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“Nice beach near SXM” 5 of 5 stars
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Maho Beach
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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Owner description: Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where airplanes fly right above the beach.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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“Nice beach near SXM”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2008

Maho Bay is a great little beach near the SXM airport. It's a great spot to watch the airplanes land. It's walking distance from SXM. The Sunset Beach Bar, located right on the beach, shows the next couple of arriving flights. It's a MUST to stay and watch them land.

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“Awesome to watch planes coming in.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2005

Maho Bay / Maho beach is a very interesting and entertaining place where you can watch Airplanes landing and taking off. The best place I would say to watch is by the Sunset Beach Bar which is right beside Maho beach. All sorts of air planes land there, from small to big.

You can see some pictures of planes in my photo album at:

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“World's Number 1 Plane Watching Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2004

This beach sits right at the end of the main runway for St Julianna airport. Bring your camera for spectacular pictures of the jets arriving just 100 feet overhead but don't bring any towels beach umbrellas etc since they will be blown into the sea when the jets takeoff. The big sport is sitting at the beach bar and watching people who don't know this set up for a day at the beach.

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