La Palana is nestled in a quiet Dawn Beach residential area on the windward side of the island and requires only a ten minute walk to the beach. We are a family-friendly B&B.
We have an ocean view towards St. Barth’s but our main focus is our lush organic gardens which provide serenity and beauty as well as many edibles ripened by the warm Caribbean sun.
La Palana is a spacious one-bedroom suite with full kitchen and bathroom. It is perfect for couples alone or with small children. The suite is newly-built in 2013. We provide daily housekeeping service, beach towels and there is 24-hour security as well as free wifi, not to mention an amazing, included in the price breakfast each morning of your stay; of which we can send you the menu upon request and also before your stay approaches. Fall asleep to the sound of the waves and wake up to gentle birdsong. Plan your day as the sun begins to warm the air and the gardens awake with you. We look forward to welcoming you to St. Maarten and La Palana. Please email us with any requests, concerns or questions. We are most happy to help.
All access to gardens (flowers, herbs, tropical fruit and vegetables), bbq, small pool, lounge chairs, gazebo, hammocks.....all of it is your playground!!!
Respect the serene and quiet nature of this area and no smoking please.
Your hosts are avid gardeners and also trained chefs. We prepare daily a sumptuous breakfast, something new for every day of your stay. When possible we use produce from our organic gardens and always have something in our harvest basket.
I am originally from British Columbia, Canada and my partner Linden is from Nevis but has lived on St Maarten for over forty years! We are making our home beautiful with love and hard work whilst raising our two children. We can help you with anything the island has to offer and recommend various activities to suit your travel desires. We are avid gardeners and also trained chefs. We prepare daily a sumptuous breakfast (see reviews), something new for every day of your stay. We try to be as green as we can here, using rain water to water the organic gardens, and solar to heat our hot water. Past travellers love our breakfast served on your private patio overlooking the Caribbean Ocean. You pre choose your breakfast that best suits you as an individual and wait for it each morning as the birds dance around you and the ocean breeze touches your skin. We look forward to sharing our unique bed and breakfast with you and as much as our gardens provide during your stay.