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Address: Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin

If you're looking for a beach that's quiet but not totally secluded,...

If you're looking for a beach that's quiet but not totally secluded, Cupecoy is a good choice. Its white sands are backed by low sandstone cliffs that have been eroded in such a way that they provide a run of small semiprivate coves.

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Cupecoy Bay Beach

A small beach but very quiet. Long time will find only nudists of all ages so beware.The water is clean and fine sand.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chelaru G
Constanta, Romania
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been a while since my last visit to St Martin's Cupecoy but I can still feel the crystal clear ocean and quintessential sand... clothing optional but not voyeuristic because it is so narrow with an impressive tidal wall about 30 feet high in some stretches. Depending on tides, there's a sharp drop from 1 foot depth to about 10 feet... More 

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Constanta, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A small beach but very quiet. Long time will find only nudists of all ages so beware.The water is clean and fine sand.

Thank Chelaru G
Cadillac, Michigan
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy this beach so much. the views are amazing and being able to sunbath nude is an extra perk. We rather not have all the activity that is on Orient Beach and find Cupecoy Beach very romatic and quaint. Danny the beach chair rental owner has refreshments and food. He does a great job servicing the guests at the... More 

Thank Sindy J
Orillia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quiet beach to let go of yourself Dannys bar best rum punch around can't wait to get back there next year hope to see my new friends again

Thank todd m
Roslyn, New York
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice beach but getting smaller every time we return-beach erosion. not easy to park anymore. steps to walk down.

Thank susuberk
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

This little gem of a beach was just outside The Cliffs resort, where our family stayed for one week. The water was a beautiful bluish-green color and there was a reef about 20 feet off the shore where you could snorkel. The water had pleasant waves and there were children playing in the surf with their parents. This beach is... More 

Thank Eugene W
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Perhaps the best place to catch a sunset on Saint-Martin, F.W.I.... the watcher crashing against the bluffs and the sun setting to the West

Thank Guido R
Cobourg, Canada
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

Once again we almost lived on this beach and just wouldn't have it any other way. The sand is always shifting here and the cliffs are eroding with the wave action but the casual relaxed atmosphere at the beach is really fun. My negative comments are only related to the adjacent landowner's action of repetitively clearing away the brush and... More 

Thank Angus C
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Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Cupecoy is composed of different beach coves some larger than others. Clothing is optional. To the right when you entrance is the beach where mostly straight people gather. To the left is more gay. But everyone is welcome to any cove and the people straight or gay are very friendly if you can reserve your own projections onto others. No... More 

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Twin Cities, MN
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Reviewed January 30, 2017

It looked like a lovely beach but enjoyed by nude sun bathers and unsavory behavior--one side is a gay gathering place. We did not feel unsafe as much as unwelcome to sunbathe here being clothed. There are no beach restaurants.

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