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Grande Saline Beach

Address: Anse de Grande Saline, St Barthelemy
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Type: Beaches, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming, Birdwatching, Sunbathing
Owner description: Watch out prudes, this beach is not for the shy: nude sunbathing is the norm at this beach.
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Type: Beaches, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming, Birdwatching, Sunbathing
Owner description: Watch out prudes, this beach is not for the shy: nude sunbathing is the norm at this beach.

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  • French first
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English first
San Ramon, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The beach was great. The views were amazing. A lot of seaweed in the water and on beach. My husband was eaten alive by the Mosquitos, bring lots of spray. I don't say this as a negative, because all the beaches have mosquitos. I would say this about every beach because we went to all of them.

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Knoxville, TN
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167 reviews 167 reviews
52 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We visited in November....a few weeks after the hurricane and there was still a ton of seaweed at this beach. We usually stay a full day here, but after our walk out there...we turned and went back to find another beach on the other side. Be aware...regarding the walk to the beach....it is a little walk and you have to... More 

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Boston
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We vistited in November and it was very windy. Could not lay out for too long because of blowing sand. Have been there in the past and without wind it is absolutely breathtaking!! Bring water no ammenities but restaurant very close to parking lot is very good!!

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London, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Wear some good walking shoes (sand and rock) for the walk from the parking lot to the beach and you will be rewarded with a wide sandy beach. I visited once through the day and two early mornings. For the mornings, I had the beach to myself for walking the entire length of the beach twice. As other reviewers have... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Very nice beach, had a lot of seaweed... but quiet and relaxing. Had to walk to the end of the beach to get in the water becasue the seaweed was thick.

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Cannes, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was the sexiest beach in Saint Barth. Large, white sand, clear water. Not crowded. Frequented by locals and tourists alike. Beautiful people throughout. As is customary on French beaches, most women tan and swim without tops. As you get further from the entrance, either to the left or the right, the number of couples tanning or swimming "au naturel"... More 

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Beautiful beach and great place to relax and take a tan. The water is shallow and clear. Good for snorkeling.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This beach is never crowded. That is a huge plus for me. That said, it is absolutely gorgeous and has some of the clearest water and best scenery in the west indies. You need a cab to get here from port and its about 10-15 minutes drive. Its a short walk, probably about 10 minutes, to the beach but that... More 

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Agrelo, Mendoza
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

the waves and the size of this beach made this beach climb among the top 10 in our world beach list! no restaurants so you need to take your wáter & food but beautiful to walk and swim, lots of energy, do not leave St. Barths without seeing Grande Saline

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New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It's an immaculate beach, the water is calm and blue and beautiful. It's a known topless location with some nudists sprinkled here and there so not a children friendly place. If you an American tourist, please don't walk on the beach staring at half naked people like you are in a zoo, it's very very rude.

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