Maho Beach

Maho Beach: Address, Maho Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

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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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2-3 hours
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Beth S
Phila13 contributions
I love to snorkel. I snorkel every morning that I can before breakfast, staying at Royal Islander, La Plage. The water is clear, unless it's extremely windy or there's been a storm recently, so probably 5 out of 7 days per year, you can see everything clearly, even where the water is deeper. Such fun, also, feeding the 'angel fish'...
Written 1 August 2022
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norris b
7 contributions
Couples
Great view of planes landing and going up. Road needs work and widening not safe. Beautiful beach needs a dock and better infrastructure. A better food restaurant next door.
Written 30 July 2022
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William B
Madison, AL347 contributions
Family
We enjoyed Maho beach and seeing the clear water as well. The temperature was excellent, and no seaweed in the water. If you love airplanes and some excitement, the airplane fly-over was my #1, and I saw them from our room.
Written 27 July 2022
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Amber W
3 contributions
Friends
Seeing the planes fly over was neat but the beach is tiny and the surf is really rough.
I do recommend the massage from the ladies that walk around offering their services.
Written 15 July 2022
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macjune02
Saint Louis, MO33 contributions
Couples
First time visitors of Maho Beach was a very different visit compared to your typical beach. As you lie on the beach you can see planes of all sizes pass over you. Which is an experience not everyone will have the pleasure doing.
Nearby was a bar called Sunset SXM which had good food and a lovely view of the water.
Written 11 July 2022
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Jessica
16 contributions
Family
Such a unique experience being so close to the landing/take of strip. The beach is connected to our resort and if you love planes it is a must stop! The planes landing is literally above your head while take off jet blast is a little painful (sand and wind) it is something you should do at least once!
Written 4 July 2022
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Shannon K
Utica, NY861 contributions
Couples
Go for the planes, it was a fun experience! The water was beautiful and having planes land directly over you was wild! I’m pretty sure this is the only beach in the world where you can experience this! Now with that being said, this is a small beach with some beach erosion, I do not recommend spending the day lounging here, there are much better beaches for that!
Written 23 June 2022
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Pete B
Pennsylvania126 contributions
Family
We just went for the planes. Pretty cool experience , took some good pictures and got sandblasted by a plane taking off.
Written 23 June 2022
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jbright1
Palm Harbor, FL6 contributions
I am not sure how this beach gets the high ratings. It is soooooooo small. The water is beautiful and blue, but so many other beaches in St. Martin have this as well. Imagine trying to relax in a chair at a tiny beach literally on an airport runway. There is only a small section with chairs, it was packed, and we couldn't get chairs but the ones who did were so close together, you couldn't put your leg out without hitting someone else. The beach is super sloped. It was very wavy the day we were there. We stayed a little over an hour and there were no planes. We left and went to a much nicer beach 20 mins away, the beach was much larger, you could rent a chair and the water was just as nice. I didn't have to have my beach day sitting in the sand by a metal fence and wires. Skip it!!
Written 13 June 2022
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D. K. Coleman
14 contributions
Couples
My favorite part was seeing large airplanes fly immediately above beach goers. I also enjoyed and highly recommend grabbing a countertop table at Sunset Beach Bar, which is on Maho Beach.
Written 10 June 2022
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