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Address: Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: 0690338833
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Best St Maarten Speed Boat and Snorkeling Tour

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Off the beaten path

Fun ferry trip to a quaint island. I went during off season and it was still pretty busy so not sure how crowded it would get during high season.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Fun ferry trip to a quaint island. I went during off season and it was still pretty busy so not sure how crowded it would get during high season.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

So i'm home in the villa after a great day at Pinel Island! The ride over to the Island was short and cost us each US12 or EUR10. We arrived where you are greeted by either two sections to sit. We elected to sit at the Yellow Beach and quickly realized how accurate others were in their reviews! HOLY CRAP,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped at Pinel Island during a snorkel tour. Unfortunately we had been fed on the boat. We ordered some food anyway, and it was delicious, but we had to scarf it down because our boat was leaving. If you sit on the ground, the iguanas will crawl right on top of you, but they do have sharp claws. They... More 

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nyc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Hey so i don't remember much of this, but the photos all show me drinking champagne and sampling delicious food all day sitting in the most beautiful beach on the Carribean.. Just a wonderful time. The waiters gave me a ride back to the dock on the restaurant boat. Hefty tips made for a a fun day. Empty wallet for... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Bring food to feed the Iguanas, they are everywhere in the trees on the ground, once you start feeding one they all come. Nice beach, a gift shop, restaurant, it is a great day trip!

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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

First of all lets start with some info for the people.The cost of boat ride from smelly dock area to Pinel Island $12 per person then when you get to the Island its $10 per beach chair.CASH ONLY.Overall beautiful beach with calm waters the food was ok not to crowded lots of top less women.I enjoyed my time there.

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Trussville, Alabama, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Everyone needs to visit this little island we loved feeding the iguanas and the food was ok. You can catch a ferry here or do a snorkel trip most of them stop here. Many women are topless here. And many women needed to put their top back on! There is a small market there with island shirts and gifts. Water... More 

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Wallingford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Just beautiful. Pretty chill, so my teenage boys didn't like it quite as much as we did. But it is just beautiful and relaxing.

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St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

It is nice to go a day to a bounty island in paradise, enjoy a superb beach, enjoy a great lunch. The food was very good, It was an unforgettable day on the beach. Pinel is a must visit when you visit St. Maarten.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Visited here as part of a boat trip...truly a paradise island...No roads, no cars and the Iguanas are so used to people that they run to you for food and are pettable!! small souvenir shopping area and a beach.. sea so clear and warm but the sand is hot underfoot. Beautiful!!

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