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Maho Beach

End of SXM Airport Runway | Phillipsburg, St Maarten, Maho 3550-147, St Martin / St Maarten
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Located at the end of Maho Bay and also very close to the airport where airplanes fly right above the beach.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jet blast” (203 reviews)
“planes landing” (209 reviews)
“sunset bar” (175 reviews)
End of SXM Airport Runway | Phillipsburg, St Maarten, Maho 3550-147, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent the day at Maho beach and it was an amazing day. The beach was free, clean, and fun-filled with the waves in the ocean and the view of the airplanes landing and taking off.

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A popular visitor hot spot. This is a must see. Experience the thrill of having the planes fly over your head and land on the runway located on the other side of the street. Then witness planes taking off from the same spot. The beach...More

Thank Suyen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this beach which is really interesting. Just the experience of seeing airplanes over your head like you can reach them with your hands in wonderful. Many restaurants close by with different prices and taste. I found the taxis company that take you...More

Thank Dafneal G
Reviewed 1 week ago

is it the nicest beach in the world - no (it's still nice tho). is it jam-packed - oh yeah. is it worth going - 100% especially if you like planes...

Thank Danail D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by while riding our ATVs to watch a plane landing. Small crowded beach that's just off a side busy road near the airport. Tried to catch a big plane landing but our timing wasn't the best however still a great experience would love to...More

Thank April-Will F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful blue green waters, white sand , and tropical breezes. What a shame the Island has been devastated with Hurricane Irma. My thoughts and prayers go out to all the Islanders Dutch and French side.

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful beach is a must....the experience of an aircraft landing so close is just amazing! The waters are crystal clear and the beach is kept clean. Be there early otherwise by 11a it is a full beach. Sunset beach bar has umbrella rental for...More

Thank pattypramos
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach was beautiful and clean but very small. the water was crystal clear and a perfect temperature although pretty rocky.

Thank Neo603
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get there early!!! People like to lay right under to see the planes land and I don't blame them. Awesome view of the planes. The experience is great. Water was clear and sand was warm. You can see fish swimming right by your feet.

Thank Davidanthony8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes it's crazy busy, no you won't be able to get a sun lounger unless you can get there at the crack of dawn, no there is no shade and yes the drinks are expensive ... BUT if know all that as we did from...More

Thank Daveygrohl
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2 August 2017|
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Response from Jamie B | Reviewed this property |
We asked what the high season was here on the island and the driver told us April-November. We are here in July the low season right at the end of the runway and see about 8 jets a day and about as many smaller jets. It is... More
Veronica D
30 July 2017|
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Response from WaterXO | Reviewed this property |
the wave at Maho Beach were very strong when we were there. So did not see any jet ski around. Maho beach is not that big of a area too. Also, St. Marteen is not like a "jungle" island so I am not aware of any zipline place?
12 June 2017|
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Response from AlvaroNYC | Reviewed this property |
the place is small but not much people rent the chairs for obvious reasons since is too windy. But you can rented easily at the place.