Maho Beach, Maho

Feel the rumble at Maho Beach, one of the Caribbean's most popular plane-spotting destinations. While other beaches draw visitors with their quiet setting, tourists flood this coastal spot to get exactly the opposite experience. Airplanes landing at an adjacent airport fly so low over this beach, the jet blasts can actually knock you over or blow you into the water. To spot the planes from a safe place, drop by one of the area's beach bars, many of which feature arrival/departure timetables and broadcast real-time transmissions between the landing aircraft and the airport's control tower. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Maho Beach by using our Maho online road trip planner .
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  • It was fun to sit at the bar and drink beer watching people and planes. However, once you see one plane the excitement is pretty much over. so, just drink more beer. Oh, and the bar food was good espe...  more »
  • Went to the beach to see the planes. Was unbelievable how close they were. Did get pelted with sand... Really not a joke broke the glass screen protector on phone.  more »
  • Used to live near by as a kid. Such a lovely beach and a great thing to see flights flying in!
  • Beautiful beach. Planes and solicitors were annoying, but a clean and gorgeous beach.
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