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Happy Bay Beach, Saint-Martin

(4.3/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy the tranquil, secluded atmosphere of Happy Bay Beach. Somewhat difficult to access, the pristine beach very rarely sees crowds, and has no amenities except for the rare beverage vendor. After a short hike up a small hill, you'll arrive at the isolated stretch of soft white sand and warm blue waters. A popular spot for snorkeling, the beach also offers plenty of shade from the palm trees that line the shore. Note that swimwear is optional, and it is not out of the ordinary to see people bathing topless or completely nude. Use our Saint-Martin tourist route planner to visit Happy Bay Beach on your trip to Saint-Martin, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The setting is beautiful. Hand for peace there are better! The beach will be almost privatised in full preparations for the techno for the March 13 party! Bcp world but not naturists it's true it's high season
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  • My husband and I parked at Friar's Bay Beach and walked 10-15 minutes on a rocky path over a large hill to get to Happy Bay Beach. There's a sign on the main road marking where to turn off to get to F...  more »
  • This was a lovely little beach (once we found it). There is a lot of activity going on which I'm sure will attract more people to this spot. I believe it's some kind of music festival. It would be gre...  more »