Mullet Bay
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Secluded yet spacious, Mullet Bay is a peaceful and relaxing alternative to Maho Beach. You can rent chairs and umbrellas from the snack bars on the south side of the beach, or head up to the quieter northern end, which leads to a small promontory with amazing views of the bay. Book a sunset sail tour or a snorkeling tour out to the nearby coral reef, and cap off your day by walking inland to the lively bistros and bars. Just watch out for big waves from June through November—it's hurricane season in the Caribbean. – Tripadvisor
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  • Sam W
    Fort Worth, Texas425 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great beach, lots of room (be careful of the optional clothing rule)
    Arrived at the beach via catamaran. The sand is very soft and there was plenty of room. Not much of a crowd at all. The beach may be man-made, it drops very quickly to be over your head. I was warned that there were some clothing optional issues to be aware of if you have children and I did see one person farther up the beach with no top. But I kept my young son closer to the boat area and it wasn't a problem
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written July 19, 2023
  • Mare524
    Windsor, Canada312 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Locals beach with great vibe and fun waves
    This is the locals beach. We totally loved the vibe here. It's a beautiful cove, with the softest sand, bluest water, a cute beach bar, and umbrellas you can rent. We went here a few times over our week stay. The waves can get a bit rough for kids, especially on the left side near the rocks. After the first visit, we learned and brought our kids' life jackets (they're pretty good swimmers but it helped them enjoy themselves more in the rough waves). Nice sunset spot too!!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written September 10, 2023
  • The D
    Maryland10 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good beach, sometimes crowded.
    Mullet bay is a great beach BUT weekends and cruise ship days you shouldn’t go. It’s the only reason for 4 stars. The water can be wild if there is swell or flat as a lake but it’s more sandy than a lot of other beaches.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written February 1, 2024
  • Angie P
    Perth, Canada409 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing clear water!
    Went for a day trip to Mullet Bay. We took a taxi from Simspon Bay, which cost $25. Front row chairs and umbrella cost $30. Well, worth the day! Eater is crystal clear. Water is calm. I found it could get busy, so get there early to get the best seats if you are planning to rent the chairs. I found the excursion boats coming I close to shore, which is a shame. They actually asked people swimming to move aside... the day we were there had 4 cruise ships in, but there was still plenty of room. Ate at Rosie's on the beach. We had chicken, which was very tasty. Our driver could not make it back to pick us up due to traffic (truck broke down). We hopped on a bus that was taking cruisers back to port. We ended up getting out at the roundabout near the airport at Simpsons Bay as it was quicker to walk. Due to the traffic issue a 15 minute drive took 1 hour. I would recommend not missing this beautiful beach.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written February 22, 2024
  • Robyn W
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This beach and the water was our favorite !
    Best beach!! The water is so clear and clean! This is definitely worth the trip! We went jet skiing on the beach . $80 for 30 minutes . We ate at Rosie’s on the beach , cash only but so inexpensive and good! Wear flip flops and walk out on the rocks . Mh husband and daughter kept jumping off and swimming back. We walked to Maho by the airport to see the planes takes off. Easy 10 min walk on a dirt road. Was able to get a can back from Maho to Simpson bag resort for $7 a person . Such a fun day !
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written April 19, 2024
  • VesteDemitte
    Halifax, Canada156 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mullet is a Must!!!
    Mullet Bay is one of the first stops for us when we hit the island! Beautiful, tranquil and clear water, it is the perfect spot for hanging out all day and sipping on beer & margaritas. Note - it can get crowded, and it is most busy on the weekends. If you are planning to be here on the weekends or holidays, ensure to get there around 10:30 - 11am to get beach chairs. Rosie's is a must when at Mullet.. Overall great vibe and incredible beach for swimming and watching the boats.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written May 25, 2024
  • M K
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Crazy waves at mullet bay
    Really big beach. The views are beautiful and plenty of beach chairs $20 per chair. The snapper fish at Rosie’s on the beach is fantastic. If you are not a strong swimmer the waves are really strong on windy days. Overall a great experience, oh and dog friendly A+
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written June 27, 2024
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M K
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Really big beach. The views are beautiful and plenty of beach chairs $20 per chair. The snapper fish at Rosie’s on the beach is fantastic. If you are not a strong swimmer the waves are really strong on windy days. Overall a great experience, oh and dog friendly A+
Written June 27, 2024
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mcappio
Key West, FL20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Great beach! Perfect visibility and easy to get a chair and umbrella. Not the perfect beach if you prefer quiet conditions. Someone can roll up with a loud boom box at any time.
Written June 1, 2024
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Tamika L
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Have you ever tried these Amazing Drinks At Rosie’s snack beach bar Restaurant
Look for Ken
The best Bartender, for your amazing Frozen Drinks 😃😃
Colada’s Mojito’s Margarita’s
Even the special sex on the beach Drink!🍹
Written May 27, 2024
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VesteDemitte
Halifax, Canada156 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Mullet Bay is one of the first stops for us when we hit the island! Beautiful, tranquil and clear water, it is the perfect spot for hanging out all day and sipping on beer & margaritas.
Note - it can get crowded, and it is most busy on the weekends. If you are planning to be here on the weekends or holidays, ensure to get there around 10:30 - 11am to get beach chairs. Rosie's is a must when at Mullet..
Overall great vibe and incredible beach for swimming and watching the boats.
Written May 25, 2024
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Sherri
Modesto, CA36 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
The water was pristine, clear, blue. You could see through it as if looking through glass and so very calm. However, to go to the beach is a steep decline and for someone who is challenged from back injuries it is not so easy to access. Also, so many people and so many locals constantly coming by to sell things. And they don’t stop! Fun to visit once but won’t return.
Written May 8, 2024
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Robyn W
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Best beach!! The water is so clear and clean! This is definitely worth the trip! We went jet skiing on the beach . $80 for 30 minutes . We ate at Rosie’s on the beach , cash only but so inexpensive and good! Wear flip flops and walk out on the rocks . Mh husband and daughter kept jumping off and swimming back. We walked to Maho by the airport to see the planes takes off. Easy 10 min walk on a dirt road. Was able to get a can back from Maho to Simpson bag resort for $7 a person . Such a fun day !
Written April 19, 2024
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gaylep44
Hillsdale, MI8 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
My family and I used to stay at Mullet Bay resort when I was young, before the devastating hurricane that shut down the result for good, sadly. During those years when we were there, there was no high rise on the promontory to the left of the bay. The entire area was so magical to me and my brother. We would dream about it, waiting with great anticipation for the next summer when we knew we would be returning. I really do not know what was in the head of those responsible for approving a high rise or building of any kind on that promontory. It is now just a shell of the majestic splendor it was many years ago. The boardwalk to the right is gone, also a result of the hurricane, never rebuilt. The boardwalk was access to the "fishes' toilet" as we used to call the hole in the rock where water sprung forth from an incoming wave--nowhere to be seen or experienced.

We visited again last year on a day trip from the north of the island. Though the water and the sand are as beautiful as they ever were, the magic is sadly very much in the past.
Written April 14, 2024
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Doris B
Delray Beach, FL13 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Impossible to go in the water. Frequent strong high waves knocked everyone over! Not recommended for seniors! Only rest room was a Port-a-Potty. Had to pay $2.00 to use the outdoor shower.
Very disappointing. Had read wonderful reviews before going. Would not go to Mullet Bay again.
Written March 19, 2024
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Tam G
1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
The surf is ROUGH. Beware of very strong waves and sand that just sticks to you and won't let go!! I got pounded by waves that knocked me off my feet in 3-4 ft deep water. I emerged looking like a regrettable sand sculpture! There's still sand in my scalp after multiple washes. Still also finding stuck on sand here and there after several showers. Locals do not go here according to our driver. He himself stopped going after getting pulled out by a rip tide.

The cruise ships offer an excursion here but there is 1 shower for 100s of ppl that's on a timer and you have to keep asking for it to be activated.

Best thing about Mullet Bay Beach are the chairs and umbrellas.

Would not return.
Written March 16, 2024
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Angie P
Perth, Canada409 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Went for a day trip to Mullet Bay. We took a taxi from Simspon Bay, which cost $25. Front row chairs and umbrella cost $30. Well, worth the day! Eater is crystal clear. Water is calm. I found it could get busy, so get there early to get the best seats if you are planning to rent the chairs. I found the excursion boats coming I close to shore, which is a shame. They actually asked people swimming to move aside... the day we were there had 4 cruise ships in, but there was still plenty of room. Ate at Rosie's on the beach. We had chicken, which was very tasty. Our driver could not make it back to pick us up due to traffic (truck broke down). We hopped on a bus that was taking cruisers back to port. We ended up getting out at the roundabout near the airport at
Simpsons Bay as it was quicker to walk. Due to the traffic issue a 15 minute drive took 1 hour. I would recommend not missing this beautiful beach.
Written February 22, 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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