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bigbobthib
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Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM
      #1737972 - 07/08/17 10:39 AM (71.68.212.89)

Mine is looking at the Cupecoy cliffs . Where is yours?

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1737976 - 07/08/17 11:27 AM (98.122.112.75)

The Divi Little Bay beach. Very relaxing and beautiful from sunrise to sunset since 1988.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: Coffee]
      #1737980 - 07/08/17 11:36 AM (32.213.141.210)

The first glimpse of Grand Case as we crest the hill from Marigot!

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1737981 - 07/08/17 11:43 AM (75.133.113.202)

My favorite view in St. Maarten is the view from our balcony at our Towers timeshare.

Don't laugh - We are high enough and situated in such a way that from our main balcony off the living room we can see the front part of the Mullet golf course to the Mullet Bay Beach area and beyond all the way to to Saba with all the boats and yachts and the occasional cruise ships that sail the waters in between. By turning just a bit we can watch the planes land and take off into the clouds at PJIA along with the cars crossing over the causeway and at the same time we can see them going up 'over the hill' and we're not done yet.

We can look down on the Mullet golf course and Mullet Pond with Mona Island or look out and up and see the French hills and all the different communication towers in the distance, and at the same time we can look out in the opposite direction and see all the way from the starkly white and red tile roofed buildings of Point Pirouette and beyond to the Nettle Bay/Sandy Ground area along with a quick glimpse of the Tower at the old La Belle Creole Resort and as far as out to Grand Case and Creole Rock.

And finally, on a clear day we can see the sun glinting in the windshields of the cars moving around on Anguilla in the distance. And at night all of these areas are even more dramatic.

It's really an al out all-encompassing location that offers so much to be seen - it's no wonder we appreciate the times we choose to spend on our balcony.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1737982 - 07/08/17 12:04 PM (148.74.249.46)

Sitting on the deck of Beachside Villas overlooking the water.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1737984 - 07/08/17 12:09 PM (96.227.125.113)

A tie:
a) From Paradise View, enjoying breakfast.
b) From Club Fantistico

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: Biturbo]
      #1737990 - 07/08/17 01:05 PM (70.195.7.238)

Our fav is from the patio of the condo we rent at the Villas at Simpson Bay resort. We are looking over to the draw bridge, mega yachts,the airport,Kimsah beach,the water activity below and just a beautiful st martin. The patio is private so you can get a little private sunning in also!!

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1737993 - 07/08/17 01:15 PM (216.4.56.166)

This thread is useless without pictures!!!!!



The view from Beachside Villas!!


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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1738004 - 07/08/17 03:49 PM (73.194.97.144)

From the bar at the Summit Hotel

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1738005 - 07/08/17 04:10 PM (168.0.84.219)

Loving it now. ;)
#14

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: BeachKitten]
      #1738010 - 07/08/17 04:46 PM (216.4.56.166)

Wow, enjoy!! I love #14 the best!!!

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1738016 - 07/08/17 05:48 PM (99.71.170.50)

I also love the view from my timeshare...but...the most scenic view is coming from Pburg....turning the bend in the road...by the former BethEl place looking towards the airport and the lagoon.... LOVE THAT VIEW!!!

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: EdB]
      #1738030 - 07/08/17 08:15 PM (71.254.121.205)

We too love the view from Paradise view. Even better with a crepe filled with fruit and a scoop of ice cream on top.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: biglar]
      #1738037 - 07/08/17 08:58 PM (98.122.112.75)

We agree! Absolutely beautiful and relaxing. Number two to the Divi.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM
      #1738045 - 07/08/17 10:27 PM (199.96.179.137)

Having had that exact room and exact view last year, Pat is 100% correct. It's a fabulous view.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1738046 - 07/08/17 10:46 PM (24.102.161.71)

Ours is on our terrace in pelican key. We face the sunset, we can see the planes taking off and landing, and also see the cruise ships coming in early in the morning, and then leaving with those beautiful lights at night leaving. But most of all a view of the ocean... Oh and regatta, all the sails in the water... Just wonderful. Have to go nowhere just sit on our terrace...

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: sasasal]
      #1738048 - 07/08/17 11:02 PM (205.206.113.150)

Our favorite view is from our deck at the Atrium overlooking Kim Sha and all the boats. Sunsets from there are amazing. Having coffee early morning and the view is breath taking.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: RICKnGRACE_LI_NY]
      #1738049 - 07/08/17 11:07 PM (75.133.113.202)

That's right - you stayed there a trip or two back. It really is a gorgeous view and if the main balcony all by itself doesn't do it for you, you can always step out on the master bedroom porch and look out to the ocean, and beyond the med school building and up towards Starz.......

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: pat]
      #1738052 - 07/09/17 01:25 AM (216.235.111.83)

because we live in the state of Washington we see so
much beautiful scenery and certainly SXM has great scenery as well, but for us the most scenic spot on SXM is from the front row on Club O beach!! It's what we come to SXM for. Can't beat it for so many reasons!!


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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: TANDP]
      #1738054 - 07/09/17 06:56 AM (207.200.116.65)

C11A balcony at SBRM - view of sunset and open sea through side window; view of Simpson Bay, Kim Sha Beach, the bridge, the lagoon from center. The Villas do block some of view of Kim Sha, but when you sit back in your chair cannot see the building - we are high enough to look over the Villas.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM
      #1738061 - 07/09/17 08:40 AM (199.96.179.137)

We used to own C14 A&B so I know the view you are talking about. It was always a great view. Sadly I gave them up when the AMF got out of control. I am glad it works for you.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: RICKnGRACE_LI_NY]
      #1738065 - 07/09/17 09:19 AM (65.96.96.4)

Apex of the hill going to Anse Marcel....looking in either direction.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1738067 - 07/09/17 10:16 AM (174.193.134.33)

The view from the balcony of #304 at La Vista Beach! The sky turning pinkish and brightening to blue in the morning with my coffee, and the drop-dead gorgeous sunsets in the evening with a glass of wine. Cruise ships arriving and departing, and catamarans filled with tourists heading out for a day of fun. Oh, and the one time we were lucky enough to be there for Heineken Regatta, watching hundreds of sailboats whoosh by in front of us was priceless!

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: GaKaye]
      #1738074 - 07/09/17 11:36 AM (97.126.26.150)

Leaning over the edge of the infinity pool at LaVista.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: molldoll]
      #1738077 - 07/09/17 12:17 PM (73.112.165.173)

Looking out of the plane window at our first sight of SXM (so excited) and practically crying at the same view when we leave!

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: molldoll]
      #1738079 - 07/09/17 12:27 PM (174.193.134.33)

Quote:

molldoll said:
Leaning over the edge of the infinity pool at LaVista.




Would you believe I've never been in that pool? I'll have to try that this trip!!

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1738098 - 07/09/17 06:31 PM (166.137.252.117)

Oh my there are so many! I guess ours is the view while walking Orient beach at 7 am as the sun is rising. I can't wipe the smile off!

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: dj1094]
      #1738125 - 07/10/17 07:27 AM (65.223.219.3)

Quote:

dj1094 said:
From the bar at the Summit Hotel


We have been looking at that view for 32 years and never get tired of it. The most beautiful view on the Island

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: BeachKitten]
      #1738140 - 07/10/17 09:46 AM (107.1.119.41)

From the balcony of unit 515, Royal Palm

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: thebowl]
      #1738159 - 07/10/17 11:50 AM (99.41.196.57)


Sunrise on Orient Beach


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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: KenW]
      #1738160 - 07/10/17 11:54 AM (76.118.155.71)

We love the view from Paradise View. And of course, the view of Orient bay from our studio in Mt. Vernon.

Ken W-GREAT PHOTO! I suspect that wasn't taken with a phone?

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: shieneehead]
      #1738168 - 07/10/17 12:31 PM (163.182.232.7)

Hard to pick just one but driving over the backside of the hill near Divi and overlooking Great Bay and the blue waters and cruise ships rolled into one. The other spot is driving out of Oyster Pond looking at Coralita Bay and St Barts.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1738181 - 07/10/17 01:58 PM (75.133.113.202)

So many spots to choose from - and all of them so beautiful. Thanks to the OP for posting this question and to all who offered us their responses.

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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: fabila]
      #1738195 - 07/10/17 03:38 PM (24.44.41.166)

Quote:

fabila said:
Sitting on the deck of Beachside Villas overlooking the water.






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Re: Where is your favorite scenic spot in SXM [Re: bigbobthib]
      #1738226 - 07/11/17 02:18 AM (71.100.123.44)

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bigbobthib said:
Mine is looking at the Cupecoy cliffs . Where is yours?




I concur!! Those white rocks against the blue water! Breathtaking! Looking out towards Anguilla from Happy Bay is another favorite.


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