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“Fun in the Sun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dawn Beach

Dawn Beach
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St-Martin and St Maarten Island Sights, Shopping and Maho Beach Tour
Ranked #11 of 53 things to do in Philipsburg
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Owner description: A popular tourist beach on the island's east coast.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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78 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Fun in the Sun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Dawn Beach is another interesting place in St. Maarten. We took a cab from Philipsburg Cruise Port. The cab was $6 each because it was full. Expect to pay more if there are only a few in it. The beach was nice.mthere is a system that locals rent chairs and umbrellas (2 chairs) for $12 total. And the usual Caribbean woman wanting to give massage, sell cd's, or sell you a sarong. The locals also rent snorkel gear for the various reefs just 50 yards from the surf. The beach also has restrooms and an outdoor restaurant called Mr. Busby's. Overall it is a good place for couples to relax.

Visited October 2012
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Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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18 reviews
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“Quiet but pleasant”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Dawn beach is were you go to spend the day at the beach with a minimum of distration. The beach is ok but sometime you have lots of sea shells to walk on before hitting the water

Visited June 2012
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Leitchfield, Kentucky
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4 reviews
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“DawnBeach...seaweed”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Seaweed was piled 2 ft high.....yuck yuck not a good experience...I don't know if this is a frequent occurence....

Visited October 2012
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Thank Stephanie Z
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NYC
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Only ok”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Nice sand and there is beach chairs, but Lots of seaweeds in water make swim unpleasant - look for other beaches - Pinel is probably the best

Visited November 2011
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Thank Value1st
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Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great place!11”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

The Weston Dawn Beach was fabulous. Everyone there bent over backwards to make our stay wonderful. The service was superb, especially Dan, Nadine, and Verline. We had a 3 bedroom condo and it was beautiful and clean. We went to Daniel by the Sea four out of six nights (Busby's). We made a huge mistake by going to Big Fish one night. The service was non-existent. At the end of the meal Donna rudely informed us that it was cash only. Very suspect. Don't go there!11

Visited September 2012
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Thank diane s
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