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“great beach” (20 reviews)
“la bamba” (15 reviews)
“beach bar” (16 reviews)
Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a very nice and calm beach. close to restaurants and bars. you can see the planes in a distance landing and taking off. close to hotels and shopping malls.

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in a hotel right on the beach. However most of the family never went in the water as it is a bit rough at times. Also locas were worried about pollution for the lagood outflw nearby and felt it was dirty. Also it...More

Thank Jangala
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Just the way I wanted to spend my day at a beach where it wasn't too crowded , there are water sports available but not in your space some sea weed but not enough to make you uncomfortable !

Thank carolynhP7453DD
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Right next door to Buccaneer Beach Bar, this quiet little beach offers a small haven to locals and visitors alike. Jet ski rentals are available as well as paddle boards. Chairs and umbrellas are free with a purchase from the beach bar. Usually, the waiter/waitress...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed July 24, 2017

WOW! Walking up on a nude 65 year old man was not my idea of a perfect beach day. The water and rocks were beautiful, but I didn't think it was worth nude beach goers.

Thank Benjamin E
Reviewed June 25, 2017

You can find much better then Kim Sham beach. You must try GRANDE CASE. Orient Beach is nice but, all the restaurant are VERY expensive.Grande Case NO seaweed and very very clear water.

1  Thank nancyrick
Reviewed June 1, 2017

We visit Kim Sha Beach for one reason. To go to the Buccaneer Bar which at the end of the beach. The bar is the place to go

Thank Bob N
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Not the experience I wanted. Was told to go there by a local, it was just okay. It looked like it was more for water sports than swimming.

Thank sage97
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Asked our taxi driver to take us to Simpson Bay beach, he took us to Kim Sha instead, probably because it is a much easier drop off than Simpson Bay Beach is. Had to walk over trash to get to the beach, it isn't very...More

1  Thank josephwatts07
Reviewed May 29, 2017

We've heard the commercials on satellite radio for this beach for years. Decided to visit- once was enough. There are way to many other great beaches without screaming kids......

Thank Lisa J
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Shelley R
June 3, 2017|
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Response from timrob312 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can rent chairs at the Buccaneer Beach Bar adjacent to the beach area. The buccaneer has great food and pizza too.
November 3, 2015|
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Response from david n | Reviewed this property |
There is a rinse off spot over by the dive shop to the left of the tiki god on the beach. They close earlier I believe. They seemed pretty cool and I bet they wouldn't care if you sprayed yourself off. Also if you are... More
January 26, 2015|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
This depends on the time of year - around the holiday season - from the cruise terminal (near Dock Maarten - and Phillisburg) give your self 45 minutes to an hour ...the holiday season has a lot of traffic...check for the... More