Sonesta St Maarten proud recipient of multiple travel industry awards and accolades

The limitless all-inclusive Sonesta Resorts St. Maarten is proud to share awards and distinguished accolades that the properties recently received from respected travel and lifestyle industry institutions. From the newest adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point Resort with chic high design, rooftop bars and swim-out suites; the adults-only Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa featuring sweeping bay views close to the bustling capital of Philipsburg, to the family-friendly Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino with kid-friendly amenities, each resort perfectly caters to the tastes of different clientele, offering award-winning service in a spectacular Caribbean setting.

See below the resorts’ outstanding praise.

The 2016 Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia, recognizes the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry voted by 39,000 participating travel agents. Sonesta St. Maarten Resorts received the Silver Award in the following categories including Best Casino Hotel/Resort in the Caribbean and Best General Manger for All-Inclusive Resorts.

The International Hotel Awards, in association with Rolls Royce Motor Car, is awarding Sonesta Ocean Point an International Five Star Standard in the Large Hotel category for St. Maarten on Feb 22. The International Five Star Standard is recognized across the international hospitality industry and only hotels that display the highest level of service, quality, luxury, and sustainability are awarded this standard.

The 2015 Luxury Travel Guide awarded Sonesta Ocean Point with Luxury Sea View Resort of the Year. The organization represents the pinnacle of hospitality achievement, championing the best in respective fields. All winners are subject to rigorous assessment criteria, ensuring only the most deserving companies receive a place in the awards winners’ guide, distributed to over 400,000 professional and affluent individuals around the world. 

Sonesta Ocean Point was presented a 2015 World Travel Award as St. Maarten’s Leading Hotel. Now in its 22nd year, the organization rewards and celebrates excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry and is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality. 

Sonesta Ocean Point is now ranked at #9 of the best hotels in St. Maarten in just the first year of being open. Our goal is to reach the top 5 by end of the year. We want to thanks all our guests and supporters for the continued success of this project.


The Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, with its limitless all-inclusive meals, drinks, Kids Club and scheduled activities program, is a "destination within a destination,” offering exciting nightlife, a variety of accommodations and first-rate amenities for singles, couples, and families.

Conveniently located on the island's southwest shore just minutes from the airport, Sonesta Maho features 395 guest rooms and suites with private balcony or terrace, signature services and in-room amenities, large pool area with swim-up pool bar, cascading waterfalls, oceanfront wedding gazebo, five restaurants and five bars, fitness center, four tennis courts, nightclub, and more than 24,000 square feet of meeting space for weddings big or small, indoor or outdoor. Other amenities such as The Maho Serenity Spa, Casino Royale are available at an additional fee.

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