I agree with Bobcat. Also, another aspect is that if you are concerned about noise and may have ultra sensitive hearing, you should choose Great Bay. The plane's take off is the loudest (especially the large planes) but it's quick and they are usually spaced far apart. It's not like the noise you would would normally hear as a plane flies overhead which to me is more annoying.
Our friends warned us the first time we traveled to the island about being next to the airport and this did not disturb us. In fact, we love Maho and would not stay elsewhere. We now own 2 timeshares in Maho. To us, the planes are an attraction and if you search on UTube for videos of the planes landing at Maho, you'll understand.
Otherwise Great Bay is a nice clean place with a nice beach.
Just a question to those who have stayed at Great Bay...what restaurants do they offer outside of the property? I do know that Maho does offer the Paris Bistro and a few others, as a change of pace. Does Great Bay offer anything in Philipsburg?
Much thanks. Looking forward to getting away
We know where we want to go and when (St Maarten). Is it better to wait a while to see if prices go down (someone told me summer is quiet so if we wait prices will drop) on other hand, resort could fill up if we wait
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