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While on a cruise, we selected Rhino Riders for our shore tour. It was a wonderful choice. We were with our family and loaded up the Rhinos, powered by a 30HP motor, headed out to Happy Bay Beach. The guide took us past much of...More
Regrettably Irma was not kind.
The water view and the sand of this beach is still great, however, almost all the shade vegetation and palm trees have been wiped out.
On the positive side, there is, therefore, less people there. Still some “naturists” but far...More
We visited Happy Bay, first week of May. We have spent time at this beach each year since 2013. Needless to say, the whole beach has been impacted by Irma. First, the vegetation that framed the immediate beach is all but blown away, so there...More
We had a little difficulty finding the turn-off for Friars Bay, but we finally did. We had a drink at the bar there before setting off for Happy Bay and service and drink were both good and also enjoyed the atmosphere. The hike is easy....More
Hurricane Irma has made a big difference on St Martin in so many ways and Happy Bay is no exception. This was always a no holds barred beach with its share of nudity and toplessness but its seclusion is its charm.
It is a 15...More
On the French side, this beautiful beach with a sometimes strong wave pattern is so much fun. Let the waves roll you in or snorkel along the cliffs to the left. Some shade to be had under the trees so get there kind of early....More
Beautiful beach with fine white sand, clear blue waters with minimal waves. We went with some friends and each found a tree to relax under for protection from the sun. We were naked and saw about a 7-8 other couples naked as well. There is...More
We parked at Friars Beach parking lot and walked through the bushes to this lovely beach. It is a bit secluded and therefore not crowded. Remember to bring water/beer as nothing is for sale nearby.
The only negative on our day was a local guy...More