Adult Vacation Experiences

Sonesta Great Bay Beach, Casino & Spa

Sonesta Great Bay Beach, Casino & Spa, Philipsburg, Saint Maarten
19 Little Bay Road, PO Box 910
Philipsburg, St Maarten

This Resort is Rated: 4-Stars
This Resort is All-Inclusive: Yes
This Resort is Adults only: Yes
This Resort is Clothing Optional: No. However, You are within proximity of the popular clothing-optional Orient Beach on the French side of the Island.

Please note, this hotel is closed until further notice.



The Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, St. Maarten welcomes adult guests to a luxurious, redesigned interior with a variety of exciting new facilities. Overlooking the beautiful Great Bay Harbor and just a short 10-minute walk from the island’s capital of Philipsburg, its prime location offers the best of both worlds: great shopping, dining and entertainment in the quaint downtown setting and a tropical escape within a beachfront oasis. With spectacular views, unparalleled service, a full range of amenities and nearly a mile of white, sandy beach, the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, St. Maarten provides the ultimate Caribbean vacation experience. A convenient optional all-inclusive plan is available or guests may prefer the Breakfast Plan.

Stay at One, Play at Two
The all-inclusive exchange program lets all-inclusive guests stay at and enjoy amenities at sister resort, Sonesta Maho Beach. Get your day pass and spend the day in the exciting Maho Village. Sonesta Maho Beach Resort offers the Casino Royale, Tantra Nightclub and a promenade of shops and restaurants. Dine and drink at the Ocean Terrace Restaurant (buffet), Palms Grill or The Point Restaurant (a la carte). Enjoy two pools, a pool bar, with one swim-up pool bar. It is like having two vacations in one! Guests are responsible for transportation to Sonesta Maho Beach Resort which can be set up with Guest Services.


– Bottle of Sparkling Wine, Rum or Tequila in room
– Unlimited A la Carte dining
– 20% discount on spa services
– Express check in and Late check out up to 4 pm based on availability
– One Couples picture which is optional to be highlighted as an additional bonus
– Welcome gift in room
– Beach Towels in room upon arrival

Honeymoon Bonus
Honeymooners receive a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival and a Champagne breakfast. Proof of wedding date required upon check-in. Note “Honeymoon” on booking. Applicable only within 60 days after wedding date.

All-Inclusive Plan
The all-inclusive plan option at the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa includes room accommodations as selected; welcome cocktail upon arrival, cold towel service, daily buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, unlimited a la carte dining, BBQ dinner on the beach (once/week), daily snacks; unlimited international and domestic premium beer and spirits, fruit drinks and soft drinks; mini-bar refreshed daily with soft drinks, bottled water (deluxe ocean rooms will have beer and spirits); daily sunset cocktail hour; $20 USD per person per stay Match Play casino vouchers for the resort’s Golden Casino; discount on car rental at Hertz desk, 20% discount on Spa treatments; discount on golf; selected non-motorized water sports (one hr. per person/day); Guest Pass to Sonesta Maho Beach Resort for a day of pool relaxing and shopping in the Maho Village; reservations at resort restaurants; nightly theme parties and live entertainment; fully equipped fitness center; daytime activities including aerobics, bocce ball, board games, darts, jogging trail, ping-pong, snorkeling, tennis, water aerobics. All hotel taxes and gratuities are included.