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Beachfront Ground Floor Two Bedroom Condo Centrally Located

27 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Simpson Bay Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

The total St. Maarten experience coupled with the beautiful waters of the Caribbean only 10 feet from your ground floor doorstep defies description!

Enjoy all of the pluses of a resort hotel with the exclusiveness of your own personal accommodations.

Located in the heart of Simpson Bay you are within walking distance of outstanding restaurants and the activities you associate with Caribbean living.

You will love your patio overlooking the Caribbean, and stepping out of your door directly onto the beach. You will delight in the beachfront swimming pool with the swim up bar and restaurant just a few steps across the beach.

On-site health club, grocery store, restaurant, free internet, security and gated parking.

Keywords: Condominium

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Van Newman
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016
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based on 27 traveler reviews

Beachfront Ground Floor Two Bedroom Condo Centrally Located
average rating of 4.851852 based on 27 reviews

Van is the man!!!

  • 5 of 5

Do you want all the amenities of home, while enjoying a front row view of the ocean from your bed? If the answer to this question is yes, then you MUST stay at Van’s place. “Van is the man” is the statement that was uttered constantly during our stay in his condo.

I don’t know where to begin to describe this wonderful experience! Well, let start with the fact that it is an oceanfront condo and you are literally steps away from the beach. Now for those of you who may get home sick, Van has a solution for that . There is wireless internet as well a computer available so you can update your Facebook and brag to all of your friends about all the fun you are having. Are you not a technical person, Van has a solution for that as well! You have free calls back and forth from the US and Canada!!! Where else can you find that in another country?

The kitchen was stocked with ample appliances, and about 3 coffee makers. In addition there are ample pots and pans, to create everything from eggs Benedict to Lobster(which you can get from a lobster shack next to the resort). You will find plenty of cork skrews, matches and candles to ensure your visit is a pleasant one.

Did you forget to bring your bug repellant, well Van has a solution for that. He leaves citronella candles under the sink to be used during your stay! Finally, the most pleasant item for me as a fan that was located in the bedroom that did not have a ceiling fan! Clearly Van thought of all the things that he wanted on vacation, and ensures that he housed them in his condo for his guest. We will be back, and I can not stop telling people who wonderful our time was.

Van, you are the man!!!!! :)

  • Submitted: May 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Van Newmans beach front Condo 80463

  • 5 of 5

Five friends and I stayed at Mr. Newman Condo for a 60th birthday. Our stay was amazing.

The Condo was well equipped with every everything we needed for a enjoyable vacation. It included a full kitchen ,internet, Wi fi, telephone, air conditioning and all the linens we needed.

Phone call to the Us are free. There is even a cooler to take on the beach . I forgot my bug spray, however there was some available to use. Mr. Newman thinks of everything to make his guest comfortable. The beach is 3 steps away from the door. The views were amazing as we look across the ocean. The water was clear, blue, warm and inviting .

There was no shortage of beach chairs . I love the pool with the swim up bar. Restaurants and buses are across the street. One mention, Condo can be use for people age 55+.

I have visited several Islands, ST. Maarten is one of the best. I will be bring my family back to this beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best 7 Weeks in Paradise! Mr. Newman's Condo is Everything Anyone Could Ever Want or Wish For!!!

  • 5 of 5

First and foremost I'd like to thank Van for trusting me with his amazing Condo. I woke up each morning to the most beautiful sunrise for 7 weeks! July and August 2016. Truly, it wasn't enough. Everything you could possibly need is provided to you by Van ~ from a computer, complimentary phone to make and receive calls to/from the U.S.A. to an ice cooler for the beach and everything in-between. It's the perfect location - in the heart of everything. Restaurants, entertainment, the sea is literally right outside the patio...right down the steps. Breathtaking! I did not want to leave. I felt more at home at The Royal Palm, than I do in N.Y. I took care of the condo as if it were my own 😊 Loved getting up to make the bed(s), had to keep the condo immaculate because it is so beautiful! Loved cooking everyday because, hey with that view cooking and cleaning seemed like a pleasure! By the way, I don't cook or clean my own condo at home, lol. I can't express how magical, relaxing and luxurious it is. The entire staff is extremely friendly and helpful with all your needs.There are plenty of activities on site also. The onsite pool bar and restaurant are a great way to spend your days & nights. Walking on the beach and watching the sunrise and set were two of my favorite daily activities, simply majestic. There are so many restaurants within walking distance with nightly entertainment in almost all of them. The choices are endless. Free laundry right outside the condo door, great perk! All the comforts you'd want plus the luxury of a beach front condo-how could you possibly go wrong! Great neighbors also; Tim and Patricia. Love seeing them each year. There is something for everyone at Van's condo, but be warned - like me, you will not want to go home when the time comes. Staying at Van's has spoiled me for life❗️ The only downside, ... I wish I owned the Condo 😃. I'd never return to NYC❣ Thanks again Van. "Thank You", just doesn't seem sufficient to express my gratitude. I hope to return next summer ~ that thought is what keeps me smiling and motivated to get up each morning and go to work. Ahhhh, St. Maarten, I miss you terribly😢 My home away from home. 💖

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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location location location. what an awesome place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Where to start?? WOW!! This place is amazing and Van's unit is the perfect unit. Its right on the beach on the bottom floor with beach literally 10 steps from the back door. We went out with our friends everyday and had the best time ever. The unit had everything in it that you would need. There is a grocery store we walked to about 3 minutes away. Also there are resteraunts right across the street however i thing the resteraunt at royal palms is the best kept secret there. we ate at several places but I think the resteraunt at Royal Palms was great. I would strongly urge anyone looking to stay in Van's unit. It is awesome.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Travis, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our unit at The Royal Palm. I hope that your wife had a great birthday and hope to have you back soon. Van
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  • 4 of 5

Great location. Right on beach. Condo was nice but needs to be updated. Beach was not crowded and the people at the resort are very hospitable. Location is so close to airport and many great restaurants and bars

Simpson bay was isolated from most winds

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Van's unit with our family over Christmas and New Year's two years ago and it was one of the most memorable family vacations we have had. I beg to differ with the ONE negative review. Van is EXTREMELY attentive to the needs of his renters. Any issues we had were dealt with immediately by Van and the staff. We have nothing but wonderful things to say about the property and his attentiveness to detail. We have been to St. Maarten many times and our best trip was spent in his unit.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Resort has an activities desk to help you arrange all of your island adventures.


Rates & Availability

Simpson Bay Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Peak
Apr 15 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
Off Peak
Apr 15 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Off Peak
Apr 15 2018 - Dec 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Off Peak
Apr 15 2019 - Dec 15 2019
3 night minimum stay
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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

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Simpson Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2) Each Bedroom has a king size bed, Baby Cribs (1) Available by request for a minimal charge, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) We have one sofabed that open into a queen size bed.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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