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Maho Beach

End of SXM Airport Runway | Phillipsburg, St Maarten, Maho 3550-147, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where airplanes fly right above the beach.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jet blast” (196 reviews)
“planes landing” (204 reviews)
“sunset bar” (171 reviews)
End of SXM Airport Runway | Phillipsburg, St Maarten, Maho 3550-147, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed yesterday

The attraction of this beach to many people was that you could get off a cruise ship, be bussed to the beach and be pushed into the sea in the blast from a jet engine. Well recently a lady from New Zealand died whilst doing...More

Thank OccidentalAccident
Reviewed yesterday

What an unique experience! It's a blast (literally) to see the planes come in seemingly on top of peoples' heads. It's especially exciting when the big jets come, you can see the schedule at Sunset Bar & Grill. We rented lounge chairs (out of blast...More

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed yesterday

We had seen this beach in the youtube videos and we were very curious to know in the flesh what the experience was like The result is that Maho Beach is in the Dutch part of the island, full of bars and restaurants, with lots...More

Thank JME1313
Reviewed 2 days ago

Experience of a lifetime ! My husband and I wanted to stay there all day. Beach crowded of coarse, but being so close to the planes was a complete rush !!

Thank chiquita0082
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The "landing show" is very funny, full of airplanes fans. Good beach, warm water and some fish. There's a little bar next to the beach, some restaurants and free parking.

Thank Vicky R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to see the planes take off. It is a great Beach. the planes come right over your head. Pretty cool. Stood behind 737 and was crazy.

Thank 310ran
Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach is very crowded and therefore not really good for relaxing or swimming, however the real attraction is watching the planes take off and land. It really is amazing to see the planes right over your head - they are so close you can...More

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hotel location allowed for easy commute to Phillipsburg and was less than 5 minutes from the airport. Hotel under renovations. Ocean view rooms on floor 8th and 9th floors renovated nicely There was a strong, wet, mildew smell in hallways on the 3rd and 4th...More

Thank Vanessa N
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everything was aweful here. No greeting from the front desk with champagne and cool wash cloth when we arrived. Paid for a premier oceanview room and got a view of a strip club and other stores. No air conditioning at the buffet restaurant. No water...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago

Clear Blue Water, The planes are a fun feature. 100% unique. The water was mild, filled with safe wildlife.

Thank Lawrence R
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June 12, 2017|
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Response from AlvaroNYC | Reviewed this property |
the place is small but not much people rent the chairs for obvious reasons since is too windy. But you can rented easily at the place.
June 8, 2017|
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Response from prdisney09 | Reviewed this property |
I was there a Saturday on may 2017 and I saw many big planes during the day including Delta and Jetblue arrived to the airport at Maho beach. There is a big screen at the bar with the airport itineraries you can see when the... More
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Monique J | Reviewed this property |
Rent close to the restaurant then you have better access to food, drinks and a restroom. Also they have a board with the plane schedule so you can keep track of the big planes coming in. They usually charge $15 for a chair... More