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Nice place to swim

The amount of sand on Oranje Bay varies from year to year depending on what the sea is doing, but... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2015
invertpaleo
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New York City, New York
Small beach near the hotels

This is the small beach area near the hotels in Lower Town. with the closure of the slave path its... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Copdiver31
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Quaker Hill, Connecticut
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18 Jun 2018
“Small beach near the hotels”
1 Dec 2017
“Fun for swimming and exploring”
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is the small beach area near the hotels in Lower Town. with the closure of the slave path its much closer than visiting the windward side of the island.

Thank Copdiver31
Reviewed 2 December 2017

I never did find a blue bead. Even though we went to this beach almost every day! I swam a few times, but I was more into exploring the shoreline, I loved the old ruins and walking through the ocean and in the woods beside...More

Thank Lie54
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This beach is gray sand with some rocky places, studded with rubble from the ruins of old buildings. The week we were there, the water was quite calm and pleasant except for a couple of days when high winds whipped up some waves. We saw...More

Thank Manatee4Me
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I went snorkeling every day around sunset and saw at least one or two turtles EVERY day for 5 days in a row. Its beautiful

Thank vronie697
Reviewed 5 April 2016

As beaches go this one is pretty poor and you'd be sorely disappointed if you came here for a beach holiday. I didn't see anyone sunbathing on the beach and the only people swimming were locals. It's a very narrow stretch that fringes the bay...More

1  Thank DickBurton
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Saint Eustatius is not known for its beaches as it is a volcanic island with almost no beaches. However, don't go there for a beach vacation, go there for the pristine diving and the wildlife, the history and the people. Sea turtles are abundant and...More

1  Thank Jayson H
Reviewed 11 July 2015

The amount of sand on Oranje Bay varies from year to year depending on what the sea is doing, but there is always a small but pleasant beach area suitable for swimming at the northernmost end of Oranje Bay. This is the Caribbean side of...More

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