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La Vista Resort

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Bayside, New York
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For 11 years, we have treasured our La Vista experience. The staff is warm and welcoming and remember us year to year. The restaurant overlooking a spacious infinity pool has terrific food at all meals. There is a second pool overlooking the beach and the sea on the lower level. This is a small, family owned, quieter resort, better suited... More 

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Albany, New York
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We returned to St. Maarten after a lengthy absence. Our first time at La Vista after owning units next door at Pelican Resort. We had a 1 bedroom penthouse and the views were fantastic. The resort is fairly well kept and the week we went was very quite. One of the few resorts in the Caribbean that we've been to... More 

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1 Thank winedown186
Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Dear Winedown186, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. I asked the staff regarding the airco's, and was told they were not turned on for your arrival! I do apologize for that oversight. Hopefully that won't happen again! Looking forward to your return, regards Andrea@lavistaresort.com More 

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72 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On the beach, two lovely swimming pools, one by the main restaurant and one overlooking the sea. Clean and tidy. All staff polite and helpful. Daily activities if you fancy anything the reception will arrange for you. Excellent food at the main restaurant. Well equipped units with everything you need overlooking the sea. Well maintained. Within walking distance to the... More 

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1 Thank Divejb
Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Divejb, You said it all, and it is much appreciated ! Hope you saw many colorful fish on your underwater adventures. Looking forward to welcoming you back, regards Andrea@lavistaresort.com More 

Point Pleasant, WV
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Resort is small and we liked that. TONS OF STAIRS and no elevators. Staff offered to move us from Penthouse to a ground floor suite but we really did not want to give up the view. Pool is nice and clean. Starting to show age and wear. Gutters in need of repair on shade deck. Two loungers on balconies would... More 

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1 Thank shannonlong
Andrea B, Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Hi Shannon, Glad you enjoyed your stay, I do hope you mentioned the hot water issue in the office, as I looked back and saw no complaint. Those units have their own hot water heaters, so hot water should have been in abundance! Same with the airco, but I will have a look back and see. As we are on... More 

Huntersville, North Carolina
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91 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We have been coming here since 1994 & won't stay anywhere else. It is our home away from home for 2 weeks every year. The staff treats us like family, and are very accommodating. The units are clean, and updated periodically. We presently have a unit on the beach, but over the years we have had the duplex unit at... More 

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1 Thank Gram247
Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Hi Gram247, Thanks for letting everyone know !! I am happy you love your home away from home, that is what we strive for. Always nice to hear it though.. The karaoke has been suspended for the rest of the summer season and will be back in the winter season. See you again soon!! regards Andrea@lavistaresort.com More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

LaVista beach is a smaller facility right on the beach/ocean. With only a few units they are associated with the larger and older LaVista units. Each unit faces the ocean with a great view of Saba ( on a clear day). Units were just redecorated with new colors and furnishings, but the basis units reman the same. This provides you... More 

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Thank Bob B
Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Hi Bob B.. I am happy you enjoyed another year of fun in the sun with good food, great weather and sunny blue skies and the sparkling ocean right at your fingertips..don't forget the cruiseships that lazily roll around every morning and leave again every evening, disappearing into the sunset. When you are happy, we are happy!! Hope to see... More 

Houston, Texas
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38 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We are about to complete our second week here on island. Again, love our home away from home! The weather has been beautiful! Sunny skies, mild, for this time of year, temps, light breezes, and, so far, just a few showers in the early morning or late night. Food has been awesome! As always, The Hideaway Resturant serves great breakfast... More 

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Thank Mary H
Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Hi Mary H., So happy you enjoyed your stay! You know we do our best to make our guests/owners feel welcome, and it sounds like we were very successful in your case! Thanks for the lovely review, and hope to see you soon! regards Andrea@lavistaresort.com More 

Powell, Ohio
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We've owned for years & made 13 trips to our resort. There are always updates, good repair, beautiful landscaping & gorgeous pool with cabana or huge deck with a restaurant onsite. The same friendly staff and maid service with all the amenities you could want. We have a 2 level penthouse but studios, 1-2 bedrooms, and cottages are available as... More 

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Thank dtarrier41
Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Dtarrier41! I am so glad we have made you a happy owner ! We always try our best, and while we are a smaller hotel, and not for everyone, we love what we do, and we love having happy guests/owners around.. See you for the next 13 trips !! regards Andrea@lavistaresort.com More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Marleni was very professional. She is friendly and eager to assist. Thanks Marleni my stay a great one. She has a pleasant smile and attitude to go with her smile. We have been coming to this location for about 5 years and the people are friendly also. Sitting on the beach and enjoying the sun and the Atlantic ocean. The... More 

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Thank overcomer225
Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Overcomer225 for your compliments about Marleni, we love her also! Looking forward to your return as always ! regards, Andrea@lavistaresort.com More 

St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I needed a place to stay for a couple days after our wedding. La Vista was quick to respond to our email correspondence and hey were very helpful. The room we stayed in was quite large. We had a kitchenette and a nice porch for relaxing. The rooms aren't "state of the art" or modern....but they have... More 

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Thank GS R
Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Thanks GS R for letting everyone know you enjoyed your semi honeymoon! I hope your wedding was wonderful, and that you were able to unwind after the running around a wedding usually brings. Since you are local you did not have to worry about "sightseeing" but could concentrate on relaxing, unwinding and deciding what was for dinner.. Hope to see... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about La Vista Resort

Address: 53 Billy Folly Road | Pelican Key, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Location: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Simpson Bay
Price Range: $141 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Vista Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
La Vista Hotel St. Maarten/St. Martin
La Vista Resort St. Maarten-St. Martin/Simpson Bay
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