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Address: 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...

Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where airplanes fly right above the beach.

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It is exactly what you expect when you go to visit this beach. Huge planes taking off and landing right above you. To be honest anyone expecting a nice quite beach is there for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is exactly what you expect when you go to visit this beach. Huge planes taking off and landing right above you. To be honest anyone expecting a nice quite beach is there for the wrong reason, esoecially when the nicest beach on the dutch side is literally a half km away. You are on a beach on the runway.... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had read a lot about Maho Beach prior to our arrival on a cruise ship. It cost us $8 each in a taxi from the cruise terminal. The beach has lovely soft clean sand and you can hire sunbeams and umbrellas. The sea was fairly rough when we visited and the sea gets deep a few yards out. The... More 

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Guayama, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the main attractions in Sint Maarten is this world known beach. It is very small, but offers great sun, sand and cristal water. If bringing kids, don't leave them alone. Beach is close to the street and waves are high sometimes. There is no shade at all at the beach, and don't bring any unless you want to... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took cab from cruise port to Maho beach. Rented chairs for $10 each. Watching planes land at airport across the street was incredible, it felt like you could reach up and touch them. Sunset grill next door serves cold beer and food. Water was nice, not too rough when we were there. The locals would approach for hair braiding, however... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So Maho Beach is a gorgeous beach with fine white sand, into beautiful blue seas. The tide here is pretty rough, which for a big kid like me, just means fun times. Jumping through the waves and surfing them in was great fun and in itself would be worth a day out. You had to really judge the water to... More 

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Longboat Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful, rowdy, fun place to watch the planes land. Food good. Look forward to returning. Liked the casual atmosphere and varied food selections. People all all ages having a great time.

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Thank Joan A
Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This beach and water were really nice. Lots of people come to watch the planes though. They fly right overhead and take off right across a little road. We saw people crossing the road to go closer to the fence that encompasses the airport. We weren't exactly sure what was going on but we followed along. Then a guy who... More 

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Brick, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great place to visit. Sitting on the beach watching the planes come in for a landing right over your head. The end of the runway is by the beach so you can watch the Big Boys take off

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Maho Beach, oh what a wonderful way to spend the day, lying on the beach slip on your favorite drink and watching the airplanes, fly cross you is such a trill. you got to experience it.

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Constanta, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach is small, most tourists come to photograph with one or more planes landing at the airport.

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