Orient Beach St. Maarten Vacation Ideas

Orient Beach is probably the most famous of all the beaches on this exotic island. But the fact is that St. Maartin Beaches in Orient Bay actually consist of of 5 main beaches that are all covered with white, sugar sand and surrounded with calm, blue water. Along with the fine white sand, incredible snorkeling and water sports this beach is unique in that there are areas that are clothing optional.

Club Orient is the island’s only naturist or nudist resort at Orient Beach. Clothing is optional at the Club and the nude beach is open to the public. There is also a nude cruise that allows sunbathers to tan ALL parts of their body if they so choose.

If vacationing tourists get tired of skinny dipping at Orient Beach, visitors of St. Martin’s Beach in Orient Bay can enjoy a wide variety of sophisticated entertainment including music, food, and outdoor activities making it a great place for singles, newlywed couples on their romantic honeymoon vacation or families with children. At night, the place springs to life and visitors can enjoy exciting nightlife filled with tropical drinks, casinos with gaming opportunities, steel bands, dance clubs, discotheques, outdoor cafes and eating wonderful food to keep their energy levels high.

It’s perfectly acceptable to do nothing but relax on one of Orient Beach’s beach chairs or find a romantic beach like the one that your vacation package promised. But if you are the kind of tourist that wants to get the most out of your discount Orient Beach vacation package and keep active around the clock to get your money’s worth out of your island vacation, don’t worry that St. Martin will be too laid back for you; there is something for everyone on at least one of the St. Martin Beaches in Orient Bay.

Some of the most popular daytime activities include horseback riding, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, windsurfing, jet-skiing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, sailing and deep sea fishing.

There is a variety of lodging options available to visitors taking a naturalist beach vacation. Along with Club Orient and the popular Orient Bay Hotel, there are several other hotels and resorts offering picturesque views and a variety of services and amenities. Staff members are friendly and helpful, ensuring that visitors get the most out of their vacation. In addition, visitors can choose from many apartment and villa rentals right on the beach.

The Island of St. Martin is half-Dutch and half-French, so visitors can enjoy the best of both cultures. On the Dutch side, in the capital, Philipsburg, visitors can enjoy a "more American way of life". Here, they can stroll along Old Street and Back Street for duty-free shopping in exquisite jewelry stores, art galleries, fine dining, trendy bars, and casinos.

On the French side, visitors can experience a more quiet lifestyle in towns like Marigot, or small villages such as Grand Case. Here, visitors can enjoy old houses, bistro bars, cafes, restaurants, delis, fashion and designer boutiques, jewelers and perfume shops.

When you look at the whole package, you come to understand why many consider Orient beach one of the best beaches in the world.

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