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Happy Bay Beach, Saint-Martin
(4.3/5 based on 340+ 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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  • There's an umbrella or chairs. Just a tiny little bar for drinks. The most beautiful beach of Saint Martin. There are two ways to get there, or by a road through the trees from Friar's or from the main road just outside Grand houses. Eye on the street because I lost initially. Follow the two steps you'll see.
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  • a superb unspoilt beach beside friar's bay, few people 15 minutes walk to access with the visit of iguana at the small works. It is a beach where naturism is practiced. Personally I'm not embarrassed. One of the beautiful beaches of saint martin
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  • Accessible after about 10 / 15 minutes walk to the departure of Friar's Bay Beach is for me the most beautiful of the French part of Saint Martin. There's no hotel, beach bar and sun beds and umbrellas for rent, it has preserved its wild side and authentic. Predict the picnic and spend the day lounging! Quiet ☀️
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