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Paradise Peak

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Address: Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin

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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Two Hours and 30 Minutes Round Trip from Loterie Farm

We, two adults and a teen boy, read TA reviews and worried about car theif around the top area. So we decided not to drive the car close to the top. We parked the car at Loterie... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, two adults and a teen boy, read TA reviews and worried about car theif around the top area. So we decided not to drive the car close to the top. We parked the car at Loterie Farm, paid $5 for each, got a map, then hike. It took two hours and 30 minutes round trip between Loterie Farm and... More 

Thank Shimo625
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very fun hike with excellent views. Many people drive their vehicle to the top, although I highly recommend (if you are able) starting your hike at Loterie Farm to get the full experience. The welcome desk at Loterie Farm supplied us with a map and gave us great advice about what to expect on the way ($5 per person for... More 

Thank Jeff K
Ottawa, Canada
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164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

-The road was recently repaved in several sections -The bad sections are gone, which means any vehicle can easily make it up the road, even small front wheel drive cars (see pics) -Drive up "Rue du Pic Paradis" all the way to the top -Park by the Telefrance tower (only 2-3 spots) -Do no leave anything in your car, nothing... More 

3 Thank LaL7
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017

-we found the road up to the stairs that lead up to the Pic Paridis point -parked the car near a gate that leads to a cell phone tower -saw stairs and climbed away -at the top of the climb walk straight and then choose the furthest right trail as it will lead you to the point where you have... More 

Thank Lryu
Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Right along the main highway it's worth the stop. Good place to do your shopping but the restaurant is the hidden gem. Great views with daily specials, service is either French or English. Ladies were awesome. Food well worth it. Very reasonable. The views are the best restaurant views we have found anywhere on the is,and.

Thank Toddbrenda
Larchmont, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

We drove on a pretty bad road as far as we could go. We did not venture any further by foot as we did not know how long a hike it is to the top. A few signs would be helpful. Not good if you cannot walk easily.

Thank William B
Peachtree City, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Easy to find, not a bad hike once you park. You'll have to ditch the car at some point unless you have a jeep or an ATV because the road gets bad. Great views all around the island!

1 Thank 3georges
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017

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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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.

Thank Keysmako
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

Thank Val131964

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