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La Samanna, A Belmond Hotel

St Martin
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The sparkling gem of St Martin.

  • 1 Bar and 1 Beach Bar
  • 5km from Marigot and Juliana airport
  • 8 Three and Four bedroom Villas
  • 83 Rooms and Suites
  • Fitness Centre
  • Private Boat
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pools
  • Tennis Courts
  • Two restaurants
  • Watersports

Blending island glamour with a captivating cosmopolitan scene, this is a resort to see and be seen.

Perched beside one of the most spectacular private beaches in the French West Indies, La Samanna is as dazzling as the crystal clear waters that lap the sand. Sink into a chic suite, designed to reflect the hypnotic shapes and colours of sea life. Then dress to impress and sample the world-class restaurants, before diving into the island’s vibrant social scene.

Experience the ultimate St. Martin luxury resort. It’s a place where dazzling white buildings pop against an azure sky, and a platinum stretch of private beach is dotted with cabanas.

Constantly ranked among the region’s top ten hotels, La Samanna is a garden paradise in which to enjoy an alfresco massage, or lie in a hammock, lulled by the waves. Take a day cruise around the island or savor a sumptuous private dinner by the shore. There’s always a touch of romance in the air.

Accommodation

Wondering where to stay in St. Martin? At La Samanna you wake to clear blue skies and calm seas. Rooms and suites are airy and cool, with crisp white sheets and touches of nautical flair. Pad out onto your sun-splashed terrace to soak in a private plunge pool, or onto your balcony for a nightcap beneath the stars. Want to get even closer to the ocean? A stylish three-bedroom cottage puts you right on the seafront.

Deluxe Ocean View Rooms

For those wondering where to stay in St. Martin, our Deluxe Ocean View Rooms are an inviting haven at one of the island’s top resorts. Intimate and luxurious, each features either a spacious terrace or a charming balcony.

Suites

Relax and embrace the spirit of the Caribbean. Our Suites are decorated in a luxurious French style paired with beautiful tropical accents. Each offers a light-filled bedroom, oversized bathroom with contemporary dual vanities. You will also find a separate living room and spacious king-sized bed.

Three Bedroom Cottages

These spacious sanctuaries are located directly on the beach. Find two bedrooms downstairs and one master upstairs, complete with a private patio and outdoor living/dining area.

Specialty Suites

Treat yourself to a true slice of paradise at one of the best Caribbean resorts. Each of our luxury hotel suites has its own distinctive style and personality. They feature a spacious bedroom and a private terrace, the perfect space to unwind and soak up views of the Baie Longue.

Private Pool Villa

Some of the finest accommodation in St. Martin, Private Pool Villas at La Samanna are palatial yet comfortable. Master bedrooms have panoramic terraces, while fully-equipped kitchens are ideal for entertaining.

Bathrooms feature a rain shower and spacious tub. Floor-to-ceiling windows, teak accents and Italian marble flooring add to the luxury.

Dining

A tropical paradise where you can hop from relaxed alfresco lunches to sophisticated fine dining, La Samanna boasts some of the best restaurants in St. Martin. Dine on the freshest local catch at breezy L’Oursin Restaurant, or sample rare vintages in the candlelit coziness of La Cave. Our culinary adventures will whisk you into island life.

L’Oursin Restaurant

Opening out to panoramic sea views and pastel blue skies, L’Oursin offers delicious dishes in a breathtaking bistro setting. Relax in the gentle Caribbean breeze while you sample traditional French delights, skilfully prepared fish and succulent lobster.

For special occasions, be sure to indulge in a bottle of Grand Cru from our acclaimed cellar.

Corail

Start your day in Corail with freshly squeezed juices, buttery croissants and more. Stretch out on the terrace and savour the alfresco atmosphere.

Baie Longue Bar

One of the longest and most secluded beaches on the island, Baie Longue stretches from Belmond La Samanna to “Pointe du Cannonier, ” the westernmost point of St. Martin and the site of a pre-Columbian village dating back to 600 BCE.

Perched above the shimmering bay, Baie Longue Bar is the perfect start to the evening, a location for all to gather and enjoy the breathtaking Caribbean sunset.

We are delighted to offer a large range of classic and revisited cocktails, prepared with the finest ingredients, homemade syrups and infusions. If you wish to have a personalized cocktail, please do not hesitate to ask the bartender

Lapaj

Enjoy salty-fresh fish, light bites and perfectly chilled drinks with a side of seaview on our shaded terrace

 

Facilities

Swimming Pool

Our main pool, 5ft deep and 30ft long, is open daily from 9am to 5pm. It’s the perfect place to lay back and soak up the island ambience.

A second freeform infinity pool is 5ft deep and 15ft long. Adjacent to the beach bar and restaurant, it is also open daily from 9:30am to sunset.

Both pools offer beverage service, so you can stay refreshed.

Beach Cabanas

Reserve a beach cabana for the day and enjoy a complimentary bottle of champagne, white wine or rosé. Cabana amenities include wireless internet, beach towels, shower, a large bottle of flat or sparkling water and Bluetooth speakers to enjoy your own personal soundtrack.

White washed with tent tops and billowing curtains, each of the four exclusive cabanas measure 15ft by 15ft and offer total shade and weather protection. Sun lovers can also make use of private beach loungers and umbrellas.

Tennis Courts

Our three professional tennis courts are open daily until 9pm, with nighttime play possible on well-lit courts. Complimentary tennis racquets are available.

La Samanna also offers tennis lessons with Peter Burwash International (PBI). There are options for all skills levels, with an emphasis on fun and fitness.

Fitness Centre

Our fitness center is equipped with a full range of cardio equipment, circuit machines, free weights, flat-screen televisions and headphones at each exercise station. Private training is also available by appointment.

Spa

Unwind in our candlelit Caribbean spa resort, where treatment rooms open out onto lush tropical gardens. Recline for an indulgent Roucou pre-tanning treatment before hitting the sun-drenched beach; relax with a tropical Lomi Lomi massage; or add a little polish to your vacation with a classic French manicure. There’s no better place to relax.

Experiences

Escape to Tintamarre

Take an exhilarating pre-dawn boat ride to Tintamarre. This uninhabited island is a former mid-century aviation strip in the Saint Martin Nature Reserve.

Snorkel with rare hawksbill turtles and sting-rays in unparalleled beauty. A local marine conservationist from the Saint Martin Nature Reserve is on hand to educate us about the rich marine fauna. There’s even a chance to spot majestic humpback whales in mating season. Share an energizing breakfast on the beach and return home refreshed and invigorated by this distinctly Caribbean experience.

Island Hopping

Let the 360° turquoise panoramas lure you offshore and into one of our private charter boats.

Sail the serene waters between St. Barts or Anguilla, enjoying the best of St. Martin’s secluded coves en route. Reserve your choice of 52ft Sunseeker, 36ft Fairline or 32ft World Cat. Sailboats and catamarans are also available.

Non Motorized Watersports

It’s hard to stay on the beach when the water is as blue as this.

Enjoy complimentary use of single or double kayaks and two Hobie Cats, or try your hand at paddle boarding to surf the waves at sunset. Snorkeling gear is also available at the Water Sports Cabana from 9:30am to 4:30pm—ask our staff for tips on where best to dive.

Snorkel Adventure

Enter a world of marine life during our popular two-hour snorkel cruises. Dive in at Creole Rock, a natural reserve moments away from the famous Grand Case.

Departing daily at 10am, the tour includes all gear, towels and refreshments. Remember to keep your eyes peeled for giant turtles.

Champagne Sunset Cruise

With the wind in your hair and sun sinking into the waves, toast your holiday with a sunset sail over the Caribbean Sea. Take off over shimmering waters and enjoy the perfect romantic getaway or gathering with friends and loved ones over chilled champagne.

Private charter only. Contact our concierge to arrange a tailor-made excursion.

 

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