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Address: St. Maarten-St. Martin
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US$1,800.00*
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Private Sailboat Charter in St Maarten
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US$70.00*
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Half Day Champagne Sail in St Maarten

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Great Long Beach with Crazy Waves!

This beach is worth the long drive! It's nearly empty with crazy waves! A real adventure! You should go! Not the standard - something special!

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Steve M
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Brooklin
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Tampa, Florida
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191 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to the Long Bay to see the changes. The drive into the beach past all the million dollar houses is spectacular. The beach is now posted NUDITY PROHIBITED so not alot of people were there. There is no shade or food or drink there unless you bring it yourself. We walked for a little bite them moved on

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Thank jim c
Brooklin
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131 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This beach is worth the long drive! It's nearly empty with crazy waves! A real adventure! You should go! Not the standard - something special!

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Thank Steve M
Kiev
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131 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great bay, only few people, but very clean, nice waves; as it is located in Terres Basses at the bottom of the hill and between posh 5* Samanna hotel and private villas (that go as a long row closing by themselves an access to the beach), you should seek for narrow path to the beach. But then you're well rewarded... More 

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Houston, Texas
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97 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This seems to be the most beautiful beach on the island (with maybe the exception of Pinel Island). It is a wide and deep sandy beach with lots of places to swim on sandy bottoms (vs. rocky bottoms frequently found elsewhere on St Martin). Be forewarned: you need to bring your own everything here as there is only beach. Chairs,... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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513 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

beautiful vast beach, perfect for swimming and relaxing. Bar on the beach offering drinks and food. Not shady!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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70 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We have been to many places and this ranks in our top 15 beaches. Lots of space and not too many locals pushing their items on you. Great hand rolled cigar shop just off the cruise port. It was our second time here and not our last.

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Thank Scott H
Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

As it has been pointed out in other review, there is no shade in this beach, which can become a challenge during these hot summer days. The sea is very rocky so it's not at all the best beach to swim or play in the water (I'd recommend Mullet Bay for that). However, snorkling can be good, much more so... More 

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Florida
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26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Beautiful but lots of rock to cross over to get in the water. No chair rental or beach bar. Make the trip if you have a car just to see the blue water.

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South Lyon, Michigan
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57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This beach was long and beautiful. Went there on a snorkeling excursion for swimming. Water was so blue and warm.

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Thank Jeanne B
Toronto, Canada
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170 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

It's hidden in a private residence area. The beach has no chairs and umbrellas unless you staying in the hotel down the private street. It has beautiful sand but some parts are rocky. If you have your own chairs and umbrella it's great and very quiet not populated.

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