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Sonesta Ocean Point Resort - St. Maarten


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Sonesta Ocean Point featured in Martha Stewart Real Weddings & Honeymoons.

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These eight spots around the world have caught our eye for a variety of exciting reasons—and each one is guaranteed to deliver an unforgettable honeymoon experience you won’t find anywhere else.
Martha Stewart Real Weddings & Honeymoons. Spring 2016.

10 Insanely Affordable Destinations for Summer 2016
Ready to discover incredible and affordable destinations for summer? I’ve researched trends and prices around the globe to find these 10 spots ideal for a great summer vacation that won’t break the bank.
Smarter Travel. May 25, 2016

How to Spend your Next St. Maarten Vacation with Chefs
An all-inclusive vacation with a gourmet twist. That’s the offer from St Maarten’s Sonesta Ocean Point resort, which is hosting a new gastronomic experience on May 24-26.
Caribbean Journal. May 3, 2016

Luxury All-Inclusive in St. Maarten Hosts Culinary Event
Located on the westernmost point of St. Maarten, the all-inclusive, adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point Resort is hosting "A Chefs Night," a culinary event founded by Swedish Chef Görgen Tidén.
Luxury Travel Advisor. April 8, 2016

No Foolin': These Amazing Restaurant Views & Menus Are Real
There are millions of restaurants around the world. More than six hundred thousand of them in the United States alone according to No matter how good the food or unusual the location, standing out from the crowd is a challenge. April 1, 2016

Sonesta Ocean Point—Alternative Maho Beach Spotting Hotel
The Maho Beach Resort at Sint Maarten – famous for the low flying jets over the beach – is a great spotting hotel. Now, the same owners have opened an alternative hotel right next door.
Airport Spotting. March 14, 2016

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort: Maho Beach’s Exclusive Expansion
While the Sonesta Maho Beach has been around for years, it recently completed an expansion on the property that gave birth to the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort, a resort within a resort that embraces a more upscale, luxury-minded clientele.
Travel Pulse. March 3, 2016

French, Dutch, Caribbean: The Joys of St. Martin/Maarten
In fact, of the two, the Dutch side is perhaps the more audacious. St. Maarten has loud bars, loud nightclubs and loud casinos, including Casino Royale with 21,000 square feet of gaming. Feb 12, 2016.

Anti-Valentine’s Day: Sensational solo vacations in the Caribbean
Forget the sad bouquet of roses and the pitiful box of chocolates and instead press the reset button on Valentine’s Day with a 'treat yourself' solo getaway under the sun. Feb 9, 2016.

How to Travel to St. Maarten Right Now, For Less
Whether you’re in snowy climes or are simply looking for a quick getaway, St Maarten has you covered. The Dutch Caribbean destination’s Sonesta resorts are offering a series of affordable all-inclusive getaways.
Caribbean Journal. Feb 9, 2016.

The Cool Pool of the Week: The Edge Pool at Sonesta Ocean Point Resort
Sonesta Ocean Point Resort in St. Maarten is home to a stylish Swim Out Pool and the modern-chic Edge Pool, which is perched on a cliff on the southernmost point of the island, featuring its own manmade beach providing extraordinary views of the infinite horizon over Maho Bay.
Travel Agent Central. Feb 3, 2016.

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort. A New Luxuriance at St Maarten’s Edge
Luxuriance is to be found in more than one dimension on a traveller-friendly island such as St. Maarten. Seclusion, access and sustainability are all ingredients that discerning guests may seek and discover all in one at Sonesta Ocean Point Resort.
JAMAQUE Paradis Magazine. Winter 2015/16.

Exclusive and All-Inclusive
This fabulous adults-only property sits perched above the Caribbean in the Maho corner of St. Maarten. It’s man made beach, a sloping strip of sand, leads into a meandering infinity pool jutting out over the turquoise water. Completely renovated last year, it features a rooftop lounge, Azul, that’s idea for special events.
Prevue Meetings. Jan/Feb 2016.

ShermansTravel Blog – Busted: 7 Common Myths About All-Inclusive Resorts. July 7, 2015

Fairfax/Alexandria/Southern Maryland Woman Magazine – The Friendly Island of St. Marteen. July/August 2015 – Sonesta Ocean Point Resort, St. Maarten. June 26, 2015

Travel Pulse - The Ultimate Pamper-Yourself Resort Luxuries. June 19, 2015

USA Today - Experience Caribbean, Sexy St. Maarten: Romantic activities for couples. June 19, 2015

Luxury Travel Advisor - Luxury All-Inclusives (PDF). June 2015 - 9 Beautiful Honeymoon Destinations That Look Way More Expensive Than They Actually Are. June 5, 2015

Dallas Voice - The New Normal: Picking a fresh gay summer vacation spot. June 3, 2015

Travel Agent Central - Inside Look at the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort. May 28, 2015. - Summer On Sale: Snag a bargain Caribbean Vacation. May 22, 2015.

Travel Pulse - Sonesta Ocean Point: All Inclusive Opening Finishes Up with New Restaurant Debut. May 22, 2015.

Rainbow Times - The Frivolist: 6 Gay Palces to Kick Off the Best Summer Ever. May 26, 2015. Between the Lines - The Frivolist: How to Kick off the Best. Summer. Ever. April 30, 2015.

The Province It’s the most exciting beach in the world. April 2015

Luxury Travel Advisor New Butler Service at Ocean Point Resort. April 2015

Travel Agent Central. Sonesta Ocean Point Resort Launches Butler Service. April 2015

Palette/Miami Herald - Caribbean Pride: These LGBT-Friendly Island Getaways are a Short Flight from South Florida. March 30, 2015.

Travel Weekly Two Sonesta resorts reach out to IGLTA community. March 2015

Washington Post - This Week's Best Travel Bargains from Around the Globe. March 25, 2015.

Travel + Leisure This Month’s Best Deals. March 2015

Travel Agent Central Five Hot Caribbean Islands. January 2015

Jettsettersblog — Get Big Savings During Sonesta St. Maarten’s Winter Getaway Sale. January 2015

Collaborate — Places Now Open. December 2014

Departures — New Beach Getaways For 2015. November 2014

Travel Pulse — The New Sonesta Ocean Point Resort in St. Maarten Makes Luxury Affordable. October 2014

Travel Pulse — Luxury, Style and Sustainability Come Together at Sonesta Ocean Point Resort. October 2014

Hotel Design — Sonesta Ocean Point Resort opens in St. Maarten. October 2014

Ultra Travel — Caribbean Cool — page 21. October 2014

Travel Pulse — The New Five-Star Sonesta Ocean Point Resort Sets A New Standard For Sustainable And Eco-Friendly Hospitality In St. Maarten. September 2014

Inclusively Exclusive — A new adults-only, all-inclusive Sonesta Ocean Point Resort opens in St Maarten. September 2014

Yahoo Finance — The New Sonesta Ocean Point Resort Makes Its Debut As The Premier Luxury Five-Star Property In St. Maarten. September 2014

Hospitality Design — Sonesta Ocean Point Resort to Open in St. Maarten. September 2014

Hotel Chatter — Sonesta Yet to Open Another Property on the Dutch Side of St. Maarten. September 2014

Travel Daily News — The Limitless All-Inclusive Adults-Only Sonesta Ocean Point Resort, Opening Fall 2014. September 2014

Travel 2 the Caribbean Blog — New St. Maarten Five star Resort Plus Free St. Barths Trip. Augusti 2014

Luxury Travel Advisor — New Luxury All-Inclusive Resort in St. Maarten on Track for Soft Opening in October. Augusti 2014

Travel Weekly — Sonesta Ocean Point to Open in October. Augusti 2014

Caribbean Journal — New Sonesta Coming to St. Maarten. Augusti 2014

Hotel Interactive — The New Sonesta Ocean Point Resort to Debut As Premier Five-Star Property in St. Maarten. Augusti 2014

Travel Daily News — The New Sonesta Ocean Point Resort to Debut As Premier Five-Star Property in St. Maarten. Augusti 2014

Travel Agent Central — Behind the Scenes of Sonesta St. Maarten All-Inclusive Resorts' New Game-Changing Luxury Hotel. April 2014

The Daily Herald — Spadaro: New five-star resort will be ‘epic’ for St. Maarten. April 2014


Resort Announcement

Resort announcement press release in English, Spanish and Dutch

(August 2014) The New Sonesta Ocean Point Resort Makes Its Debut As the Premier Luxury Five-Star Property in St. Maarten

Resort announcement in English
Resort announcement in Spanish (PDF)
Resort announcement in Dutch (PDF)