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Stay, dine, and unwind all in one place. Whether you're looking for a quiet day at the pool, a romantic dinner for two, or an exciting night out on the town, our boutique hotel is Sint Maarten's premier destination. Only a short cab ride away from the Princess Juliana International Airport and located in between the French and Dutch sides of the island, staying at the Alegria while visiting Sint Maarten, Saint Martin, could not be more convenient.

Enjoy a festive cocktail with live music at the Sunset Beach Bar where you can almost touch the planes landing at Princess Juliana. Our 78-room boutique hotel, which overlooks the Caribbean waters, includes two pools, a swim-up bar, spa services on request, fitness center, 5 restaurants & Wi-Fi. Make your vacation the most memorable one yet. Make it Alegria.

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Overlooking the ocean at Sunset Beach and adjacent to Maho Beach, Alegria is an oasis where guests can immerse themselves in world-famous white sand beaches or join the visitors from around the world who flock to Maho Beach to experience the close-up excitement of jets soaring overhead as they approach Princess Juliana International Airport. In contrast, the night skies remain clear, as the airport restricts flights after 9 p.m.

The hotel is a short taxi ride from Philipsburg, capital of the islands Dutch side and the 37 wonderful beaches that the island has to offer. Nearby attractions include the Loterie Farm Nature Reserve nestled in the hillside of Pic Paradis on the French side of St. Martin which offers dining, hiking and zip-lining over the treetop canopy. Guests can also make Day-trips to neighboring islands, visit Fort Amsterdam, a historic site that was built by Dutch settlers in 1631 and renowned for its architectural ruins and spectacular views, and enjoy the wide variety of culinary offerings on an island dubbed the Gourmet Capital of the Caribbean.

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Alegria Resort offers several spacious room types that are fully equipped with upscale amenities and balcony views of the gardens and turquoise Caribbean waters. The two-bedroom penthouse features more than 2,000 square feet of space, king beds, two and a half baths, a lounge area with sofa bed, designer kitchen, and a washer and dryer. The hotel also has two pools with a swim-up bar and duty-free shopping is just a short walk away. Excellent dining options, casinos, nightclubs and an 18-hole championship golf course are also nearby.

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The Choice Hotels International Caribbean portfolio currently includes hotels in the Caribbean destinations of Aruba, The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Puerto Rico and St. Maarten.

Last but not least some info on Sunset Beach Bar and the future Refuge:


Just steps away from the ALEGRIA, the SUNSET BEACH BAR is an absolute must to visit during your stay in St Maarten. Watch in awe as the arriving and departing planes soar right overhead.  

Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. SUNSET features a vast selection of made to order sandwiches, Caribbean inspired salads, local fresh fish and THE BEST BURGER ON THE ISLAND... live entertainment features a rotation of DJs and local bands performing all your favorites.

BREAKFAST: the perfect way to start your day in paradise... breakfast overlooking the serenity of the Caribbean Sea offering a selection of homemade baked goods, fresh fruit and made to order eggs and omelettes... served daily 7:30-11am.

LUNCH-SNACKS-DINNER are served from 11am-9pm daily and THE WORLD’S GREATEST HAPPY HOUR is served from 4-7pm daily (except Sunday) – 2 for 1 Heineken, Corona, drinks and sangria.




St Maarten's restaurant/lounge directly adjoins the iconic SUNSET BEACH BAR.

Eat lunch on sunset beach and experience the excitement of watching the planes land and take off… or reserve a lounge chair and enjoy the serenity of THE REFUGE pool where our full lunch menu is served... ocean front dining is available as well as a fully air conditioned dining room for those looking to escape the sun and heat... daily specials along with a vast selection of made to order sandwiches, Caribbean inspired salads, and local fresh fish. Lunch is served daily from 11-5 pm.


A little bit Latin, a little bit Italian and a whole lot of fun... THE REFUGE combines 2 of the world’s most popular cuisines with some local Caribbean favorites all in one exciting restaurant. A modern twist on international cuisine, THE REFUGE truly has something for everyone... fresh local fish, prime steaks, chicken, pasta and veal specialties all done the way grandma used to make it... and of course THE BEST PIZZA ON THE ISLAND straight out of our custom made 900 degree wood burning brick oven... dinner served daily 5-11 pm... late night menu served until closing.


After dinner THE REFUGE transforms into a breathtaking lounge that caters to the upscale crowd... expect that Manhattan, Miami, Las Vegas vibe... a live DJ spins on our state-of-the-art sound system setting the perfect mood for cocktails or bottle service with friends… private lounge tables are always available and a late night menu is served into the wee hours of the night. Must be 21 or over after 10 pm... Fashionable island dress code required. Have a great vacation!

Alegria Resort & Spa

Beacon Hill #2, Sint Maarten

For reservations, email Minerva Hughes at 
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Call Toll-Free 1.877.231.8777 or call the resort 1.721.545.4000

Please visit our website at: www.alegriasxm.com

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