Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Cole Bay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Cole Bay. This romantic and scenic city entices travelers with its restaurants and boating. Marigot Market and Fort St. Louis are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Cole Bay

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cole Bay a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sint Maarten Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Mullet Bay Golf (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Butterfly Farm (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Cole Bay

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Cole Bay. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maho Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Pinel Island (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Seaside Nature Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Kim Sha Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Little Bay Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Great Bay Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)

How to get to and around Cole Bay

The nearest airport is in Philipsburg (SXM-Princess Juliana Intl.), located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Grand Case (SFG-L'Esperance), which is 5.2 mi (8.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Cole Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,660 holiday lettings near Cole Bay. From 222 Houses to 488 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cole Bay is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cole Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cole Bay:

  • Cay Bay: 173 holiday homes
  • West End Village: 67 holiday homes
  • Maho: 348 holiday homes
  • Point Blanche: 22 holiday homes
  • Oyster Pond: 231 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cole Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cole Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Paradise Plaza: 2,643 holiday lettings
  • Seaside Nature Park: 3,026 holiday lettings
  • Dunes Casino: 2,135 holiday lettings
  • Barnes Bay: 1,870 holiday lettings
  • University of St. Martin: 3,491 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cole Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cole Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 222 Houses in Cole Bay. Our other popular types of Cole Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 488 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 789 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cole Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,301 holiday homes with pool available in Cole Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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