Sonesta Ocean Point Resort

1A Rhine Road | Maho  [SEE MAP]Maho  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

All-suite, all-inclusive property with superb customer service
Ongoing construction noise can be disruptive to adults seeking peace and quiet

An adults-only, all-inclusive luxury hotel on the esatern shores of St. Maarten, the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort caters to vacationing couples and friends. Each of the all-suite property's 130 accommodations features a neutral color palette, a minifridge, Italian Modena porcelain floors and a Greek marble bathroom, a private balcony with ocean views, 400-thread-count linens, free Wi-Fi access and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Plus, electronic wristband room keys make getting in and out of your room easy, as you won't have to remember to bring a key with you. Outside the suites, you'll find three pools, four bars and three restaurants that feature Caribbean- and Mediterranean-inspired dishes on their menus. Additional dining venues at the nearby Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa are free to enjoy starting in February 2019. Overall, recent visitors heaped praise on the resort's friendly employees and clean accommodations. However, many warned that several areas of the property are still undergoing renovations to repair damage from Hurricane Irma, meaning you may hear construction noise and encounter missing or malfunctioning suite amenities during your stay. But, members of the Sonesta Travel Pass rewards program can pay for suites with accrued points.

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Location
Maho
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
All-inclusive resort, 130 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Modern
Best For
Couples, Groups, Solo travelers

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  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

Frommer's

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Ocean Point bills its all-inclusive as "limitless," which means your rate comes with all meals and snacks, unlimited international and domestic booze and soft drinks in resort bars, and access to scheduled activities. What limits your "limitless" is your room category; those in higher categories get spirits and beer in their minibar (refreshed daily) as well as daily butler service and other fine-print pluses.

Frommer's Very Highly Recommended

Oyster.com

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Sonesta Ocean Point Resort is a four-and-half-pearl hotel located in Sint Maartin's Maho Village. This adults-only, all-inclusive resort features direct access to Maho Beach, along with ... bright rooms with private balconies or terraces and large bathrooms.

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Sonesta Ocean Point Resort has ... sleekly de-signed rooms, many of which are 'swim out' suites with direct access to the pool from their terrace. You'll have to leave the kids at home, though: It's adults- only.

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1414 have reviewed the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1414 reviews 4.0 (based on 1414 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The Sonesta Ocean Point Resort's suites are sleek and modern, with custom-designed furniture, island-inspired color palettes and ocean views. Large bathrooms, sitting areas and furnished balconies make the suites feel spacious and offer privacy, while 400-thread-count sheets and marble bathrooms add a luxurious touch. Room keys are in the form of flexible electronic wristbands for no-fuss access.
  • Some suites have swim-out pool access, butler service and rooftop patios
  • All-inclusive suite rates cover welcome drinks, minibar items and Wi-Fi access

Standard room size480 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Located on St. Maarten, the Dutch side of the island, the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort is the newer, adults-only, luxury counterpoint to its more crowded, family-friendly sister property next door. Perched on a rocky cliff overlooking the ocean, Sonesta Ocean Point feels secluded, though it does share a host of amenities with its more rambunctious neighbor, including the spa, parking, fitness center and beach. The nearby Maho Village is lively and entertaining, with a multitude of duty-free shops, restaurants, nightclubs and even a casino, all within walking distance.
  • Off-site tours and excursions can be arranged for a fee
  • Princess Juliana International Airport sits about a mile east
  • Charges apply for self-parking
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking ($3)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

For breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, visitors can dine at the open-air Azul Restaurant, which features endless ocean views. On the Azul Restaurant's rooftop, there's Casa Blue Tapas Restaurant & Bar. The third on-site eatery, Candelit Island Grill, offers private candlelit dinners by the ocean. Fresh seafood is emphasized on the Mediterranean- and Caribbean-inspired menus, and all suite rates cover all meals and drinks.
  • Welcome drink upon arrival
  • Room service available 24 hours a day
  • Free afternoon tea and weekly manager's cocktail reception

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The Sonesta Ocean Point Resort has three adults-only pools available for sunbathing and swimming. The Edge Pool features a zero-entry design that's positioned on a dramatic cliff and offers a narrow man-made beach. All three pools boast lounge chairs, umbrellas and ocean views. Access to Maho Bay – a pristine stretch of sand where plane spotting is popular thanks to the nearby airport – is also available next door.
  • Pool cabana rentals (charges apply)
  • Some suites offer swim-out pool access
  • Additional pool available at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa starting in February 2019
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Fitness

Guests of the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort have access to a fitness facility that is shared with the resort's sister property. The gym, which can be found next to the lobby, offers a small selection of Life Fitness equipment, plus floor-to-ceiling mirrors and TVs.
  • Free dance lessons and water aerobics classes
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

The Sonesta Ocean Point Resort can host corporate functions on-site in private suites, at any of its open-air bars and restaurants or on any of its pool terraces. Meeting rooms can be arranged in a variety of seating styles to best meet the needs of the function and are equipped with bottled water, notepads and pens. Event planners help arrange fun team-building activities and social events, from cocktail parties to musical entertainment to off-site excursions.
  • Discounted room rates and spa services available for groups
  • Audiovisual services (charges apply)
  • Translation services

Number of meeting rooms7

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Wedding

The resort has a sexy, swanky vibe and offers several outdoor venues for wedding ceremonies, dinners and receptions with romantic atmospheres and uninterrupted ocean views. Wedding packages start at just $20 per person and include a wedding cake and a Champagne toast.
  • The "Marry Me For Free" package is available for groups with a minimum of 10 people for five or more nights

Maximum wedding guest capacity200

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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