Pinel Island, Saint-Martin

4.1
#2 of 6 in Nature in St. Maarten-St. Martin
Take a boat ride out to the soft sands of Pinel Island, and enjoy a sheltered beach with calm waters, lethargic iguanas basking in the sun, and lovely hiking trails circumnavigating the island. There’s great snorkeling to be had in the sandy-bottomed bay, and cold beverages to be enjoyed at the beach huts, which also serve food and sell basic beach supplies. Consider arriving early, as the beach will likely get busy. It’s worth bringing your own shade in the event that the beach's loungers and umbrellas are all taken. Use our Saint-Martin trip planning site to visit Pinel Island on your trip to Saint-Martin, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is a sandy tongue with calm sea on both shores. It is highly recommended to eat a freshly caught lobster. An ideal place to spend a day of sea and beach of the best of the Caribbean.
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  • Completely relaxing. Water taxi is only $12 per person. Make sure to walk the trails to other side of the island for coral and shells on the beach. Feed the iguanas and hermit crabs.  more »
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