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Address: Tintamarre, Collectivity of Saint Martin, Saint Martin, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: 17026485873

Known as the "flat island"

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Great place to snorkel

We stopped here while on a snorkel tour, the only way to get here is by boat. We did not go on the island itself but we did snorkel off of it and there was a lot of marine life... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Brewster, New York
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Brewster, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped here while on a snorkel tour, the only way to get here is by boat. We did not go on the island itself but we did snorkel off of it and there was a lot of marine life to view. No one lives on the island and it appears that most of the tour companies go here.

Thank NYTom64
Dorr, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tintamarre island is definitely worth the trip. The wife and I were on a guided boat tour when we stopped to snorkel here and boy did it deliver! We got to swim with a few sting rays, the wife got close to some barracuda and there were lots of fish. The beaches and water were absolutely perfect.

Thank matthewn505
Flat Rock, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Be sure to go beyond the beach where all the charters stop. Our guide took us around the other side of the island where we were able to snorkel in the coral reef - there were nurse sharks, turtles, stingrays and a wide variety of fish and other sea life - just don't get too near to the shore or... More 

Thank Blakesleefam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tintamarre island is off the coast of the french part of St. Martin. You'll need to charter a boat to get there - easiest from Cul-de-Sac. The island itself contains different types of beaches (sandy; rocky; the east coast even has loads of petrified sponges). On "top" of the island is a former airfield of 600m, too heavy growth to... More 

Thank kaa-ching684
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tintamarre is only accessible by boat, but it is a favorite destination for many and it can get busy. There are a few coral heads and it is home for a small population of sea turtles which can be viewed, but not touched or harassed. The island would benefit from a more present conservation team. The beauty is its unspoiled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A secluded private beach only reached by water. A nice quiet chill time , snorkel, have a picnic and chill lax beach. calm waters and about one hour sail from Oyster Pond on CAT. Waters can be rough with 5-10 ft waves as normal travel from St. Maarten so beware of sea sickness. It is super hot at this beach... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Gone a million times to st maarten, but this was the first time we took a private tour to Tintamare. It does not disappoint. Saw a LOT of sea turtles and swam just next to us! Amazing!!! Tour guide tooks us afterwards to Creole rock and saw Lots and lots of fish too...! Must have!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We took a 4 hour snorkeling tour with Captain Alan's to Tintamarre Island. It was so worth it! Snorkeling on one side we were able to see the sea turtles feeding on the grasses and the stunning beach. On the other side was a nature reserve and we snorkled through the coral reef. This was the highlight of our stay... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We visited here whilst on a day excursion and spent a while snorkelling by this island. There were lots of turtles to see feeding along the bottom of the sea and they occasionally surfaced as well. Well worth a visit.

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Flesherton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This island is like the photos you see of the Caribbean - empty, idyllic, quiet. That is until the charter boats arrive. We anchored around 8am & were the only ones at the beach. Snorkelling is almost non existent but there are sea turtles you can see feeding - they sometimes pop up but not much in the way of... More 

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