Book your room at Belmond La Samanna
St Martin hotel with views of Caribbean Sea
Overlooking the Caribbean Sea from St Martin's westernmost tip just north of the French/Dutch border, this 81-room resort on the French side occupies a limestone cliff above a long, private white sand beach.
A restaurant with panoramic sea/sunset view features French cooking, a hillside pool/sundeck offers repose, and a health spa with outdoor showers provides rejuvenation at La Samanna.
St Martin's La Samanna guestrooms and suites with sea-view balconies or patios include flowers and mahogany and rattan furniture as well as TVs, DVD players and complimentary Internet access.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
La Samanna'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. Body and massage treatments are also available.
A lobby computer with a high-speed connection provides Internet access, and complimentary wireless access is also available in the lobby. The resort has a 24-hour business center along with 4 meeting and conference rooms, exhibit space, and technology support staff. Babysitting services are available for a surcharge. Self parking is complimentary.
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach sun loungers
- Pool sun loungers
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Outdoor tennis court
- Number of buildings/towers - 16
- Poolside bar
- Full-service spa
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 83
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 3
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tennis on site
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Free self parking
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Free WiFi
- Spa treatment room(s)
- 24-hour business center
- Number of meeting rooms - 4
- Spa services on site
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Premium TV channels
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Room service (24 hours)
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free bottled water
- Coffee/tea maker
- DVD player
- Turndown service
- In-room massage available
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Access via exterior corridors
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free WiFi
Where to Eat
A full French/American breakfast is available from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM each morning in Interlude restaurant.
Trellis - Open-air restaurant with panoramic Caribbean Sea/sunset view serving à la carte dinner. 10,000-bottle wine cellar. Dinner dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men.
The Interlude - 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.
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.
Trellis - French bistro serving dinner
Interlude - restaurant serving breakfast, with outdoor dining.
Room service is available 24 hours a day.
Nearby Things to Do
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 court 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.
- Golfing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Kayaking on site
- Pilates classes on site
- Sailing on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Water skiing on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Swedish massage
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
Minimum check-in age is 16
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is noon
Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per night
We should mention
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).
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
This hotel has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.