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romantic beach

beautiful beach and the cliffs give you a very secluded romantic appeal to the beach. go here if... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
drrob2
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Local swim hole! Danny's bar.

Quiet, secluded, clothing optional beach. Not crowded, gentle sea usually,,,, but beach can change... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
jesapj
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Sint Maarten, St Martin / St Maarten
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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Cupecoy Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

beautiful beach and the cliffs give you a very secluded romantic appeal to the beach. go here if you want to avoid crowds

Thank drrob2
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Quiet, secluded, clothing optional beach. Not crowded, gentle sea usually,,,, but beach can change like most on the island day to day depending on sea conditions.

Thank jesapj
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

This beach is one of the coolest beaches I've ever been to. With cliffs and shaded caves lining the shore, be sure to get up early and claim a cave with a good swimming spot. You can relax and be free here. Although on the...More

1  Thank Sara J
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Cupecoy has many different beach coves. All nude. Walk around explore. Twirl. Do it up. Go in the caves. Go in the water. Get some wind. Get some sun. Cupecoy, a very sexy beach

1  Thank aste5
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Well I have been coming to St Maarten for over 40 years! This is the 1st time I needed to rent an apartment/villa! I contacted Sothebys and I found Villa CORFU! What a great find..2 to 3 bedroom with Huge rooms.. gorgeous views and most...More

Thank lauramR2681YT
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We went to this beach today as it lays between cliffs and looked beautiful in picture. It did not disappoint. It is a rocky beach but has amazing natural pools when the waves are big enough. I would not bring my children here as I...More

1  Thank Marissa L
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We love Cupecoy Beach. However, the amount of sand comes and goes. It depends on the time of year. Parts of the beach are favored by nudists.

1  Thank MamaFuji
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Cupecoy is our go-to spot on the Island! Small beach you seldom have to share with more then 10 others. You can go nude or not and everyone is welcome! Dany is the best host there is and makes sure you are very well taken...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed May 20, 2017

great beach, good for snorkeling, great for walks and sun tanning, you can bring your own chair or towel or enjoy the sand

Thank Aniutka
Reviewed April 16, 2017

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....More

1  Thank patrickkeenan91
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larry v
February 25, 2017|
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Response from Angus C | Reviewed this property |
There are still steps to all parts of this beach but the sand is variable since the hurricane in the early 90's. It tends to move up and down the beach quite dramatically. It is still very much worth a visit. Dany is still... More
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DeeDee A
December 9, 2015|
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The beach is on the Dutch side but only a few hundred yards to the French side. The best things about St. Maarten are the beaches shopping (duty free) the butterfly farm and Lotterie Farm with a zip line. A car is most... More
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monah2010
January 7, 2015|
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Response from Angus C | Reviewed this property |
The island is not particularly gay but there are two official nude beaches only and if you are so sheltered that you can not deal with this just don't go to them or adjust your mindset. Being open minded is a good thing in... More
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