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Tintamarre Island

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Address: Tintamarre, Collectivity of Saint Martin, Saint Martin, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: 17026485873
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Known as the "flat island"

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Take a ship out to this island with nothing on it, except some remains of an airstrip from the 30s. Clear water, and not crowded. Good snorkeling most days. Love the place and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Newtown, Connecticut

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Newtown, Connecticut
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84 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Take a ship out to this island with nothing on it, except some remains of an airstrip from the 30s. Clear water, and not crowded. Good snorkeling most days. Love the place and cannot wait to go back.

Thank JimmyW1966
Ocean City
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to unwind. Charter a drop off / pick up at Cul de Sac where you get the ferry to Pinel. The water is amazing, lots of seaglass to be found. You must take everything you will need for the day as there is nothing on the island except for you and other beach goers.

Thank DebbyOCRooms
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took Captain Alans boat tour to this nature reserve and had an absolutely amazing time snorkelling with at least a dozen turtles, we were so close we could have reached out and touched them when they surfaced to breathe. Beautiful beach.

Thank Lara E
O'Fallon, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Snorkeled with sea turtles, barracudas, stingrays, and lots of fish as part of an island tour with Robinson Speed Boat Tours. Beautiful location - amazing water!

1 Thank oybolshoi
Grayslake, Illinois
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We stopped at Tintamarre Island with Captain Alan's tours. We went swimming with the sea turtles and fed some smooth grey hound sharks. The snorkeling here is some of the best I have ever done in my travels. A great spot!

Thank rbertke
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I really enjoyed my time in the water at Tintamarre. I was sponsored by the Captain Alan tour company and I was allowed to swim around almost two hours at least it felt like it. I was only able to catch one turtle but very blessed with get the photo. After a while I swam closer to the beach but... More 

1 Thank Easylivingtravel
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

While on a 6hr snorkel tour with Captain Alan's, we mad a stop at Tintamarre Island, a protected wildlife reserve within the jurisdiction of St. Martin. As for discovering and enjoying wildlife, this island was at the top of my list with Pinel Island in a distant second. What makes it so special? If you love nature you'll be right... More 

1 Thank Robert M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Tintamarre was our first stop with our snorkeling outfit Captain Alan's Three Island Snorkeling. This island was easily the best stop of the entire tour. Just off of the main stretch of beach is a grassy bed where sea turtles love to graze. We got to jump in the water and swim with these great creatures. We also got to... More 

Thank Andy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We went here on a day trip with Billy Bones boat tours and snorkeled with the sea turtles. The water is crystal clear & seeing the turtlesbwas a once in a lifetime experience

Thank Lisa M
Beacon Hill, Sint Maarten
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We went on a day trip with Neil and Tamara on the Celine Too. The trip was great, the crew was superb and the food was very good. The best stop was Tintamarre, a short swim from the boat to the unspoiled beach or you just go with the dingy. A short stroll and you will be amazed about the... More 

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