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“Happy bay beach” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Happy Bay Beach

Happy Bay Beach
Between Friars Bay and the Bay of Grand Case, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #4 of 18 attractions in Saint-Martin
Type: Beaches
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Grantham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Happy bay beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Less busy than some of the other beaches as you have to walk from friars bay to get there. There was a small beach bar there which we hadn't expected as all the reviews called this a deserted beach!

Visited July 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Terres Basses, St Maarten-St Martin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Favorite for Photography”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I occasionally utilize Happy Bay for photoshoots with clients because of its beautiful scenery, rocks and its own place of space. It is desolate, quiet and beautiful. You must order food by 1pm because a local does prepare the food. It is a bit of a hike but well worth the results.

Visited July 2013
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Asheville, North Carolina
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92 reviews 92 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Awesome remote beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We have been going there for many years. Most people will not go there as you have a 15 minute hike, but its well worth it. Its a clothing optional beach so beware if your not into that.

Visited June 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Excellent quiet beach..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Happy Bay Beach is a relaxed beach and not a ton of people....like Orient Beach. Enjoyed ourselves here and talked with lots of great people.

Visited November 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

A very relaxing beach after the hike from Anse Pere to get there. The isolation will likely be lost after the development in the area is completed.

Visited December 2012
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