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Caribbean Paddling

| Embarcadere de Pinel Island, Cul de Sac 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+590 690 22-0322
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Fun & Easy

We rented 2 kayaks the last week of June. They are very friendly and you can go at your own pace... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
North Texas
Caribbean Paddling - Great way to spend a day!

This was a great independent excursion which gave us time to relax and do things at our own pace... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Swansea, Massachusetts
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We offer everyday eco-friendly adventures to Pinel Island in St Maarten. Rent a tandem kayak for the family or a single kayak for a solo trip, give paddle board a try and discover the ocean like you've never seen it before! With very affordable prices, you can spend an incredible day with our kayaks or stand up paddle board (SUP) on Pinel Island! Explore the keys, have a photo break on the sandbar, and lunch in one of the two restaurants on Pinel Island, Karibuni or Yellow Beach! Booking ahead of time is strongly advised, especially during high season between Christmas and April.
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  • Very good11%
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| Embarcadere de Pinel Island, Cul de Sac 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+590 690 22-0322
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented 2 kayaks the last week of June. They are very friendly and you can go at your own pace and timeline. The trip was easy. The only issue was finding the place. The directions will take you to a parking lot, once in...More

Thank arkansas_traveler96
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great independent excursion which gave us time to relax and do things at our own pace. Will definitely do again when our next cruise stops there!

Thank Drlambert83
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely use Caribbean Paddling if you are travelling to the Orient Bay/Pinel Island area of St. Martin, or chartering a yacht, and need some gear to bring along!!! We were bareboat chartering for seven days around St. Martin and we rented two single kayaks and...More

Thank francescaschott
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caribbean Paddling couldn't have made it any easier to escape for a day to Pinel Island! My husband and I pulled up to Caribbean Paddling around 10:30am without a reservation. There were plenty of 2 seater kayaks to choose from and for only $30 for...More

Thank Cjweaver0303
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were on our honeymoon and I have always wanted to go paddle boarding.. He had the best prices on the island for this. It was so cool to see turtles and amazing fishes in the water.. It's a must do when...More

Thank Thunter30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the Cul de Sac parking area and quickly found the people at Caribbean Paddling. It took just a few minutes to get outfitted with a tandem sit-on-top kayak, snorkel gear and a large dry bag (which can be strapped to the kayak)....More

Thank peteknauss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great experience! Was a little hesitant at first because I wasn't sure how difficult it would be to paddle to the island. However, I ordered 2 solo kayaks for us and went with it. I couldn't be any happier with my decision to do...More

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and fun trip with kayaking between the islands. Very reasonable price and Ozzy has been great as always. Book ahead by calling which is better than online sometimes. Go onto the petite rock in the middle for a small climb to the top...More

Thank Ben Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great value with shuttle transport & tandem kayak package. Perfect water/beach activity for 4-6 hours on beautiful Pinel Island. Enjoy easy kayaking, white sand beach & dining at 2 beachside restaurants/bars... plus souvenir gift shops. Don't miss this unique French-side experience with Carbbean Paddling!!

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely, amazing, simply perfect! well done guys, you made my vacation perfect and just dream to come back.

Thank suelaluli
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Questions & Answers
4 March 2017|
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Response from ford717 | Reviewed this property |
It would be about a 20-30 minute ride by taxi.
5 January 2017|
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Response from maureendesmarais | Reviewed this property |
We did reserve in advance since we knew our son wanted to have a kayak while on vacation.
Judy Q
12 November 2016|
Response from traveler51915 | Reviewed this property |
Our taxi ride from Orient Beach to Cul de Sac was about $15 and there were several taxis availble at the dock when we returned.