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Private Boat Tour to St Martin Natural Reserve


Private Tour to St Martin

Embark on an unforgettable journey to the pristine natural reserve of St. Martin, where adventure and tranquility meet in perfect harmony. Imagine gliding over crystal-clear waters on a private boat reserved exclusively for you and your select group of up to eight companions.

What to expect on the private boat tour

This exclusive seven-hour tour promises not just a voyage, but a deep dive into the heart of the Caribbean’s hidden gems.

Feel the thrill of swimming alongside majestic sea turtles at Tintamarre Island, a once-in-a-lifetime experience that brings you face-to-face with nature’s gentle giants.

Let the serene beauty of Pinel Island envelop you as you relax on its sun-kissed shores, the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Dive into the vibrant underwater world at Creole Rock, where snorkeling among the colorful coral reefs feels like entering a different universe, teeming with life and mystery.

As you navigate along the stunning west coast of St. Martin, let the breathtaking landscapes and the rhythm of the waves soothe your soul.

Your knowledgeable boat driver, fluent in both English and French, ensures a seamless and enriching experience, guiding you through the beauty of St. Martin with expertise and care.

This private boat tour is more than just a trip; it’s a journey into the heart of the Caribbean’s awe-inspiring natural beauty, tailor-made for those seeking an exclusive and memorable adventure.

Don’t just travel—immerse yourself in the extraordinary with this private boat tour to St. Martin.

Things to do at St Martin

Besides visiting the three islands, Tintamarre Island, Pinel Island, and Creole Rock, tourists can do various activities on their boat ride to St Martin Reserve.

Some popular activities are snorkeling, swimming with sea turtles, relaxing on beaches and scuba diving.


The marine life around St. Martin is exceptionally rich, featuring a dazzling array of tropical fish, sea turtles, and colorful coral reefs. Some of the most renowned snorkeling sites include Creole Rock in Grand Case Bay. It is known for its shallow waters teeming with marine life, making it perfect for beginners and experienced snorkelers. Pinel Island offers easy access to shallow coral gardens, ideal for families and those looking to combine snorkeling with a day of relaxation on a beautiful beach.

Swimming with sea turtles

Swimming with sea turtles in the St. Martin reserve is a magical experience connecting you with nature’s serene beauty. Tintamarre Island, within the reserve, is particularly famous for this enchanting activity. The crystal-clear Caribbean waters serve as a sanctuary for these gentle creatures, allowing snorkelers and swimmers to glide alongside them in their natural habitat. This encounter offers a unique opportunity to observe sea turtles up close, witnessing their graceful movements and their peaceful world.

Relaxing on beaches

The beaches within the St. Martin reserve offer a tranquil retreat into nature’s embrace, featuring some of the Caribbean’s most serene and picturesque shores. From the secluded sands of Tintamarre Island to the inviting shores of Pinel Island, each beach presents a unique paradise where soft, white sand meets the azure embrace of the sea. Here, visitors can unwind, soak up the sun, and let the gentle sound of waves lull them into relaxation, making these beaches perfect havens for those seeking a peaceful escape.

Scuba diving

Scuba diving in the St. Martin reserve unveils an underwater wonderland teeming with vibrant coral reefs, diverse marine life, and captivating shipwrecks. The Caribbean waters offer excellent visibility, allowing divers to explore the depths easily. Sites like Creole Rock and the numerous wrecks around the island cater to all levels of experience, from beginners to advanced divers. Encounters with colorful tropical fish, sea turtles, and sometimes even nurse sharks make scuba diving in St. Martin an unforgettable adventure.

Island attractions at St Martin Natural Reserve

The St Martin Reserve has three popular islands – Tintamarre Island, Pinel Island and Creole Rock.

Tintamarre Island

Tintamarre Island in St Martin Reserve
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Tintamarre Island, nestled within the St. Martin Natural Reserve, is a tranquil oasis renowned for its stunning natural beauty and vibrant marine life.

This uninhabited island is a popular destination for visitors seeking a serene escape, offering pristine beaches with powdery white sand and crystal-clear waters.

Ideal for snorkeling and swimming, it’s especially famous for the opportunity to swim alongside sea turtles in their natural habitat, making it a must-visit for nature enthusiasts and those looking to connect with the marine world.

Pinel Island

Pinel Island
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Pinel Island is a picturesque gem within the St. Martin Natural Reserve, offering a slice of paradise with its idyllic beaches and calm, turquoise waters.

Accessible by a short boat ride, this small island is the epitome of Caribbean charm, providing a perfect spot for relaxation and sunbathing.

With its shallow waters and soft sandy beaches, Pinel Island is also ideal for families and snorkelers eager to explore its vibrant marine life, making it a beloved destination for day-trippers seeking tranquility and natural beauty.

Creole Rock

Creole Rock
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Creole Rock, part of the St. Martin Natural Reserve, is a haven for snorkelers and divers, offering one of the most fascinating underwater experiences in the Caribbean.

This large rock formation, located just off the coast of Grand Case, is surrounded by shallow waters that teem with a diverse array of marine life, including colorful fish, sea turtles, and vibrant coral reefs.

Its clear waters and rich ecosystems make Creole Rock a premier spot for those looking to immerse themselves in the beauty of the underwater world.

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