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Maho Beach, Maho

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Feel the rumble at Maho Beach, one of the Caribbean's most popular plane-spotting destinations. While other beaches draw visitors with their quiet setting, tourists flood this coastal spot to get exactly the opposite experience. Airplanes landing at an adjacent airport fly so low over this beach, the jet blasts can actually knock you over or blow you into the water. To spot the planes from a safe place, drop by one of the area's beach bars, many of which feature arrival/departure timetables and broadcast real-time transmissions between the landing aircraft and the airport's control tower. To visit Maho Beach on your trip to Maho, use our Maho holiday planner.
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  • As beach not worth nothing, but is impressive it of those aircraft, can be a time and then you can go to Mullet Bay that is to 20 minutes walking, in the schema come reflected them aircraft large, them small pass almost constantly.
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  • Ok, so this beach is literally at the end of the runway. Every plane that lands comes within 100 feet of your head and every plane that takes off blasts you with the air their jets or props push back ...  more »
  • Visited Maho Beach on a NCL cruise and just loved it. "TIP"- Print the flight schedule in advance so you have an idea of when the big planes are taking of f and landing. Beware the bar next door "Suns...  more »