Happy Bay Beach, Saint-Martin

4.3
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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. Make Happy Bay Beach part of your personalized Saint-Martin itinerary using our Saint-Martin trip planner .
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  • An easy 10 min walk over from Friar Bay, this is worth checking out. A little more surf than Friar but an easier bay to walk as there aren’t any rocks. The bay is really pretty and offers some great p...  more »
  • This was one of the stops in the 1/2 day tour with Billy Bones. The island has a restroom and you can purchase drinks. The island is very small and has beautful shells and rocks.  more »
  • Without question this is one of the most secluded and beautiful beaches I have ever visited. I have no idea why French St. Martin does not promote this beach more, but they clearly should. It is not e...  more »
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