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Tintamarre Island

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Address: St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Known as the "flat island"

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USD 128.99*
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St Maarten Sailing and Snorkeling Tour: Tintamarre Island, Creole Rock and...
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USD 119.00*
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St Maarten Snorkeling and Discovery Tour
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USD 125.00*
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Full-Day Eco-Snorkeling and Beach Excursion

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Swim with the turtles

If you have the time, take a boat trip that makes a stop at Tintamarre island and swim with the turtles. The water is crystal clear, the beach is pristine.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 May 2015
Annemiek v
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Santa Cruz, Aruba
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Santa Cruz, Aruba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

If you have the time, take a boat trip that makes a stop at Tintamarre island and swim with the turtles. The water is crystal clear, the beach is pristine.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

Came here with a tour by 'Captain Alan'. Shallow Waters, clear like a pool. Saw turtles and stingrays. Very peaceful place away from the other more touristy beaches, we enjoyed it!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

We pulled up on our chartered boat for our snack. It is beautiful with red rock cliffs, plenty of iguanas and e biggest hermit crabs we've ever seen! Beautiful, white sandy beaches with tranquil crystal clear waters!

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Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

This is an expansive swimming area that us loaded with sting rays and turtles. I followed a turtle for an hour as he ate the eel grass and came up for air every couple of minutes. I was able to swim closely to him so that I could touch his shell. We swam side by side three feet apart a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

The ride was bumpy, but the Captain and his crew were great. They were attentive to everyone's needs and safety appeared to be a priority. Tintamarre Island, Creole Rock, and Grand Case were all worthwhile. I used Viator to schedule the trip and they also did an excellent job of taking care of the logistics.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

we did a snorkelling tour with captain allan. this was a pretty and untouched island. we snorkelled and saw sea turtles a nd stingrays along with other fishes. very nice. it should be left to mother nature, I hope no one ever spoils it.

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Bristol
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

Visited the island on the Aqua Mania Santino Cruise with Captain Roy. We loved snorkeling here and walking on the beautiful unspoiled beach. It's definitely a place worth visiting if you love nature and beautiful beaches.

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Farmingdale, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Came here on Aqua Mania's Santino with my wife, 9 yr old and 3 yr old. My 9 yr old snorkeled with Captain Roy and saw 6 sea turtles in half an hour my son bobbed around in the water amongst the handful of sailboats there that day and then made his way into a perfect beach. A must see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

Interesting sandstone cliffs offered unique vantage points for viewing surrounding area. Very clean area.

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Mount Desert, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015

Took the Scoobi Too tour out here, (highly recommend them) and was not disappointed. We went snorkeling here and saw two sea turtles up close also a variety of fish. The ocean bottom was pretty clean, so not much else to see but it was worth it.. There is also a mud bath on the island but we ran out... More 

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