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Baie Rouge

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Address: St. Maarten-St. Martin
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USD 100.00*
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Rock 'n Roll Snorkel and Sightseeing Safari of St. Martin
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USD 118.99*
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St Maarten Catamaran Snorkel Sail
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St Maarten Sightseeing Cruise with Snorkeling

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Good for snorkelling if you are a strong swimmer

There is a great snorkelling area with a swim-through cave but it is quite a ways away (I'm guessing 500 yards?). And then you need to be comfortable enough to swim with some semi... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2014
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Hamilton, ON
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Hamilton, ON
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

There is a great snorkelling area with a swim-through cave but it is quite a ways away (I'm guessing 500 yards?). And then you need to be comfortable enough to swim with some semi strong currents without being thrown against the rocks when near the cave itself. If you are ok with that, it's worth the trip as you won't... More 

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Enola, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

This is our second time in Saint Martin, and Baie Rouge is our favorite beach we have encountered so far! Not very busy, beautiful views, and rocks that you can jump off of! Water is crystal clear, and if you swim out around the rock there is a even more secluded beach! A little hard to find, as it is... More 

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Towanda, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

The surf is usually rough here and the food is OK but not my favorite. They seem like they want to herd you to one of the two bars depending on where you park which is limited. Thou in our group 2 couples just love this beach it isn't my favorite.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

It is so peaceful and beautiful. We love eating at Gus' and drinking frozen drinks at happy hour. Super snorkeling.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Pretty beach- however the facilities and food are not up to par with other beaches on the island (Orient Bay, Anse Marcel). Also, not a great beach for walking because it is very rocky. However the snorkeling is awesome and there is a cave!

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Crofton, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

We hit different beaches on different parts of the island everyday during our trip to St. Maarten; Mullet Bay, Orient Bay, Dawn Beach, but my favorite was Baie Rouge. Nestled between gated communities was this gem, mostly French locals, pristine, and off the beaten tourist path the day we went. The parking at Mullet Bay was overflowing as we passed,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

Upon parking I was a little nervous as there was an argument/scuffle brewing among two locals who worked at the beach bar & grill. A young man immediately told us where to park and then offered beach chairs/umbrellas to rent ($15 for the two of us). We opted out & just sat our towels & bag on the sand. We... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

We went to Baie Rouge to watch the sunset and found a beautiful beach with large pieces of exposed granite. There was a decent sized parking areas with steps down to the beach. We came out next to two beach bars whose signs touted food and drinks, but they were already closed by 5:30 when we arrived. The area was... More 

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

As far as beaches, bays and sandbars go..I push Baie Rouge to the top. I spent my last day here. Now I wish I had brought all my 9 friends here. With little bays to swim to, the water as clear as Tintamarre...like your best crystal glassware! The bay lets the water get warmer and the swimming is eternal. I... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

We enjoyed Baie Rouge greatly. The rocky point on the rocky point on the northern-most side was great for snorkeling. We especially enjoyed finding the grotto on the other side. It wasn't overly crowded which was nice.

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