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Maho Beach

End of SXM Airport Runway | Phillipsburg, St Maarten, Maho 3550-147, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“jet blast” (195 reviews)
“planes landing” (196 reviews)
“sunset bar” (171 reviews)
End of SXM Airport Runway | Phillipsburg, St Maarten, Maho 3550-147, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you find yourself in St. Marten find your way to this beach. Small beach with a unique attraction, the planes land just a few meters away. Get comfortable in the very uncomfortable $10 lounge chairs and watch the planes come in. Don't sit in...More

Thank michellegL5840MT
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sit at the bar or restaurant next to Maho Beach and enjoy great food and a view of airplanes landing that you will not see anywhere else!

Thank Summer R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Being I have visited the island many times and seen many changes thru the years. I was extremely disappointed in the strip at Maho Beach.. Not inviting at all for a day of shopping.. Many stores are vacant. I cannot comment on the nightlife there...More

Thank Buddymypal2
Reviewed 2 days ago

The pictures and YouTubes just don't do it. Standing on a beach with planes roaring over your head is a real rush. Despite the signs grab onto the fence when a plane is taking off (especially the big ones) and feel the power. But close...More

Thank avi18
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a must do if visiting the island spent a few hours here with family and friends plenty bars selling food and drink chill on beach and watch the planes it's awesome!!!

Thank mrchingcat
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Completed a Carnival Fascination Cruise this month. St. Maarten was our last port day trip. I'd done a bit of research on this and decided this was a must. Maho Beach did not disappoint, and was awesome! Great footage of planes coming in and taking...More

Thank Parradude
Reviewed 4 days ago

The beach is small and deep with a lot of tourist waiting to see the landing and tate off of the airplanes.

Thank kimberly152
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Maho beach is an unbelievable experience. The planes to Bluewater and the people are amazing to see. I've been going there for 25 years and it never gets old!!

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been to Saint Maarten before but this time we took our boys on a cruise and Saint Maarten was one of the stops. We actually walked outside of the cruise ship terminal to the taxis that were on the main road. We hired...More

Thank OKFunintheSun
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did a quick walk along Maho Beach before heading in to the Sunset Bar and Grill. The beach isn't very big and fills up quickly. Be careful of the angle of the beach and the force of the waves coming in. it can catch...More

Thank Joan C
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How much do the chairs and umbrellas cost to rent at Maho Beach & is there a good place to rent them?
22 May 2017|
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Response from Monique J | Reviewed this property |
Rent close to the restaurant then you have better access to food, drinks and a restroom. Also they have a board with the plane schedule so you can keep track of the big planes coming in. They usually charge $15 for a chair... More
how far is the best shopping from the sonesta maho
28 April 2017|
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Response from Dale D | Reviewed this property |
"best shopping" is most likely Philipsburg. Parking has challenges in Philipsburg, so the most economical and low stress commute method is to take a bus or taxi to get there from Maho.
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How deep is the water at Maho Beach?
13 April 2017|
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Response from Deborah A | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go in personally but my partner said it got deep quite quickly, it started off a little rough but able to swim when it got deeper, not suitable for small children. Hope this is helpful