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“Another great beach.” 5 of 5 stars
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Friar's Bay
St Maarten-St Martin
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Palo Alto
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“Another great beach.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Parking is limited. There are a couple of restaurant there which is great because once there you don't want to leave. The beach is on the west side of the island and enjoy calm water. Ideal for relaxing.

Visited November 2012
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Oakville, Canada
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“Pub Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Juicy burgers, hot fries and cold beer right on a family-friendly beach north of Marigot makes for an enjoyable beach experience. Just don't be in a rush.

Visited January 2012
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Richmond, Virginia
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“beautiful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

this beach is quiet and the sand was beautiful. We rented 2 chairs and umbrella ($15 usd)- a bit steep, but there was not competition.
The bar made good drinks. There is a path at the far end of the beach leading to Happy Beach- a good 15 minute walk. just follow the path all the way to the beach.- beware- clothing optional!!! Friar's Bay Beach was our favorite beach!

Visited October 2012
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Springfield, Missouri
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“Best beach on St Marten”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We love Friars Bay Beach! It is quiet, the water is calm. It is cheap to rent chairs with umbrellas. Drinks are pricey though.

Visited October 2012
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“Wonderful Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We spent the day @ Friar's bay. It was terrific. The water is a spectacular blue and clean.
The lounge and umbrella rentals are reasonable and the vendors for the rentals and restaurant were very pleasant. Since we were there in the beginning of July, it was practically deserted which suited us well. Gorgeous place to spend a leisurely beach day!

Visited July 2012
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