Pinel Island, Saint-Martin

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#2 of 6 in Nature in St. Maarten-St. Martin
#Island, #Beach, #Must See
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 Cul de Sac trip planning site to visit Pinel Island on your trip to Cul de Sac, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • very beautiful island with beautiful greenery with beautiful mountain to see by taking a water taxi with a very nice beach in the finest of st martin
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  • Beautiful island with beautiful beaches, especially the small island of Pinel beautiful greenery with many iguanas and beautiful palm trees such as umbrellas ... .... well worth exploring and enjoy all the beauties. Of course after Hurricane "Irma" we don't know how sia.....ma anyway I think it's always worth the trip.
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  • We went here as one of our stops on a day tour. The beach was nice and the water clear and warm but there was a lot of damage to the trees and the iguanas are all but gone after the hurricanes.  more »

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