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“A beautiful island beach” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear
Marigot, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Marigot
Type: Islands
Activities: Snorkeling
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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A beautiful island beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Went to Prickly Pear by catamaran. A beautiful white sand beach: swimming is lovely, snorkeling is OK , coral reef is not in good shape, but still some fish to be seen. Very secluded, palm trees and a bar and restaurant, which we didn,t try.

Visited February 2013
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Edmonton, Canada
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“Absolutely stunning!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We did this trip on our own from a private catamaran but I would highly encourage taking this trip by any means possible. The beaches can't be compared to anywhere! Absolutely pristine and stunning!

Visited January 2013
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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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“Breathtaking.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

So pretty, very secluded, truly feels like paradise. Chairs and umbrellas available. A bar for drinks, and a restaurant with good food. Swimming is nice, snorkeling is ok.

Visited December 2012
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New York City, New York
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“Pristine Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Totally worth the trip to get to the beach. We booked a private sailing charter to go to the beach and it was an excursion of a lifetime. The beach itself is amazing and so relaxing. There were about 20 people there total, including the 3 of us.

Highly recommend doing a day trip here while visiting SB or SXM. Check out the Flagship II catamaran owned by Zuzu during your visit, the staff is amazing and attentive.

Visited December 2012
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Conway, Arkansas
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“"A screen saver" or "A Corona commercial"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Prickly Pear is an uninhabited Carribean island, and is the classic vision of one. Take a boat here, snorkel up, go for a romantic walk. Great photo ops.

Visited November 2012
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