This 7-story Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort is perched on the beach near Mt. Willem and sits 5 minutes from downtown Philipsburg's shopping and restaurants and near the broadwalk. A little further away, travelers will find a zoo, botanical gardens, parrot jungle, butterfly farm, and scenic vistas of Paradise Peak.
The Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino draws couples, recreational aficionados, and outdoor enthusiasts by offering a tropical mix of sailing, snorkeling, tennis, volleyball, stage shows, and gaming. Guests can enjoy traditional Italian cuisine at La Cucina, dine indoors at The Molasses, or overlook the turquoise Caribbean waters at the Bay View Restaurant. Breakfast is served daily. The resort's Golden Casino offers 84 slot machines, 4 blackjack tables, a roulette wheel, and 2 poker tables. Guests can relax at Serenity Spa, offering massages, manicures and pedicures, and facial and body treatments. For guests with young children, the Kids Club offers a variety of activities. Babysitting/child care and supervised child care/activities are available for a surcharge. The resort also offers retail shops, including a jewelry store, and a tour desk. Beach towels and beach umbrellas are also available.
The Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort features 257 guestrooms and suites with blond-wood furnishings, colorful fabrics, and satellite television as well as in-room safes, minibars, refrigerators, and balconies. Beds have down comforters and pillowtop mattresses. Bathrooms include bathrobes, and guestrooms also offer MP3 docking stations.