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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
  • Kokomo1037 : Oklahoma
Airplane Lovers Paradise!

This resort sits on one end of Maho beach and offers excellent views of the planes landing at SXM. Beach has beautiful blue water and fine white sand(be careful as waves get rather large after planes come in). Pool is somewhat small, but there seemed to be enough loungers at pool and beach for everyone. Food is your basic all inclusive fare with four restaurants to choose from(be aware there are some closures during the week). There is a large selection of alcohol and the frozen drinks are very tasty. Beer of choice here seems to be Coors Light! I would recommend this resort to anyone who loves airplanes and beautiful beaches!

  • Jac_1111111 : Saint-Martin-d'Heres, France
Do not stay at Sonesta Maho Bay if you want a peaceful nights sleep!!!!

If I wanted to sleep at a club I would have booked one but instead the hotel brought the club to me. My hotel room was literally vibrating for hours every night from the loud club music next to the hotel. The front desk people could do nothing. I asked for a room change nothing and the music played on until 2 am all week. Worst vacation hotel I have ever been in.

  • T W :
Oniel Donal and Shantel Lovell made my stay great

I was travelling in St Martin in Feb, and I should have written the review earlier. The stay in Sonesta was a great one. I enjoy the hotel, the beach, the french sides. You will find the food in the Sonesta well much disappointing, but you can still enjoy the trip because the people working there are really nice. I was impressed by Oniel Donal, the door security and the server Shantel Lovell. The first day I arrived in the hotel, I sorted of lost my luggage, and I asked the door securtiy, whose name, I later knew, is Oniel Donal. He really helped me and recovered my luggage, Without him, my vacation would be a disaster. Besides, he gave me so much advice on the travel, for example, how to take a bus, and where to visit, etc.Shantel Lovell is a great person. She took the extra steps to explain everything to do on this island. She worked in both the room service and the dining room service. She did a great job.Besides, there are many other impressive staff in the sonesta hotel. And I will spare no credits for them.And I am looking forward for my next trip there.

  • TheTravellingPirate : Castries, St. Lucia

This is a large resort, very nice with plenty of restaurants. There is only one pool which is rather small and very crowded plus kids playing and loud music.The big downside is this resort is next to and at the end of the international airport so all day long you hear the plans taxing over for take off plus all the loud noise from the plans landing and taxing, the jet engine and prop noise never stopped, it was almost too much to take.

  • Jeanora P : Clinton, Iowa
Pleasantly surprised

Just returned yesterday from a great vacation. After reading some pretty bad reviews and warning from travel agent we opted to stay at Sonesta Maho anyway because of the proximity to airport (watching planes take off and land.The staff was friendly and accommodating. At check in you are greeted with champagne cocktail and cool cloths. We jokingly said we preferred scotch and water. He disappeared and returned w/ 2 scotch and waters.Our room on 6th floor (pool/ocean views) was immaculate. Sitting on balcony watching planes, sailboats, yachts, cruise ships and a couple of tall ships was great. Our fridge was stocked daily with what we requested (extra water and Coors lite). Housekeepers were friendly and did a great job. We always had plenty of towels and washcloths.Had breakfast buffet at Palms daily, ate at the Point -beautiful view, and really enjoyed the pizza from the wood fired oven. Had lunch at the Yacht Club at Simpson Bay 3 times. It's located next to the drawbridge so you can watch the gigantic yachts and sailboats come through. Very casual and reasonably priced food, plus the help is a lot of fun. We took taxis $12 or you can take city bus.We took a tour of the island (booked thru Nexus in the lobby) Francisco, our driver was super knowledgeable an we made a lot of interesting stops Philipsburg, market place, salt ponds and of course nude beach on French side. Tour was a little pricey, but worth it.We had a lot of laughs at the pool bar at Sonesta Maho, Pool and grounds are very well kept. The Volley ball net next to swim up bar is a little strange, but fun to watch.Over all we had an awesome visit to a beautiful island and a wonderful hotel.

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.