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Paradise Peak

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Address: Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Those who hike to the top of the island's highest mountain are rewarded...

Those who hike to the top of the island's highest mountain are rewarded with wonderful views.

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Hike up to Pic Paradise from Loterie Farm, they charge you $5, give you a map, explain the hike and then off you go. It is a very well labeled path but it is a HIKE, you will... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ashley V
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hike up to Pic Paradise from Loterie Farm, they charge you $5, give you a map, explain the hike and then off you go. It is a very well labeled path but it is a HIKE, you will get your heart pumping for sure, make sure to bring LOTS OF WATER and wear good shoes! Totally worth it when you... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Tough to get to so you need a car or taxi. The views are increadable and a good camera/device a must.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

We went all the way to the top. Drove our car as far as we could and walked the rest. Gorgeous view and very cool to be a top of the highest peak. Cannot believe people actually live up there. Lots of barking dogs at the private residences so just respect their privacy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

Stopped off on our tour, had great views of the island. Really loved this island, will be back again - there is the Caribbean, French and Dutch culture.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

We were robbed. We rented two ATVs and after hiking a few minutes and taking pictures, probably 15 minutes being away from our ATVs... we returned with the seats of the ATVs up in the air. They broke into the seats and stole our phones and cash. BEWARE! TAKE YOUR BELONGINGS!

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

This is our fourth time coming to Pic Paradis over the last few years and we always come back because the view is spectacular and an amazing photo opportunity. We always take our jeep up the mountain and parked next to the scenic view area. However we came back to our jeep and only noticed a few minutes later that... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Paradise Peak or Pic Paradis as it is known in French, is the highest point on the island. We were on an atv tour and this was one of the stops. I think that unless you are very fit and like to hike, it would be better to go in an atv or at least as far as you can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have done this drive many times, and will not think of it if its been raining. Any little car does not cope well with it, and its just a one way street, so you will have to turn around either at the tellcom tower at the summit or in a driveway before that. Great view. Bring mosquito bat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

we went with a tour and drove a solid amount up the mountain. the road up is safe, dont believe what others are saying. you will be fine if you drive up and hike the rest of the way. nobody will bother you. there are stunning expensive villas up in that area. the top offers stunning views of the whole... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I loved this hike! The entrance is down Pic Paradis road on the right side. There is a sign with Loterie Farm. They don't open till 9am and it costs $5 a person to hike. There are two options, first is the hour hike and the other is a two hour hike. Some people say it takes... More 

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