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Caribbean Paddling

| Embarcadere de Pinel Island, Cul de Sac 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
+590 690 22-0322
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Returned for a 2nd visit

We enjoyed Pinel Island and the service from Caribbean Paddling that we made a return visit while... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Placentia, California
Honeymoon Adventure!

Our experience with Caribbean Paddling was fantastic! Very down to earth, knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Angie C
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We offer everyday eco-friendly adventures to Pinel Island in St Maarten. Rent a tandem kayak for the family or a single kayak for a solo trip, give paddle board a try and discover the ocean like you've never seen it before! With very affordable prices, you can spend an incredible day with our kayaks or stand up paddle board (SUP) on Pinel Island! Explore the keys, have a photo break on the sandbar, and lunch in one of the two restaurants on Pinel Island, Karibuni or Yellow Beach! Booking ahead of time is strongly advised, especially during high season between Christmas and April.
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| Embarcadere de Pinel Island, Cul de Sac 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
+590 690 22-0322
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed Pinel Island and the service from Caribbean Paddling that we made a return visit while on a cruise in July. They have expanded a bit since our 1st visit and we went with a SUP this time instead of a kayak. Same great...More

Thank agoldman3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our experience with Caribbean Paddling was fantastic! Very down to earth, knowledgeable and personable employees. Stephen was so helpful, we appreciated that he took the time to give us tips to enjoy the most of our kayaking experience and time at Pinel Island. He even...More

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented two stand-up paddle boards and one 2-person kayak along with snorkeling gear. It was a great paddle out to Pinel island and we stopped along the way to do some snorkeling. The paddle boards and kayak allowed us to move along at our...More

Thank MojoPeak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a nice relaxing day. To get to Caribbean Paddling you end up at a big dirt parking lot. The white hut is off to the left. There's no sign but you can see the kayaks and snorkel equipment so you...More

Thank Jen F
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My wife and I rented a tandem kayak (as well as snorkeling gear) in order to explore Pinel Island and the surrounding waters. We had a GREAT time. The day we went exploring was a bit windy, but we did not mind one bit. The...More

3  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 7 August 2017

After booking the giant stand up paddle board a few days prior to arriving in St. Marteen on our cruise ship, we were disappointed to arrive at the Cul de Sac and get told that none of the kayaks or paddle boards would be going...More

Thank Adventure5151
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We rented 2 kayaks the last week of June. They are very friendly and you can go at your own pace and timeline. The trip was easy. The only issue was finding the place. The directions will take you to a parking lot, once in...More

Thank arkansas_traveler96
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This was a great independent excursion which gave us time to relax and do things at our own pace. Will definitely do again when our next cruise stops there!

Thank Drlambert83
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Definitely use Caribbean Paddling if you are travelling to the Orient Bay/Pinel Island area of St. Martin, or chartering a yacht, and need some gear to bring along!!! We were bareboat chartering for seven days around St. Martin and we rented two single kayaks and...More

Thank francescaschott
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Caribbean Paddling couldn't have made it any easier to escape for a day to Pinel Island! My husband and I pulled up to Caribbean Paddling around 10:30am without a reservation. There were plenty of 2 seater kayaks to choose from and for only $30 for...More

1  Thank Cjweaver0303
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Questions & Answers
3 March 2017|
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Response from ford717 | Reviewed this property |
It would be about a 20-30 minute ride by taxi.
4 January 2017|
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Response from maureendesmarais | Reviewed this property |
We did reserve in advance since we knew our son wanted to have a kayak while on vacation.
Judy Q
11 November 2016|
Response from traveler51915 | Reviewed this property |
Our taxi ride from Orient Beach to Cul de Sac was about $15 and there were several taxis availble at the dock when we returned.