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Dawn Beach

Dutch side of the Island, St Martin / St Maarten
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A popular tourist beach on the island's east coast.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“westin hotel” (23 reviews)
“atlantic side” (16 reviews)
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Dutch side of the Island, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Although it may be getting busier and I haven't been there for over a year, Dawn Beach will continue to be one of my favorite beaches. One of the larger hotel chains (Westin?) recently opened a new resort on the beach, and I've heard and...More

Thank Tom C
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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Westin Dawn Beach Club during our visit from 8/19 to 8/24. Despite the complaint from others regarding the seaweed issue for the Caribbean beach, the staff at Dawn Beach does a very good job in keeping the beach clean and enjoyable to...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Hi. When we arrived here the beach cleaner was working to collect all the seaweed that had washed ashore during the night. Each day since it has been the same story. Seaweed. It seems to only be on the east side of the island because...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Unfortunately the week that we stayed on Dawn Beach it was covered in seaweed. We had rented a condo right on the beach but we couldn't swim in the water and the strong sulfur type smell also made it unpleasant to even sit outside for...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

A short walk from the Oyster Pond marina on the other side or from other hotels, this beach is both very accessible and enjoyable. Has not only restaurants, grocery store, but also offers the possibility of booking trips through the concierge of the Oyster Bay...More

Thank cgs693
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

Not a favorite but the beach is quiet and still a relaxing place to be. The water is not too nice, has too much seaweed and is a but more rough than most beaches.

Thank BobandCarolCT
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Not one of my favorites. It is pretty quiet, but it has lot of seaweed and waters can be rougher compared to the French side beaches.

Thank 1109travel
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

This little beach has a nice bar and restaurant but also plenty of seaweed. Maybe they didn't clean it the day we went.

Thank jormiston48154
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Reviewed May 21, 2017

It was a beautiful beach and a good place to see sunrise, but most area of the beach were in the Westin Dawn Beach Resort. When we were there, waves were too strong to swim or even play in the water. I believe there are...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

My wife and I have visited at least 10 of the 36 beaches on St Martin and this one will go down as my least favorite. You have to park at the Westin Hotel. The good part of this is that it is covered parking...More

1  Thank dmount2001
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