Mullet Bay
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Secluded yet spacious, Mullet Bay is a peaceful and relaxing alternative to Maho Beach. You can rent chairs and umbrellas from the snack bars on the south side of the beach, or head up to the quieter northern end, which leads to a small promontory with amazing views of the bay. Book a sunset sail tour or a snorkeling tour out to the nearby coral reef, and cap off your day by walking inland to the lively bistros and bars. Just watch out for big waves from June through November—it's hurricane season in the Caribbean. – Tripadvisor
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  • diamondgirl16
    Scotland, United Kingdom130 contributions
    Nice beach, but wouldn't go again
    We went to Mullet Bay beach as part of a cruise excursion. It is a beautifull beach, but the waves were very rough and were knocking down adults and kids. Not much shelter from the sun, but you can rent umberellas for a small charge. We will be going to a different beach next time.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 March 2023
  • 🌎The Pookies World Travelers 🌎
    North Augusta, South Carolina626 contributions
    Love this beach!!
    We love this beach however this time it surprised us. We had never seen any kind of big waves on this beach, but today they were out of control. We didn’t get in the water until the end of the day and then the water had calmed down some. Still a beautiful day on a beautiful beach. Beach chairs are rentable with an umbrella for $30 for the day. Great service.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 April 2023
  • JC3337
    Rocky Hill, Connecticut87 contributions
    Hidden Gem
    Love mullet! Chester sets you up with chairs/ umbrella. Rosie’s has great food and drinks at really good prices. Really close to airport. The beach has eroded a bit so there isn’t a lot of beach from Rosie’s to the water compared to years past.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 May 2023
  • John H
    Monroe, New York90 contributions
    Perfect day at Mullet
    I could not wait to go to mullet bay beach! The water is amazing there. We were greeted by Chester. He was very helpful. We rented 2 chairs and umbrella. Had some good food and drinks at Rosie’s. The water was so clear and no seaweed. It was a little tricky getting in and out of the water because there is a ledge we’re you have to pull your self out of the water. Then clime the sand wall to get to your chairs.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 8 June 2023
  • Taylor W
    10 contributions
    Favorite SXM beach
    This was our favorite beach by far. We went back twice because we liked it so much. $30 for a beach umbrella and chairs. There is a bit of a big drop from the chairs down to the beach. We saw several elderly individuals struggle to get back up it. It was VERY clean and had food and drinks available.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 June 2023
  • Nicole H
    Saluda, Virginia39 contributions
    Best Beach!
    This is the most beautiful beach, I have ever visited! My family visited here as part of a cruise excursion and we were not disappointed! White sand beach, stunning crystal clear blue water! There is also a beach bar there that serves up delicious food and drinks! I recommend the grilled mahi mahi sandwich and guava berry colada.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 June 2023
  • travelmakesUrich
    Winter Garden, Florida3,899 contributions
    We got a great parking spot right behind Rosie's (on the condition we pay for the umbrella and chairs)
    It was crowded the day we visited, and we weren't sure it was worth the walk from where we'd have to park, so we drove up close so that I could hop out and decide if it was worth staying. Someone approached us saying the parking there (right behind Rosie's - the bar/grill) was only for "customers", so where other reviewers say they paid for an umbrella and chairs (cruise passengers, so they didn't have a car to park) we paid for a parking spot, and were given the umbrella and chairs "for free"! Calm, clear water, we got to watch people on lift foils, it was a little too busy for us compared to other beaches we'd been to (Mary's Boon) so we didn't stay long enough to eat. It was a steep embankment up from the shoreline to where the lounge chairs were, but we're told that that type of thing is seasonal. It was a busy, loud, boisterous crowd, and we're more into quiet and peaceful, so it wasn't our favorite - but it was still a beautiful place to enjoy the water.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 6 July 2023
  • Sam W
    Fort Worth, Texas433 contributions
    Great beach, lots of room (be careful of the optional clothing rule)
    Arrived at the beach via catamaran. The sand is very soft and there was plenty of room. Not much of a crowd at all. The beach may be man-made, it drops very quickly to be over your head. I was warned that there were some clothing optional issues to be aware of if you have children and I did see one person farther up the beach with no top. But I kept my young son closer to the boat area and it wasn't a problem
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 July 2023
  • Mare524
    Windsor, Canada244 contributions
    Locals beach with great vibe and fun waves
    This is the locals beach. We totally loved the vibe here. It's a beautiful cove, with the softest sand, bluest water, a cute beach bar, and umbrellas you can rent. We went here a few times over our week stay. The waves can get a bit rough for kids, especially on the left side near the rocks. After the first visit, we learned and brought our kids' life jackets (they're pretty good swimmers but it helped them enjoy themselves more in the rough waves). Nice sunset spot too!!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 September 2023
  • The D
    Maryland17 contributions
    Good beach, sometimes crowded.
    Mullet bay is a great beach BUT weekends and cruise ship days you shouldn’t go. It’s the only reason for 4 stars. The water can be wild if there is swell or flat as a lake but it’s more sandy than a lot of other beaches.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 February 2024
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Angie P
Perth, Canada386 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
Went for a day trip to Mullet Bay. We took a taxi from Simspon Bay, which cost $25. Front row chairs and umbrella cost $30. Well, worth the day! Eater is crystal clear. Water is calm. I found it could get busy, so get there early to get the best seats if you are planning to rent the chairs. I found the excursion boats coming I close to shore, which is a shame. They actually asked people swimming to move aside... the day we were there had 4 cruise ships in, but there was still plenty of room. Ate at Rosie's on the beach. We had chicken, which was very tasty. Our driver could not make it back to pick us up due to traffic (truck broke down). We hopped on a bus that was taking cruisers back to port. We ended up getting out at the roundabout near the airport at
Simpsons Bay as it was quicker to walk. Due to the traffic issue a 15 minute drive took 1 hour. I would recommend not missing this beautiful beach.
Written 22 February 2024
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The D
Maryland17 contributions
Jan 2024 • Couples
Mullet bay is a great beach BUT weekends and cruise ship days you shouldn’t go. It’s the only reason for 4 stars. The water can be wild if there is swell or flat as a lake but it’s more sandy than a lot of other beaches.
Written 1 February 2024
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kristyn d
Pylesville, MD14 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
The water was exactly what we were looking for - turquoise and clear. But, the amount of people was surprising and took away from the experience.
Written 13 January 2024
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Andre Z
Curitiba, PR329 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
Just down the road from Maho Beach, this is a surfer's paradise, when the conditions are "right". Mullet Bay Beach is very popular with locals, especially on the weekends. The medical university is in walking distance, so you could also expect many students to hang out here in their limited free time.
Written 26 December 2023
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mick B
100 contributions
Dec 2023 • Friends
Great bay with a awesome beach club called Kalatua. Nice music and great food and drinks. Definitely a place to visit for the day while on SXM.
Written 16 December 2023
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TClayton
Clementon, NJ19 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
Beautiful beach but know before you go. This was our last port of our cruise. We caught a taxi at the port . The ride was approximately 25 mins. Once we arrived we rented chairs and umbrellas for $20. We were advised that in order to use the amenities at the closet restaurant we needed to open a tap (this included using wifi & the restroom). The beach is beautiful but the waves were dangerous. The waters were rough and knocked many people over. We ate the restaurant which was pricey. Prior to leaving we asked about rinsing off and we were advised it was $4 (USD) for 1 minute in the shower. Overall the beach is beautiful but I found that the policy of this section was costly as you had to pay to do anything/ everything.
Written 26 November 2023
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Warren C
7 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
The beach and water is amazing. Clean soft sand and clear bottom. The only reason I am rating this area a 3 is because we had our towels and bags in front of the beach chairs in front of Rosies Bar. A local man that was in charge of the chairs rudely told us we had to move and we were not allowed to stay there in front of their area. We asked if this was not a public beach and he said they paid taxes for that area so we couldn’t be there. Then his partner showed up as well to tell us to leave. We had planned at eating at Rosies but definitely not after getting told to leave.
Written 19 November 2023
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Gary L
21 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
This beach is a keeper excellent blue water , the only issues is the waves can get big , we been visiting here for many years , and don’t forget to visit Rossie rib and chicken on the beach.
Written 31 October 2023
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hattieprivett
Devon, UK1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Family
Amazing. Thank you
Have nothing to complain about.
Food and drinks excellent as well as the staff.
Thank you so much for being so nice
Written 28 October 2023
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Mare524
Windsor, Canada244 contributions
Sept 2023 • Family
This is the locals beach. We totally loved the vibe here. It's a beautiful cove, with the softest sand, bluest water, a cute beach bar, and umbrellas you can rent. We went here a few times over our week stay. The waves can get a bit rough for kids, especially on the left side near the rocks. After the first visit, we learned and brought our kids' life jackets (they're pretty good swimmers but it helped them enjoy themselves more in the rough waves). Nice sunset spot too!!
Written 10 September 2023
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