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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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It is a wonderful place to socialize, swim and watch the planes

It is a short walk from a few hotels. This place has several bars on both sides. It gets busy around 2 PM. Check flightradar for landings and departures. The airport works very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a short walk from a few hotels. This place has several bars on both sides. It gets busy around 2 PM. Check flightradar for landings and departures. The airport works very slowly. Water gets rough. However, if you are a good swimmer it won't be a problem. It is not good for the toddlers.

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Swoope, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You go to Maho to see the planes land and take off. I'm glad we went, but it really wasn't my favorite beach. It was packed with people, the beach itself is narrow, the water was okay.

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Reinbeck, IA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You cannot miss this experience! It was so fun to be on the beach as planes come in and take off. We also went swimming and it was amazing! Waves are quite big , but once you get out in the water it is so Awesome! You do get tossed around when you come in, but it was an amazing... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came to Maho beach whilst we were docked here for our Caribbean Cruise. Taxi's are all government operated and are a set price. The price from the port to Maho Beach is $20.00 for 2 one way. Only use Taxi's with the number plate TAXI and drivers wearing orange shirts. Maho beach is the beach made famous for the... More 

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Gull Lake Sask
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice beach if you like crowded beach. Need to rent chairs if you don't have any. Parking is crowded too.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Maho Beach next to our resort great place to view aircraft landing and taking off from SXM airport. Nice beach and bars on both sides of the beach. Friendly staff and good food and beer.

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Paramus, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean. friendly, food delish, Amazing staff and hotel Management. Friendly, caring & most of all just wanted us to be happy and relaxed. Mr. King the hotel manager and his friendly staff including Ramon at the swim up bar made our trip a trip to always remember. So good we might be coming back the 3rd week of march and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Maho is one beautiful sand beach a bit steep and great waves with warm water. The beach is known for the aircrafts passing low over the beach approaching the local airport. With 5 cruiseships in port it gets pretty crowded. Still a must see. If you're an aviation enthusiast.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fun beach for spotting planes but can be busy during hours when larger jets are landing and taking off. Lots of food within walking distance, consistently strong waves and currents so not idea for an entire day with small kids but perfect for adults!

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

Although a must do, there is not much of a beach area to relax and enjoy. It was over-crowded and completely jammed when we attended. The kids could not even play on the beach or even find a spot to sit down. I would attend to see a few planes, have a drink, and then leave. Not a place to... More 

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