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St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of the St Martin Nature Reserve, Tintamarre Island was one of the stops on our Billy Bones Snorkel/Beach tour. This flat island located about 3 km (1.8 mi) off the shore of St Martin is uninhabited without any facilities. Its got a white sandy...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here on a snorkeling tour with the hope to get a glimpse of some sea turtles. What a treat to snorkel and come across a giant mom with a baby! It was both thrilling and also peaceful to watch, and a highlight of our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OysterLove
Reviewed February 24, 2019

We sailed out to Tintamarre and swam and snorkeled off shore. Fish abound and we saw sea turtles pop their head up for air.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KarenL721
Reviewed February 19, 2019

We visited Tintamarre on a snorkeling trip where we were told we would likely see Sea Turtles. We didn't see any turtles, but there was some nice snorkeling offshore around the other side of the island (accessible only by boat). The beach was nice, white...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lauracmorrison
Reviewed January 14, 2019

An OK beach, with a much steeper then average slope / drop off into the water. Had no fish to see on the west side.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RayNYC9
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Arrived early morning, no crowds. Swam with sea turtles! beautiful!! We took Robinsons Speed boat Tours to get there and loved the island!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

We were the only ones there when we visited. Fun to have it all to ourselves. Snorkeling was easy and lovely. Untouched beauty. Soak it in.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MidsummersNight
Reviewed January 2, 2019

This is another area of St. Martin that is not developed and great for enjoying the natural beauty of the island and the water. Our deluxe 3 island excursion brought us here as one of our stops. We were lucky and there was only one...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank silverbrook
Reviewed September 23, 2018

What a beautiful place, uncrowded swim with turtles if your lucky or just lay on the warm sand. Aqua Mania take you there on their motorboat tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank expatOrlando
Reviewed April 17, 2018

it was a great spot to stop and swim and walk the beach and look around . it was a bit busy with alot of boats there but plenty of room for all. would def. do again!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank jaspurr63
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September 29, 2017|
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Response from 99JackB | Reviewed this property |
My ride to Tintamare was not rough at all, but I was on a 51 ft catamaran. Typical ocean currents. The ride to Prickly Pear and Anguilla about the same. But if you go all the way around Anguilla the waters are a bit rough... More