Great Bay Beach, Philipsburg

4.4
#3 of 15 in Parks in Sint Maarten
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. Make Great Bay Beach a centerpiece of your Philipsburg vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Philipsburg day trip planning website .
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  • We took a water taxi ride, $7 pp for the day. 3 and under werr free. (The cruise actually was handing out a coupon$1 off pp up to 4 people) We paid $20 USD for 2 chairs and an umbrella. Spent the whol...  more »
  • St Martin has beautiful beaches everywhere you go. This beach is beautiful and clean. We have been to St Martin many times this year and everywhere we visited was just wonderful.  more »
  • Please please please visit this beautiful island they need us to visit and they have worked so hard to get the place back to be able to welcome visitors again well done Viking cruises for not ignoring...  more »
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  • An excellent beach. From the ferry can be easily reached on foot.
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  • I loved this playa-ciudad - Bay, has everything you need, an incredible beach of white sand and turquoise sea, many bars and restaurants, the view of the port of cruises and Phillipsburg shopping streets.
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