AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

The limitless all-inclusive Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa in St Maarten is proud to share awards and distinguished accolades that the properties recently received from respected travel and lifestyle industry institutions.

The International Hotel Awards
WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

We have been nominated St Maarten’s Leading Resort by the World Travel Awards. The awards were established in 1993 for the express purpose of acknowledging and celebrating achievements in all areas of the world’s travel and tourism industry. Each voting campaign reaches thousands of travel professionals worldwide in more than 160 countries.

The International Hotel Awards
THE TRAVVY AWARDS

The Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia, recognizes the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry voted by 39,000 participating travel agents.
Best General Manager for All-Inclusive Resorts - Winner 2016

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

A Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor is given only to establishments that consistently achieve exceptional traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, the largest travel community in the world. This award is only given to the top ten percent of accommodations.
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

aaa approved with tree diamond rating
AAA APPROVED

AAA Diamond ratings for hotels represent a combination of the overall quality, range of facilities, and level of services offered by the property. The descriptive ratings are assigned exclusively to properties that meet and uphold AAA’s rigorous Approval standards. AAA Approved with three diamond rating

Tripexpert Experts Choice
EXPERTS' CHOICE

The best hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions according to expert reviewers. Experts’ Choice Awards recognize businesses that have outperformed their peers, as reflected in reviews from our 70+ source publications, including Guide Michelin, Lonely Planet, Travel+Leisure, Fodor’s, Frommer’s and TimeOut.
Experts’ Choice by TripExpert

Holiday Check
HOLIDAY CHECK

The HolidayCheck certificate are based on millions of reviews and opinions from HolidayCheck travelers. HolidayCheck is the largest online travel portal in German-speaking countries with more than 25 million user visits a month.
HolidayCheck Recommended 2015