Divi Little Bay Beach Resort
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Just returned from a very enjoyable 2 weeks at Divi Little Bay. Extremely friendly and helpful staff and some terrific musical entertainment. Best beach on St. Marten. Lunch at the Sea Breeze was great. Can't wait to return.
I have very mixed views on our stay at Divi. The resort itself is very pretty and well maintained. Our room was nice and it was nice having a small kitchen to fix breakfast in the morning. There is a store on-site where you can buy a few staples eggs, milk, toiletries, etc, as well as beer and liquor. I read some reviews before we left of some people complaining about how spread out the resort is and having a long walk back and forth to their room. And it is spread out and can be a long walk to the room but you're walking on a Caribbean island so I didn't mind. They do have a guy on a golf cart that will take you back and forth. Our room was on the Great Bay side, which is the windward side so the wind was always blowing on our patio which made if difficult to eat out there (blew my muffin on the floor the first morning). House keeping did a good job keeping the room cleaned up. There was a power outage for around 45 minutes one night and after that the air conditioning never worked very well. They said they sent someone to check it out and they found no problem but as we were checking out another guest from our building was complaining about the a/c, so it wasn't just us.The beach is on the Little Bay side and is very calm. There is no beach service but you can get drinks at the little pool bar or at Gizmos to take back to the beach. There is a water sports shack where you can rent jet skis and other water related sports activities. The restaurants are where we had the most difficulty. I don't know if it is a cultural thing, or what, but the women working at the resort were never very friendly. The house keeping ladies would always smile and say hello but the wait staff at the restaurants were indifferent at best. The first night we ate at Gizmos and and were waited on by a young man who was very friendly and attentive. Unfortunately the service went downhill from there. The young lady that helped us the next night at Gizmos acted as if we were putting her out just by being there. She left us the bill and sat staring at us from the next table until we signed the bill. The server the next night at Transocean, while never rude, was just indifferent. The next night at Gizmos my wife just wanted to celebrate her birthday with a sandwich and a beer. It took forever to get served and when we finally got our food it was lukewarm. We had determined not to eat there again but on our last night the place we were going to eat at was closed, so it was back to Gizmos. This time we had a gentleman server and service was fine. We understand "island time" and haven't had a problem at other islands we've been to. I just don't get it. Maybe it is a cultural thing and the women on St Martin are just aloof? We are very easy going and it takes a lot to get us upset, but the service at the restaurants at this resort are just not worth the bother. Unfortunately the resort isn't really within walking distance of anyplace else to eat so you need to take a cab or drive yourself.So, as I said, I have mixed feelings about our stay. I would give the service 2 stars and the property/room 4 stars, so I'm giving 3 stars for our stay. You would think that as hard as they try to sell time shares to their property they would be a little more attentive to the customer service aspect of their business. The rooms and property were nice and if the restaurants would step up their game, even just a little, it would make me want to go back. But if we go back to St Martin I think we'll look for somewhere else to stay.
This resort is just fabulous. Every room has the perfect view! Its clean, in a great location, excellent beach, and has just about everything you could possibly need. You don't need to go anywhere for snorkeling because the snorkeling right off the beach and a short swim to the 4 piers was just PHENOMENAL (you can see the sunken helicopter, anchor, front of small airplane, submarine and much more)!! My only complaint is the bar staff with the exception of Victor and the older gentleman at Sea breeze Café. The bar staff at Gizmos are very rude- they ignore you all the time!! Doesn't matter time of day or who is working they are just not friendly and make you feel as if you are bothering them. And we tipped every time and tipped well. I wish we would have stopped tipping but we didn't. The front desk was nice and helpful. And the reason why I did not complain was because of two incredible guys Alexandre and Victor. These two make you feel welcome! I wish the other staff were even half like these two. So THANK YOU VERY MUCH Alexandre and Victor.
My family and I have been staying here at Divi for 24 years, and we tend to enjoy it more and more each time we stay. The rooms are very nice, clean, and when you need something such as an extra blanket, ect they are quick to respond.The food here is the best it has been in the last 24 years and the prices are reasonable. The drink prices, however are expensive at $11.50 for a vodka soda, $5-6 for a beer so I would suggest buying liquor at the shop or in town.The security here is top notch and you can't walk anywhere at night without running into a security guard, which I like.This is definitely a family friendly resort with plenty of activities for kids. So if you're looking for a quiet adults only vacation this may not be your place.
We went to Divi for the day and were disappointed. The beach was almost a gray sand but the water was very clear. It is a small beach but the packed down sand makes it great for walking. The resort looks like it has seen better days. The chair guy was friendly as well as the security guards but it just seemed dinghy to us. We ate at Gizmo's and neither one of us were happy with our lunch. My husband's fish was not cooked completely and my chicken satay was just barely cooked. Their coleslaw was tasty. We have been on the island for a week and this is our least liked day visit. We will not be returning during the next few weeks on the island.
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- Breakfast Daily (a la carte, Continental)
- Lunch Daily (a la carte, BBQ/Grill)
- Dinner Daily (Buffet, a la carte)
- Unlimited domestic alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
- Wine with dinner
- Paddle boats
- Sunfish sailing
- 248 rooms
- 2 a la carte restaurants
- 1 BBQ/Grill
- 3 bars, including: Beach bar
- 3 pools
- Fitness Centre
- Tennis court on-site
- Gift shop
- Water sports centre
- Tour desk
- Coin operated laundromat
- Internet station
Beachfront Deluxe, ocean view with balcony or terrace includes:
- 2 double beds or 1 king-size bed
- 1 full bathroom
- Air conditioning
- Satellite television
- Hair dryer
- Clock radio
- Coffee maker
- In-room safe
- Iron and ironing board
- Max occupancy 4
Casita One Bedroom with balcony or terrace includes same as above, with:
- 1 king-size bed and 1 double sofabed
- Kitchen facilities
- Alarm clock radio with iPod docking station
- Separate living area
- Max occupancy options 4
Kids Deal - Kids 2 and under stay and eat free when sharing room with parent. Children 3-12 pay a special all-inclusive rate.
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Divi Little Bay Beach ResortSaint Martin,Saint Martin
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Little Bay Road, Philipsburg St. Maarten-St. Martin
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