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Orient Bay Beach

Orient Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #3 of 8 attractions in Orient Bay
Type: Beaches
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Drinking, Parasailing
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Lemont, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This is by far the most beautiful beach I have ever seen. The water is so clear and the sand is pure white and beautiful

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Katonah, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This is "the beach" to go to if you like action- plenty of people watching-lots of choices of where to eat along the beach, you can windsurf-jet ski-board surf-para-sail etc. Its all there. Rent a comfy chair with cushion for $10--& just enjoy. This beach does have some small waves as opposed to my other favorite Friars Bay which is... More

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Middletown, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Beautiful beach. We were there for a short visit, but the beach was beautiful, clean & not nearly as crowded as I expected. Constant flow of beach vendors around, but they are not pushy, just tell them you are not interested!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We were stressed about what to do in St Martina after reading many sketchy reviews on safety so we went into the whole day a little concerned. We have three daughters and were on the NCL Getaway cruise with a stop in St Martin. We decided to get off the boat first chance we could and go straight to the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This beach is awesome, the water is Crystal clear and the sand is super clean. There are some vendors on the beach since Rimas closed;( prices a little high but not too bad. The restaurants there do give you one euro for one dollar if you pay in cash. Absolutely a great beach to spend the day

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We liked it! The water is gorgeous! Lots to do...lots available...many restaurants, shopping, and drinks readily available!

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New York, New York, United States
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

A bit of a hike to get to from the main tourist areas but you will be rewarded with a nice beach , decent waters , not too choppy and possibly some wonderful people. places to eat and rent beach chairs. Come in the morning and stay to watch the sun go down. you will not be disappointed

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Kansas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

There's a lot to do here. Quiet a few restaurants, bars, amenities, etc. Many of them kept up very well and nicer than most in the Caribbean. Water is clear, people are friendly, waves are nice and there's plenty of topless women. What more could you want? If you're in St Maarten this is the place to be.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We only spent one day on this beach and I'm glad we did. It was beautiful. Very nice white soft sand, perfectly clear water. Lots of places to sit and grab drinks/food. Just keep in mind that part of the beach is nude and the nude people do come over to the non nude side as well. Also a lot... More

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We just enjoyed our fifth trip to St Martin/Sint Maarten and we love Orient Beach. Our favorite section is Kakao Beach. The guys who work the beach, Cedric & Nicolas are the best, cheerfully bringing us food and drink. Karl always takes good care of us there as well. Eating at the bar & restaurant there is great. Herve does... More

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