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St. Maarten: Orient and Maho Beaches Half-Day Tour

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Enjoy the sun, sea and sand of St. Maarten on a half-day trip to Orient Beach and Maho Beach. Experience the thrill of huge aircraft flying a few meters above your head as they come in to land at Princess Juliana International Airport.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover 2 miles of powdered sand and the beach bars of Orient Beach
  • Watch as Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 fly a few meters above your head at Maho Beach
  • Listen to the live feed between the control tower and pilots
  • Enjoy a meal and drinks at the Sunset Bar and Grill (own expense)
  • Take advantage of water sports activities, such as jet skis and paragliding
Full description
Following pick-up from the cruise port at Philipsburg, transfer to Orient Beach to discover the longest beach in St. Maarten.

Orient Beach boasts a wide range of beach bars and restaurants, all within easy reach of the sand. Take advantage of water sports facilities (own expense) such as jet skis, sailboats, paragliding and kids activities. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the pristine, clear blue waters. You will have 2 hours at Orient Beach before the transfer to Maho Beach.

Arrive at Maho Beach at approximately midday, just in time to see the Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 come into land at nearby Princess Juliana International Airport. The huge planes will fly just a few meters over the beach for a thrilling spectacle.

With 2 hours at Maho Beach, you will automatically become a guest of the Sunset Beach Bar and Grill. Here you can enjoy a cocktail or tasty lunch (own expense). Listen to the live feed of the control tower communicating with the approaching aircraft. Sit back and relax and feel the cool breeze of the Caribbean Sea. Stroll along the pure white sand and get lost in the sound of the waves crashing against the rocks. 

Then transfer back to your hotel or the cruise port, having achieved the official status of a St. Maarten beach bum!
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at the port of Philipsburg
  • Refreshments on transit (water, beer, soft drink, rum punch)
  • Transportation by fully air-conditioned vehicle
  • Driver
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The tour departs from the EDC parking lot at Philipsburg cruise port. Ask at the information desk for assistance if needed.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please dress to enjoy a day at the beach
• Bring a towel, your camera and some sun screen