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Le Papillon - Modern Beachfront unit, stunning view, great amenities

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,150 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property


Welcome in Le Papillon, the best experience on Simpson Bay beach.

One bedroom rate: $2050 a week (low season).

-Gated, private and secure community

-2150 sq. feet unit

-Cleaning service every third day

-Private parking inside the property

-40“ smart TV in each bedroom with Netflix and satellite

-48“ high definition smart TV in the living room with Netflix and satellite

-Huge terrace with a view that gets never boring

-Dining area, 2 long chairs and lounge area on the terrace, including lots of tropical flowers

-Queen size sleeper sofa in the living room

-Luxurious king size beds

-Crip, high chair and playpen if needed

-Wifi in every room and on the terrace

-Weber gas barbeque

-Bosch kitchen appliances

-Beach equipment – long chairs, regular chairs, cool box, kayak, towels

-Fully equipped kitchen including wine cooler

-Sound protected concrete walls

-Sliding doors and windows are heat insulated

-Garden with over 30 palm trees and wide selection of flowers

-Private entrance to the beach from the terrace

-Outside showers

-Washer and dryer

-We provide detergent, organic soaps, lotions and shampoo

-We provide a cell phone with $10 credit

-Fridge offers filtered water and ice

-We provide welcome drinks

-Master bedroom has a view of the sea, mega yachts, palm trees and the beach

-Second bedroom has a view of hills, trees and Simpson Bay lagoon with its many boats

-Generator (if needed)


Grocery store: 5 minutes walk

Bank: 5 minutes walk

Drugstore: 5 minutes walk

French bakery: 5 minutes walk

Restaurant: 5 minutes walk on the beach

Bar: 5 minutes walk on the beach

Many other restaurants and bars in walkable distance

Fish market: 15 minutes walk

Spa: 5 minutes drive

Watersports: 5 minutes drive

Ferry to different islands: 5 minutes drive

Casino: 5 minutes drive

Carousel: 5 minutes drive

Please know that we also rent a 3 bedroom penthouse on the same floor. These two units can easily be turned into a 5 bedroom place in case you travel in a bigger group. The pictures and details can be found on this website under number 3730537.

Le Papillon is a new, gated community located on a beautiful 2 mile long and white Simpson Bay Beach, St. Maarten. This property is situated on the highest and widest part of the entire beach. The view over the blue and turquoise bay, with the islands of Saba and Sint Estatius on the horizon is absolutely perfect!

This new, fully furnished 2 bedroom apartment is a perfect romantic getaway. On top of the luxurious inside furnishing it also offers a beautiful terrace facing the sea. The view from here, over the entire Simpson Bay Beach and the Bay, is spectacular.

The kitchen is high-end, black & white, spacious, with black marble countertops and very well equipped. You will find here all that you will need including things like coffee maker, blender, toaster, all pots and pans, in your own home kitchen.


- watersports (there 4 different specialized places)

- dining (there are as many as 25 restaurants to choose from)

- shopping (there are many small shops)

- casino (there are a few)

- nightlife (there are about 3 night clubs)

- adult entertainment (there are 2 in the area)

- carousel with an ice-cream shop

- nice walks

- watching mega yachts passing through tiny bridge

- having a drink in one or the bars

- grocery shopping (there are 2 big grocery stores)

- gym (there are at least 3 good ones)

- ATM machines and banks

- going to spa (there are about 5 nice ones)

- hairdresser ( there are 2 good ones)

- health food store

- medical clinic (if needed)

- breakfast at French bakeries (we have amazing bakeries here)

and I am sure you will come up with even more stuff

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2017

Why Simona chose St Maarten / Saint Martin

I have worked for years handling vacation rentals in St. Maarten and I always enjoyed assisting people to find their perfect rental property on the island and making their holiday a success. I believe that with Le Papillon I have found and created the perfect vacation experience.

There are many beaches on the island however there are very few that are over a mile long and this white and beautiful. I like the fact that you can walk from one end to the next, take a dip, stop in one of the 3 bars/restaurants that are on the way to get a refreshment and continue to have fun without driving anywhere. Or if you are a sports lover you can play volleyball by one of the restaurants or take a ride on jet ski, or go kayaking or do any other water sports on this beach. And if you do not want to do anything you can sit and watch the boats on the water or how they pass through the bridge and still have an amazing time. Or watch a sunset from your terrace or the beach. That is what I like about this place.

What makes this apartment unique

Le Papillon apartment is the perfect beachfront getaway place that has been PROFESSIONALLY DESIGNED to offer the most amount of comfort and luxury. It has a view of crystal blue sea, lagoon, mountains, boats, top of the palm trees, you name it. It has a terrace right above the Caribbean Sea which provides an amazing view of nearby islands and passing cruise ships. It is a brand new & fully equipped.


Simpson Bay Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder room - toilet
    Full bathroom with an open shower - toilet , shower
    Full bathroom with an open shower - toilet , shower
  • Each bathroom is spacious and perfectly clean. It is equipped with high quality towels, hair dryer, organic lotion, soaps and shampoo and decorated with orchids.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Spacious bedroom with view of the sea, smart TV, satellite
    Second Bedroom - 1 king , Spacious bedroom with its own balcony, smart TV, satellite
  • Spacious bedrooms with King size beds. Luxurious temperpedic mattresses with high quality 600 thread count linens. Automatic roll down shutters provide total darkness should one wish to sleep in. We can also place a crib in any of these bedrooms if needed. Each bedroom has 43" smart TV with satellite channels.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Luxuriously and professionally furnished, electronic gate, generator, video intercom system, custom made health insulated windows and sliding doors.


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Le Papillon - Modern Beachfront unit, stunning view, great amenities
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Rafael K.

  • 5 of 5

Very good location, great apartment and amenities, excellent service!

Highly recommended, defenatly coming back to this apartment next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Catharines, Canada

Such a special experience

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to St. Martin for the past 14 years and this time we brought the whole family with us. We rented both the penthouse and the 2 bedroom unit at the same time. These properties were everything that it says it is. Maybe even more. Both units were tastefully designed and very well equipped. There were pantry items, drinks, alcohol, organic lotions, real tea tree hand soap, bug spray, sun tanning spray, q-tips, hair dryers and the list goes on. I never rented a place that would be so well equipped as these two units. Other thing I really appreciated was how clean and new everything was. But my absolute favorite part was the terrace. It has a roof on top so even if it is too hot to be on the beach the terrace is nice and cool. We had our breakfasts and dinners there and it was pretty special. We also loved the location. We walked to the french bakery every morning for fresh pastry and for lunch to one of the beach restaurants. Simona was very kind and helped us with any question we had. It was really everything we could ask for. We would love to do that again!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Feels like home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third time staying at Le Papillon. We have stayed in 1,2,and 3 bedroom units at various times with friends and family. Simona is wonderful to work with! She is easy to reach either by phone or email and she takes care of every little detail. We stayed in the 2 bedroom unit this week and it has all the comforts of home along with some nice surprises. Thank you Simona for making our stay so enjoyable!

Jeff & Kim F.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bristol, UK

Fabulous stay in Le Papillon

  • 5 of 5

This wasn't our first stay in Le Papillon, but it was the first time in this apartment. We stayed previously in the penthouse, but that was booked for the period of our stay. Simona assured us that we wouldn't be disappointed with this 2-bed apartment. She was right. Previously, this was the other penthouse - a four bed, which has been re-arranged. The top floor has a long let and the third floor a rentable 2 bed.

Everything in the apartment was new from the kitchen appliances (all top quality Bosch) to the living room furniture. The living area is large and spacious and very comfortable. We, however didn't spend our time in there - the terrace is very big and beautifully fitted. There is a newly constructed roof over the terrace to shelter you from the hot sun ( and occasional rain), but there is also a small area which is open to the sun and 2 sun loungers. From the terrace you look right onto the beautiful beach with sand of the palest yellow (no rocks in front of Le Papillon) and the ever changing colours of blues and turquoise. There is a private outdoor staircase if you want to come straight up to the apartment from the beach.

The 2 bedrooms/bathrooms were large and comfortable with huge beds. The air conditioning was very effective yet quiet and there were ceiling fans as an alternative.

There is a small corner shop within a minute's walk, a French patisserie which we visited every morning for fresh pastries and then The Market Garden on the other side of the old bridge for any and everything you might need to eat in. There is also a huge Carrefour on the other side of the new bridge.

We didn't rent a car for the most of our stay as everything is close enough - restaurants, pharmacy, bank and as mentioned supermarket. We did have a car for a couple of days to drive around the island and see places we hadn't visited before.

We would recommend Tropicana at the lagoon Marina in Marigot - an excellent restaurant. Best to reserve a table as it is always busy.

Simona is lovely and always quick to respond to any questions you might have.

We would highly recommend this apartment for location, comfort, amenities and the wow factor and hope to return very soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY, USA

Penthouse condo

  • 5 of 5

I celebrated my 40th birthday there with my mom, & cousins. I simply fell in love with St. Maarten as well as the condo penthouse which had 3 different levels this place was nothing less then amazing. Beautiful beach as soon as I returned home I was ready to book again see you in January St. Maarten.... Thank you Simone for this experience at le Pap my new home away from home.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

"This is truly paradise." .... Le Papillon is an absolutely beautiful place! We went to every beach on the Island and could not be anymore pleased with the Simpson Bay location. Everything you could possibly need within walking distance, all local shops, restaurants and activities in the area. The Island is great for families, people who love turquoise waters and or are looking to be active with the abundance of water and land activities.

Our unit coordinator, Simona was very helpful, friendly and very easy to work with. The unit was clean, open, modern and simply perfect. Even better than it shows in the pictures. Such a relaxing space inside and out with all the amenities you could possibly need. All we brought was ourselves and some cloths.

Overall Le Papillon is the best place we have ever stayed! We can't stop looking at the pictures and we plan on bringing the whole family next year. The unit and Island was the best vacation by far my husband and I have ever stayed. Thank you Simona for everything! You are fabulous!!

The new Mr. and Mrs. Juan Giron

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Princess Juliana International Airport
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Princess Juliana International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Karakter Bar & Mary's Boon Bar, Simpson Bay beach
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Edge Ferry to Anguilla & Saba
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Mullet Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Karakter & Mary's Boon, Simspon Bay beach
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
In front of the apartment

EXCLUSIVE ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE TO YOU: take a boat trip to a neighboring island for shopping & lunch; plan snorkeling or dive trips; arrange all types of water sports or boating excursions; rent a private beach cabana for the day complete with champagne and private wait staff; hire a professional chef for a special dinner; arrange a private wine cellar dinner; or many other services such as private massage, and more!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $400

- We also have a 3 BEDROOM unit available on the same floor. These 2 units can be easily turned into a 5 BEDROOM place. It can be seen on this website under number 3730537.
- Ask us for 1 bedroom rate
- Minimum stay for Christmas time is 7 nights. Minimum stay for New Year is also 7 nights. When staying both Christmas and New Year, 14 nights reservation is required.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.