Tintamarre Beach

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Located within the boundaries of the St. Martin Marine Reserve and on a small island of the same name, this beach is secluded and beautiful, but not recommended for swimmers.

Positioned on the island of Ile Tintamarre, You might want to drop by even if you are not staying nearby.

How to Access The Beach
You'll have to take a boat to get to this beach, and most visitors do so as part of a tour.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach is rocky and the surf can be wild, but there is plenty of marine life to explore.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Set on St. Martin's West-Southwest coast; it's located near attractions like The Butterfly Farm, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of St. Martin, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. The nearest historical attraction is Mount Vernon Plantation, which is one of the closest interesting historical sites in the vicinity of Tintamarre Beach.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Tintamarre Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Butterfly Farm Botanical Garden 3.3 SW the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
The Old House Museum 3.6 SW the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Mount Vernon Plantation Historical Site 3.6 SW the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Hope Estate Archeological Site Historical Site 4.0 WSW the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Cultural Center Grand Case Museum 4.4 W the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

Cities and Towns

Orient Bay is the closest city to Tintamarre Beach. It is a fairly rural area, but it will be a nice day out for those wishing to get a better feel for the area. From Tintamarre Beach, Orient Bay is a fairly short distance away, about three miles (four and a half kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of vacationers who are staying in the area.

Visitors looking to find a hotel room near the beach won't have a tough time, as there are plenty of accommodations to pick from in the surrounding area. Find the closest and most convenient booking options by looking over what's shown below.

Accommodations near Tintamarre Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Alizea Hotel -- -- Hotel
Boca Raton Hotel -- -- Hotel
Caye Verte Hotel -- -- Hotel
Domaine Baie Nettle Hotel -- -- Hotel
Casa a Ti Case -- -- Cottages
Hotel Mount Vernon 2.8 mi. WSW Resort
Hotel La Plantation 2.9 mi. WSW Hotel
Hotel Palm Court -- -- Hotel
Hotel Alamanda Resort 2.9 mi. SW Resort
Esmeralda Resort 3.0 mi. SW Resort


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to eat at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, within a reachable distance. One of the closest restaurants is Yellow Beach. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood. It'll be found two miles away.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Tintamarre Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Yellow Beach (059) 077-1500 Caribbean Very Casual 2.0 mi. WSW
Karibuni (069) 064-3858 International Informal 2.0 mi. WSW
Bikini Beach Restaurant 590 87 43 25 Caribbean Fine Dining -- --
Chez Nawel (059) 049-7975 -- -- -- --
Domino's Pizza Orient Bay (059) 064-2881 Italian Very Casual -- --
La Chapelle (059) 052-3890 -- -- -- --
Lezard King (059) 087-3683 -- -- -- --
Mexicano Beach (059) 063-1119 -- -- -- --
Paradisio Beach (059) 029-4001 -- -- -- --
Tiki Hut (059) 063-1143 -- -- -- --
Ethnic (059) 087-1245 International Very Casual 2.9 mi. SW
Palm Beach Restaurant (069) 035-9906 American, Asian, French Very Casual 2.9 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on Ile Tintamarre besides Tintamarre Beach.

You may also enjoy Baie Lucas Beach, located four miles to the south-southwest.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in St. Martin, so visiting Tintamarre Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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