Westin Dawn Beach Resort and Spa
Sensual, sensational, captivating Caribbean mystique awakens a world of possibilities with romance and adventure, splendor in the surf and sand, tantalizing idyllic island magic. With 31 of the world’s top beaches, the Caribbean island of Saint Maarten is known as a pristine island getaway, with the Westin St. Maarten poised on stunning, top-rated Dawn Beach offering the holiday of your dreams.
Toe tickling scintillating white sand beaches rhythmically caressed by rippling aquamarine waves reach to the lush gardens of the Westin, inviting guests to dive in, explore and experience the sensory explosion of colorful underwater worlds of wonder illuminated by sparkles of sunshine under glorious blue skies. Passion and possibilities have drawn explorers to St. Maarten throughout history, and the Westin provides its guests with opportunities to discover the endless delights of resort life and all the island offers. Snorkelers and divers attest to the primacy of St. Maarten as an extraordinary destination for watersports and various other activities, including airport and other transportation with your Westin team, through Caribbean Concierge Services, a complete Destination Management Company and long term partners with Westin; together providing expertise in planning for the optimal holiday experience.
Westin St. Maarten exceeds all expectations as a luxury resort boasting its signature sophistication with island retreat ambience and abundant amenities assured to fulfill the wishes of honeymooners, families, and events from destination weddings to corporate retreats, anniversaries and reunions. With more than 10,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space plus intimate hideaways for couples, the Westin has professional event planners prepared for any possibility. Impressive 317 luxury resort accommodations range from ocean view or resort view guest rooms designed for modern comfort to 15 stunning luxury suites with 1 or 2 bedrooms, terraces, private balconies, spa inspired bathrooms and additional amenities. Condo living is provided with exceptional life style garden and hillside locations, full kitchens, living and dining rooms, and catering services.
Distinctive Caribbean elegance in decor throughout the Westin creates an atmosphere of relaxed luxury combining beach charm with a vibrant connection with nature, lush gardens, palms and panoramic sea views. Emphasizing comfort, sumptuous bed and bath decor welcomes relaxation. Always keeping you connected, the hotel has WIFI throughout, desk work areas, flat screen TV accessing movies and games, and a full Business Center.
Featuring the island’s largest freshwater infinity pool with swim up bar and poolside deli, dreamy days dazzle away lounging under sun umbrellas or beachside in your private cabana. Escape to air conditioned comfort at the Westin Resort Casino, workout at the full equipped fitness center, or indulge at the Hibiscus Spa for the ultimate in pampering, choosing from a full menu of revitalizing body treatments, massage, facials, and soothing skin rejuvenation with unique combinations of essential oils and plant extracts. Kids will enjoy a getaway from mom and dad at the Westin Kids Club offering activities for toddlers to teens.
The Westin offers family friendly casual dining breakfast lunch and dinner at the Ocean restaurant with an international menu designed to satisfy particular palates with an array of traditional favorites. Liquid, the poolside bar and grill, pleases with small bites, grill favorites, and cooling refreshments for all ages. For an adults-only dining experience, Aura offers sophisticated dining with an elegant intimacy.
Colonized by the French and Dutch, the island was divided equally in a rare 17th Century moment of equanimity after jointly defeating a Spanish Armada. It remains unique as an example of peaceful convergence of language, cultures, diverse ethnicities, and governance to the present. The Saint Maarten Netherlands half and the French Saint Martin half co-exist and share the island wonders with the gifts of two cuisines making this the culinary capital of the West Indies and a foodie destination delight. Amsterdam cheeses meet French fromage, Creole cuisine complements Dutch seafood delicacies and, notably, desserts are divine. Rum is supreme and tastings, distillery tours, and handcrafted cocktail classes abound.
Discover your bliss each day. Island adventures abound, from treetop zip lines to deep sea fishing, sailing and surfing, jet skis and parasailing, day and sunset cruises, beach and island excursions, horse and ATV rides, balloons, bikes, hikes, and bazaars. Infinite shopping calls with locally handmade crafts and duty free. Guests visit Creole Rock protected waters and the natural preserve of Tintamarie where sea turtles, rays, and tarpon remind us of the fragile balance of sea life, coral reefs, and multitudes of spectacular fish. Catamarans and speedboats deliver guests to beaches and snorkel and dive spots. The Dutch colonial architecture remains a treasured piece of island history and a hike to 17th Century Fort Louis is rewarding for its expansive views to nearby islands and spectacular cloud watching. Ferries to St. Barths and tiny Anguilla make enjoyable day trips.