My wife and I flew into St Martin rented a small car from Avis with GPS and drove to the Alamanda Resort. The resort had our reservation for "Delux Oceanview" which was a large room on the second floor with large balcony and we checked in easily. The room was spotless and housekeeping was great. The bed was European style without innerspring but we sleep on a firm matress at home and it was perfect for us. We could see the ocean from the balcony and slept with the Balcony Doors open and could hear the waves all night.
The desk was manned 24/7 and we felt very secure. We also had a safe in the room. Although we did send part of a few days touring, most of our time was spent at or near Orient Beach. Evenings we ate at the local restaurants an easy walk from the hotel. Our favorite restaurant on the square was LePiment for food quality and price.
We visited in January and had continual strong warm on shore winds. Coming from Florida the water temperature was a litte cooler than we expected but not too cold to swim. We had a great relaxing vacation.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Alamanda Resort, is situated on Orient Beach, the largest and most animated beach on St. Martin. Small in scale with its 42 deluxe Oceanfront rooms and suites, you'll vacation in style at Alamanda, St Martin's newest and most intimate full service hotel. The charming restaurant opens daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and hotel guests have charging privileges at 6 beachside restaurants serving French, Spanish or American cuisine. Multilingual staff, daily maid service, room service, 3000 sq ft convention center along with fax and internet facilities. If you looking to relax, where better than poolside in fresh water pool, sunning in the patio or sipping a drink to the poolside bar lush tropical garden. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Alamanda Hotel Orient Bay