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“Wonderful place, too much tourists”
Review of Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear
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Day Trip to the Island of Prickly Pear from St Maarten
Ranked #2 of 28 things to do in Marigot
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

Been there with my sailboat, with family and friends. The islands, the beach and the water are like a postcard. The snorkeling is excellent on the far reef; lots and lots of fish (and big fish). A dream come true.
And then, the nightmare: the arrival of five huge catamarans with about 60 tourists each on board. Beach suddenly full of people, some who had too much to drink. No place at the restaurant ( we didn't intend to go there anyway : prices are a rip off)
Prickly Pear est victime de son succès.

Thank QuebecDeltaLima
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

We went on a boat ride to this location. The catamaran was lovely. We enjoyed the day but don't come here for great snorkeling. The fish were virtually MIA and although the water was nice, don't think that you will see colorful Caribbean fish not here. Go for the trip and relaxation.

Thank efloresNY
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

Went to Prickly Pear by catamaran. A beautiful white sand beach: swimming is lovely, snorkeling is OK , coral reef is not in good shape, but still some fish to be seen. Very secluded, palm trees and a bar and restaurant, which we didn,t try.

Thank CanadianTraveller114
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

We did this trip on our own from a private catamaran but I would highly encourage taking this trip by any means possible. The beaches can't be compared to anywhere! Absolutely pristine and stunning!

3  Thank lkcooke
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Reviewed December 24, 2012

So pretty, very secluded, truly feels like paradise. Chairs and umbrellas available. A bar for drinks, and a restaurant with good food. Swimming is nice, snorkeling is ok.

6  Thank Mary C
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