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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Vista is located in a quiet location with beautiful views of the ocean, cruise ships coming and leaving. Amazing sun rise and sun sets. The units are well maintained, clean and comfortable. Very friendly stuff.

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Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Hi Mik345, I am glad you enjoyed your stay!. If you have been here recently, you were in for a treat, as 4 islands were clearly visible..Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts AND Nevis !! Weather has been fantastic , and I know exactly what you are talking about with the cruise ships disappearing into the sunset.. We try our best...

Bellmore, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually don't want to say how good this place is because I don't want it packed next time I go! Just amazing. From the balconies to the privacy to the amazing location. Why be in an overcrowded loud resort when you can be here?

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Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Jaclyn A, Who does not love a happy surprise !! I am glad you enjoyed it here. We are not for everyone, but if you are looking for a small, clean tranquil resort with 2 pools and a restaurant and friendly staff, then we are here for you! Thanks for your review! Andrea@lavistaresort.com

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed on the Island for three weeks. Chose the first two weeks from airbnb and then shopped around for the third week. This is probably the best place of all. Very nice location. Very friendly staff. Very clean room. The Hideaway restaurant is also very nice.

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Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Harold W !!! I remember you!! I am so happy we made your stay a memorable one. Hope to see you back one day! regards Andrea@lavistaresort.com

Reviewed 4 January 2017

The resort has an old Caribbean flavor while still being completely up to date. Central location, great accomodations and friendly staff will make your stay complete. We own two weeks each year here and by far one of our favorite resorts!

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Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Mj B, You know we work hard at it... and the work is never done! Thanks for your support and your lovely review. See you next year! Andrea@lavistaresort.com

Albany, New York
Reviewed 3 January 2017

La Vista Resort gives more than an experience, it's a feeling of complete relaxation! We have been lucky enough to travel around the Caribbean and stay at many different resorts in St. Maarten and other islands. We always return to La Vista, as it simply feels like paradise! This is not the Marriot, but rooms are always spotlessly clean and...

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Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Thanks CaribbeanGlen, We aim to please, and it sounds like we achieved just that with your recent vacation! I might need to steal that line from you "la Vista resort gives more than an experience, it's a feeling of complete relaxation!" for my future ads..it just makes you want to pack your bags and head on down( or up depending...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stayed in on the "beach" side in unit 205. The unit is perfect for a couple with a "shot gun" layout. In order, The patio is covered with table, chairs and lounger. The family room had a couch and a chair and also a small kitchen table. The Kitchen is simple but very functional. The bedroom had a King...

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Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Dear MazelTov_Travel, You really made a spot-on review, and there is nothing much I can add to that..don't worry, I will deal with the musician..lol.. I hope you got to try some awesome snorkeling in front of the resort, and I also hope you enjoyed the beautiful sight of the cruise ships passing by within reach! I am happy we...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The pics of this place are accurate. The 1 bedroom we stayed in is very clean. And the resort in general looks well maintained. The pool is lovely - although we have only checked out the one next to the restaurant. We are staying a full week through an exchange and it is quite lovely. An easy walk to many...

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Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bank_Nerd, Thanks for the lovely review! I am glad you enjoyed your week and the spectacular view! I am hoping you are not stuck back home in 5 feet of snow wishing you were back here with your feet in the sand. But there is always that next week to exchange into...IF there is availability!! Hoping to see you...

Ontario
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We went to La Vista for one week in November. The weather was nice and the staff at La Vista were also polite and helpful. I would say overall La Vista was ok. I'm not sure why there is so many great reviews... The 1st room we had was just average. The kitchen wasn't updated even if I had requested...

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Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ottawadivers, So sorry you did not enjoy your stay! We are a small family owned and operated resort, and realize that we are not for everyone. Having said that, we are continuously updating the resort so I am surprised you said everything felt dated. We recently put on new roofs, installed new doors, re-tiled, added new bedding and we...

Gloucester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Our first visit to the island and the resort. We like that it is a bit off the main roads and in a quieter section of the bay. The staff were so helpful and friendly. Grounds are beautiful, and so clean. The Hideaway restaurant serves great food- (grouper was fantastic). Especially enjoyed the night time dips in the pools. Our...

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Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Dear seashells2016, There is nothing more satisfying than having made someone's first vacation to St. Maarten a success! After a hectic day, reading such a nice review from a guest is heartwarming and makes it all worthwhile! I am glad you enjoyed the restaurant, and I was happy to hear my staff treated you well.. Hope to see you back...

Balcombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stayed a week at La Vista resort and also used the facilities at its sister resort called La Vista Beach located a few minutes walk away. La Vista only has a small breakfast / restaurant area which looks out over the pool but the place is clean, friendly and well maintained. The resort appears to be being revamped both internally...

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Andrea B, General Manager at La Vista Resort, responded to this review

Dear Balcombeite Thanks for your lovely review! We are indeed always improving the resort, and just came off a major renovation! Happy you were pleased with the results! I do need to clarify the internet rate. The internet is INCLUDED in the ROOM RATE, ( NO charge when RENTING a room) we only charge the fee for TIMESHARE owners and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about La Vista Resort

Address: 53 Billy Folly Road | Pelican Key, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Simpson Bay
Price Range: $204 - $391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Vista Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Go for "La Vista Beach"”
 of 5 bubbles mik345, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the street side. Which was good for us because we were always walking around.”
 of 5 bubbles jaclyna45, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room at La Vista Beach for direct ocean front views.”
  • Direct ocean front pool. Picture taken from my room.
 of 5 bubbles CaribbeanGlen, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Its all good”
 of 5 bubbles seashells2016, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try for a room away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Balcombeite, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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