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Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where airplanes fly right above the beach.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Beacon Hill Road, Maho, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beach is very small with a steep hill. Water is beautiful but rocky in places. Plenty of transportation. Food and bar on site.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vickigcalu
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Advise u to go early and stay near wall at back as seen many people get soaked when they were on the Row near the beach! Food was good and plentiful! A must see once but not something I would repeat!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 476AlisonK
Reviewed 5 days ago

While on a cruise we stopped to see airplanes land low over the beach but because of 5 cruise ships in port it was packed. We did see couple of small aircraft land in spite of the crowds so enjoyed the stop although I have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jack K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice beach, place to see the planes land & take off, quite an experience. The good bits; the beach is nice, clean & obviously being so close to the runway is fun experience. The sea is nice and calm, so great for a dip to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dee238_123
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is still small (I assume from the hurricane) and a bit crowded, but it's a do not miss experience. The incoming and outbound planes are soooo low you feel like you can reach up and touch them. This is an experience you MUST...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charanda1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an experience! Come for the afternoon to watch international fights fly in over the beach. Such a cool sight to see and surprisingly not too noisy. The beach is quite narrow so it fills up quickly but There is a large beach bar next...More

Date of experience: December 2018
22  Thank LuxeTourista
Reviewed 1 week ago

A unique and exciting experience to be on a beach right under planes as they land at the airport. Feels as if you could reach up and touch the planes which allows for great photo opportunities, especially when the big jets land. Always lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlkarCruiseFans
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach was PACKED!!! However, we could easily find a spot for a towel in the sand. There are some beach loungers & umbrellas too but get there early! Several planes came in and took off during the few hours we stayed. Patrons really didn’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Krista826
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great entertainment (the planes).Great food(sunset bar and grill).as for getting there. do not take a taxi.take the bus.taxi's are very expensive and a rip off.and the taxi drivers will tell you that there are no buses, don't believe them.simply walk over to front street by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Doug O
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is very narrow and packed with people either enjoying the one beach bar/restaurant/club or waiting for the planes to land or take off. Our guide explained there are 2 times of the day when that happens, and we visited around 2 pm. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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DANA S
2 January 2019|
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Response from RobChis72 | Reviewed this property |
You can get taxies from the port. I would say you will see lots of planes coming in, of all different sizes. On arrival at the beach, there are bars on the left hand side. Go and find the surf board on the beach by the road... More
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courtneylJ8213DE
14 November 2018|
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Response from CherylandBrett | Reviewed this property |
You can get a taxi at any time.
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TrailBlazer87382
20 October 2018|
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Response from CherylandBrett | Reviewed this property |
The optional clothing beach is a much further walk down. Stay dressed!
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