Caribbean Tourism

St Eustatias Accommodations

Expect a 7% government tax, 15% service charge on top of quoted rates & sometimes a 5% surcharge. The tourist office has a list of home rentals.


The Talk of the Town, one of the longest established hotels, has been leased to the new medical school on Statia and is not seeking other guests for a few years. AL Old Gin House, T82319, F82135, www.oldginhouse.com Re-opened 1999 after renovation, built with old bricks of 18th-century cotton gin house, 14 rooms, large beds, a/c, TV, phones, breakfast included.

AL-B Kings Well, between Upper and Lower Town, north end of beach by Smoke Alley, T/F82538. Run by Win and Laura, about the nicest place to stay, popular with divers and sailors, rooms sparsely furnished but large, includes breakfast, ceiling fans, not always very clean, some rooms overlook bar, more expensive have spectacular sea view, accepts Visa/Mastercard.

A Golden Era Hotel, Lower Town, PO Box 109, T82345, F82445, Email: gold...@sintmaarten.net On the beach, modern, 20 rooms, not much charm but convenient and dive shop on premises, manager Roy Hooker is also the cook, friendly but extremely slow service, snack bar/restaurant good, credit cards.

C Country Inn, at Concordia near airport, Biesheuvelweg, owned by Mrs Iris Pompier, T/F82484. 6 guest house rooms, noisy a/c but essential, TV, fridge, includes breakfast, other meals on request, hot and cold water, travellers’ cheques but no credit cards.

C Henriquez Apartments, Golden Rock, T82299, F82517. On road to airport, 3 mins’ walk, 9 apartments, 1 or 2 bedrooms, a/c, TV, mini-fridge, bar and restaurant, barbecue, weekly and monthly rates negotiable. Off the road towards The Quill, D Daniel’s Guest House, on Rosemary Laan, T82358. Unmarked, ask in Brown’s supermarket at bottom of road, Miz Brown is very helpful, no hot water but use of kitchen, taxi available.


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Sint Eustatius or Statia

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Before Travelling in St Eustatias

Climate Average temperature is around 27°C in the daytime and 23°C at night. Average rainfall is 45 inches a year. Average water...

Getting There

Air Winair has several daily 20-min flights from St Maarten (US$80 return) connecting with flights from the USA, Europe and other islands....

Getting Around

Land Car: There is no public transport on the island but cars and taxis can be hired. Driving is on the right, but some roads are so narrow...

St Eustatias Communication Service

Telephone Services Fax and cablegrams at Landsradio, Van Tonningenweg. Open Mon-Fri, 0730-1930, Sat, Sun 1200-1800, pay phone on the wall...

St Eustatias Tourist Information

Local Tourist Offices The St Eustatius Tourism Development Foundation, Fort Oranjestraat, Mon-Fri 0800-1700, T/F82433, www.statiatourism....

St Eustatias Beaches & Watersports

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