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Went to the Long Bay to see the changes. The drive into the beach past all the million dollar... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
jim c
Tampa, Florida
Great Long Beach with Crazy Waves!

This beach is worth the long drive! It's nearly empty with crazy waves! A real adventure! You... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Steve M
via mobile
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Went to the Long Bay to see the changes. The drive into the beach past all the million dollar houses is spectacular. The beach is now posted NUDITY PROHIBITED so not alot of people were there. There is no shade or food or drink there...More

Thank jim c
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This beach is worth the long drive! It's nearly empty with crazy waves! A real adventure! You should go! Not the standard - something special!

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great bay, only few people, but very clean, nice waves; as it is located in Terres Basses at the bottom of the hill and between posh 5* Samanna hotel and private villas (that go as a long row closing by themselves an access to the...More

Thank DimsBodnis
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This seems to be the most beautiful beach on the island (with maybe the exception of Pinel Island). It is a wide and deep sandy beach with lots of places to swim on sandy bottoms (vs. rocky bottoms frequently found elsewhere on St Martin). Be...More

Thank Jeff5123
Reviewed 24 December 2016

beautiful vast beach, perfect for swimming and relaxing. Bar on the beach offering drinks and food. Not shady!

Thank michel l
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We have been to many places and this ranks in our top 15 beaches. Lots of space and not too many locals pushing their items on you. Great hand rolled cigar shop just off the cruise port. It was our second time here and not...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 12 August 2016

As it has been pointed out in other review, there is no shade in this beach, which can become a challenge during these hot summer days. The sea is very rocky so it's not at all the best beach to swim or play in the...More

Thank canuckglobetrotter
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Beautiful but lots of rock to cross over to get in the water. No chair rental or beach bar. Make the trip if you have a car just to see the blue water.

Thank vacabound2016
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This beach was long and beautiful. Went there on a snorkeling excursion for swimming. Water was so blue and warm.

Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

It's hidden in a private residence area. The beach has no chairs and umbrellas unless you staying in the hotel down the private street. It has beautiful sand but some parts are rocky. If you have your own chairs and umbrella it's great and very...More

1  Thank Iolabozzo
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