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Tintamarre Island

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Address: St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Known as the "flat island"

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

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great snorkeling

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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AMHERST
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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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Monroe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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.

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

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

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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 

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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.

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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.

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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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Flat Rock, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Be sure to go beyond the beach where all the charters stop. Our guide took us around the other side of the island where we were able to snorkel in the coral reef - there were nurse sharks, turtles, stingrays and a wide variety of fish and other sea life - just don't get too near to the shore or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Tintamarre island is off the coast of the french part of St. Martin. You'll need to charter a boat to get there - easiest from Cul-de-Sac. The island itself contains different types of beaches (sandy; rocky; the east coast even has loads of petrified sponges). On "top" of the island is a former airfield of 600m, too heavy growth to... More 

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