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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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Great escape for the Day

Loved spending the day on Tintamarre. Took the Tiko Tiko over from Orient Beach and enjoyed the private beach, and swimming with the nurse sharks. Yes, these small (two foot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Nashville, Tennessee

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Nashville, Tennessee
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved spending the day on Tintamarre. Took the Tiko Tiko over from Orient Beach and enjoyed the private beach, and swimming with the nurse sharks. Yes, these small (two foot) long sharks are fast moving though the water but are curious while you are snorkeling. Get taking the trails to see the deseerted parts of the island.

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Clayton, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So worth the day trip!!! Perfect white sand and picturesque blue water. It was so amazing to swim with the sea turtles! Peace for the soul! Will absolutely return next year.

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St. Maarten-St. Martin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You MUST take a trip to Tintamarre while on St. Maarten/St. Martin! Wonderful snorkeling opportunities await you in an unspoiled location. An excellent place to visit while on a catamaran charter or however you wish to get there...a must see.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took Catamaran from oyster pond to Tintamerre (PYC Charter)....30 minute sail trip to island. Great snorkeling to see turtles and fish....not great for coral. Swam to shore where the beach was unspoiled and deserted. FYI - No facilities or food available on island.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Very nice island. You can see turtles. We rented a catamaran (the name was AROHA) it is managed by the captain and his wife. Food was excellent and we had a great time at this island. The boat has a kayak and a small boat to take you to the island. I strongly recommed this company AROHA the couple was... More 

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Alpena, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We have visited Tintamarre a couple of times. We always enjoy our visit. The beach is very quiet. The snorkeling is also very good. We have seen sting rays, sea turtles, and many other fish on our adventures. We try to visit this beach at least once every trip. This a great beach if you are looking for a quiet... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Nature preserve with no inhabitants or services. Take a boat from Orient Beach or other tour operators. Nice sandy beach with clear water. Did not see much snorkeling. Great day trip.

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The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Tintamarre is an uninhabited island just off the east coast of Saint Martin. Great for snorkeling and you have a good chance of spotting sea turtles while doing so. If you are feeling adventurous wander across the island and see how many deserted propellor engines you can spot, lying around on the old airstrip.

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Newtown, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

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.

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Ocean City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

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.

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