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Sonesta Great Bay Resort, Casino & Spa


Sonesta Great Bay Resort & Casino sits between rolling, lush hillsides and the endless azure sea on the tranquil island of Sint Maarten, 15 minutes from the airport. Overlooking Great Bay Harbor and a short, 10-minute walk from the lively capital of Philipsburg, this Adults-Only (18+) Limitless All-Inclusive Resort offers the best of both worlds: great shopping, dining, and entertainment in a quaint downtown setting, and a tropical escape within a beachfront oasis. Enjoy exchange privileges with Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino.

Guests at the Sonesta Great Bay Resort & Casino will have no shortage of exciting activities to choose from during their stay. Nearby Mullet Bay Golf Course (fee) offers golfers the chance to play their way through the only set of fairway greenery on the island. The 18-hole course was designed by Joseph Lee and is considered one of the most challenging in the Caribbean. Onsite, guests will have complimentary access to four outdoor tennis courts, and a full range of aerobic and Nautilus equipment to help maintain healthy lifestyles. Three refreshing aqua pools and access to a variety of included non-motorized watersports beckon vacationers to play or relax in sun-warmed waters.

Sonesta Great Bay Resort offers three fantastic and varied culinary options. Bay View Restaurant features all-day dining and a breakfast buffet that will satisfy any palate. La Cucina is a formal, evening dining experience that serves up gourmet Italian fare. For spectacular ocean views and relaxing ambience, guests can make their way to Molasses International, a dinner restaurant that prepares the Caribbean’s best dishes and a variety of delicious international options. After dinner, casino specials and live music will keep adventurous guests entertained into the wee hours of the night. Guests enjoy exchange privileges with Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, so you can double your fun with more restaurants and bars to experience!

Whether the balcony opens up to a spectacular mountain vista or sweeping ocean views, accommodations at Sonesta Great Bay Resort & Casino are sure to exhilarate guests with sheer elegance and modern comfort.

All Rooms include:

  • one king or two double beds
  • balcony or terrace
  • A/C
  • flat-screen TV with international channels
  • clock radio with iPod dock
  • telephone
  • coffee maker
  • free WiFi
  • hair dryer
  • iron/ironing board
  • mini-safe
  • All rooms offer a fully stocked mini bar with soft drinks
  • Ocean View rooms have fully-stocked liquor cabinets.

Serenity Island View Room (Floors 1-3) • Grande Island View Room (Floors 4-7)

Refreshingly refined, comfortable accommodations are accented by cool new colors and expansive views of the rolling, green hills of the breathtaking island landscape. Located in the resort’s iconic Flamboyant Wing, each room offers delightful amenities, and a comfortable king or two double beds.

Serenity Ocean View Room (Floors 1-3) • Grande Ocean View Room (Floors 4-7)

Continually captivating, the panoramic vista of Great Bay’s vibrant blue waters and white-sand beach are the backdrop to the plush comfort of teak furnishings that blend seamlessly with the environment. Each are located in the Flamboyant Wing and feature one king or two, double beds.

Island View Junior Suite

Designed with guests’ ultimate comfort in mind, these choice hideaways are sought after for a sprawling sitting area, coveted corner location, lavish bathroom with Jacuzzi and enviable position overlooking flowering, tropical gardens. Located in the Flamboyant Wing with one king or two double beds.

Ocean View Junior Suite

The sparkle of panoramic ocean views color every moment of your stay here. Stretch out in generous living spaces and be enchanted by the serenity of your private balcony or terrace. Located in the Flamboyant Wing, each feature an expansive sitting room, oversized bathroom, one king or two double beds.

Miramar Ocean View

Fashioned exclusively for romance, these stylish, ocean view retreats delight with vistas of the endless blue Caribbean Sea and the secluded Miramar swimming pool. Savor leisurely mornings and romantic nights. Located in the Miramar Wing, each feature a king bed for an intimate sojourn.

Miramar One Bedroom Butler Suite

Spoiling oneself has never felt so good. Here the living is refined–from an expansive living room with dining area, private balcony or terrace and open kitchen to newly introduced, personalized butler service to ensure bespoke service day or night. In the Miramar Wing, each feature a king bed.

Miramar Two Bedroom Butler Suite

With easy elegance and uncompromising service to guests seeking a spacious setting, uninterrupted ocean views from a balcony or terrace showcase 2, sumptuously-furnished bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living/dining area and open kitchen. Butler Service assures flawless, service any time, day or night.

Sonesta Great Bay Resort, Casino & Spa features 1 meal plan options:

All Meals, Drinks & Tips

There are 4 Restaurants at Sonesta Great Bay Resort, Casino & Spa:

Bay View Open breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cuisine: International Buffet.
Il Pescatore Open for breakfast & dinner. Cuisine: Seafood. Dress code: Caribbean chic.
Pizzeria Capri  Open for lunch. Cuisine: Pizzeria.
Water’s Edge Open for dinner. Cuisine: Italian.




Sonesta Wedding Packages
Wedding Packages
Price: Free (see details) Package Includes:
  • Accommodation
    • Suite upgrade for bride and groom
    • Welcome amenity for bride and groom
    • Special nightly turn-down service for bride and groom
    • Late checkout for bride and groom (based on availability)
    • Free first anniversary nights (Details)**
  • Services
    • Ceremony venue (gazebo or beach)
    • Dressing room for Bride day of ceremony
    • On-site wedding coordinator for 1 hour during ceremony
    • 15% off of  spa services at our Serenity Spa
  • Food & Beverage
    • 'Marry Me for Free' plated dinner
    • Open bar during event
    • Sonesta wedding cake
    • Sparkling wine toast
Terms & Conditions:
  • This wedding package is complimentary when you book accommodations a contracted group rate for a minimum of 10 rooms for 5 nights.
Wedding Reception Packages
Selling from: $15 USD per person Package Includes:
  • Traditional Champagne Toast
  • Sonesta wedding cake
Terms & Conditions:
  • Wedding Packages are subject to an 18% service charge.
  • Non all-inclusive guests will be subject to a surcharge per person.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Packages are based on a minimum of 30 guests.
Selling from: $35 USD per person Package Includes:
  • Two-Hour Open Bar
  • Cocktail Reception with Passed Hors d'Oeuvres
  • Traditional Champagne Toast
  • Sonesta Wedding cake
Terms & Conditions:
  • Wedding Packages are subject to an 18% service charge.
  • Non all-inclusive guests will be subject to a surcharge per person.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Packages are based on a minimum of 30 guests.
Selling from: $55 USD per person Package Includes:
  • Four-Hour Open Bar
  • Three, Four or Five Course Dinner with Wine Service
  • Traditional Champagne Toast
  • Sonesta wedding cake
Terms & Conditions:
  • Wedding Packages are subject to an 18% service charge.
  • Non all-inclusive guests will be subject to a surcharge per person.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Packages are based on a minimum of 30 guests.
Selling from: $65 USD per person Package Includes:
  • Four Hour Open Bar
  • Buffet Dinner with Wine Service
  • Traditional Champagne Toast
  • Sonesta wedding cake
Terms & Conditions:
  • Wedding Packages are subject to an 18% service charge.
  • Non all-inclusive guests will be subject to a surcharge per person.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Packages are based on a minimum of 30 guests.
Selling from: $105 USD per person Package Includes:
  • Five-hour open bar
  • Cocktail Reception with passed Hors d’Oeuvres
  • Custom Buffet Dinner with Wine Service
  • Traditional Champagne Toast
  • Sonesta Wedding Cake
Terms & Conditions:
  • Wedding Packages are subject to an 18% service charge.
  • Non all-inclusive guests will be subject to a surcharge per person.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Packages are based on a minimum of 30 guests.
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