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Belmond La Samanna

Baie Longue, Les Terres Basses, MF
Classic Preferred Hotel

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Belmond La Samanna

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

Located at the base of the island's signature 455-m (1,492-ft) Paradise Peak (Pic Paradis), a nature preserve () from the resort called Loterie Farm offers guided and unguided forest hikes and features an obstacle course through the treetops.

Hotel Overview

Baie Longue Beach
Mediterranean-style resort located on the crescent-shaped Baie Longue Beach in French St. Martin.
Renovated rooms
Cloaked in lush foliage and colorful flowers, 81 newly renovated rooms include marble floors, dark wood furniture and luxurious bedding.
French dining
The hotel's restaurant serves contemporary and classic French dishes with a Creole twist. Enjoy the complimentary breakfast buffet.

National Rating
This hotel has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.

Know Before You Go

  • Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

What to expect:

  • Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Location

Baie Longue, Les Terres Basses, MF

Airport:

SXM - Princess Juliana International Airport

ROOMS

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Espresso maker
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Pay movies
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • iPod docking station
  • Furnished balcony or patio
  • Free cribs/infant beds

DETAILS

Property Amenities

The resort's health-and-beauty spa features treatment rooms with private outdoor showers in a garden setting. Rooms can be closed for air-conditioning or left open to breezes. Treatments include French Body Polish, "sunburn rescue," and facials.A lobby computer with a high-speed connection provides Internet access, and wireless access is also available in the lobby (surcharges for both).Self parking:
Complimentary.
Subject to change without prior notification.Ground transportation:
Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.

  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Fitness facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms - 83
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 16
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Poolside bar
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms 4
  • Wedding services
  • Children's club
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • Tennis on site
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Outdoor tennis courts 3
  • Free self parking
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)

Policies

National Rating
This hotel has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.

Know Before You Go

  • Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Dining

A complimentary French/American buffet breakfast is provided each morning in La Samanna Restaurant. Tuesday afternoons feature a complimentary cocktail party with drinks and appetizers beside the pool.
La Samanna Restaurant
Open-air restaurant with panoramic Caribbean Sea/sunset view. Buffet, à la carte, and Continental breakfasts. À la carte lunch and dinner. Lunch choices such as lobster salad, whole fish of the day, herb omelet, hamburgers, French sandwiches. Dinner choices such as sushi, lobster tartar with carrot emulsion, smoked-scallop salad with Japanese beans and pineapple coulis, five-spice duck breast with sour-orange reduction and scallion pancake, beef tenderloin with Thai red curry and green-tea noodles, mahi mahi with saffron and fruit salsa. 10,000-bottle wine cellar. Dinner dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men.
The Poolside Grill
Covered and open-air terrace seating with Caribbean Sea view. Open late morning to late afternoon. Lunch choices such as salad niçoise, fried calamari, baguette sandwiches, hamburgers, mango tart, chocolate pizza.
Beach Bar
Seating on wood deck above beach. Open late morning to late afternoon for salads, baguette sandwiches, tropical drinks. Lobster barbecue for lunch on beach with 24-hour advance reservation. Lobster barbecue every Monday night.
La Samanna Bar
Open-air spot in main building. Moroccan decor featuring draped-fabric ceiling, built-in cushioned banquettes, mosaic-tile bar. Open mid-morning to late night for cocktails, cognacs, tropical drinks.

Recreation

A 1.5-kilometer (1 mile) white, sandy beach fringing Long Bay (Baie Longue) offers beachcombing opportunities. (Part of the beach erodes in summer but fills in during autumn.) Beach umbrellas and lounge chairs are provided. A 25-meter (27.5-yard) pool featuring a gentle 3-tier waterfall overlooks the Caribbean Sea from a hillside. The pool's sundeck includes potted plants and cushioned lounge chairs.

Personal watercraft, kayaks, windsurfers, Hobie Cat sailboats, snorkeling gear, and use of a lighted artificial grass tennis courts are complimentary. Day trips for swimming and snorkeling to nearby islands and water skiing are available for surcharges. The resort's powerboat can be hired for sunset cruises and excursions.

Buildings on a hilltop above the resort's main building house a fully equipped contemporary Pilates studio (surcharges) and a complimentary air-conditioned fitness center equipped with cardio and weight machines as well as free weights. Twice weekly, the Pilates studio offers complimentary yoga classes.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Motor boating
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pilates classes/instruction
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction