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Old 04-29-2012, 05:15 AM
 
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Just FYI...there is a less known (at least in my opinion) beach called Mullet Bay Beach that is a short way past Maho beach that is very calm and quiet and not very crowded at all.

So, if you are looking for a nice beach in that area without the planes landing, that may be a good choice.

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Old 07-21-2015, 11:56 AM
 
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If we wanted to take the water taxi to go to Maho, we'd get off and take a bus, then do the reverse to return, if I understand right. Where do we find the bus? And would it make sense to Water Taxi from the ship to the bus, go to Maho, then return to the beach by the port to swim, beach hang, and maybe shop a little? I don't care for the beach at Maho...
Any current pricing on water taxis, bus, and taxi?
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Old 07-21-2015, 12:12 PM
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The water taxi goes from where the cruise ships dock to a couple of stops at Phillipsburg - at the main public beach. Taxis and buses are available at the cruise piers to go to Maho and any place else as a tour, so no need to take the water taxi unless you want to take the local bus. In that case, go to town and then to Back St, behind the court house and look for the bus halte sign.

I think we paid $7 per person for the all-day water taxi wristband. Local buses are privately operated and have no set schedule, but the cost for going to Maho should be around $2 pp each way.
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