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Tintamarre Island

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Address: St. Maarten-St. Martin

Known as the "flat island"

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St Maarten Sailing and Snorkeling Tour: Tintamarre Island, Creole Rock and...
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Full-Day Eco-Snorkeling and Beach Excursion

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Awesome sea life!

Turtles, Stingrays, sea urchins, and fish galor!!! You need a boat to get to the island we use Captain Allen's and they were amaizng. There r no inhabitants to the island but this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Turtles, Stingrays, sea urchins, and fish galor!!! You need a boat to get to the island we use Captain Allen's and they were amaizng. There r no inhabitants to the island but this is a sweet spot for snorkeling. I would reccomend taking a boat ride here!

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You gotta have a boat to get here! - Bring your mask and snorkel. You WILL see turtles! And loads of other fishes and shells on the sea floor. The beach or bay is gorgeous! Makes for a picturesque walk along the beach! Bring a float and tie off or just let the current float you along the bay... makes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

we had a wonderfull time snorkeling here with the Turtles .It was the highlight for me and another item off my bucket list,To be able to swim with the sea turtles and watch them in their natural habitat was simply amazing.There will definitely be a return trip someday

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We went with a snorkel tour to Tintamarre Island where we swam with the Sea Turtles. It is a preserve and seemed to be very well protected. The Island is pristine though we did not spend much time there. Swimming with the Sea turtles was a great and memorable experience.

2 Thank frannymclaughlin
Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stopped there on a chartered boat tour. We snorkeled and saw several turtles, a barracuda, and some pretty fish.

1 Thank Lori E
Acton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Green sea turtles, "friendly" sharks, tranquil, crystal-clear water, deserted beach when you go early and off-season. We were told you can see plenty of colorful small fish at the rocky end of the beach, but we did not venture there, as we had plenty to see off the beach. A boat drops you off close to the shore (no pier... More 

1 Thank Fernanda_and_Miguel
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our Blue Safaris boat tour stopped here and the captain showed us the turtles (he was good at spotting them) - it was spectacular.

2 Thank julierbuchanan
St. Thomas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Great third stop on our boat trip around St Marten. Plenty of Turtles and rays, beautiful beach to hang out on. Very unspoiled.

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Brewster, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stopped here while on a snorkel tour, the only way to get here is by boat. We did not go on the island itself but we did snorkel off of it and there was a lot of marine life to view. No one lives on the island and it appears that most of the tour companies go here.

1 Thank NYTom64
Dorr, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Tintamarre island is definitely worth the trip. The wife and I were on a guided boat tour when we stopped to snorkel here and boy did it deliver! We got to swim with a few sting rays, the wife got close to some barracuda and there were lots of fish. The beaches and water were absolutely perfect.

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