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Address: Maho 3550-147, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where...

Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where airplanes fly right above the beach.

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I've been here 10 times before and it never gets old. Beautiful sandy beach, fun surf, nearby beach bar/grill and hotels. The planes landing and taking off bring wide smiles from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Meredith, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here 10 times before and it never gets old. Beautiful sandy beach, fun surf, nearby beach bar/grill and hotels. The planes landing and taking off bring wide smiles from everyone, its an unbelievable experience. Spend the whole day here if you can, the sunsets are amazing !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is awesome. Near Sint Maarten airport so you can really see the planes land and take off upclose. Parking is free if you make a purchase at the bar next to the beach so save your receipt. Beach beds and umbrellas are available for rent (10 Euros) per bed.

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Thank Jc F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As on all beaches in SXM use caution. Walkable but small. Planes overhead 30-40 feet above you!!!! Great for people watching & has good food for lunches across a range of prices.

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Thank Deborah C
Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I could easily spend a week on this beach alone with all the planes coming and going. Awesome. Will return again for sure.

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Thank dumd0g
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have seen the videos on YouTube about this beach and since we were there we just had to visit. It is really cool watching the planes land and take off. If you are looking for beach to spend the day relaxing and laying in the sun then this will not be the place for you. We will probably not go... More 

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Larvik, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you think you will have an relaxing day at the beach, you are at the wrong beach!! The beach are full of people that want to catch the sight off some BIG planes! And I do speak for everyone, the boys are back to be 5 years old and the girls that never was excited about planes now want... More 

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Penfield, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't stay long as the beach was packed and the airport is literally right on top of the beach. Interesting that it is a tourist attraction. There are warning signs all over about how dangerous it is. There are facilities and food available, but the beach area is narrow and on a day when cruises are in port, this beach... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very cool experience! You have to experience it for sure but don't think this is a nice beach to swim and relax at! Anything but! Big waves, planes blowing sand at you etc. The bars on each side are fun. A great place to eat, drink and watch planes-swim and relax elsewhere.

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Highland, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You got to experience this moment of a commercial plane flying low over Maho Beach! You can't really lay out & catch some sun rays because there are so many people there to catch a glimpse of planes flying low. Also the waves are strong & you can't really enjoy the water. There is a beach bar To hang out... More 

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Thank Audrey M
Haliburton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a relaxing beach. Very small. Very noisy with the planes landing. Steep getting into the water also.

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