Jessica Zimmerman & Joseph Maldonado
My husband and I chose Sonesta Great Bay because of it's great price and fantastic views. We thought it was a great price for an all inclusive resort and were looking forward to our 9 day stay. We were not disappointed! Cleo- the dining and food manager- was very gracious and accommodating. We were greeted with champagne in our room along with a nice note welcoming us. Denroy and Tevin were very fun animators and made sure people were having fun. They initiated beach volleyball, pool volleyball, flip cup, beach bingo and other games to keep guests entertained, the prizes were a great bonus.
The food from the 4 restaurants was above what we expected. I especially loved the bbq buffet on Mondays. At the buffet there were different planned food nights (ex. Mondays-BBQ, Tuesdays-Caribbean, Wednesdays- International etc). I was very happy with the meals and we mostly ate at the buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner most of the time we were there. They also had specialty drinks each night like Monday-BLue Monday Tuesday-Killer Koolaid etc. I enjoyed their Guava Berry Coolatta (the island is known for this type of Rum).
During our stay it was also my birthday so my husband spoke to Cleo who made sue we had champagne and chocolate covered strawberries waiting for me when we came back from the pool along with a lovely note wishing me a happy birthday.
My husband and I will definitely be returning to The Friendly Island and to Sonesta Great Bay. It was the perfect honeymoon and we couldn't have been more happy.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa is a serene Caribbean haven - and St. Maarten’s premier, limitless all-inclusive, adults-only resort. Delivering a new level of sophistication and style, the elegant destination hotel is situated on a mile-long white-sand beach, overlooking Great Bay and the sparkling sea. With endless amenities and personalized service, the resort invites guests to unwind at three swimming pools, four restaurants, four bars, a spa and the Golden Casino for the ultimate vacation experience complimented by stellar service. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel Philipsburg
- Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino
- St Martin Great Bay Hotel
- Sonesta Philipsburg
- Great Bay Beach Hotel
- Philipsburg Sonesta
- St Maarten Great Bay Hotel
- Hotel Sonesta Great Bay Beach
- Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg