Pinel Island, Saint-Martin

#2 of 6 in Nature in St. Maarten-St. Martin
Island · Nature / Park
Take a boat ride out to the soft sands of Pinel Island, and enjoy a sheltered beach with calm waters, lethargic iguanas basking in the sun, and lovely hiking trails circumnavigating the island. There’s great snorkeling to be had in the sandy-bottomed bay, and cold beverages to be enjoyed at the beach huts, which also serve food and sell basic beach supplies. Consider arriving early, as the beach will likely get busy. It’s worth bringing your own shade in the event that the beach's loungers and umbrellas are all taken. Use our Orient Bay trip planning site to visit Pinel Island on your trip to Orient Bay, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Yellow Beach area and water are beautiful. Had a delicious lunch at the yellow beach restaurant, one of the best grouper dishes I’ve had. Staff at the beach and restaurant are very friendly and...  more »
  • Beautiful island with two nice restaurants, restrooms, chairs and umbrellas. There is a little shop on the island with the cutest souvenirs at a great price. White sandy beach, limited shade so...  more »

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