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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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“jet blast” (194 reviews)
“planes landing” (196 reviews)
“sunset bar” (169 reviews)
End of SXM Airport Runway | Phillipsburg, St Maarten, Maho 3550-147, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful location, watch planes, swim in aqua colored water or just sit on the beach and enjoy the sun or watch the sun go down.

Thank RussSbyCt
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This beach which sits at the end of an airport runway is oddly not too noisy. The sand is nice and clean and the waves break right at the beach so once you get past them the water is beautiful and easy to swim in....More

Thank Elliott B
Reviewed yesterday

Having watched the Maho Beach Cam for hours and hours it was dream come true to actually set foot upon this beach! A totally unforgettable experience and one I will treasure forever. It was a pleasure to see the jets do there thing but more...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is great! There are only a couple of big planes a day, so most of the time you can just relax and watch the smaller planes come in. The beach bar has a schedule on a board of when the big planes take...More

Thank Monique J
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are many things to see and do in the Caribbean, this is near the top of every list. The curved beach is only about a half mile long and not very wide, but it is in a beautiful setting. The waves come in often...More

Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 3 days ago

The bluest sea, the whitest sand and aircraft over your head! PERFECT! This is THE beach to go to experience low flying aircraft all day long!

Thank JenPaszkowski
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was an awesome experience checking out all the landing and taking-off planes at a super close distance. Check the flight schedules at the Sunset bar and wait for the bigger aircrafts. Tip: When the bigger airplanes are taking off, make sure not to stand or...More

Thank Tina11487
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best beach ever for all ages! Aviation dream. Just beautiful. Clean. Friendly locals. Carribean dream. Better beaches than Dominican Republic and Jamaica.

Thank KissMyJules
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had to go see what the hype was all about, glad we did. A very beautiful beach with a added thrill ride. The YouTube videos just don't do it justice. You've got to see it to believe it.

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can sun, swim, and tan yourself but be ready for the jets landing and taking off - for some tourists/locals, that is the 'draw'....standing and being blown away by the planes' exhaust systems..................:)

Thank Cheryl103
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How much do the chairs and umbrellas cost to rent at Maho Beach & is there a good place to rent them?
May 22, 2017|
Response from Nicole R | Reviewed this property |
I personally would rent close to Driftwood Boat bar or Sunset Beach bar-both on opposite ends of the beach. They run $15 for a chair with umbrella attached. If you have a big group they may give you a group rate. It's good... More
how far is the best shopping from the sonesta maho
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
There is shopping right out side the resort. Not a ton, but a decent amount. Otherwise take a cab from Sonesta Maho to Phillipsburg. Its not far but traffic is kind of congested. 20 minutes?? AMA Jewellers does pick ups to... More
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How deep is the water at Maho Beach?
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Deborah A | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go in personally but my partner said it got deep quite quickly, it started off a little rough but able to swim when it got deeper, not suitable for small children. Hope this is helpful