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Orient Bay Beach

Orient Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Orient Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been to quite a few beaches in St Maarten and all of them are great. Beautiful white sand and nice blue/green waters.

Thank MC P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is a busy beach on the French side of the island, but there is kite surfing and other cool activities there. If you are looking for a quiet location, this isn’t it, but is still a fun beach.

Thank Alexj786
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Orient Bay is a fantastic stretch of beach on the French side of St Maarten. I have visited numerous times and have settled on Kontiki as my favourite place to go. They offer great beach service, really comfy loungers and an amazing restaurant. It's not...More

Thank Fisherhull
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fabulous time at this beach! Enjoyed the little shops and bars, and spent time on both sides of the beach. Awesome swimming and the fish were everywhere - definitely a must!

Thank Ryan A
Reviewed October 11, 2017

If you like busy and establishments side by side then this is for you. If your looking for peace there are much better on St Martin.

Thank Rene D
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Don't waste your time searching for the perfect beach on St. Martin, it's right here, Orient Beach. For a $10 cab fare you can be here in 15 minutes from the cruise port and the same taxi will come back to pick you up later...More

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed September 19, 2017

You don't have to stay at the Orient Bay Resort to enjoy the beach. My husband and I rented a car for the day and travelled the island. We visited a few different towns and beaches in St. Martin, the french side of the island....More

1  Thank Suyen D
Reviewed September 15, 2017

The lovely,sandy beach, warm, turquise water and the tropical view are excellent! I can't say enough good things about it!

Thank Meriby534
Reviewed September 15, 2017

You will find a bunch of beach restaurants with a great variety of food and facilities, just pick up and choose it. The beach itself is awesome! You must go there definitely!

Thank itamarav
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Although busy and expensive, this is one of the nicer beaches you will ever visit. Crystal bule water and white sand. "No wonder it's busy!" Most restaurant on the beach are exceptional serving sushi to lobster and everything in between. A "must visit "when in...More

Thank Michael D
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Lenard R
September 5, 2017|
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Response from Jessica O | Reviewed this property |
We love the Orient Bay area. There are plenty of villas for rent. Also, we know a couple who rented a villa near Baie Rouge and loved it. Orient Bay has lots of water sports activities; the Baie Rouge area is secluded and... More
August 17, 2017|
Response from Jessica O | Reviewed this property |
His first name ends in z, not s. He's under Luiz's Swimwear. However, it's not an active topic. Jessica
mel k
July 15, 2017|
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Response from Brian_Kay123 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how much it is there but in Orient beach it's like $40-$50 per person for Parasail for about 15 minutes & Jetski is about same price too for 30 minutes. But you've got to go to a couple spots & haggle to get a deal... More