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“Not the best beach to visit” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kim Sha Beach

Kim Sha Beach
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US$49.00*
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St Maarten Kayak and Snorkel Adventure in Simpson Bay
Ranked #10 of 31 things to do in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Not the best beach to visit”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

There are several nice restaurants around Kim Sha beach, however the beach itself has deteriorated over the past years.
My suggestion is if you have a limited amount of time on St. Maarten and you're only going to Kim Sha for the 'St. Maarten beach experience', visit other beaches. You won't miss out if you do not swim at Kim Sha Beach...

Visited June 2014
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Boston
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47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Sweet little beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Buccaneer Beach Bar right there..lovely little beach with parking on site. Rent chairs and umbrellas for 15-20 a set up. Had a great burger there. Minutes from our resort and enjoyed a great day!

Visited June 2014
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NJ
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Loved this little beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

We got chairs and umbrella and spent the day. The water is very calm and nice. Some ladies on the beach asking to give massages - they were very nice and polite. Some water activities going on, which we didn't use. Got some good drinks from beach bar. Would go back again.

Visited May 2014
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Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France
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74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Downwind and calm”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

This is a great stretch of sand with a few watering holes. When the easterly trades are howling, this is the beach to be on - calm and downwind. The Atrium, La Bamba, Buccanneer, Toppas, Simpson Bay Yacht Club, and many others are close by. A go-to place.

Visited March 2014
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Iowa
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Not very nice”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

This beach has litter and muck all over it. There is a section where they rent chairs and umbrellas. There are two restaurants next to it so it's easy to get a drink or food. It just needs to have some care keeping it clean.

Visited June 2014
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