Ocean lovers and outdoors adventurists love the little island of Pinel. Located just off of the St Maarten coast, Pinel Island is a safe haven of white sand and clear water that is perfect for kayakers, stand-up paddle boarders and those who want a tranquil escape from the modern world.

On the main beach you’ll find two restaurants with lobster and conch specialties, and on the other side of the island you’ll find an ideal snorkel spot in the secluded cove protected by a barrier reef. The island is small enough to explore by foot, and if you end up on the secluded side of the island, you’ll be rewarded with great views of St Maarten and the greater Caribbean.

Practical Info

Pinel Island is just off the coast of St Maarten, so it’s easily accessible by ferry boat, kayak or paddle board.

Tours & Tickets

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St Maarten Speed Boat and Snorkeling Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 12 Reviews

Take to the water on a comprehensive speedboat tour of St Maarten, with several snorkeling stops included in your 6-hour excursion. Snorkel at Creole Rock, ...  Read more

Location: Philipsburg, St Maarten
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $108.99

St Martin Sunset Paddleboarding Tour

Experience one of the Caribbean’s gorgeous sunsets from a new perspective on this twilight stand-up paddleboarding tour. Choose a departure point of either ...  Read more

Location: Grand Case or Cul de Sac, St Martin
Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours

From USD $54.99

Pinel Island Kayaking and Hiking Tour

Spend a morning or afternoon on the beautiful waters off the northeast coast of St Martin on this kayak tour from Cul-de-Sac to Pinel Island. When you arrive ...  Read more

Location: Cul de Sac, St Martin
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $59.99

Pinel Island Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

Discover the beauty of Pinel Island both in and out of the water on this combo snorkeling and kayaking tour from Cul-de-Sac. With a guide, kayak across the ...  Read more

Location: Cul de Sac, St Martin
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $59.99

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