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Pinel Island

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“boat ride”(91 reviews)
“cul de sac”(67 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a great cruise on NCL and when we arrived to St. Maarten on a tender that cost $10.00 a person which was fine. But they said the beach is beautiful and bring towels. So we arrived and like were attacked with people from...More

Thank bambee24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy and short trip from France Cul du Sac, take the boat ($12 per person) and enjoy a full day on the island. After Irma one restaurant is back in business. The boat comes and goes every half hour so very convenient. A must...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great beach! Quick boat ride to Pinel Island. Enjoyed the beautiful clear shallow water. There are lounge chairs to rent as well as in water tables. Great staff, ready to serve you with many menu items to choose from and or your favorite...More

Thank laurallamson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach with lots of accessible swimming in clear Caribbean waters. Easy access to water once on island. You get there via ferry that runs on the half hour in the mornings and on the hour in the afternoon (at least during my visit in...More

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Monday when we were told the crowds would be less and this was a great tip. We were on the first ferry over with only a few others. It never got busy during our stay there. Pines Island was beautiful and...More

Thank 2jzge215
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We love coming to this island as it has beautiful blue waters and white sand beaches. This small island is only 10 minutes ride on a boat from St. Martin. It’s a lot quieter than the main beaches in St. Martin. It has a couple...More

1  Thank TandTravel
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My wife had introduced me to Isle Pinel long time ago for my Birthday and ever since then, its my favorite relaxation Beach. Its a quite beach.The water is crystal blue and calm , an excellent place to snorkel. The restaurants too have very good...More

1  Thank AlphaSxm
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

First you catch a little boat 10 minute ride to an island paradise where you could drink in the ocean and pick your own fish and lobster out of the ocean. Excellent barbecue

Thank Michael M
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Pinel is a real jem. It is a must do, even though it is a little far from the Dutch side. The island is accessed via kayak rental or ferry(10 euro or $12 round trip) from cul de sac. There are 2 full service beach...More

2  Thank Shaindy P
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Excursion from Royal Caribbean was really good. Informative guide on ride from Dutch side. Part of island reserved for us. Very attentive service, prices were very reasonable especially in comparison to cruise ship. Some wildlife roaming around, nice trail to an overlook. Definitely worth the...More

Thank Mike N
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Brian W
May 30, 2018|
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Response from denis w | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can rent lounge chair ,two places ,same price $15 for the day . Two restaurant,both really good . You go to Pinel by boat 10€ both ways . Watch for the last boat 4pm on weekdays ,5pm on weekends. Boat are every 30... More