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“Paradise” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Little Bay Beach

Little Bay Beach
Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #20 of 58 Activities in Philipsburg
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West Orange, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

gentle small waves beautiful comfortable clean beach . Clear and beautiful water. Water sports available and comfortable lounge chairs.

Visited February 2013
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Quieter than Great Bay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This is a lovely beach dominated by two large hotels. Don't let that stop you from visiting. None of the hotels own the sand and you can just park and walk out to the beach.

Visited January 2013
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Gardiner, Maine
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“Our favorite beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This was the favorite beach for my wife and I. It's not huge but we found the sand to be perfect, the water and waves more to our liking than most of the other beaches, excellent views of Saba and cruise ships coming and going and a couple of good beach bars (we ate at Gizmo's). Fort Amsterdam is worth a stroll over to as well for the outstanding views.

Visited February 2013
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Alexandria, Ontario, Canada
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“No need to look anywhere else”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Whether you are staying at Divi Little Bay or the Belair Hotel this beach is by far one of the best on the island. Not overly crowded and waves are perfect. If you get off a ship and want something a little quieter than the beach in Philipsburg... THIS is the one!

Visited February 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Great place to stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

The view is spectaculer. It is excluded & you can see cruise ships approaching the island. It is within walking distance of the great shopping on front street. The restaurant is good enough to stay & eat on site.

Visited March 2012
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