The area from Mullet Bay to Cupecoy Beach (which is also the border to the French side) has become one of the most attractive areas of the Dutch side. Mullet Bay itself is the quintessential Caribbean beach, popular with both visitors and island residents and runs along the island's only 18-hole golf course.
The Starz Casino is not only a gaming destination but also home to a multitude of first rate restaurants. Only a quarter mile away is St. Maarten's large medical university. Around the campus are several affordable and fun eateries, catering to the budgets of the students.
There are several large condominium complexes in the area and many of the units are available as vacation rentals.
The Blue Mall is not only a shopping complex, but also another apartment building with spectacular units.
Porto Cupecoy is a major community with a first rate yacht harbor, all amenities of a 5-star complex and condominiums to match the star rating. Many units are offered as vacation rentals. A central plaza overlooks the marina and is home to several great restaurants and shops.