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“Best experience ever” 5 of 5 stars
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Maho Beach
Maho Bay, 3550-147, St Maarten-St Martin
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$35*
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St Maarten Half-Day Trip to Orient and Maho Beach
Activities: Gambling, Shopping
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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.
Belleair Shores, Fl
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“Best experience ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

My boyfriend has been watching youtube videos of this for over a year. I have to say, this was the best thing we did on the entire island (although he also has a fascination with planes) I enjoyed this experience as well!

Visited October 2013
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“Very cool experience with the planes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stopped here a few times. It is a pretty cool experience seeing these huge planes so close. Sunset Grill is really the only place to grab food. There is a bar on the opposite end but you are further from the planes. It seemed like a cooler bar to hang at though. Park over by the shops and walk over to the middle of the runway when the planes come or go. This is a must see in St Maarten.

Visited September 2013
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Manteo, North Carolina
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“Beautiful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This inlet is a nice cove to swim and snorkel. Parking can be an issue. The bar and grill is good too.

Visited February 2013
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London, Canada
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“nice beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The beach was short but nice - we went swimming and the water was very clear. We watched the planes come in and take off - little scary standing behind the plane

Visited September 2013
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Portlaoise, Ireland
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“Oh my God!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This place is just crazy, i had seen the videos on youtube but never ever thought i would have so much fun on this small strip of sand. At the first glance it seems so very small and crowded but once the planes start to come in it just becomes insane, cars are stopping, people are screaming and waving and pictures and videos everywhere, the pilots are waving back haha!
And then when the planes are taking of the jet blast is so strong that you could end up into the water, so watch out for you camera, ipad and eyes. Wear sunglasses and watch our head when the planes are taking off it could be dangerous for you and for your children. I strongly recommended this place to everybody. Loved it!

Visited June 2013
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