Beach Pic of the Week – The Underbelly of Maho Beach, St. Maarten
Mar28

Beach Pic of the Week – The Underbelly of Maho Beach, St. Maarten

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There are innumerable images of planes landing at SXM as they cross over Maho Beach in St. Maarten. From faraway panos and zooms taken from nearby vantage points to up close and personal ones taken from Maho itself, you’re bound to find some point of view that suits your fancy. When it comes to illustrating just how close these planes get to the beach, however, it’s hard to top this point of view. To say you get up and close and...

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Beach Bar Spotlight – Driftwood Boat Bar, St. Maarten
Apr25

Beach Bar Spotlight – Driftwood Boat Bar, St. Maarten

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The Driftwood Boat Bar is a beach bar located on the north end of Maho Beach in St. Maarten. Smaller in stature and size to the more well-known Sunset Beach Bar located at the opposite end of the beach, Driftwood has gained in popularity. With some of the changes occurring at Sunset not sitting well with it patrons, many consumers have started drifting down the beach to Driftwood. With a bar as its centerpiece, Driftwood is perched...

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Latest Videos of St. Maarten’s Sunset Beach Bar and Maho Beach
Nov30

Latest Videos of St. Maarten’s Sunset Beach Bar and Maho Beach

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St. Maarten’s Maho Beach and its famed Sunset Beach Bar seem to be recovering pretty quickly from Hurricanes Irma and Maria as these videos appear to attest to. The first video, which is featured above, opens with a shot of the eroded beach, devoid of tourists. It then pans and zooms in to show a battered and bruised Sunset Beach Bar that appears to be in good shape structurally. While the beach bar looks to recover quickly, the...

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St. Maarten’s Sunset Beach Bar Announces Reopening
Nov03

St. Maarten’s Sunset Beach Bar Announces Reopening

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Sunset Beach Bar, overlooking Maho Beach in St. Maarten, announced on Facebook its reopening party scheduled for this Sunday, November 5th starting at 11 am. The party will feature DJ Mr. Perfect at 3 pm and includes a special performance by Percy Rankin and the Bonfire Band from 5-7 pm. The BBQ grill will fire up at noon with BBQ & beer specials running all day long. The St. Maarten beach bar has long been a favorite of tourists...

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St. Maarten’s Sunset Beach Bar Features New Look
Jan06

St. Maarten’s Sunset Beach Bar Features New Look

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In case you missed it, the Sunset Beach Bar you’re used to visiting on Maho Beach in St. Maarten looks a lot different than it has in the past. I’m still trying to reach out to someone at the beach bar to find out more about what has been done and what future plans they have but until then (I know there’s a tie in with the Refuge somehow), here is a short video preview of the new layout. One reviewer on Trip Advisor...

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