Little Bay Beach, Philipsburg

(4.4/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Lounge on the powdery white sand of Little Bay Beach, a pristine stretch of coast near Philipsburg. Enjoy the mellow, tranquil atmosphere of the quiet St. Maarten beach, and swim in its calm, clear waters. Rent snorkeling gear and take advantage of the high visibility, or try your hand at jet skiing and parasailing. Take a relaxing walk along the small, sandy shore, hang out in a bar or restaurant, and admire the view of the bay framed by undulating hills. Use our Philipsburg trip generator to visit Little Bay Beach on your trip to Philipsburg, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We love little bay. A wonderful beach. Clear and calm water. White sand. A private hotel Beach almost next. Stake not too full. Easy transport by taxi, with fair price. A beautiful island.
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  • We walked over from the Sonesta, passed other resorts here and just enjoyed the water and soft sand. If we would have had more time we would have rented lounges and an umbrella from one of the hotels....  more »
  • what a beautiful beach. the sand is soft, the water peaceful and clean. if you don't mind laying on your towel, you don't even have to pay for a beach chair! This was definitely walkable from the pier...  more »