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“Eat a late lunch here”
Review of Sunset Beach Bar

Sunset Beach Bar
Ranked #19 of 115 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Groups, Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Delivery
Description: Fasten your seatbelts for fun in the sun! Sunset Bar & Grill is St. Maarten's most popular beach bar and it's easy to see why. We are right on a beautiful white sandy beach, but also right at the end of the runway of Princess Juliana International Airport. Where else can you enjoy an ice cold beer as a huge KLM Jumbo Jet soars right over your head?
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Thursday and Saturday are the best days to photograph the landings of the klm and air France over the beach. Rent chairs and umbrella and order lunch from the attendant. It too busy to try for a table on the deck. The hamburger is one of the best on the island. Don't stand in the sand where you see an opening because there is a good reason that no one is there. Takeoffs and landings will give you a sand bath that will ruin your hair and skin. If You have time walk down to the driftwood bar (shaped like a boat) they make their Pina Coladas from scratch and all fresh ingredients

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Reviewed 24 January 2016

Food is typical beach bar food. Drinks are good with a wide variety. Fun for the family. They are in the process of remodeling to make larger which is a very good idea!

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Reviewed 23 January 2016

I have been to the Sunset Beach Bar on 3 different trips to St Martin, and I never tire of seeing those big airplanes land right beside the bar. It's an amazing thing to witness. Beer, believe it or not, was only 3.00, cheapest beer I had on my 7 day vacation. Service was great. Our food was served promptly, was delicious, and priced reasonable well. At this site you can walk up to a retaining fence at the airport and stand in the jets exhaust and get sandblasted!!! Trust me, tons of people do. There is a decent toilet in the parking lot. There was decent, free parking when I was there last week.

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Thank Andrew F
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

They do have some good dishes & drinks, but their main draw is the big planes taking off and landing ( you are virtually right at the end of the runway). To watch the crowds react to having a 747 land 15 feet over their heads, or get blown into the water when the jets take of is a real blast. The cruise ships send over several hundred people every afternoon to enjoy the sights. At some tables there are little radios where you can hear the control tower talking live with the planes. We go there often !

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Reviewed 23 January 2016

The food is ok but you go there mainly for the location; be there at around 12.45 to see the big planes landing.

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