If you were to ask us which destination has some of the most breathtaking beaches, we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend St. Maarten. And now, there’s another good reason to visit this beautiful island: The Morgan Resort & Spa. Nestled on the dazzling shores of St. Maarten, a Caribbean gem renowned for its captivating beaches and vibrant culture, The Morgan Resort stands as a testament to luxury, relaxation, and unrivaled beauty.
This hidden oasis is a fusion of contemporary design and island charm, offering travelers an unforgettable escape from the ordinary. This resort opened in 2021 to rave reviews and our trip there proved that this five-star luxury resort deserved every single one of them. Take a look at why we fell in love with it and why you will too.
The Morgan Resort & Spa has 124 guestrooms and suites where you’ll find private exterior entrances and balconies or terraces. The resort’s expansive lobby boasts panoramic ocean views, a testament to the harmonious marriage of nature and human design. The architecture seamlessly blends modern aesthetics with Caribbean influences, creating a soothing ambiance that instantly transports you into vacation mode.
The style of the rooms is equally impressive with chic and welcoming furnishings and nautical artwork that makes it feel like a true getaway. You’ll get a great night’s sleep here thanks to the luxurious, plush beds, spa-style bathrooms with glass walk-in showers, and lavish amenities by Joseph Abboud. It’s not just a place to sleep; it’s an experience that envelopes you in luxury.
Things to Do at The Morgan Resort
The famous Maho Beach is also just minutes away. It is known for its close proximity to the Princess Juliana Airport where low-flying aircrafts glide right over guests during take off and land. Many influencers and tourists love to come here to get the best picture opportunities of the airplanes and you will, too! The beach also has soft white sands and crystal turquoise blue waters that become the perfect backdrop for romantic pictures.
Guests will also appreciate the close proximity of The Morgan Resort & Spa to Maho Village, with exhilarating watersports, recreational activities, casino gaming, upscale shopping, dining and entertainment.
The Morgan Resort’s private stretch of pristine white sand beach beckons travelers to unwind and soak up the sun. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful morning stroll or an afternoon of water sports adventures, the crystal-clear waters of St. Maarten offer an array of activities. Lounge on plush beach beds with a refreshing cocktail in hand, or partake in snorkeling and paddleboarding to explore the vibrant marine life that resides just beneath the surface.
Take a swim in their beach-style infinity-edge pool overlooking the Caribbean Sea, featuring a waterfall, slide, grotto cave, underwater music system and the Bar M Pool Bar, a swim-up bar with a blackjack table. Private poolside cabanas are located among avocado, mango, banana, and coconut fruit trees offering peaceful surroundings. Each has lounge-style couches that can accommodate up to 12 guests plus privacy curtains and a paddle fan to keep you cool.
Looking for the best views of the beach and surroundings? Make a special trip up to the must-see Rooftop Observation Deck. You’ll find 360-degree unobstructed views of the perfect ocean, tropical plants, and the airplanes landing at Princess Juliana Airport. It is especially beautiful at sunset!
A variety of on-site activities and special events for guests of all ages, including water aerobics, morning yoga, volleyball, bocce, badminton, croquet, cooking classes, happy hour specials, wine and rum tastings, Sunday brunch, Caribbean BBQ nights, live bands and DJs, and more.
For those who want to get in a quick workout, there is a 24-hour state-of-the-art HITT (High Intensity Interval Training) fitness center. Later, visit the full-service salon and spa featuring a hair and nail salon, wet and dry sauna and treatment rooms for massages and other services. You can also opt to get an outdoor massage while enjoying the soft ocean breeze.
There is one pool bar, Bar M Pool Bar, and one signature restaurant, Salt Restaurant + Bar, on-site here. It’s lead by executive chef David Seeman and consultant chef, Afro Caribbean cuisine expert and renowned “Top Chef” competitor Ron Duprat. It offers a menu crafted with the freshest locally sourced ingredients, resulting in dishes that are as visually stunning as they are delectable. From succulent seafood to innovative fusion creations, every meal is an opportunity to tantalize your taste buds. Additional dining options at Maho Village include a French bakery, Sunset Beach Bar, and Sandbar Food Truck.
St. Maarten is a haven for adventure enthusiasts, and The Morgan Resort serves as your gateway to exploration. Discover the island’s vibrant culture by venturing into the charming streets of Philipsburg, where local markets and boutique shops offer unique treasures to take home. For those seeking more adrenaline-pumping activities, the resort’s concierge can arrange excursions such as hiking through lush rainforests, zip-lining over canopies, and exploring hidden coves.