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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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  • My wife and I have enjoyed Happy Bay au naturale on yearly visits to Grand Case multiple times over the past 10 years. Recent reviews described problems with campers, trash and police. Is this a comme...  more »
  • It's a 10-15 min hike from Friars Bay Beach to here, but well worth it. No amenities at all, just a pristine beach with very few people on it, and great surf. Some sections have some rocks underwater ...  more »
  • Definitely worth the "hike", actually a 15 minute walk on a path (Flip Flops will work fine). The beach was beautiful. Not crowded at all, secluded, your own piece of paradise. We went to as many beac...  more »