Experience the ultimate Caribbean getaway at Simpson Bay Resort, Marina & Spa. Our resort offers a variety of transportation options to explore the beautiful island of St. Maarten, including taxis, water taxis, motor scooters, and public buses. Have a question? Our comprehensive FAQ section has you covered. Book your stay today and start your Caribbean adventure.
The best way to enjoy St. Maarten is by car. Ask Front Desk if you wish to arrange your car or call directly the car rental toll-free number. Other modes of transportation available:
Can be hailed across the island or booked at the front desk They're unmetered, so agree on a fare before entering the taxi.
- Water taxis
Can take you around the waterways.
- Motor scooters
A great alternative to avoid traffic if you are the adventurous type.
- Public bus
Is a cheap option, ride cost around $1.50 USD and it covers 95% of island roads. To know the routes or schedules ask the driver, he'll be happy to help.
Service to be previously reserved.
There is a guided path that leads you from the cruise facility to Philipsburg (15 minutes). Be careful of the traffic. There are multiple and varied ways to get around, so the final choice is ultimately determined by your budget and desires.
Simpson Bay FAQ's
Frequently asked questions where you can find listed questions and answers, from the most commonly asked.
What is the best way to get from the airport to the resort? How much is the cost of the taxi?
- Taxi (Rate about $15 for couples, extra for baggage and added head).
- Rent a car (THRIFTY / PARADISE you can find their desk at the airport and inside of the resort)
How long is the drive from the airport to the resort?
Depending on the hour, it is usually 15 minutes.
What is the name of the closest international airport?
The closest international airport is the Princess Juliana Airport.
Is there an ATM at the resort?
- WIB (next to the Red Piano Bar)
- RBTT (across the entrance of the Casino)
Are there BBQs grills available for the guests to use?
Yes, there are BBQs grills available in the terraces at The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort & Marina and in each building at Simpson Bay Resort.
Where are the laundry facilities located?
Laundry facilities are located on the 3rd Floor at The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort & Marina. The tokens are both at the towel booth and Front Desk.
Is it necessary a converter in order to plug in electronic devices?
The resort has the same power outlets as in the US.
Are there computer rooms for guests to use?
Yes there are. They are located at Concierge Office where you can used them at no charge.
Is there free wireless wi-fi in the resort?
Yes, there is free wireless Internet access in all the resort.
Does the resort provide cribs?
Yes it does. Our Staff can provide you with a baby crib, a high chair or even a rollaway bed.
What else can we do for you?
If this is your first time traveling to St.Maarten or if St. Maarten is simply your home away from home contact us and we can help you with every vacation need.