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Long Beach - St. Maarten

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Address: French side of the island, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Best place on the island

You've got to go to this beach. It's really clean. Few people. Soft sand. Beautiful water. To enter take the road to Terre Basse from the airport towards Marigot, following the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2015
Franklin, Tennessee
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Franklin, Tennessee
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

You've got to go to this beach. It's really clean. Few people. Soft sand. Beautiful water. To enter take the road to Terre Basse from the airport towards Marigot, following the coast, not through town. The entrance is through the gated community of Terre Basse. Don't worry the guard will let you in. Just tell him your going to Long... More 

Thank SanLazaro2014
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This beach is a beauty. It takes a little effort to get there but worth it. The water is gorgeous and the beach is fairly quiet. The water is magnificent like most of the beaches of St. Maarten. A pleasing way to spend an afternoon.

Thank hoople-plus
Four Marks, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Several ships in first impression crowded not so plenty off room for all so walked to the beach lovely clean sandy beach with a good walk way.. and so many beach bars with food being served for all tastes. Sun lougers and Brollies 20 US Dollars for a couple and beers can be broght to you at a fair price.... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

One of the most beautiful and quiet beaches on the island. We went for a short time. You have to go through a security point of a private neighborhood to get to the water. Sand was super soft. We enjoyed the visit.

Thank fmmulnix25
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Well we've always wanted to go to the Caribbean and we went on a cruise with the Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas!! First stop Saint Maartens!! Exactly like you'd have imagined these beaches to be like; white sand, clear turquoise seas and beautiful weather. This place is a definite, going back asap!!

Thank Stenybobs
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a day away from the crowds..long beaches. Miles of walking and very private. Difficult to find but we'll worth it..

Northampton, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

This is just what we expected of the Caribbean to be and if I had to show one picture to represent this part of the world it would be a picture of this area. One of the nicest places to visit on my list.

Thank Colin S
Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

There are the north french beaches and the south Dutch beaches, both have their own appeal just as does the island which is oddly separated into two language, postal and identity zones. Not sure which this one comes under as the signs were in both French and Dutch. Be wary of swimming as there are plenty of jelly fish when... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled onto this very hard to get to beach. It's not easy to get to but is worth it. The hotel has cabanas and water sports rentals. We visited twice as it was the family favorite.

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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on a day stop over and it was definitely my favourite of all the islands we visited and would return on holiday. The beach is stunning and very clean, the people are so friendly and welcoming. We had a beer bucket for a couple £ and great for shopping. Very cheap to eat drink and shop..

Thank Victoria P

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