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“Best beach” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Little Bay Beach

Little Bay Beach
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$200.00*
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Sightseeing Cruise to Anguilla from St Maarten
Ranked #4 of 53 things to do in Philipsburg
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Mundelein, Illinois
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79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Best beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

This beach is the best we have experienced associated with a resort we ever visited including exemplary hotels and resorts such as the Viceroy in Anguilla, Grand Morrits in Cayman, Grand Mayan on the Riviera Maya, outside of Cancun and Beach Park in Brazil.

Visited August 2012
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“small ok beach”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

it was pretty not good for snorkling, unless you go to the Divi side near the stone walls out to the fort

Visited August 2012
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New Jersey
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87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good, but not the best”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

The first thing you notice about Little Bay is that the sand is not white like many Caribbean beaches. It is more of a darker tan color. As such, its not as picturesque as Friar's Bay or some of the other beaches on St. Maarten or other islands in the Caribbean. Generally, the water is fairly calm, although there can be some days with strong waves. Generally good for swimming, snorkeling or water sports. Area in front of Divi resort is larger than area in front of Belair Hotel, but about 1/4 of Divi beach is rock, but the sandy area is still larger than beach at Belair. Beach in front of Belair is bordered by two stone jetties. All in all, for a Caribbean beach, its OK , but clearly not as good as Eagle Beach in Aruba, some of the beaches in St. Bart's and Anguilla or even Orient Beach and some of the other beaches in St. Maarten.

Visited August 2012
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Bowie, Maryland
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Love Little Bay Beach!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2012

The water is calm, soothing and refreshing. There really wasn't too much to dislike. Even the "sellers" of items walking the beach seem to sense when you don't want to be "bothered."

Visited August 2012
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Clairton, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Home away from home”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2012

A place to forget about whatever is back home and relax. My husband loves the scuba diving and I love to walk on the 3/4 mile beach and get a morning walk in.

Visited April 2012
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