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Address: Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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$120.00*
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Day Trip to the Island of Prickly Pear from St Maarten
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$119.00*
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Prickly Pear Day Sail and Snorkel from St Maarten

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Catamaran from Philipsburgh

Beautiful catamaran ride to Prickly Pear. Lots of snorkelling. Trip included lunch on the island . Chicken and ribs and fish dishes. Beautiful beach and great swimming. We had a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Manuel G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful catamaran ride to Prickly Pear. Lots of snorkelling. Trip included lunch on the island . Chicken and ribs and fish dishes. Beautiful beach and great swimming. We had a memorable day!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were picked up at Maho hotel to Simpson bay resort where we were processed for our trip to Anguilla with passports required. We got a briefing from the captain and meet the crew Franco and Bobby. Both very attentive for drinks and conversation. When we arrived at Prickly Pear we went Snorkelling by the reef and saw some fish.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

We did a day trip to Prickly Pear and it was a fantastic day for sure. The beach was amazing, and the views of the surrounding islands and the yachts and pleasure boats travelling about is incredible. We thoroughly enjoyed our day at Prickly Pear.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Perfect day trip destination. Snorkeling and swimming in the beautiful beaches. Definitely recommended!

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We signed up through Simpson Bay concierge and left from Aqua Mania. They scanned our passports and had us sign a waiver before we left. Snacks/ drinks (cheese, bread, apples, rum punch) and bbq lunch were all included in the ride. The weather was beautiful! And the boat ride was actually very fun! It took about 2 hours to get... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

There is nothing to do here, except stare at the gorgeousness of this water and sand. Oh wait, there is a TINY one -man run "bar," which is really just a hut with 3 or so barstools. The "bartender" is very pleasant and makes a good drink:)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Weather was picture perfect we had a little rain on the way out but all was good the rest of the day was amazing. The crew on the cataram were professional well versed i the area ad very knowledgable. We were picked u at our hotel by shuttle at 7:15 m ad returned at 6 pm. Staff on board served... More 

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

This is really a beautiful beach, on a small island off the cost of St. Martin. The sand is so soft and the water surrounding the island is crystal clear. You will need to access the island by some type of boat, but it's worth the trip as it's one of the nicest beaches you will find.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

If you want to spend a beautiful day away this is the place to go! The beach is calm, it's not crowed because you can only access by boat, so you can have a beautiful white sandy beach all to yourself!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

The beach is gorgeous. The island is uninhabited so there nothing there besides 2 restaurants that opens on selective days and times. Great place for snorkelling.

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