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Address: Maho Bay, 3550-147, St Maarten-St Martin
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 Half-Day Trip to Orient and Maho Beach

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Clear Water!!!

Beautiful area, runway from the airport is next to the beach and also a bar and restaurant check it out when your in SXM!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful area, runway from the airport is next to the beach and also a bar and restaurant check it out when your in SXM!!!

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is a must do on your bucket list, the planes landing after flying over the top of you at close range is great. However, the Big Jets taking off will put sand in places you never imagined. Little Bars located at each end to keep onlookers happy between flight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Maho Beach was one of the highlights of our Caribbean cruise. We could have spent hours here, but only stopped for about 45 minutes on a tour. This is a must-see if you're in St. Maarten. As far as the beach part goes, the sand and water are beautiful, but the waves are rough and there's a drop-off where it... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A very warm and clean blue turquase water where its attracted to go to swim and in the meanwhile twice in a week around 11.30 pm, the KLM jumbo aircraft almost put their landing gears at our head. Very exciting and spectacular.

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Franklin, Kentucky
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The beach and water was just remarkable and made one relaxed. Part of the beach is at the end of the airport run way and spectators can stand on the beach and watch aircraft either take off or land. Quite remarkable to see a massive jet fly over you at less than 200 feet and land. What an experience.

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Niskayuna, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

First time we checked this one out since we are usually on the French side, but the water was calm and clear.

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Toronto
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Very good for kids, my kids loved it. Water was clear and sand was awesome. Closeness to airport was cool to see planes come by

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Yes, a trip to Maho Beach is going to mean you'll be subjected to huge crowds of fellow tourists but visiting this beach is such a unique experience that you have to take it all in for yourself at least once. While this is certainly not a beach that you're going to sit and relax at since it's overrun with... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

if you have never experienced planes landing and taking off 300 feet above your head or 500 feet from your body.....ya gotta experience it. we have seen people blown into the water.....people holding on to the fence from the propulsion of the engines taking off....it is the nearest thing to an amusement park ride in paradise....it is called one of... More 

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Chesterton, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

While the beach is not very big, the water is beautiful, warm and inviting and makes it more enjoyable while you are waiting for the planes to come in. Fun atmosphere and sunset beach bar great place to sit, eat, have a drink and watch the planes!! Worth visiting if you are even in St.Maarten!!!

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