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Address: Le Galion Beach Rd., Quartier D'Orleans, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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A horseshoe shaped beach known for its kid friendly atmosphere.

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St Martin Canoe Surfing at Le Galion Beach
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St Martin Supsquatch Surfing at Le Galion Beach

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4Grandkids

This is a good beach for children. The water is clear and the sand is white. There are areas with lots of seaweed but more away from the main beach. Tripical Waves serves food... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a good beach for children. The water is clear and the sand is white. There are areas with lots of seaweed but more away from the main beach. Tripical Waves serves food to keep kids happy at a very reasonable price. Chairs for rent 5euros. Don't stray too far, weirdos are everywhere doing stuff you don't want to... More 

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Chittenango, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a five year old so this is one of our favorite beaches normally. However, our week in St Maarten this year was met with a storm that made most of the beaches rough. On a Monday we headed over to LeGalion via cab. Our side of the island was threatening rain and terribly windy. We arrived at LeGalion... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

December was windy and while all the beaches on the island are beautiful, Le Galion was so much more calm. We were able to snorkel in the shallow waters. Great!

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Hilton, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a great afternoon at Le Galion. The beach is very sheltered so great for little kids. A beach bar there if you want food or beverages. Prices 10-14$ for lunch platters. 5$ ea. for beach chairs and umbrellas. The chairs and umbrellas were gone by noon so come earlier or come after 2 pm, as many chairs had opened... More 

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Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live here, and this is my favorite beach. You can find better sand elsewhere, but if you want water sports or a safe beach for kids, come here. The surf board and paddle board rentals are the cheapest I've found so far, and taking the boat out to the waves for surfing is a blast. Also, the chairs and... More 

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Whitestone, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is beautiful to visit while in St. Maarten especially if you have small children. The waters are shallow for a long time and the children will thoroughly enjoy wading in the water and swimming to a little barge in the water. There are plently of water kayaks and paddle boards for rent. You have to pay a small... More 

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent calm sea beach! A perfect beach to visit when you enjoy the calm sea, as this beach is protected from big waves! The beach chairs and umbrellas are avrecommendation to use and to enjoy cold drinks and sandwiches provided by the excellent beach bar

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Four adults & 2 kids 6&7 years old we had the best day of our trip at galion. Food was fantastic on the beach, water calm but with enough wind to make us work SUP'ing further out, not too crowded & the weather great today. No concerns here leaving things in our vehicle as is the case elsewhere, though the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you love shallow water with no waves - this is the beach for you. Great for families with little kids. There is actually a swimming pool with lanes out on the water approximately 20 feet from shore which you can wade through the water to. If you have the desire for surfing you can easily walk out to the... More 

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North West England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Gallion bay is protected from the surf so is suitable for small children. Possibly the only place to snorkel too as the water is clear. There are sunbeds available to hire and plenty of parking. There were also kite surfers having a great time too.

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