La Samanna is an Orient-Express Hotel that is a destination of its own within the exotic French West Indies. The hotel is ideally situated on 55 pristine beachfront acres of Baie Longue nestled among tropical gardens. The resort's crescent-shaped beach is renowned as one of the finest and most secluded in the world. La Samanna is just 10 minutes from Princess Juliana Airport and just 10 minutes from the capital of French St. Martin - Marigot - with its charming streets, world-class marina, and a variety of quaint boutiques and gourmet restaurants.
The hotel is built in a Mediterranean style with white stucco buildings and terracotta tiles throughout. The main building of the hotel sits perched above the beach and is the focus of many activities. The award-winning signature restaurant featuring a sophisticated blend of French cuisine with a Caribean flair and the famous wine cellar containing bottles of the world's finest vintages are located in the main building.
Complimentary to La Samanna guests is daily buffet breakfast, all non-motorized water sports, use of 3 championship tennis courts, and use of the fitness pavilion. Other hotel facilities include the Rendezvous Pavilion for small meetings and receptions, Elysses Beauty Treatment Room, an outdoor freshwater pool, poolside grill and beach bar. Services include concierge, 24-hour room service, car rental, multilingual staff, business services, baby sitting, and hairdresser. Transfer to and from the airport available for a fee.
Placed discreetly along the beach are 13 villas in addition to 2 cliffside villas. Each villa consists of oceanview rooms as well as beachfront one bedroom suites. Each room or suite is decorated in a Caribbean style of soft colors with marble floors.