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“Best Beach on the Island”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Orient Bay Beach

Orient Bay Beach
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St. Maarten Combo Tour: Butterfly Farm and Orient Bay
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Greenfield, In
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best Beach on the Island”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

From one end of the Beach to the other, Orient Beach is the Best Beach on the island. Great views from everywhere. Nothing like the East coast of the U.S. Great food, and the best views, just what we asked for in a vacation.

Visited March 2013
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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“Very commercial”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

We went,walked out on the beach, turned around and left. It is a beautiful beach, just expect a lot of other people here. If that is what you like, you will love this area.

Visited October 2013
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Norwell, Massachusetts
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178 reviews
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“Nice walking beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2013

I have been traveling to St. Martin for 30 years and have seen Orient Beach develop from an overgrown tumble down beach into a beautiful sandy beach with a number of pretty hotels. I am concerned that it may become overdeveloped and loose its charm if they don't stop building. The beach itself has a great sunrise and is over 2 miles long. One thing walkers need to be aware of is the nudist hotel at the southern end of the beach. The visiting nudists like to walk too so plan to encounter them during your stroll. As they say in France C'est la vie.

Visited February 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Ocean with a view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

Awesome bay - not recommended with children as one side of beach is nude beach and some of the nudists tend to cross over.
You need to bargain for your chairs.

Visited October 2013
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Oakville, Canada
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32 reviews
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“Orient Bay Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

This beach is fantastic, with every amenity you can think of. Great view, sitting on the beach, which is wide and soft and perfect for walking on. Nice little shops, great food at the restaurant and wonderful rum punches. There were 8 of us Canadian ladies and we were treated well. Our favourite moment was when the Machete Man came with his wheelbarrow of coconuts and opened them for us, added in some rum and then agreed to take pictures of all 8 of us. He was funny and seemed to enjoy the experience as much as we did. A great beach for all ages, with lots of watersports to try or just relax and enjoy the views.

Visited October 2013
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