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St Maarten Voted World's Most Stunning Landing  
User currently offlinePrivateFly From UK - England, joined Oct 2011, 3 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 6 months 7 hours ago) and read 2343 times:

Voters have selected St Maarten SXM as the world's most scenic airport landing in this year's Airport Approaches poll. See the full top 10 at http://www.privatefly.com/airport-po...PrivateFlyAirportPollResults.html. Do you agree?

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User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26853 posts, RR: 58
Reply 1, posted (1 year 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2271 times:

I have never landed there but from a spotters point of view spending a day there at the beach I tend to agree from that point of view.

User currently offlineRTGH83 From Netherlands Antilles, joined Dec 2012, 5 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2265 times:

I live here (SXM).

I love to see the pictures some of the spotters took.
I'm new to this Plane Spotting Phenomenon and I guess I'm living and working in the right place for it.

I would love to go to the other places and see and spot some planes one of these years...


I would also agree it's a great place to come and spot, you got one of Travel Channel top beach bar on one side (Sunset Beach Bar & Grill), you have another bar on the other side, there's also Karakter (Bar/Restaurant) Places to rest your head and watch planes (Kinda pricey in that area) and you got the beach (Make sure to come when the sand is there, yes it comes and it goes).

Enjoy Plane Spotting.


User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26853 posts, RR: 58
Reply 3, posted (1 year 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2260 times:

Quoting RTGH83 (Reply 2):
(Make sure to come when the sand is there, yes it comes and it goes).

Never knew that so the beach dissapears? Is there a set season or is it random?

So lucky to live there !  


User currently offlineDFWHeavy From United States of America, joined Jul 2011, 560 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2258 times:

Is there enough to do at SXM do occupy a few day for vacation? We like good beaches, good restaurants/bars in the evening.


Christopher W Slovacek
User currently offlineRTGH83 From Netherlands Antilles, joined Dec 2012, 5 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (1 year 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2254 times:

Quoting OA260 (Reply 3):

It's a random thing.
You never know when the sea is going to take it away. LOL

It's cool to see some times. Today there's the Beach few days, weeks or months later there's no beach and it's back again.


User currently offlineRTGH83 From Netherlands Antilles, joined Dec 2012, 5 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (1 year 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2249 times:

Quoting DFWHeavy (Reply 4):
Is there enough to do at SXM do occupy a few day for vacation? We like good beaches, good restaurants/bars in the evening.

On this little island, there are Beaches, Bars/Restaurant and many more to keep you busy for a few days.

(Be warned of the 4:00pm-6:00pm Simpsonbay/Cole Bay traffic)

Hope you enjoy whenever you come.

[Edited 2013-01-29 14:19:15]

User currently onlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4393 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (1 year 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2249 times:

Quoting DFWHeavy (Reply 4):
We like good beaches, good restaurants/bars in the evening.

Why not?
I have had one of my best beach food at St.Marteen, ceviche, great sushi, great bottle of Rosato and an awesome cup of cappuchino right at the beach.
None of that burgers, fries, beer routine we are all used to.
Warning; it can get pricey, in euros.


User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26853 posts, RR: 58
Reply 8, posted (1 year 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2153 times:

Quoting RTGH83 (Reply 5):
It's a random thing.
You never know when the sea is going to take it away. LOL

Arr ok luck of the draw then LOL... still at least you still got the planes landing and taking off   Its compensation enough .


User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 22
Reply 9, posted (1 year 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2150 times:

Quoting DFWHeavy (Reply 4):
Is there enough to do at SXM do occupy a few day for vacation? We like good beaches, good restaurants/bars in the evening.



There is plenty to do after spending the day at the wonderful beaches (Cupecoy was a favorite). Don't forget you have French and Dutch sharing the island so the food is outstanding not to mention the fresh seafood we had at an outdoor place in Marigot. It's a magical spot and a place I cannot return to soon enough.



Any views shared are strictly my own and do not a represent those of any former employer.
User currently offlineRTGH83 From Netherlands Antilles, joined Dec 2012, 5 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2037 times:

Quoting OA260 (Reply 8):
Arr ok luck of the draw then LOL... still at least you still got the planes landing and taking off Its compensation enough .

Hope You enjoy your stay here...


User currently offlineasuflyer05 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2371 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1988 times:

I visited St. Maarten and Maho Beach back in November while on a cruise stop over. My fiance and I loved the island so much we booked our honeymoon trip to St.Maarten when we returned from the cruise. We are looking forward to exploring both sides (and Maho) for 7 days.

[Edited 2013-02-01 10:08:54]

User currently offlineRTGH83 From Netherlands Antilles, joined Dec 2012, 5 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (1 year 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1922 times:

Quoting asuflyer05 (Reply 11):
We are looking forward to exploring both sides (and Maho) for 7 days.

Look forward to see the pictures that you would post on A.net for those 7 days...


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