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Address: Maho Bay, 3550-147, St Maarten-St Martin
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Activities: Shopping, Gambling
Description: 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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Plane watching

Went to the Bar/Restaurant on the beach at the end of the runway to watch the planes landing and taking off. Fun spot if you have never been there. Seen U-Tube videos of this, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Went to the Bar/Restaurant on the beach at the end of the runway to watch the planes landing and taking off. Fun spot if you have never been there. Seen U-Tube videos of this, but you must experience it first hand if you are on the island. Fun time. Take lots of photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

and it's hilarious to watch the uneducated get blown off of the beach thinking they can watch a large jet take off and get away without a sand dermabrasion!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Everything you have seen in aviation forums and more. I was surprised the beach was so small though. We arrived off the cruise ship in time for the KLM arrival (thankfully it was running late) and stayed for its departure and the Air France arrival. We focused on Sunset Bar and Grill (read that review), going back and forth between... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Right at the end of the runway. Planes so close you could literally throw a baseball and hit them (don't do this though!). Beach isn't all that and it's crowded when cruise ships are in port. Gotta do this at least once!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Besides being a beautiful beach, you can watch the planes land. It's a very cool thing to see!! I did not fence surf lol

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

fun spot to watch the planes arrive and land. food is over priced and mediocre. but you can't beat it on a rainy day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We visited St. Maarten on the Adventure of the Seas in June 2015. We chose this beach because my husband and 15 year old son really wanted to watch the planes take off and land. We took the bus which was $2 per person. Once we arrived, we bought two chairs and an umbrella for $20. The sand leading down... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Fun beach-bar experience. We spent the day there and exploring some of the shops in the area during a stop on our cruise. The beach itself was crowded but we were able to find a spot easily. There was beer bottles & cups left all over up near the road. There is a place to snorkel that isnt far from... More 

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Astoria, New York
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

the water was beautiful. pretty cool to see the planes land while swimming. the fresh aloe massage at the beach was just perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Once of the best attractions in St Maarten is Maho Beach, you can get first hand experience of airplane blow back from the engines. It was a great experience for me and to feel the air and to witness others having this experience. The beach is small but it is still a great place to swim despite being crowded by... More 

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Address: Maho Bay, 3550-147, St Maarten-St Martin
Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin

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