Great Bay Beach, Philipsburg
(4.1/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Walking distance from the heart of the city, Great Bay Beach serves as a mile long stretch of white sand that runs along the waterfront promenade. Take a break from shopping or sightseeing, and relax on one of the longest beaches in St. Maarten. Lined with bars and restaurants, the beach offers numerous places for hanging out and watching the ships arrive. Cool off and take a dip in the calm water, or walk along the boardwalk to take in the ocean view. Plan your visit to Great Bay Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Philipsburg trip generator.
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  • The beach is just amazing...the water is so clear and blue!! Chairs and umbrellas available to rent. A nice area to relax...food and drinks available on boarwalk 
  • There are other beaches on the island, but if you cruise passengers and want to go for a swim without wasting time, perhaps giving a look at some store, this is a good solution. the sea is wonderful here, the white beach.
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  • I have been enjoying Great Bay beach for almost 30 years now ... with the addition of the new pier and boardwalk .. the activities have increased, as well .. from ocean bounce/slide, jet skies, banana...  more »