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“Very nice beach ”
Review of Orient Bay Beach

Orient Bay Beach
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St. Maarten Combo Tour: Butterfly Farm and Orient Bay
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Orient Beach Parasailing in St Martin
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Enola, Pennsylvania
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312 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Very nice beach ”
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

We stopped by here for the day to see what it was like. It is a very nice beach! The water is such a beautiful shade of blue, and there is plenty to do water sports wise. It was a little too windy for my liking, but still a great beach!

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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“Not the best”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

This is the beach if you like watersports, crowds, some nudity, high pricing of drinks and bar food. It is quite a taxi ride away from Dutch side St. Martin. It has a very "commercial" feel to it. It doesn't live up to it's hype.

Visited June 2014
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Boston, MA
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“Hate it!”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

How anyone can like it? When we were there 9 years ago, it was nice, wide sandy beach one can walk on. But now? Filled with small cafes, completely occupied by beach chairs belonging to those establishments! One can not sit there until he pays!
Ocean also not a pleasure to be near! Waves are huge. I would never allow my children to be anywhere near it!
Crowds, loud music, - not my type of vacation.
Would not recommend to anybody!

Visited July 2014
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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“Pretty beach, rough waves”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Very pretty beach on St Martin's French side. The beach is very narrow and there are lots of small beach bars right behind the chairs on the beach. These chairs are owned by the beach bars and are available for a fee. Part of the beach is completely nude and the other part allows women to be topless.
This is an Atlantic beach and the water is very rough. Crashing waves, etc.

Visited July 2014
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Kansas City, Missouri
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“best beach”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We like Orient Beach more than any other beach we have visited. It is very walkable and swimable. Bare foot is not a problem. It is also quite beautiful and there is lots to do there.

Visited July 2014
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