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Paradise Peak

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Address: Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin

Those who hike to the top of the island's highest mountain are rewarded...

Those who hike to the top of the island's highest mountain are rewarded with wonderful views.

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Good little hike

-we found the road up to the stairs that lead up to the Pic Paridis point -parked the car near a gate that leads to a cell phone tower -saw stairs and climbed away -at the top... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Toronto, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

-The road was recently repaved in several sections -The bad sections are gone, which means any vehicle can easily make it up the road, even small front wheel drive cars (see pics) -Drive up "Rue du Pic Paradis" all the way to the top -Park by the Telefrance tower (only 2-3 spots) -Do no leave anything in your car, nothing... More 

Thank LaL7
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

-we found the road up to the stairs that lead up to the Pic Paridis point -parked the car near a gate that leads to a cell phone tower -saw stairs and climbed away -at the top of the climb walk straight and then choose the furthest right trail as it will lead you to the point where you have... More 

Thank Lryu
Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Right along the main highway it's worth the stop. Good place to do your shopping but the restaurant is the hidden gem. Great views with daily specials, service is either French or English. Ladies were awesome. Food well worth it. Very reasonable. The views are the best restaurant views we have found anywhere on the is,and.

Thank Toddbrenda
Larchmont, New York
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156 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We drove on a pretty bad road as far as we could go. We did not venture any further by foot as we did not know how long a hike it is to the top. A few signs would be helpful. Not good if you cannot walk easily.

Thank William B
Peachtree City, Georgia
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Easy to find, not a bad hike once you park. You'll have to ditch the car at some point unless you have a jeep or an ATV because the road gets bad. Great views all around the island!

1 Thank 3georges
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Hike up to Pic Paradise from Loterie Farm, they charge you $5, give you a map, explain the hike and then off you go. It is a very well labeled path but it is a HIKE, you will get your heart pumping for sure, make sure to bring LOTS OF WATER and wear good shoes! Totally worth it when you... More 

2 Thank Ashley V
Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Tough to get to so you need a car or taxi. The views are increadable and a good camera/device a must.

Thank Keysmako
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We went all the way to the top. Drove our car as far as we could and walked the rest. Gorgeous view and very cool to be a top of the highest peak. Cannot believe people actually live up there. Lots of barking dogs at the private residences so just respect their privacy.

Thank Val131964
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Stopped off on our tour, had great views of the island. Really loved this island, will be back again - there is the Caribbean, French and Dutch culture.

Thank Jackiebaptist
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We were robbed. We rented two ATVs and after hiking a few minutes and taking pictures, probably 15 minutes being away from our ATVs... we returned with the seats of the ATVs up in the air. They broke into the seats and stole our phones and cash. BEWARE! TAKE YOUR BELONGINGS!

Thank Cphan08

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