Orient Bay Beach, Orient Bay

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#1 of 27 in Parks in St. Maarten-St. Martin
Clothing remains optional at Orient Bay Beach, a lengthy stretch of powdery sand protected from the harsh Atlantic by a long reef. Located on the island's eastern coastline, the beach provides plenty of space for parasailing, windsurfing, and partying the night away. Not everyone bares it all here, but a nearby nudist resort gives the beach a naturist bent. While access to the sand and surf is free, there's a small charge for renting beach chairs and umbrellas. Plan to visit Orient Bay Beach during your Saint-Martin vacation using our convenient Saint-Martin tour itinerary builder website .
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  • We had the chance to stay before Irma. the beach is beautiful, the water is clear and warm! What more? We have done the canoe to the island Pinet and it was very nice. The only unpleasant thing are Caribbean voyeurs (including teens) who come to get a glimpse from time to time. Must be a sarong on hand to discourage them.
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  • Orient Bay is a fantastic stretch of beach on the French side of St Maarten. I have visited numerous times and have settled on Kontiki as my favourite place to go. They offer great beach service, real...  more »
  • We believed that we were going to the best beach on the island and take a big disappointment. Filled with algae, it smelled fatal... Why business/hotels there to the side not cleaned it? As we had a car, every day we were going to a beach. The best, without a doubt, Mullet Bay.
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  • The best beach ever! Was there in early April while on our Honeymoon. The water was perfect temperature. The beach had plenty of lounge chairs and umbrellas. There is also a nice well stocked beach bar too. It was my first visit to a nude beach. Now I understand why people go to them, it's just feels right.👍.
  • A great beach. One side is cloth optional. The water is cool, clear and clean. Safe to swim. Crowded at times. Beautiful white sandy beach. There are places to buy drinks and snacks. You can catch a taxi from there back to downtown.
  • This island was witness to the change of a young mans life. Maybe it was the close encounter with a 747 on a beach where some of the most beautiful women take their cloths off to tan. Maybe it was their pride in how the islanders, locals, treated tourists. I was 14 when I went. Still go. I will continue to go.
  • It's a beautiful white sandy beach, the water has the perfect temperature and color. Best nudist beach in the island. Has a cloth optional section.
  • TRASH BEACH!!!! 1. Random naked old ladies walk by 2. Tons of seaweed everywhere 3. Super over crowded 4. Super Windy 5. Sand is super rocky 6. Tons of vendors bugging you every 2 seconds 7. Super expensive chairs and restaurants 8. Its just trash in general, go to any other beach ( Mullet Bay wink wink) DO NOT GO TO ORIENT(TRASH) BAY BEACH

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