Pinel Island with beach chairs


Out of the close to 40 beaches available on the island of St. Maarten / St. Martin, we selected Pinel Island as beach of the week!



Take a day trip to Pinel Island right off the coast off the coast of French side St. Martin.
A large inland bay separates it from French Cul De Sac and Orient Bay. Legend has it the island was called after a stranded pirate named Pinel.
Pinel island guarantees a full day of fun for the entire family.
Its shallow and tranquil waters on the bay side provide a great location for families with kids to snorkel and swim around. Its most shallow swimming area (maximum depth one meter / three feet) is confined by little buoys to protect swimmers from little boats anchoring the island. All of this within a bay marked by clear seas and pristine white sands below it.



How to get to Pinel Island


Boats to Pinel island depart from the seaside parking lot of French Cul de Sac. They leave every 20 to 30 minutes; between may and November the frequency can be lower.


Enjoy your at the Beach!


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