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A horseshoe shaped beach known for its kid friendly atmosphere.
Quartier D'Orleans, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

As another reviewer wrote Le Galion used to be such a great beach. The drive to the beach is really like driving through a dump. Huge mounds of garbage that hadn't been picked up yet. The Butterfly farm and stables no longer there either. Once...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank cmanatee
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We stopped here for a couple of hours not knowing what to expect after the hurricane. The road leading to this beach was devastated and so was the beach. There's not much left here. No vendors, no chair rentals and the trees are in bad...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mitsugirly
Reviewed 18 April 2018

went there to meet friends was a nice spot great for kids. food was ok . owners were very nice and helpful.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jaspurr63
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This beach was a lot of fun. Excellent snorkelling. Calm waters for young children. If you swim out there is a dock, and swimming lanes and diving step. Continue swimming and the water becomes shallow again where the Sea pours itself into the bay as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KPink2018
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We arrived at La Galion today and the water was wonderful until we turned around and realized that our car had been broken into when we were in the water. Our personal belongings were rooted through and our property, credit cards, cash and phones were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Blobs1248
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We've been going to SXM for many yrs. Last May decided to take an excursion around the island with friends. We found LeGalion. Not too many people, so a beach by ourselves was great. You do have to be careful & keep a watch on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Helen S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

A rather family based beach. Not very clean waters and way too many sea weed. The raft is nice for kids and also the shallow waters.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank BobandCarolCT
Reviewed 19 June 2017 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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Alena L
Reviewed 19 June 2017 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.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Talia N
Reviewed 10 June 2017 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!

Date of experience: June 2017
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5 July 2017|
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Response from tripdokta | Reviewed this property |
It did not appear to be clothing optional. Everyone was wearing swim wear or other clothing. I believe Orient Bay beach is the only "clothing optional" beach.
24 March 2017|
Response from bigspyndoc1 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure the restaurant is called "Le Galion Beach".