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Address: Maho Bay, 3550-147, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Activities: Gambling, Shopping
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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St Maarten Shore Excursion: Island Sightseeing with Shopping

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Gorgeous Beach

If you want clear water, warm waters, soft sands, clean environment and a safe location look no further.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

If you want clear water, warm waters, soft sands, clean environment and a safe location look no further.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Watching the planes coming in and going out never gets old! The best one to see is the giant KLM. I wouldn't say it's 5 stars as a swimming beach, more like 3.5-4, but definitely a must see!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I was there, it's true! This is a highlight, this is spectacular! Could not leave the island without a video. Lots of onlookers/tourists fascinated by this. I was one of them. The thunderous sound of the engine as it approaches the runway. It's a WOW WOW WOW! Could not get enough of it. I sat there for over an hour,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Went to Maho from my cruise boat not via excursion but Caught my own cab with the wife and rented chair and umbrella on the beach.... It was about 1/2 the price we would have paid booking this through the cruise company... The planes coming in for landing was really awesome experience !!!!! The waiter for food did pull a... More 

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oregon city, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

A unique opportunity to watch a plane fly right over your head! I wondered if it would be as fun as it appeared on the internet-yes! While I think the hanging on the fence is not wise, you will get more than enough thrills from the jet blast of a 737/747 taking off and blowing sand, towels, and clothes everywhere!... More 

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Trussville, Alabama, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Everyone must got to maho beach and what he the planes come in! It is dangerous and most of the beach was gone just big rocks was there but it was fun watching the dummies stand on the concrete wall and get blown backwards into the ocean !

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Went here to check out the planes landing and and taking off!! A spectical worth a look...Good photo opportunities here..

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great place to view planes landing. Teh sunset bar is a good place to grab a bite and a drink and watch the people in the water and the beach as the planes land.

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stopped here on our tour and it was definitely a highlight to see the planes come in to land so close to us!! A unique experience!!

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Sterling, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The beach is small, crowded, and rocky. Really not the best. However, the water is beautiful, and you don't go to St. Maarten and skip this place. It is totally unique and the planes really are as close as they look in the pictures. This is not the kind of beach you go to to relax in the sun, so... More 

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