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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Kim Sha is a nice little beach. To repeat what others have said the water isn't the clearest, bit it is definitely calm, seaweed free, and great for kids. The beach service from Buccaneer Beach Bar is very good, we live dinners at The Greenhouse....More

4  Thank cmanatee
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Tried to head to the French side of the island on our cruise stop but were advised against this because of the devastation wrought by the hurricane. Instead hopped to Kim Sha Beach as we were (wrongly) advised by information at the port that parasailing...More

6  Thank sazoram
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

This beach is walking distance from our condo (La vista beach). We have access to chairs, the buccaneer grille, bathrooms. Not too crowded and clean. Calm surf.water rental activities, beautiful view. Nothing to complain about. Loved it!

1  Thank Monique A
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Spent the afternoon after the soccer game and it was quite enjoyable. The convenience of food and drink from the bar made it that much better! Its kid friendly and many water sports available. Down side is when the cruise ship people arrive, its just...More

3  Thank Mram705
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Enjoyed this beach very much had a great time on day just relaxing and having a chill day. Definitely recommend while on the Island

1  Thank Cara S
Reviewed July 14, 2018

I loved waking up to this beautiful beach and watching the sunset. The sea was so calm, i felt comfortable

1  Thank bianca-smith74smiles
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The beach is always a nice place to be. On Kim Sha beach there are multiple activities and very clean water, Close to several hotels and restaurants.

Thank Anton V
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Clean beach and a nice guy that runs it, You can get drinks from the Greenhouse, or the Buccaneer bar. Only a bit of sea grass while we were there.

1  Thank Judy K
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Love the beach and service, the Buccaneer beach bar has the best chicken Ceaser salads and the drinks are pretty darn good too

1  Thank ginnylong47
Reviewed June 4, 2018

This beach has it all. Close to food, massages available, chairs for hotel guests, volleyball, banana boats, kayaks, even a floating jump raft. Good place for all

2  Thank jormiston48154
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Kim Sha is a nice little beach. To repeat what others have said the water isn't the clearest, bit it is definitely calm, seaweed free, and great for kids. The beach service from Buccaneer Beach Bar is very good, we live dinners at The Greenhouse....More

4  Thank cmanatee
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

This beach was small, rather disappointing, water was cloudy, so couldn't snorkel. Beach was VERY littered with cig. butts, beer bottle caps, old cups, even someone's shorts and used tampon...yuck..lots of debris. Someone was renting 2 lounge chairs and umbrellas for 20$, so we rented...More

2  Thank nicole a
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WILLIAM D
April 29, 2018|
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Response from donclaytonmusic | Reviewed this property |
Orient Beach currently is not rebuilt. Of course the beach is there but not ready for tourists. I do not believe it will be ready by August. Plans are underway and permits are being issued to rebuild this spectacular beach.
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yeugeniya
March 25, 2018|
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Response from donclaytonmusic | Reviewed this property |
I would head to Kim Sha but , mullet is also a very nice beach.
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Patricia H
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Christ110923 | Reviewed this property |
while you can take a cab from the port directly, it is very busy when the ship docks. I think it would be much more enjoyable to spend 30 min to walking from the port to the town of Philipsburg. It is a leisurely walk that's... More
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