Happy Bay Beach, Saint-Martin

4.3
#3 of 8 in Beaches in Saint-Martin
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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  • July 25, 2017
    Beautiful beach with fine white sand, clear blue waters with minimal waves. We went with some friends and each found a tree to relax under for protection from the sun. We were naked and saw about a 7-...  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    We parked at Friars Beach parking lot and walked through the bushes to this lovely beach. It is a bit secluded and therefore not crowded. Remember to bring water/beer as nothing is for sale nearby. Th...  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    It's a short walk from Friars Beach through woods teeming with iguanas. Easy to do in flip-flops. Only a few other people on the beach, so easy to find a shady palm to sit under. There was someone sel...  more »

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