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“a beautiful beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kim Sha Beach

Kim Sha Beach
Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Clifton, New Jersey
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79 reviews 79 reviews
57 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“a beautiful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We accessed this beach directly from our resort, The Atrium. The resort had umbrellas and chairs for their guests. The water was calmer than other beaches on the island and the sea floor more sandy than chunks of coral. Water shoes were unnecessary. Sunsets were beautiful.!

Visited May 2014
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Clinton, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“It's loike coming home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Our Timeshare is on Kim Sha Beach. We enjoy the Buccaneer Beach Bar and The Greenhiuse Restaurant there.

Visited March 2014
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Turner Valey, Alberta
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40 attraction reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
“Entertainment Beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The only time we come to this beach is for the Heineken Regatta party on the first Sunday of March which happens to be the last day of the Regatta. It is a beautiful beach but I don't think it gets cleaned up very well after the party which is sad. As for parking in that area, we have actually parked there lots over the last several years and walked to nearby restaurants.

This year we parked there to go on the Passat for the day to follow the Regatta and had no problems. There is a wide open parking lot between the road and the beach and we have never been towed. When visiting anywhere, NEVER leave ANYTHING in your vehicle. Unfortunately there are bottom feeders out there who are waiting for you to not pay attention. If you use common sense while on vacation you shouldn't experience the darker side of the place you are visiting. Sint Maarten is paradise but not Utopia.

Visited March 2014
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Tortola
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143 reviews 143 reviews
27 attraction reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
“Neglected”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Kim Sha beach used to be one of the nicest on Sint Marten. Not so much anymore as there is liter everywhere. Too bad

Visited March 2014
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illinois
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“don't bother coming here”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We went on a boat trip with random winds from this area. It happenened to be during the hieneken regatta. We parrked as instructed across from Skipjacks. When we came back our rental car had been towed. Don!t even bother coming to this island. It sucks. Spend your money somewhere else! Crime is ramant and they could care less about the tourist dollar.

Visited March 2014
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