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“A must do!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear
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US$120.00*
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Day Trip to the Island of Prickly Pear from St Maarten
Ranked #2 of 25 things to do in Marigot
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“A must do!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2011

If you have the opportunity, take the catamaran to Prickly Pear Island. It is part of Anguilla, however you do not have to clear customs due to the fact you are on a deserted island. You must bring your passport though. The beach is awesome, absolutely beautiful. Nice for a daytrip. Trips are available from simpson bay marina through aqua marina on the lambada or tango. I believe you can book through other tour operators. I have been out there three times and would definetlely do it again.

Visited December 2011
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Calgary, Canada
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“Bluebeard to Prickly pear is the way to go”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2011

Had a great trip to prickly pear on the Bluebeard cat. The day was outstanding, with a great time on and in the water. Second trip on the BB. Went to Anguilla last time and it was great as well. The crew makes you feel like you are on your own private boat and they are the crew. Terrific service and trip. The snorkelling was good, lunch was also very good on the island and the beach is deserted except for the odd boat tour and is gorgeous. We will be back on the BB next trip to ST Maarten.

Visited November 2011
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VA Beach, VA
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“Bluebeard is great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2011

We went to Prickly Pear with Bluebeard (the Heinekin catameran), and had a terrific time. The crew is attentive and did all they could do to ensure everyone has a good time.

Visited November 2011
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Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States
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“Great Snorkeling!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2011

Took a party boat out for the day and Prickly Pear was one of the stops. Snorkeling here was so beautiful. We saw a variety of fish and the reef was breathtaking.

Visited October 2011
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New York City, New York
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“One of the greatest beaches in the world”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2011

Booked a Thursday trip on the Lambada. Start at 9 AM returns at 5. Great day, absolutely fantastic. The trip out brought you excellent views of St Martin and Anquilla. The reef protected beach is gorgous. 20 ft of crystal clear water. great snorkelling, delicious grilled lunch was served. Only bad thing was you only had about 3 1/2 hours at Prickly Pear. Free beer, wine, soda and water on board in and out along with some cheese, bread and sliced apples. Crew was great keeping everyone loose. Snorkeling equipment on board but bring your own if you have it.

Great day!!! Highly recommended

Visited April 2011
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