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Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino

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Surrounded by lush gardens, the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino overlooking Maho Bay offers a majestic view of the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy endless recreational pleasures, attentive service and great facilities! An ideal spot for friends, couples and families alike.

Location: Situated on the Dutch side of the island, adjacent to Maho Bay Beach, Approximately 20 minutes from Philipsburg and Marigot and 5 minutes from the St. Maarten airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Nadeige M :
First Place for Families!

Best place to stay with family and friends! I've been here three times, Oct 2016 being the most recent. We had a such a good time here as my best friend and her large family stayed there for a birthday celebration. I was so happy to see the new kids club which her children enjoyed. The food and ambiance at Ocean Terrace and Palms Grill made it perfect for large families and friends to enjoy. The kids were safe while the adults relaxed on Maho Beach! The staff here are all so attentive and caring. Too many to list but a special shoutout to Cheryl who always greeted us a big beautiful smile. We also enjoyed the nearby restaurants in Maho Village just steps away from the resort. The rooms were large and spacious and always clean. Truly a best place for families and a milestone celebration that I will always treasure.

  • rollingstone_au : Gold Coast, Australia
Paradise Lost

I arrived at the Sonesta Hotel in St Maarten the afternoon prior to hurricane Irma destroying the island,.. everything looked fantastic when I arrived but of course everyone was battening down. After dinner all hotel guests (300 approx) were herded into the auditorium for a few hours, then as the hurricane was almost upon us we were moved again into another room, needless to say it was a horrific night lasting approx 12 hrs or more initially, the ceilings were being blasted in, water was filling the room, the building itself even swayed, people were screaming and crying. Next morning we ventured out and everything was destroyed, as has been publicised and written about in the media. After the next 5 days without power or running water, we were evacuated, the staff did all they could under trying circumstances to feed guests, keep amenities sanitized and try and make us comfortable, all the while knowing their very own homes had been destroyed. I want to make special mention of Shep of course, who took on the role of steering us out of such a nightmare, and beautiful Laura, always had a smile and upbeat, also, the little lady who constantly maintained the cleanliness of the restrooms, I never did get her name, the chef and cooks and all the staff rose to the occasion and were magnificent. The fact that we not only survived the night, but also the next 5 days, I can confidently state that without the staff, some people would've lost their lives.

  • carolinedemby : Rockaway, New Jersey
Sonesta Maho was a much needed relaxing vacation. I was there for seven days.

This is my second stay at the Sonesta Maho Beach resort hotel in Sint Maarten. The entire front desk staff at the Sonesta Maho resort was very nice and accommodating. Everyone from the catering and cleaning staff was also very helpful. We enjoyed the all inclusive dining options. Alick was very polite and helpful to us as we saw him upon returning from the beach. I was able to rest. I have so many more names of the staff that I would like to thank for their hospitality. Praying for their safety and recovery from the storms.

  • William Kelly T : Pekin, Illinois, United States
I've been here 3 times, the first 2 visits were wonderful. 3rd, not so much.

We always had a great experience here, everyone is so nice and if there was any trouble staff was quick to take care of it. The last time we were there, 2016 December it was under new management. It was our worst trip, we were made to feel like the place had become about serving the wealthy. And the staff wasn't as nice. The 1 good thing that was always good was our bartender, Ramon ! Always friendly, always remembered us and a terrific bartender! I don't know what's going to happen now that the hurricane destroyed everything. We'd like to come back when it's ready for tourists. Hopefully things will be better next time around...looking forward to seeing Ramon...

  • Brian W : New York, NY
Great time at Sonesta Maho Beach!

The two very best things about the Sonesta Maho Beach are the location and the Planes that fly over the beach. The location is right next to the airport and literally a 4-5 minute inexpensive cab ride away. Seeing the large Passenger jets fly into the airport never got boring and the kids really like it as well.There was a total of 8 of us traveling and we were always able to sit together for meals. That was very helpful. Great Pool for kids and adults. There was a nice mix of locals, Americans, and foreigners as well. Food was also better than expected, with a varying buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinners. The specialty restaurants were good as well.I would like to wish prayers and a big thank you to Nigel at the Palm Bar. He was professional, articulate and just a cool dude.Treat him right and he'll do the same. He'll be running that place soon!Also, a thank you to Cecilla in the Buffet Restaurant. She was very helpful and kind with the kids.Another shout out to Lem from Waterboys. Although not at the resort, he runs a great Jet Ski tour and was also a good dude. Once this place is back up, I'll visit again!

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cold towel service
  • Daily Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited a la Carte dining
  • BBQ dinner on the beach (once per week)
  • Daily snacks
  • Unlimited premium drinks
  • $20 USD per person per stay Match Play casino vouchers
  • Discount on car rental at Hertz desk
  • 20% discount on Spa treatments
  • Selected non-motorized watersports (one hour per person/per day)
  • Special kids & teens pricing
  • Shaded area in the pool for kids
  • Cart by the pool with towels & books
  • Sports bar
  • Supervised nightly movies for kids
  • Mini show for kids
  • Daily organized activities for all clients
  • Mini bar stocked daily (water & soft drinks)
  • Deluxe oceanview rooms will be stocked daily with beer and spirits
  • 537 spacious rooms and suites
  • 4 a la carte restaurants (French, Continental, Grill and Gourmet)
  • Bars (including a swim-up bar)
  • Disco
  • Pools
  • Lounge chairs and beach towels (pool/beach)
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Gym
  • Room service (fee)
  • Golf course nearby (fee)
  • Casino (fee)
  • Spa (fee)
  • Boutique (fee)
  • Internet cafe (fee)
  • Conference facilities (fee)
  • Laundry services (fee)
  • Car rental (fee)
  • 24-hour medical services (fee)

Hotel Room includes:

  • Air-conditioning
  • 1 king-size or 2 double beds
  • Full bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • TV
  • Radio/alarm clock
  • Coffee-maker
  • In-room safe
  • Iron
  • Balcony, street or casino view
  • Maximum occupancy 4 

Superior Room: Same as above but with pool or garden view.

Deluxe Room also available, please inquire.

Kids Deal - Children under 6 stay and eat free!

For the Kids - Kids' Club (ages 3 to 12) if minimum number of children are registered. Babysitting for a fee (subject to availability).

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino
    Saint Martin,Saint Martin

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Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino
1 Rhine Road, Maho St. Maarten-St. Martin

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.