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Prickly Pear

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Address: Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Day Trip to the Island of Prickly Pear from St Maarten
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Prickly Pear Day Sail and Snorkel from St Maarten

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Beautiful, peaceful beach

This is really a beautiful beach, on a small island off the cost of St. Martin. The sand is so soft and the water surrounding the island is crystal clear. You will need to access... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
William C
Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is really a beautiful beach, on a small island off the cost of St. Martin. The sand is so soft and the water surrounding the island is crystal clear. You will need to access the island by some type of boat, but it's worth the trip as it's one of the nicest beaches you will find.

Thank William C
Paris, France
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

If you want to spend a beautiful day away this is the place to go! The beach is calm, it's not crowed because you can only access by boat, so you can have a beautiful white sandy beach all to yourself!

Thank Mimi97233
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

The beach is gorgeous. The island is uninhabited so there nothing there besides 2 restaurants that opens on selective days and times. Great place for snorkelling.

Thank Kiselle F
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

The water here was so crystal clear. Great place for snorkeling or just relaxing on the beach. also had a nice little beach bar.

Thank Becky H
Georgetown, Canada
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Beautiful private island! Pristine beach with soft white sand! A must see! For the time of your life visit Prickly Pear Island by booking the all-day Catamaran Cruise aboard the fabulous "Winner's Touch" by Solana. What a beautiful experience! Great for snorkelling!

1 Thank Lori W
Wylie, Texas
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We love sailing with Bluebeard Charters to Prickly Pear today we've sailed with them before always a great time, they took very good care of us what an awesome day with beautiful beaches had the best time, check these people out you won't be sorry

Thank SRA4
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

We had a great day traveling by catamaran to Prickly Pear. The water is beautiful for swimming, the sun keeps you warm and the snorkeling is outstanding. We stopped at several beaches along the way, and even had time to get lunch. A good trip for relaxing fun with family and friends.

Thank BGratrix
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

I booked this trip on Viator, TripAdvisor's affiliate site, and it was worth it! The sail spanned a little over 7 hours, first stop at Prickly Pear, deserted and environmentally protected strip of paradise. Had lunch a few drinks and spent time snorkeling and enjoying the clear waters...then off to Anguilla....where we enjoyed the waters of a private beach and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

We had a very nice experience with Prickly Pear. The snorkelling was amazing. Great service, great boat, great time! We would sail with Prickly Pear again without hesitation.

Thank janedolip
Rockford, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Spent the day with my family (ages 3 to 78) and Elliott was our captain. Had a great time. Would do Italy over again!

Thank tamimundwiler

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