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Pinel Island

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“cul de sac”(67 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

So you land or whatever... give some biddy to the restos but keep walking to the back of island and you wont have to wear wet clothes... in... water... Dont be basic #

1  Thank aste5
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Nice beach, good food at karibuni restaurant, We had fish and calamari and mahi-mahi plate with fries, bread and butter and some fritters for the 5 of us, they brought out our order by the beach and we ate by the beach :) Good place...More

1  Thank jaspersophie
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Quaint but the main beach is rather busy and crowded. Food very tasty but pricey. There are trails across the island to the other beaches if you get tired of lying around in the the sun with everybody. The nicest part for us was taking...More

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We stayed on the Dutch side and you need to travel to the French side and then catch a ferry boat over to Pinel Island. The French side has not really come back from the Hurricane. This island is small but everything there is top...More

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Brian W
May 30, 2018|
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May 20, 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