Pinel Island, Saint-Martin

#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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  • Small island with maybe about 400 iguanas living there. One restaurant was closed and one open. Good water to relax for a couple of hours, you can take a small boat from shore for $15 per person and w...  more »
  • It was really bad, becouse guys who do trips over to the island don't care that on island you'll not have place in restaurants or you'll not get a sunbead,or parasoll.They just want your money and peo...  more »
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