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Tintamarre island

Cul de Sac

Tintamarre island Saint Martin : Pictures and description

The Tintamarre island, classified as a Natural Reserve, is a destination in its own right which deserves to be explored in a day from the town of Cul-de-Sac, on the island of Saint-Martin. This islet extends over an area of ​​100 hectares, mainly covered with natural and preserved vegetation. The island is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Saint Martin.

The Tintamarre island, which stretches about 3 kilometers long, is remarkable for its desert character. You will only encounter nature creatures here, such as iguanas, crabs, tortoises, and a few goats. This wild environment offers a unique insight into local wildlife, without human interference.

On the west side of the island, a pretty beach stretches along the coastline. It serves as a stopping point for sightseeing boat trips, allowing visitors to enjoy the natural beauty of this isolated location. The beach is an ideal place for relaxation, swimming and contemplating the sea.

To the south of the Tintamarre island, a shallow lagoon is delimited by a coral reef. This lagoon is home to rich marine biodiversity, making it a popular spot for snorkeling and observing underwater life. Visitors can explore this lagoon to discover a variety of fish and other sea creatures in their natural habitat.

To get to the Tintamarre island, several options are possible. You can charter a boat from Cul-de-Sac for a more independent experience, allowing you to set your own itinerary, or book an organized catamaran day trip, offering a guided, all-inclusive approach to the island . These two options will allow you to fully enjoy the natural beauty and tranquility of the Tintamarre island.

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