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Pinel Island

97150, St Martin / St Maarten
+590 590 29-0972
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USD 125.00*
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Full-Day Eco-Snorkeling and Beach Excursion
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USD 950.00*
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Private Full-Day Cruise of St. Martin and Anguilla
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USD 75.00*
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St Maarten Motorboat Cruise: Long Bay, Creole Rock and Tintamarre Island
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“round trip” (104 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
97150, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here as one of our stops on a day tour. The beach was nice and the water clear and warm but there was a lot of damage to the trees and the iguanas are all but gone after the hurricanes.

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I rented a car at the cruise terminal for 70 US for the day because we wanted to kayak and visit Pinel Island. Be aware that hurricane Irma really decimated this part of the island in particular.the Caribbean Paddling fellow Ozzy met...More

Thank Parrys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to come to this beach when it was full of tourists and have to hike to the backside beach to take our clothes off. now becaquse of hurricane irma nothing and no one was there but we still went to the backside beach...More

1  Thank TomTumok
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Great spot, shallow clear water, great beaches, private spots if wanted, Iguana herd you can feed and a couple of spots for food and great cocktails and beer. Its only about 500 ft off the coast of St Martin French side.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This place had a swim able beach, a couple of bars-restaurants at the boat landing even a bit of shopping and secluded beaches on the back side. I hope that it's able to come back and the people who own and operate the businesses are...More

Thank Rene D
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Spent the day at Pinel island. It's a perfect beach! Not to big but enough action to make it interesting. The smell of BBQ wafting in the air. Great lunch spots. Not cheap though. You won't find a better location for a beach lunch in...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Pinel is one of my favourite places to go in St Maarten. It's a small piece of land, accessible via ferry on the French side. There's 2 restaurants, a beautiful small beach and a really beautiful view. Make sure not to miss the last ferry...More

1  Thank emaleefromstein
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I'm so glad I took an advise to visit this little island. Just a couple of minutes via ferry you get to this chill and amazingly beautiful island. Highlight of our trip, actually! Turquoise clear water, white sand, delish drinks and fresh lobsters for lunch.....More

1  Thank Orinta J
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I've been planning a visit to Pinel Island for the longest time, the beach, restaurants, ice cream boat and gift shop! I couldn't wait! BUT...when we drove in where you park, windows closed, the smell was ridiculously bad! I can't even imagine waiting for the...More

Thank Jo-Ann K
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Nice place but not for us. Crowdy, noisy and kids running everywhere. For families but not for the one looking for quietness. Foods and drinks are expensives and service is less than avergare.

Thank Gilles V
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mel k
11 July 2017|
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Response from ngaffney13 | Reviewed this property |
Coming from New York I feel the prices are comparable. There are lots of options for food so you really can find something for every budget. Obviously the more your drink the higher the bill.
Michelle V
22 May 2017|
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Response from awendling33 | Reviewed this property |
HI There, I think it was $9 per person for a two way ticket!
23 January 2017|
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Response from Luisa O | Reviewed this property |
I've swam the distance every year for the past 10 years. It is probably 1 mile.