Cupecoy – Cliffs, Sunset and Beaches

The Cupecoy District is on the outermost southwest Dutch side of the island, where you can see one of the most beautiful sunsets on the island. Cupecoy is a unique hideaway in St. Maarten with a beautiful landscape of limestone cliffs. Cupecoy is located on a stretched area in between of the Caribbean sea and the scenic Simpson Bay Lagoon. In Cupecoy, you also find the campus of the American University of the Caribbean or AUC.


“Porto Cupecoy” is a marina in this area, boasting various restaurants with a great view of the lagoon.

Getting Around in Cupecoy

A well known resort in this area is Sapphire Beach Resort. For those who want to rent one of the many villas in this area, contact Sotheby’s St Maarten.


Cupecoy Beach is a unique beach along the pink cliffs. In addition, Mullet Bay Beach is on a 5 minute walk along the St Maarten Golf Course,


For best things to do in Cupecoy, see our recommendations for the adjacent Maho area.

Where to find Cupecoy Beach

Cupecoy can be found in between the Lowlands region of French side St Maarten / St Martin and the Maho area, right beyond the St Maarten Golf Course.


Find Cupecoy Beach and other Beaches of St Maarten / St Martin on our Interactive Map or see the 360° video of the beach above!


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