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Kim Sha Beach

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Address: Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Like most beaches on the island it was a great place to pass the time and dip in the water. Just large enough to sit and not be bothered if you'd like, which is also nice.

Reviewed June 12, 2016
Long Island, New York
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Long Island, New York
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64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Like most beaches on the island it was a great place to pass the time and dip in the water. Just large enough to sit and not be bothered if you'd like, which is also nice.

Thank RollingStoneRolling
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Nice safe beach surrounded by hotels, restaurants and bars. The water is quite shallow and you have to walk out far to reach the deep water.

Thank tanya61148
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5 reviews
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Such a great beach! The happening place for Heineken Regatta But for me Athe best place early in the morning to walk a dog and enjoy a natural Caribbean beach experience.

Thank Jean R
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 24, 2016

A beautiful, peaceful, tranquil, yet just enough excitement !! We were there from 11a-4p.....I didn't want to leave, but before the sun burn me up had too. Nice little grill for food and drinks and sea fun water sports!! You can watch ththe planes take off and land.......simply amazing!!

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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed May 19, 2016

It's not what it used to be!! it's fun to see the birds going fishing and at least you can park your car!! But without the Bamba Bar,it's the not the same feeling !

Thank PeterSXM
Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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89 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Kim Sha is ok. If you compare it to other beaches I would never go here though except for going to Buccaneers... They are now going to build a parking lot... Such a waste as sunsets are great here!

Thank Jolanda V
Delran, New Jersey
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2016

This beach is worth the visit. Water sports were fun to watch and try. Two fun eateries for lunch and cocktails.

Thank TLB0899
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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94 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Kim Sha Beach is noisy and the views are the least pretty on the island, but during the Heinekin Regatta it becomes the focal point for the parties. Not the best swimming or sunning place on St. Martin.

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2016

Our first and favorite due to the Buccaneer Beach Bar, Greenhouse eatery, Atrium and the fun Heineken fireballs on the weekends.

Thank phardes
Putnam, Connecticut
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81 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Nice beach to spend the day on. Lots going on and goo Nice beach to spend the day on with lots of water sports and good choice of eateries right there. 111 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maartend eateries right there

Thank CJ F

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