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Address: Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number:
75
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US$55.99*
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St. Maarten Combo Tour: Butterfly Farm and Orient Bay
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US$45.00*
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Orient Beach Parasailing in St Martin
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US$60.00*
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Jet Ski Rental at Orient Bay Beach

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My Favorite Beach

I love this beach and the bars and restaurants along it. Sand is wonderful and the bay keeps the waters clam and warm. Go to the club Orient side and it is clothing optional...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Scott P
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this beach and the bars and restaurants along it. Sand is wonderful and the bay keeps the waters clam and warm. Go to the club Orient side and it is clothing optional...

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice beaches with lot of Beach bar and restaurants. Lot of water activities like snorkeling etc.... . You need to pay your Beach chair.

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St. Maarten-St. Martin
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must stop for a day at the beach. Several choices for chair rentals. Note, you are not allowed coolers and have to rent chairs and umbrellas. One price.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful beach but those trade winds can really make it cold and uninviting. It is also on the French side side of the island so the topless and totally nude is among the crowd of beach goers.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having read about Orient Bay having such a great beach I was absolutely disappointed by what we saw. The ocean was possibly great for surfers (mostly kite surfers) but bathing was barely possible or enjoyable. If you want cliche Caribbean turquoise waters, forget going there. The beach was absolutely crowded (equally bad as Italian Riviera) and it did not feel... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a week in Orient Bay and loved it. It is not, as one reviewer stated, a nude beach. There is a nude beach to the south of Orient Bay, separated by a rock jetty from the regular beach. Orient Bay beach does have topless sunbathers, as would any beach in France. Its a very walkable beach and the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great beach to enjoy the beautiful waters, have a wonderful lunch and soak up some sun. Great way to spend a relaxing day.

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

Great beach, great drinks and food. Kept returning to this beach. Ready to go back right now. The main reason to rent a car.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beach is very nice and very crowded. As it suggested by the name, this beach is located in the Eastern part of the island. It's pretty crowded because it's full of the guest of Orient Bay resorts, but it's pretty good as well (though it0s not the best beach on the island).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Orient Bay is on the Atlantic side of the island, so we found it much breezier than Mullet Bay or Cupecoy. The water was pretty churned up the day we were there, so not super fond of the seaweed wrapping around our legs. The wind was good for one thing though - lots of people parasailing. Sand was finer on... More 

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