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Belmond La Samanna

Baie Longue, Les Terres Basses, Saint Martin (French part)

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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.

Property Location
With a stay at Belmond La Samanna in Les Terres Basses, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Long Beach and a 4-minute drive from Blue Mall. This 5-star hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Cupecoy Beach and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Starz City Casino.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 83 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Satellite programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Dining
Grab a bite at Interlude, one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free self parking is available onsite.

Location

Baie Longue, Les Terres Basses, Saint Martin (French part)

Airport:

SXM - Princess Juliana International Airport

ROOMS

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • 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)
  • Premium bedding
  • 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.

  • Fitness facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • 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
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wedding services
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of restaurants -
  • 24-hour business center
  • Tennis on site
  • Number of outdoor pools -
  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Free self parking
  • Number of bars/lounges -
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)

Number of floors: 2

Number of rooms: 81

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
  • Aerobics