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Address: Maho 3550-147, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where...

Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where airplanes fly right above the beach.

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Great for plane watching.....not the best for relaxing

Ok, so this beach is literally at the end of the runway. Every plane that lands comes within 100 feet of your head and every plane that takes off blasts you with the air their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ok, so this beach is literally at the end of the runway. Every plane that lands comes within 100 feet of your head and every plane that takes off blasts you with the air their jets or props push back as they accelerate for take off. This is NOT the beach for relaxing in the sun. But if you want... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited Maho Beach on a NCL cruise and just loved it. "TIP"- Print the flight schedule in advance so you have an idea of when the big planes are taking of f and landing. Beware the bar next door "Sunset Bar & Grill" includes a 15% gratuity in all checks, the bartender was happy to take my $7 cash tip... More 

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Thank CHSLTD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This beach is brilliant if you like waves and its right next to the airport.. But be careful, you can lose all dignity trying to get out of the water. There are beds and umbrellas for the Sonesta and Royal Islander guests and ask Henry to get you an umbrella.

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Thank Dawn S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As an Aviation fanatic this was one of the beaches I dreamed of going to for seeing planes land. I was better than I could have imagined. The beach was packed as my cruise ship was one of six the docked at the cruise port. The waves were crashing pretty hard the day was there but for the most part... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Will be back for sure. Incredible beach to visit and seeing the planes fly right over your head. Beach is great

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Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Drinks at Sunset Grille, but go for the planes. You won't regret this. Gets crowded but thos is an essential trip if you are in St. Maarten.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful and breathtaking!! Noisy due to the planes..but beautiful You have to see the planes land and take off

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Pilesgrove, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great snorkeling in Maho Beach. Calm waters and great variety of fish close to shore. In 6-8 foot deep water even saw sting rays. Even saw the invasive lion fish. Stay away from the path of jet blowback. Great little bar to have drinks while resting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Must visit if you go to st.martin this beach is located next to the airport as you sit on the beach the air planes fly right over your head at such a close range that it's simply A thrill .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like to have fun, enjoy the sun and surround yourself with nice people, Maho is the place to go. Wide selection of restaurants and activities. Plenty of sun and the planes flying in over the beach is amazing.

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