacious terrace into the Swim Out meandering pool while boasting a southern sea view, this most coveted room category gives ample space with all the comforts guests deserve on vacation with a king bed playing center stage. Spacious living area blends easily with features including a sumptuous sofa with coffee table, while two inspiring and comfortable chairs frame a round dining table, adding to the expanded usability and beauty of this suite.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite, 530 sq ft
With a southern sea view from the terrace, this Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite has a king bed, while a separate living area blends easily, with a sumptuous shaped sofa with coffee table, two inspiring and comfortable chairs frame a round dining table, adding to the expanded usability and beauty of this suite. A desk and stool provide the perfect spot for a laptop.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Rooftop Suite (5th and 6th floor) 810 sq ft
Located on the fifth and sixth floors of the resort, our Rooftop Suites with one king bed playing center stage have sweeping views, with some facing east and other facing south. The spacious living area features a sumptuous sofa with coffee table, while a desk and stool provide the perfect spot for a laptop, and two inspiring and comfortable chairs frame a round dining table, adding to the expanded usability and beauty of this suite.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Sunset Suite, 610 sq ft
Ideally situated on the westernmost point of the resort, the spacious and generously appointed Sunset Suites boast 180-degree views of the Caribbean Sea and the unforgettably brilliant St Maarten sunset. In these suites, a king bed plays center stage as breathtaking views of oranges and reds frame the sun as it slips into the aquamarine horizon. The view out over the terrace is further enhanced overlooking The Edge swimming pool.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Sunset Swim Out Suite, 610 sq ft
Set at the westernmost point of the resort, the Sunset Swim-Out Suites, with one king bed, boast 180-degree views of the Caribbean Sea and the unforgettably brilliant St Maarten sunset. Seamless access from the terrace into our meandering Edge swimming pool blends the indoor experience outward, and gives ample space with all the comforts guests deserve on vacation. A living area provides a sumptuous sofa with coffee table, while a desk and stool give the perfect spot for a laptop, and two inspiring and comfortable chairs frame a round dining table with exquisite base, adding to the expanded usability and beauty of this suite.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults

Royale One- Bedroom Penthouse, 790 sq ft
Royale Two- Bedroom Penthouse, 1190 sq ft

With a wrap-around terrace offering 180 degrees of breathtaking views, this coveted oversized room category provides ample space with all the comforts guests deserve on vacation with a king bed playing center stage and an optional second bedroom with two double beds. Spacious living area features a sumptuous sofa with coffee table, while two inspiring and comfortable chairs frame a round dining table, adding to the expanded usability and beauty of this suite. 

Luxury Penthouse (5th floor), 2600 sq ft
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 environs. The dining table features a sculptural base, while the expansive bar is perfect for entertaining. Two bathrooms are on offer 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 terrace features a comfortable sitting area and breathtaking views. There is an optional, connecting room adjacent to the Luxury Penthouse, which features a king bed.

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 additional charge: shopping excursions to Phillipsburg or Marigot, ferry trips to St. Barts or Anguilla, golfing at Mullet Bay golf course or day trip to Anguilla and Nevis for golfing, dolphin swims, snorkeling and scuba excursions, sunset dinner cruises, boat rentals, visits to neighboring islands, car rentals and private tours and any other island adventure you’d like to try.

EXCLUSIVE POOLS

The Edge Pool
Seamlessly blends into the horizon, and is surrounded by its own exclusive beach, providing the ultimate private beach on the cliff, featuring comfortable sun beds with cabanas and umbrellas.

The Point Pool
Featuring a stone 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 pool bar and cascading waterfalls also offered at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort. 

ENTERTAINMENT

Evening on-site activities will be planned for Ocean Point guests. Sonesta Ocean Point Resort is located near Maho Village, the nightlife capital of St. Maarten that bustles with activity throughout the evening. Sonesta Ocean Point is walking distance to a promenade of shops and exciting clubs, including the Tantra Nightclub; The Showroom at Casino Royale Theater which features nightly entertainment, guest musicians and performers; Casino Royale, the island's largest casino; and local boutiques featuring duty-free shopping until 11 p.m.

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). The 410 plus 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. The casino also has a private “high-roller” area with the highest table and slot limits on the island. 

MAHO VILLAGE

After dinner, the legendary nightlife of the Maho Village comes alive. There’s also an assortment of duty-free shops open to 11 p.m. 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.

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING

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

BEACH

The property is conveniently located on the island's southwest shore-Maho Beach and 5 minutes walking distance from Mullet Bay beach as well has its own private cliff site beach surrounding The Edge Pool.

SERENITY SPA

For spa enthusiasts, luxuriate in the Maho Serenity Spa with an assortment of indulgent experiences. The spa features 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 Maho Serenity 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 the Spa’s Cabana where sounds of waves will soothe any stress away. Appointments can be made with the Personal Concierge. 

GENERAL MANAGER

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GETTING HERE: Air service to Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) in Sint Maarten is provided by: American Airlines, Delta, US Airways, JetBlue, WestJet, SunWing, Air Canada, Copa Airlines, KLM, Air France, United, LIAT, Windward Islands Airways (WINAIR) and many other major airlines.

ENTRY: U.S. citizens, Green Card holders, Canadian and European Community citizens must have a valid passport and a return/continuing ticket.

CAPITALS: Philipsburg on Great Bay is the capital of St. Maarten. Marigot is the capital of French Saint. Martin.

NATIONALITIES: St. Maarten boasts 77 different nationalities. Saint Martin is a Collectivity of France.

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.