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Maho Beach

Address: Maho Bay, 3550-147, St Maarten-St Martin
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St Maarten Half-Day Trip to Orient and Maho Beach
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Type: Neighborhoods, Beaches, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Other
Activities: Shopping, Gambling
Owner description: Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Beaches, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Other
Activities: Shopping, Gambling
Owner description: 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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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

catching rays and planes at Maho - super fun! loved the lady calling out the plane times/comings and goings on megaphone - hilariously fun from 11am-3pm :)

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Miami, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I went there solely to get under the airplanes taking off and landing very close to the beach. It's not like on the Discovery channel where thrill seekers go to wanting to get tossed around by wake turbulence That ain't happening. Now, as for the beach it's extremely narrow. Because there was hardly any place to "park" myself, I had... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We love Maho Beach. Who doesn't like having huge planes fly right over your head? The beach can be really packed if there are a lot of cruise ships in port, but it is totally worth the trip. The Sunset Bar is great for lunch and drinks right on the beach.

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Selby, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Been here twice while on cruises, it is lovely to be sat on the beach and watching the aeroplanes coming in to land, we recommend this place to other friends on the second cruise and when we our other tour of the island we found them here at the bar.

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This was my second trip to Maho beach and it was just as cool as the first time I went. Planes all day, some show off a little more than others, but overall its a unique experience you wont get anywhere else, and you can snorkel while you're there and see lots of cool fish in the ocean. Good times... More 

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Clayton, NC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Maho Beach is located right in front of the airport and you can almost touch them as they land! Or get jet blasted as they take off...not recommended but many do it. An experience everyone should do. Check out videos on YouTube of Maho Beach. The beach is narrow and can be busy. Also it is not great for small... More 

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Georgetown, Ky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We just HAD to visit Maho Beach during our visit to St. Martin last week so that we could experience the jets flying directly over our heads while landing across the road. What a thrill! The beach is very nice, but gets crowded awfully quick, as many cruise passengers make this their favorite place to stop. Get there early and... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Beach was excellent, waves were great and planes were amusing all day, every day. Some waves are a bit big for kids under approx 8 unless you're planning on watching them closely.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

don't miss Maho Beach if you love airplanes. worth the stop. The bar there is great and lots of fun.

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Brockville, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This was the best part of the excursion. The plane experience was amazing and unlike anything you would see elsewhere. The area was very crowded and almost dangerous because people were taking pictures standing on a cement median dividing the beach and the extremely busy road. If I go to St. Maarten again, I would just take a cab to... More 

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