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Great Bay Beach, Philipsburg

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Walking distance from the heart of the city, Great Bay Beach serves as a mile long stretch of white sand that runs along the waterfront promenade. Take a break from shopping or sightseeing, and relax on one of the longest beaches in St. Maarten. Lined with bars and restaurants, the beach offers numerous places for hanging out and watching the ships arrive. Cool off and take a dip in the calm water, or walk along the boardwalk to take in the ocean view. Make Great Bay Beach a centerpiece of your Philipsburg vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Philipsburg day trip planning website.
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  • If you decide you want to sit and do pretty much nothing except drink, and eat and dip your toes in the sand, this is ok. You can book the boat ride at the dock and pay for your own chair and... 
    If you decide you want to sit and do pretty much nothing except drink, and eat and dip your toes in the sand, this is ok. You can book the boat ride at the dock and pay for your own chair and...  more »
  • If you arrive on a cruise ship then this is a short trip by water taxi and then there is the main town behind with plenty of bars and restaurants fronting this long beach. It has wonderful fine sand.....  more
    If you arrive on a cruise ship then this is a short trip by water taxi and then there is the main town behind with plenty of bars and restaurants fronting this long beach. It has wonderful fine sand.....  more »
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  • Beautiful pristine water beach, had it almost all for ourselves, but mind there wasn't any cruise ship at the harbour. Some areas of the beach were a little dirty compared to other beaches in the island.
  • OMG! we love everything about Saint Maarten, God all the views,the food, the fruits, Caribe beer 😍😍, the people i don't have words to describe that paradise, my other half and I are planning to live there, so beautiful, so amazing, so relax, thanks Carnival Magic for making this trip posible

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