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La Samanna, A Belmond Hotel, St Martin


La Samanna, A Belmond Hotel, St Martin

Baie Longue, PO Box 4077, Les Terres Basses, French West Indies, Saint Martin (French part)


Destination Entry Requirements

"Passengers originating from a high-risk country must be under 14 consecutive days of self-monitoring of body temperature and possibly flu-like symptoms.
For passengers originating from a moderate-risk country, the mandatory self-monitoring period is 8 days.
The travelers in these categories will receive during the 14 or 8 days an automated daily email alert providing a link for submitting the required information online. If the traveler is remaining for a shorter term on the island, he/she will have to submit the information for the time he/she is on the island.

There are quarantine and isolation procedures in place for persons who are waiting on their test result, test positive, and/or develop COVID-19 symptoms during their stay.

All travelers arriving from a country categorized as a high-risk zone must present an negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test for the obtained from a nasopharyngeal swab only and perform within 72 hours prior to departure to Sint Maarten (last leg in case of connecting flights).

This does not apply to:

Children of age 10 and under.
Residents of St. Maarten
Passengers residing in and/or traveling from low-risk countries. However, they must not have been in a high-risk country 14 days prior to departure to Sint Maarten.
Please note that a negative rt-PCR test result 72 hours before departure and a negative antigen test result 24 hours before departure are required for travelers originating from Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. Alternatively, only a negative PCR test 24 hours before departure will also be accepted.

Passengers arriving from Canada or the USA and entering through St. Maarten must have:

a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be based on a nasal and oral swab and be issued at most 120 hours before departure of the last direct flight to St. Maarten; or
a negative COVID-19 antigen test result. The test must be based on a nasal and oral swab and be issued at most 48 hours before departure of the last direct flight to St. Maarten.
Residents of St Maarten entering or transiting St Maarten without a negative COVID-RT PCR test result are subject to COVID-19 test upon arrival at their own expense.

The original result of this test must be uploaded as soon as possible as part of the Health declaration form application procedure in order to be processed. Processing takes 6-8 hours. The test result should clearly specify the name of the laboratory, test subject name, test date, type of test administered, and how the test sample was obtained. Typed, written, or e-mail statements from doctors or non-laboratories will not be accepted.

If re-tested upon arrival you will be expected to self-isolate or self-quarantine at your place of lodging/residence until the test results are known.

All passengers are subjected to temperature checks and other screening protocols and may be subjected to mandatory testing at their own expense. Failure to adhere to the screening upon arrival will result in you not being cleared to enter St. Maarten and sent back to your originating country.

As of Monday May 24, 2021 the following applies:

For fully vaccinated travelers, a negative Ag test result within 48 hours before departure is required. Official proof of the vaccination status (national vaccination card) must be uploaded in EHAS. The Ag test must carry at least an FDA-EUA approval. For non-fully vaccinated travelers, a negative rt-PCR test result within 48 hours before departure is required.

Passengers must have completed a mandatory health declaration form called Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) 12 hours before departure. They must also present an approved email authorization at check-in and upon arrival. Be advised that processing time takes up to 12 hours. For visitors 10 years and under, the application should be filled out by the parents."


Property Location Located in Les Terres Basses, La Samanna, A Belmond Hotel, St Martin is by the sea, a 4-minute drive from Maho Beach and 11 minutes from Marigot Market. This 5-star hotel is 9.5 mi (15.4 km) from Grand Case Beach and 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from Happy Bay.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 83 guestrooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters and Frette Italian sheets. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Satellite programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.
Amenities Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Dining Enjoy French cuisine at L'Oursin, one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at the beach bar, the poolside bar, or one of 2 bars/lounges. To-go 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. This hotel has 4 meeting rooms available for events. A cruise ship terminal shuttle is provided at no charge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


SXM - Princess Juliana International Airport



  • Free newspaper
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Highchair
  • Private bathroom
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Television
  • Non-Smoking
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Furnished balcony or patio
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Ceiling fan
  • Toilet paper
  • Champagne service
  • Microwave (on request)
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Local maps
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Separate sitting area
  • Pay movies
  • iPod docking station
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Down comforter
  • No rollaway/extra beds
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Baby monitor
  • Shower only
  • Pet-friendly room
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Toaster oven
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Stovetop
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products
  • Paper towels
  • Private plunge pool
  • Separate dining area
  • Accessible bathtub
  • Bathroom grab bars
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Private spa tub
  • Terrace

Property Amenities

  • Free cruise terminal shuttle
  • Walkway to water
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Water dispenser
  • Fitness facilities
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Uncovered parking
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or town car service available
  • Computer station
  • Swimming pool
  • Food and water bowls
  • On private beach
  • Conference space size (meters) - 130
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle parking available
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Tennis on site
  • Pro shop
  • Golf caddy
  • Couples/private dining
  • Private picnics
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Designer stores on site
  • Art gallery on site
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Number of poolside bars - 1
  • Full-service spa
  • Number of beach bars - 1
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • 24-hour business center
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Roll-in shower
  • Gated community
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Off-street parking
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used
  • Year Built - 1972
  • Total number of rooms - 83
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 16


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Long Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Blue Mall - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Starz City Casino - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Mullet Bay - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Cupecoy Beach - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Mullet Bay Golf - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
American University of the Caribbean - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Maho Bay - 2.5 km / 1.6 mi
Mullet Bay Beach - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Casino Royale - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Dunes Casino - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
Burgeaux Bay Beach - 3.5 km / 2.1 mi
Maho Beach - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Simpson Bay Beach - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Paradise Plaza - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
Princess Juliana Intl. Airport (SXM) - 5.4 km / 3.3 mi
Grand Case (SFG-L'Esperance) - 17.8 km / 11 mi

The preferred airport for La Samanna, A Belmond Hotel, St Martin is Princess Juliana Intl. Airport (SXM).

  • Aerobics
  • 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