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 features

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 there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 765 vacation rentals near Cole Bay. From 56 Houses to 322 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cole Bay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cole Bay:

  • Cay Bay: 178 vacation rentals
  • Oyster Pond: 200 vacation rentals
  • Pelican Key: 183 vacation rentals
  • Maho: 242 vacation rentals
  • Red Pond Estates: 142 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cole Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cole Bay. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Seaside Nature Park: 764 vacation rentals
  • Paradise Plaza: 761 vacation rentals
  • Cupecoy Beach: 763 vacation rentals
  • St. Jean Beach: 1,769 vacation rentals
  • University of St. Martin: 763 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cole Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 56 Houses in Cole Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cole Bay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 322 rentals available
  • Villas: 283 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cole Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 624 vacation rentals with pool available in Cole Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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