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Orient Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed yesterday

First let me say that I have been to St. Maarten/St. Martin no less than 15 times in the past so know the island from one end to the other. Driving to the beach there was a some reconstruction of buildings under way to prepare...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jack K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When we went it was pretty quiet. We went to the Bikini Beach bar and restaurant and got two lounge chairs (super comfortable) and an umbrella with table for $30 for two. Little pricey but waiters bring you drinks on the beach and there are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank janetterick
Reviewed 2 days ago

Much wider and also longer than most beaches on the island. Has the Kakao beach club/bar restaurant on the northern third (with lounge rental,etc.), Bikini Beach in the middle, and a more (unofficial) clothing optional area toward the south end. Many open public areas in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RayNYC9
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very pale imitation of its former self with the added problem of huge mountains of seaweed that seem to be washed up every day. Only three of the former beach restaurants have rebuilt and recently reopened (Kontiki, Bikini and Kakao, which is in a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank What
Reviewed 6 days ago

Orient Beach is slowly recovering. Many of the familiar restaurants and small stores in the village are open. Roof replacement and other repair construction is well underway at several hotels although The Alamanda Hotel was closed with no observed repair underway. The beach is still...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank stephen f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are on our second week stay in St Martin and our third time at Orient Beach. It has recovered beautiful from Hurricane Irma though different. The important news is there are chair and umbrella rentals available, 3 beach bar/restaurants, water sports and an immaculate...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank charlene0507
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although Irma hit the Orient Bay Beach very hard, it was still as beautiful as we remembered. Warm breezes and a frozen drink.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank RetiredPilot69wife
Reviewed 1 week ago

This end of the beach, Bikini Beach, is being built up. Nice restaurant, decent facilities now. Still a great venue to relax and get some sun.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank garyrG3676YZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach has changed since the devastating hurricane. But my visit in December 2018 confirmed it is still my favorite beach thus far. The water was clear, warm, but bracing and choppy. It has a definite European vibe. The beach bartenders ain’t bad to look...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Renee M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach was covered in kelp. This is the side of the island that gets the wind and surf. We still had a great time. Expect to pay $30 for two beach chairs at most bars and restaurants.

Date of experience: January 2019
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November 19, 2018|
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Response from anna11111 | Reviewed this property |
As always you have cheap options and expensive ones. for the cheap ones 10 to 15 sounds right. for the gourmet ones it can go up to 30 35 euros for the main course.
November 14, 2018|
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Response from anna11111 | Reviewed this property |
The beach is nice and quiet now. Club o has a restaurant and bar available.
October 23, 2018|
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Response from David M |
Yes Sue, It sure is !