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Golden Rock Resort 

Oasis Golden Rock Dive & Nature Resort has a bar, garden, tennis court, and a terrace in Oranjestad. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, and room service, along with free WiFi.

Link: https://goldenrockresort.com/

The Old Gin House

Offering an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant, The Old Gin House is located in Oranjestad Beach. Free Wi-Fi access is available and a furnished terrace is featured.

Link: https://www.theoldginhouse.com/

 

Papaya Inn

Link: papayainn.com

 

Entertainment or Unique Tours: 

 

St.Eustatius is tourism is mainly on the Lime and Dine, the sports and the natural parks. There are very important nesting sites for several endangered sea turtles such as the green turtle, leatherback, loggerhead, and hawksbill.

  • Sint Eustatius National Parks
  • Quill/Boven National Park
  • Mount Mazinga
  • Miriam Schmidt Botanical Garden
  • Dutch reformed church
  • Fort de Windt

 

Shopping: 

Amazing handcrafted crafts at the local market

 

Culture/Events: 

Golden Rock Regatta the Colorful sailing race events happens every year in November

Lime & Dine:

The national dish is  Goat's meat, rice, and peas with provisions.

Beaches:

  • Zeelandia Beach
  • Lynch Beach
  • Oranjestad Beach
  • Corre Corre Bay

 

Water Activities:

Windsurfing or waterskiing is the watersport that is well catered for on the island. Enjoy the island's superb scuba-diving opportunities. Many wrecks filled with marine life lie on the black sand amid coral reefs and near the submerged old port just off Oranjestad.



Getting Around

 

Side of Street Drive-On: Right

 

Car Rentals: 

With a valid foreign or international driving licence, you are allowed to drive a car on Statia. You can choose from at least thirteen rental companies. For information inquire at your hotel or the Tourist Information Stand at the Airport.

 

Bike & Scooter Rentals: 

Bike and gear rentals available along with biking route maps 

 

Taxis: 

Available at hotels and airport

 

Public Transportation:

No rail network or public buses exist on St Eustatius. Sometimes private vehicles act as small buses for workers on fixed routes on the island, but the main way of getting around for visitors is by taxi or rental car. 

 

Accessibility:

It is under development as it is a small economy.

 

Getting There:

 

By air: Statia can be reached by a short flight from the international airport of St. Maarten, just a 20-minute flight with Winair and Trans Anguilla Airways

By Sea: Island can be reached by Cruise and boats/Ferries from St.Maarten

About the Island



Capital: Oranjestad

Population: 3,138(Revised in 2019)

Area: 21 km2 (8 sq mi)

Country: The Netherlands (Caribbean Netherlands)

Religion: Christian

Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

History:

In 1781 St.Eustatius was colonized by the French and after a series of wars Dutch occupied from 1861 to the present.



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