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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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Sandblasting Inferno

OMG!! What an exciting, exhilarating experience! First off, we went for the total experience, not just sitting on the sidelines taking videos. We were awe-stricken as the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

This was our last day in St Martin and I wanted to try this beach because I wanted my picture with a place, I know! It's silly! At the end, I didn't enjoy it that much, chairs and umbrella most expensive than anywhere else. The Sunset restaurant overprice and the food was average. The beach was very family friendly, lots... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

OMG!! What an exciting, exhilarating experience! First off, we went for the total experience, not just sitting on the sidelines taking videos. We were awe-stricken as the planes landed, some more so then others but strictly related to their size. Be prepared to lie back as the plane(s) go over and continue filming to get the planes from approach through... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to drink beer, get a tan and watch various commercial jets land at the SXM main airport. Expect regular smaller planes plus around 10 or 15 bigger jets with the biggest to land now being the A340 of Air France which comes in daily. Other biggies are the A330's of KLM, Air Caribies and XL France. Also, lots... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was exhilarating to see the planes come in and land, right above your head!!! The only negative was the amount of people! It was crazy packed, so we just witnessed some landings and took off. It is a must stop for everyone!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 3 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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