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Between Friars Bay and the Bay of Grand Case, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

1  Thank Allen P
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Ok trees are gone You need umbrelly But the sun caressing your nude body with not a care in the world. Oh my. Oh my

2  Thank aste5
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

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

2  Thank Buffal O
Reviewed 28 May 2018

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

2  Thank SaintPaulCouple
Reviewed 7 May 2018

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

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

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

4  Thank dmount2001
Reviewed 2 January 2018

fantastic lovely nude beach - quite a hike tho. lovely lovely. No food no bathroom no nothing but perfect

4  Thank TomTumok
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Sara J
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

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

4  Thank ChristopherZ76
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

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

2  Thank ovelaur
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newexplorer1979
16 April 2017|
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Response from Northerngal0922 | Reviewed this property |
Great beach for newbies!!!! Not the weekend as locals tend to gather but during the week would be great.
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Cheryl M
16 March 2017|
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Response from Jessica O | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It wasn't clear to us exactly what was being built or how extensive it was going to be - only that the pace seemed unhurried.
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jjdh-y64
19 February 2017|
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Response from nudisttwo626262 |
Yes ask Danny at the snack shack he a few for rent.
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