Little Bay Beach
Little Bay Beach
4.5

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Mlerth
Bogota, Colombia101 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
Lovely beach, bar a bit noisy sometimes with music, but view is great and staff are nice. There are people who offer massages, hair braiding etc- I had one massage that was GREAT - but too expensive (US $40 for 35mins!?), and one massage that was NOT great from another person...recommend that if someone offers you hair braiding first, don't get a massage from them- if someone offers a massage, that's their specialty.
Written 21 February 2021
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Explorer790930
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Great long-shoreline deep sand beach. Genrally small waaves and have never seen a rip tide like we have in east coast of US. Beach and water clean and visitor can rent 2 lounge chairs and umbrella for $15.
Written 14 February 2020
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Mark E
Maryland69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
While staying a the Divi Little Bay Resort I found the snorkeling to be wonderful. At the left end of the beach (which is a public beach), I observed and photographed green turtles, caribbean whiptail stingray, cushion sea stars, spotted eagle ray and numerous fish species. Sometimes the turtles were feeding only within 10 feet deep water. Further out along the rocks, you will see a sunken helicopter, cannons, ship bell, sunken submarine and a cone and fuselage of a jet that are staged for divers. I used my own snorkeling gear, however it can be rented from a vendor at the Divi Resort. You can rent chairs and umbrellas if you are not staying at the resort
Written 24 May 2023
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LonestarSpartan
Chapel Hill, NC725 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
We have been staying at the Divi Little Bay resort for more than a decade and always take the opportunity to snorkel off the beach along the rocks towards the platform where excursions bring tourists to snorkel.

Our experiences have always been nice with a good assortment of fish in pretty calm waters. This year, our experience was outstanding. We have never seen Sea Turtles here before, but we saw 4 this time, 2 of them swimming within feet of where we were. We also saw 2 other firsts, several Star Fish and even a Sting Ray. It was our best snorkeling experience in St. Maarten.

I would strongly recommend the snorkeling off of Little Bay beach.
Written 29 November 2022
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Lisa P
24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
We discovered this great little place while on a boat tour of the island and had to come to explore. This little snorkel location had an abundance of coral fish to look. We found a bunch of squid which was really neat to see them in the wild. We also found some sea turtles munching on the sea grass so that was really cool. We enjoyed the sunken submarine and the statue below. We returned to this location daily on our trip and were never disappointed, it was like swimming in a fish tank.
Written 27 August 2020
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AMsays
Thornhill, Canada4,656 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
I walked here from the boardwalk, sometimes along the beach but mostly over black rocks. The bluest water I have even see in stark contrast with the black rocks and white sand. It’s near the Divi and Bel Air resorts so there were many sunbathers revelling in the water. I swam around the area where the Sonesta used to be but now demolished after 2017’s Hurricane Irma. Apparently, there is great snorkelling around here, but I didn’t see anything. I’ll need better directions next time.
Written 24 April 2022
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Alex F
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
This was a great spot to go snorkeling! Within about 30 seconds of getting in the water I found a small green sea turtle (plus two more later). The spot was a little hard to find - you want to enter at Divi Little Bay Beach Resort and park just before the security gate. If you’re coming from the east you will have to pass the road, make a U-turn and make a left turn into the resort as the right turn is very sharp. You can walk down to the beach and snorkel out on the left hand side. Water was clear and calm.
Written 4 July 2023
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Dan K
The Hague, The Netherlands8,861 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
Nice calm beach, tucked away from it's big brother just around the corner. Visited this beach when we were on a day pass from Divi (which I do not recommend, unfortunately. Please see my review). Fairly calm surf, so great for kids.
Written 4 June 2021
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099695
Abiquiu, NM63 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 • Family
Beautiful beach that is very safe. Locals use it often for swimming lessons and water aerobics about three times a week. They pretty much take over the small side all Saturday morning. Fun to watch the kids and older ladies doing their exercises. Plenty of room on main beach during lessons.
Written 2 October 2020
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Venture39659705412
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
We stayed at the quaint Belair Beach Hotel right next door to the Divi resort. We shared the same beautiful beach, but we needed a suite to accommodate our family and also wanted to be beach front. Belair Beach checked those boxes for us and the staff was so friendly and accommodating. We’ll return to Belair for sure.
Written 24 April 2024
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