Top things to do

Top Choice Bar in Simpson Bay

Kokomo

Way down in Kokomo, reached by a steep, bumpy 400m drive off AJC Brouwer Rd, cabanas spread out beneath palm trees on the powdery sand and a beach bar made from raw timbers provide an idyllic spot for a drink betwee…
Top Choice International in Simpson Bay

Karakter

Footsteps from the turquoise water, just behind the airport runway, this fabulous dilapidated bus-turned-beach bar serves breakfast (including fresh OJ and strong coffee), and gourmet salads, sandwiches and burgers …
Gelato in Simpson Bay

Carousel

After you've deliberated over 30-plus ice cream and gelato flavors, and peeked through the glass windows to watch them being made, head out the back to ride this gelateria's beautiful old-fashioned carousel (aka mer…
Vegetarian in Simpson Bay

Top Carrot

Boho hangout Top Carrot serves up scrumptious, mostly veggie options in a chilled-out cushion-clad dining room adjoining a New Age shop selling crystals, candles et al. It makes its own Bulgarian yogurt, pastries su…
Cinema in Simpson Bay

Caribbean Cinema

If it's too rainy for the beach, head to this seven-screen cinema (the island's only one), which shows blockbuster new releases and cult classics. The air conditioning is always up high, so bring a jacket.
Fusion in Simpson Bay

Stone

Under the stewardship of Chef Johann Roebert, everything at this office-block-housed restaurant facing the lagoon is served on a sizzling slab of granite, which allows customers to finish cooking their dishes to the…
Supermarket in Simpson Bay

Carrefour

This vast supermarket is the best place on the Dutch side to shop for groceries, with wide aisles filled with fresh and imported produce. Prices are posted in Netherlands Antillean guilders in large font, but also U…