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Address: 3550-147, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: 17215803780
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Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where...

Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where airplanes fly right above the beach.

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Fun to watch the Planes

We read some reviews that said this beach wasn't all that great but we stayed at the Sonesta Maho and the beach here was our favorite. There are nice waves for the kids to play in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We read some reviews that said this beach wasn't all that great but we stayed at the Sonesta Maho and the beach here was our favorite. There are nice waves for the kids to play in and you can watch the planes come and go.

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Hamilton, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Watch the planes landing literally right over your head to the airport - a must see!! Clean, clear, beautiful water. Get there early to get a beach chair!!!

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Thank leith977
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No place in the world can you sit on the beach and watch planes take off and land on top of you. Must see!

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Thank Dommimom
Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great attraction for watching the planes, not one we swim at because of the noise and smell from the planes. The beach bar is always hopping.

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Winchester, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very extraordinary beach. Located right next to the airport runway. You see the airplanes taking off and landing. Never miss KLM 747 on Tue and Fri. However, the beach is almost completely washed out.

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Sioux Falls, SD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent about 4 hours at Maho and had a great time. From a purely beach standpoint this probably isn't the top, but it's uniqueness is what sets it apart. It is pretty to the eyes and I loved to watch the planes come in while we were there, highlighted by the 747 from Amsterdam. I had a good drink... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A tourist attraction in its own right due to its proximity to the airport. The beach itself is kind of small , but it has the beautiful clear blue water the Caribbean is famous for

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Thank William B
St. Croix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not a whole lot to say about this one, just google Maho Bay Plane Pictures and you will see why it's amazing. This time of year the beach is a bit narrow and washed out, other times of the year it is wider. But it is a must do if you are lucky enough to be on St. Maarten!

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to Maho beach on a shore excursion from our cruise ship. It's a one of a kind experience to see the planes literally flying right over your head. Amazingly the water is crystal clear, so you can swim and stay cool while you're spotting planes. There is a restaurant right next to the beach with postings of the incoming... More 

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Red Oak, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The planes fly right over your head, which for me was awesome! The Sunset Bar and Grill posts the scheduled flights so you can plan to watch your favorite planes come in. The KLM 747 arrives around 10:55 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. HOWEVER, KLM is discontinuing their 747 service in October, so go see it while you can!

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