Royal Islander Club – Great Bay

Resort overview.

With spectacular views, a full range of amenities and a mile of white, sandy beach, Royal Islander Club Great Bay provides the ultimate Caribbean feel and experience.

Overlooking beautiful Great Bay Harbor and a short, 10-minute walk from the exciting capital of Philipsburg, Royal Islander Club Great Bay offers the best of both worlds: great shopping, dining and entertainment in a quaint downtown setting, and a tropical escape within a beachfront oasis.

The resort features four restaurants and four bars, three swimming pools including one infinity pool, three whirlpools, an activity center with water aerobics, volleyball and more, scuba dive & watersports center, excursion desk, a gym, a floodlit tennis court, the Golden Casino, resort boutique, car rental service and more!

Daytime activities

Join the fun filled, high energy resort animators, every day, as they take you through a wide variety of activities, fun and games, ranging from the cool and relaxed bingo to the energetic volley ball. Keep fit while on vacation with our sunrise morning walks, aqua aerobics and dance classes.

Nightly entertainment

The resort offers a full-time entertainment program, seven days a week, with night activities including beach parties, guest musicians and entertainers by night.

Serenity Spa

Serenity Spa, the resort’s full-service spa, promises a rejuvenating atmosphere and a variety of services to soothe and relax. Indulge yourself with hot stone massage, aroma therapy massage, couple’s massage, detoxifying destressing treatments for men and the green coffee cellulite treatment and much more.

Fitness Center

The resort Fitness Center includes a selection of cardiovascular workout and weight-training equipment.

Tour & Excursions desk

A dedicated tours & excursions desk will guide you to all of our daily events and help you to organize off-property activities, including shopping excursions to Phillipsburg or Marigot, ferry trips to St. Barts or Anguilla, golf, dolphin swims, snorkeling and scuba excursions, sunset dinner cruises and any other island adventure you’d like to try.

Diving & Water Sports

Whether you are just discovering scuba or an advanced diver, Great Bay’s dive center has something to offer for everyone.

Our dive center specializes in small groups with a maximum of 6 certified divers. Discover scuba diving in a confined shallow water area or get fully PADI certified and a variety of other courses done one-on-one, with private instruction and personalized service.

Jet ski rentals, snorkeling, day trip sto Tintamarre and Pinel Island, private boat charters, waverunners, banana boats, kayaks, floating mats, boogie boards and much more.

All-inclusive program

Great Bay is an all-inclusive resort and the all-inclusive program is also available for our valued timeshare guests for a daily fee.

What’s included?

Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day; Unlimited international and domestic premium beer and spirits, fruit drinks and soft drinks; Mini-bar refreshed daily with soft drinks, bottled water; Guest Pass to Maho Beach Resort for a day of pool relaxing and shopping in the Maho Village; Reservations at resort restaurants; Nightly theme parties & live entertainment.


Resort boutique on property for sundries and souvenirs. Walking distance to downtown Philipsburg with duty-free shopping.

Getting here

The beachfront timeshare resort Royal Islander Great Bay is located on the south shore of Dutch Sint Maarten, a 25 minute drive from Princess Juliana Airport and within walking distance from the capital Philipsburg.

Air service to Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) in St. Maarten is provided by American Airlines, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, Northwest, LIAT, USAirways, KLM, Spirit Air, Air France, Corsair, Air Caraibes, Copa Airlines, United, Windward Islands Airways (WINAIR) and many other major airlines. Royal Islander Great Bay, 19 Little Bay Road Philipsburg, Sint Maarten. Location on Google map

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