Pinel Island, Saint-Martin

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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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  • Great spot, shallow clear water, great beaches, private spots if wanted, Iguana herd you can feed and a couple of spots for food and great cocktails and beer. Its only about 500 ft off the coast of St...  more »
  • This place had a swim able beach, a couple of bars-restaurants at the boat landing even a bit of shopping and secluded beaches on the back side. I hope that it's able to come back and the people who o...  more »
  • I visited the island on a tour and the truth is worth! It takes place for lunch with small tables in the water, a store of memories with birds loose inside, and many iguanas who come to eat what people want them to offer. It is a very nice place of diving.
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