Activities Around

In the heart of Philipsburg and right on the beach, Holland House is the starting point for many activities. Among them:

Shopping in Front & Back Streets

You will find the big brand names, and many jewelry, clothing and souvenir shops.

Exploring Pinel Island

Explore this beautiful Caribbean island with its little restaurants and bars. You can also hike over to the other side and experience the wild side of nature.

Snorkeling trip to Anguilla

Take a catamaran tour and sail to neighboring Anguilla. Go snorkeling on the fascinating and pristine reefs of Prickly Pear.

Dinner in Grand Case

With its many gourmet restaurants Grand Case is a destination by itself. Go at night and feel the vibrant ambiance. Just 15 minutes from the hotel.

Hike through the rain forest

The Loterie farm at Pic Paradis is an old historical Estate with rainforest hikes and zip lines.

Go sailing on an America Cup winning yacht

Enjoy a day of sailing on the original 12 meter Stars and Stripes boat that has won the America Cup many times. Engage in the actual sailing or just sit back and enjoy this thrilling experience.

Rent a fun car

There are many scooters, scootercars, buggys, quads etc for rent near Philipsburg. Hit the road and have some fun.

Watch the planes come in
at Sunset Bar

The Sunset Bar in the Maho Area is the most perfect place to watch planes come in (video link youtube) You are really close to the runway and will feel the thundering power of the jets

Golf & Tennis

St. Maarten has an 18 hole golf course at Mullet bay which is open for everyone to play. Tennis can also be arranged – through the front desk.

Orient Beach

Just 15 minutes from the hotel you will find Orient Beach, one of the most famous beaches in the Caribbean. Here there are many restaurants and bars and being on the French side, clothing, on part of the beach, is optional