Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, 257 rooms and suites set between lush hillsides and the endless azure sea with breathtaking ocean views, offers an intimate setting perfect for corporate meetings, incentive trips or social events.

Our convention center can accommodate an intimate executive meeting of ten guests and can be equally comfortable for conferences up to 200 attendees. With its unique adults only, all inclusive concept it’s a true alternative to a larger “mega” resort.


  • Located 20 minutes from Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM)
  • Set on a beautiful 1-mile stretch of white sandy beach with panoramic vistas of Great Bay
  • A convenient walk to Philipsburg, the Dutch Capital, offering duty-free shopping and historical attractions
  • 257 spacious guest rooms and butler suites, all with furnished balconies and spectacular views of the ocean or our picturesque island views.
  • 4,000 sq ft. of renovated indoor meeting space and unique outdoor venues perfect for a memorable welcome reception or evening event
  • Four restaurants and four bars, offering both casual buffet or refined a-la-carte dining, all complemented with ocean views
  • Three pools including an inviting infinity pool and swim-up pool bar and two alluring Jacuzzis
  • Suitable for a small meeting of 10 or larger events for up to 200 guests
  • Support of our innovative catering team, ready to work with your group’s budget and special group needs
  • Attractive and personalized discounts and concessions for every group type and size
  • Complimentary internet access in guest rooms and public areas
  • Tour Desk for island excursions, group activities and day trips to neighboring islands
  • The Golden Casino with over 85 state-of-the-art slot machines for extra thrill
  • Serenity Spa available for individual or group treatments.
  • On-site health club, tennis courts and dive center for extra fitness activities
  • Entertainment team with scheduled daily activities and evening program
  • Stay at one, play at two resort experience - All-inclusive guest access at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino


Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Spa makes corporate and incentive travel easy. Whether you are planning a business meeting, corporate training or a trip to reward your top employees, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort offers discounted group rates*


  • Free room policies based on group size
  • Discounted room rates for the duration of the event
  • Discounted room rate for 3 days pre and 3 day post event
  • Discounted staff rooms
  • Free upgrade for group leader or VIP
  • In-room welcome amenities for VIP
  • Private Group check in
  • Late check out for VIP or staff
  • Free upgrade for group leader or VIP
  • 30 day cut off on final room block

Meeting rooms

  • Complimentary meeting room/sleeping room for pre-planning purpose (prior to the conference date)
  • Discounted meeting room charges based on group size
  • Discounted Audio Visual Equipment rental

Food & Beverage

  • Discounted food & beverage functions
  • Discount off published banquet menus
  • Complimentary conference style amenities (water, glass, pencil, note pad)

The Extras

  • 15% off of spa services at our Serenity Spa**
  • Pre contract/event site inspection rates available

* Concessions are prioritized based on each meeting’s specific need and, are negotiable and subject to hotel’s valuation of the meeting. Restrictions may apply; all concessions are based on the group size and hotel's availability. Meeting space must be booked together with sleeping rooms in order to be eligible for any of the above group concessions.
** Advance reservations required


Function Space Size m2 Banquet Theater Reception Classroom U-SHape
The Ball Room 156 110 120 130 75 60
The Middle Room 111 100 100 100 45 30
Grande Ball Room   250 250 250 120 90
Il Pescatore Restaurant 111 90 40 125 - -
The Palm Room 50 10 10 10 9 9
Outdoor venues            
Water's Edge Restaurant - 80 - 150 -  
Great Bay Beach - 150 150 150 -  


The following services can be provided for an additional fee:

  • Group Ground Transportation
  • Bellman services / Luggage storage
  • Welcome Cocktail Parties
  • Theme Events
  • Entertainment
  • Exclusive Tours
  • Translation services
  • Group Photographs
  • Gifts, Amenities, Awards
  • Event Merchandise
  • Gala Farewell Dinners/Events
  • Non – Smoking Meeting and Event Facilities
  • Outdoor Function Space
  • Meeting and Event Staff
  • Catering Staff
  • High Speed Internet Access in Meeting/Event Facilities by request


For bookings email or call
St Maarten: +1.721.542.2447
From US & Canada: 1.800.223.0757