Eye on the World: Grand Case Beach Club, St. Martin

written by | Posted on September 4th, 2012

A comfy, cozy bed is accented by tiny pink flowers.

A comfy, cozy bed is accented by tiny pink flowers.

The living area of our 1-bedroom features a pull-out couch, perfect for families.

The living area of our 1-bedroom features a pull-out couch, perfect for families.

Every guestroom at Grand Case Beach Club has a fully equipped kitchen.

Every guestroom at Grand Case Beach Club has a fully equipped kitchen.

They've each got a large balcony or patio, too, with either ocean or garden views. Our view? Phenomenal.

They've each got a large balcony or patio, too, with either ocean or garden views. Our view? Phenomenal.

Meanwhile, the view from the entrance of our guestroom was just as inspiring.

Meanwhile, the view from the entrance of our guestroom was just as inspiring.

Sunburnt victims rejoice! There are still plenty of places for clients to stay out of the sun while still enjoying the incredible scenery.

Sunburnt victims rejoice! There are still plenty of places for clients to stay out of the sun while still enjoying the incredible scenery.

A boardwalk surrounds the beachfront common areas, including gym, pool, cafe, gift shop and watersports desk.

A boardwalk surrounds the beachfront common areas, including gym, pool, cafe, gift shop and watersports desk.

On the boardwalk, guests can claim a sunny or shaded lounge chair for a perfect view.

On the boardwalk, guests can claim a sunny or shaded lounge chair for a perfect view.

Or, they can follow the boardwalk around to dig their toes in the sand with a spot beachfront.

Or, they can follow the boardwalk around to dig their toes in the sand with a spot beachfront.

A stone stairway is one more way to get to the most frequented areas of the property: the cafe and the beach.

A stone stairway is one more way to get to the most frequented areas of the property: the cafe and the beach.

Of course, Grand Case Beach Club's second beach is nothing to sneeze at, either.

Of course, Grand Case Beach Club's second beach is nothing to sneeze at, either.

The inviting pool at Grand Case Beach Club is lovingly described by general manager Steve Wright as

The inviting pool at Grand Case Beach Club is lovingly described by general manager Steve Wright as "perhaps the smallest pool in St. Martin," but it's perfect for a salt-free swim...though who could pass up a dive into those beautiful Caribbean waters, anyway?

Small touches are found everywhere at Grand Case Beach Club, like this outdoor shower, which features an undersea mural just on the other side of that door.

Small touches are found everywhere at Grand Case Beach Club, like this outdoor shower, which features an undersea mural just on the other side of that door.

A common patio area at Grand Case Beach Club is located central to the cafe, gym, pool, watersports desk and both beaches.

A common patio area at Grand Case Beach Club is located central to the cafe, gym, pool, watersports desk and both beaches.

Vacationing is tough work. Tell your clients to pull up a hammock at Grand Case Beach Club, and be sure to bring their favorite book.

Vacationing is tough work. Tell your clients to pull up a hammock at Grand Case Beach Club, and be sure to bring their favorite book.

If your clients lose their bearings on North, South, East and West, this guide post at Grand Case Beach Club will surely set them straight.

If your clients lose their bearings on North, South, East and West, this guide post at Grand Case Beach Club will surely set them straight.

Grand Case Beach Club is happy to assist guests in booking off-property excursions, such as jet-skiing and parasailing.

Grand Case Beach Club is happy to assist guests in booking off-property excursions, such as jet-skiing and parasailing.

A visit to Philipsburg, the capital of Dutch St. Maarten, offers excellent shopping...especially if your clients are looking for jewelry.

A visit to Philipsburg, the capital of Dutch St. Maarten, offers excellent shopping...especially if your clients are looking for jewelry.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten is a popular Caribbean port for cruise ships.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten is a popular Caribbean port for cruise ships.

Recommend your clients visit Maho Beach for a thrilling experience as large jets fly just over their heads, aiming for the landing strip just beyond the beach.

Recommend your clients visit Maho Beach for a thrilling experience as large jets fly just over their heads, aiming for the landing strip just beyond the beach.

This photo was taken with no zoom lens—just in case you didn't believe us when we said the jets fly right above.

This photo was taken with no zoom lens—just in case you didn't believe us when we said the jets fly right above.

The landing strip on the other side of Maho Beach is also a great spot to catch a hot breeze as big jets start their engines in preparation for take off.

The landing strip on the other side of Maho Beach is also a great spot to catch a hot breeze as big jets start their engines in preparation for take off.

Many beaches around the island can almost guarantee your clients will find what they're looking for, be it fishing, boating or just plain swimming.

Many beaches around the island can almost guarantee your clients will find what they're looking for, be it fishing, boating or just plain swimming.

Newly built plazas continue to spring up around the island, like this one, which features shopping and dining.

Newly built plazas continue to spring up around the island, like this one, which features shopping and dining.

Restaurants line the beaches on both French and Dutch sides.

Restaurants line the beaches on both French and Dutch sides.

Boating and yachting are popular with island guests.

Boating and yachting are popular with island guests.

The water is so crystal clear that you can see down to the bottom, even at night.

The water is so crystal clear that you can see down to the bottom, even at night.

In any other beach destination, the shade of passing clouds is a disappointment. Here, it's just beautiful.

In any other beach destination, the shade of passing clouds is a disappointment. Here, it's just beautiful.

A comfy, cozy bed is accented by tiny pink flowers.The living area of our 1-bedroom features a pull-out couch, perfect for families.Every guestroom at Grand Case Beach Club has a fully equipped kitchen.They've each got a large balcony or patio, too, with either ocean or garden views. Our view? Phenomenal.Meanwhile, the view from the entrance of our guestroom was just as inspiring.Sunburnt victims rejoice! There are still plenty of places for clients to stay out of the sun while still enjoying the incredible scenery.A boardwalk surrounds the beachfront common areas, including gym, pool, cafe, gift shop and watersports desk.On the boardwalk, guests can claim a sunny or shaded lounge chair for a perfect view.Or, they can follow the boardwalk around to dig their toes in the sand with a spot beachfront.A stone stairway is one more way to get to the most frequented areas of the property: the cafe and the beach.Of course, Grand Case Beach Club's second beach is nothing to sneeze at, either.The inviting pool at Grand Case Beach Club is lovingly described by general manager Steve Wright as "perhaps the smallest pool in St. Martin," but it's perfect for a salt-free swim...though who could pass up a dive into those beautiful Caribbean waters, anyway?Small touches are found everywhere at Grand Case Beach Club, like this outdoor shower, which features an undersea mural just on the other side of that door.A common patio area at Grand Case Beach Club is located central to the cafe, gym, pool, watersports desk and both beaches.Vacationing is tough work. Tell your clients to pull up a hammock at Grand Case Beach Club, and be sure to bring their favorite book.If your clients lose their bearings on North, South, East and West, this guide post at Grand Case Beach Club will surely set them straight.Grand Case Beach Club is happy to assist guests in booking off-property excursions, such as jet-skiing and parasailing.A visit to Philipsburg, the capital of Dutch St. Maarten, offers excellent shopping...especially if your clients are looking for jewelry.Philipsburg, St. Maarten is a popular Caribbean port for cruise ships.Recommend your clients visit Maho Beach for a thrilling experience as large jets fly just over their heads, aiming for the landing strip just beyond the beach.This photo was taken with no zoom lens—just in case you didn't believe us when we said the jets fly right above.The landing strip on the other side of Maho Beach is also a great spot to catch a hot breeze as big jets start their engines in preparation for take off.Many beaches around the island can almost guarantee your clients will find what they're looking for, be it fishing, boating or just plain swimming.Newly built plazas continue to spring up around the island, like this one, which features shopping and dining.Restaurants line the beaches on both French and Dutch sides.Boating and yachting are popular with island guests.The water is so crystal clear that you can see down to the bottom, even at night.In any other beach destination, the shade of passing clouds is a disappointment. Here, it's just beautiful.