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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
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Drinking, Parasailing
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Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We spent 3 days just staying on this beach and it was beautiful white sand beach and perfectly clear water. There is a lot of seaweed on the beach and a bit in the water, but it really doesn't ruin anything for us. It's just plain beautiful!

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Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Oh man! If nudity doesn't bother you please come here... not only is the beach beautiful, but some of the people are just hilarious. Be aware... the nudists here are very "experienced"

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Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Always go to Aloha Beach Bar to rent chaise lounges/umbrella best price and free drink! Very nice friendly owner/staff wait on you on the beach! Treat you like royalty here. Clothing optional beach this is on the clothes side ! Mostly anyways! Beach is pristine beautiful! My hubby and sons favorite island retreat! We will be visiting again in May... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Orient Bay Beach is a pretty beach with lots of wonderful little beach bars a few feet from the surf. Some of these places serve wonderful food as well. This beach does attract some unusual characters so if the occasional nudity and cross dressing bothers you, you might not want to venture this way.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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173 reviews 173 reviews
25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Soft sand, decent beach for the area. Food and drink close by. Part of the beach is clothing optional. Be prepared for what you might see. It might not be pretty. Water is nice.

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Coahoma, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW via mobile

Fun beach! Lots of different things to do and experience at a price. Plenty to stay busy. The only draw back is it is a clothing optional beach so keep that in mind.

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Burlington, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

Orient Bay Beach had been described to us as one of the most beautiful on the island. We found it to be pretty, but narrow, and populated with many businesses that aggressively pushed their goods and services on us.

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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

The beach was beautiful - there is a nude and partially nude side to the beach. The restaurants and amentities were great. We had an awesome day packed with beautiful water and wonderful sun.

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New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

I think I expected more. This is just a regular beach, not very clean. The waters were rough, hard to swim. Lots of bars. Watch your stuff - my towel and flipflops got stollen in the first 5 minutes I got in the water.

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Southborough, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We came to the beach with Bernards Tours, traveling on the Freedom of the Seas. We were located at a beautiful hotel, with chairs and umbrellas for $5 a person, and free internet. We also received one free drink per person. The beach is beautiful, but the water is a little choppy. We only had two hours at the beach,... More

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