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Le Galion Beach

Le Galion Beach Rd., Quartier D'Orleans, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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A horseshoe shaped beach known for its kid friendly atmosphere.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“family beach” (20 reviews)
“shallow water” (24 reviews)
“great beach” (28 reviews)
Le Galion Beach Rd., Quartier D'Orleans, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled with a three-year-old. We stayed in Grand Case, which has its own beautiful beach. However, the water on grand case maybe on the cool side sometimes. While on vacation with a three-year-old we didn't want to fight over how long she can stay...More

Thank Alena L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach is very calm and perfect for kids. But, beware, the seaweed area has some sort of coral that stings. A few applications of aloe helped relieve the sting.

Thank Talia N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is very calm and shalow! Water very clear and clean. Have restaurant, beach chairs and umbrellas for rent. Family oriented with small kids. No noices of loud music or other anoying sounds. Very relaxing!

Thank Hector D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove here to check it out, we are staying In Simpson Bay. Thought we might snorkel but too much sea-weed and a bit to ruff of a surf. We sat and ate our lunch In our car and looked at the water view. Only...More

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we just returned from holiday in st marten, we chose to spend 1 day out of the week at le Galuion, it was a great pic. the beach is a great place to relax. it has a restaurant and we ate lunch there the meal...More

Thank manyvacations
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to be where the locals enjoy the beach. Friendly people and easy swimming. Shallow water and no waves. Very clean water. Easy parking.

Thank MoNY15
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The water was beautiful and calm. You can walk out a good ways before being waste deep. Their are comments about seaweed in other forums but all we saw was healthy grass. The chair rental was reasonable and they have a beach bar/cafe their. The...More

Thank LarryG1988
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on separate occasion the Galion beach during our holiday here. It was a great place with little wave shallow transparent water. We loved it. My 2 year old daughter loved it as well. We took the chair and put them under the coconut...More

Thank Sangnanli
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Le Galion is such a nice beach to go to with children. The shallow and calm water is ideal for the young or old. Can be crowded, but worth it.

Thank cmanatee
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Really nice area with clear blue turquoise water, shallow water for smala kids. Same with a pool area with divins spots. Area is not crowded as other surrounding popular beaches. Calme and quiet with panoramique view! Great Day and escapade.

Thank Jean N
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Was just there. What is the name of the great little restaurant ?
24 March 2017|
Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure the restaurant is called "Le Galion Beach".
Hello, Koverton and others, You mentioned that Le Galion might be closing and will be turned into a nature preserve. We will be there mid-April. Do you know if the beach will still be open? Thanks! Wini
16 March 2017|
Response from Jhmlo | Reviewed this property |
No the French gov. has decided to leave everything as is. The school's on the french side use one end of the beach for like a gym class of swimming. So the restaurant and bathrooms are safe for a long time.
Hi, Are there bathrooms on the beech? Thanks
14 March 2017|
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Response from Anne Louise D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are bathrooms at this beach. As mentioned in other reviews they are at the restaurant. No matter how great the beach or the beach restaurant/bar...I always make sure I have some T.P. or tissues with me, they are... More