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Maho Beach

End of SXM Airport Runway | Phillipsburg, St Maarten, Maho 3550-147, St Martin / St Maarten
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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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“planes landing” (221 reviews)
“sunset bar” (174 reviews)
“taking off” (58 reviews)
End of SXM Airport Runway | Phillipsburg, St Maarten, Maho 3550-147, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Get there early!!! People like to lay right under to see the planes land and I don't blame them. Awesome view of the planes. The experience is great. Water was clear and sand was warm. You can see fish swimming right by your feet.

Thank Davidanthony8
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Yes it's crazy busy, no you won't be able to get a sun lounger unless you can get there at the crack of dawn, no there is no shade and yes the drinks are expensive ... BUT if know all that as we did from...More

Thank Daveygrohl
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Watch as the planes go by or the people falling all over the place from the hey blast or even the brutal water lol. Warning young children or people who just can't hold on just don't do it to yourself.

Thank Katherine T
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Only go there just to see planes landing and taking off otherwise it's not the beach to be at. We were there while 2 cruises had just docked and it was super packed . We ended up sitting at the bar next to the beach...More

Thank bishAi
Reviewed September 6, 2017

the beach is known for watching the airplanes but its a nice beach all to itself with gorgeous water and mostly calm water

Thank drrob2
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Amazing spot to watch the planes landing. Close to the SXM airport, place where you can spend a few hours. Cool bar. Enjoy!

Thank 3wa
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Great spot to watch the planes landing. Also good for swimming. The Maho Beach restaurant next door is a great place to eat and watch the planes.

Thank lakewalk
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

So of course, had to have that picture with a plane above your head! Google big plane arrivals and go to spend a couple of hours. The beach is tiny. A bit crowded, cause everyone seems need that picture. Has Sunset Bar right next to,...More

Thank Orinta J
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Close from airport for airplanes landing and take off moments near bar / restaurant so all said . Clean water and conveniences

Thank Mel423
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

That was the best and suggestive beach on the Island a bit far away from sea port but was wonderfull with airplane on us so close to us. Was the british part of Island. With Costa cruises italian family

Thank alessia22po
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December 10, 2017|
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Response from bill890 | Reviewed this property |
20 minutes, about 10 miles,longer to get back as traffic is nuts in the afternoon.
November 13, 2017|
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Response from Mark E | Reviewed this property |
Haven't got an answer as to where the best place to stay is as we always rent a condo for our stays. I understand Beachside Villa's is up and running which is right behind the airport runway. Very very nice place! As far as... More
August 2, 2017|
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Response from Jamie B | Reviewed this property |
We asked what the high season was here on the island and the driver told us April-November. We are here in July the low season right at the end of the runway and see about 8 jets a day and about as many smaller jets. It is... More