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Grande Saline Beach

Anse de Grande Saline, St. Barthelemy
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Type: Beaches, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Birdwatching
Traveler Description: Have been to Saline Beach many times. When the wind is calm, it's great. When it's windy, the water can be very rough and sand will beat you up. No... more »
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This beach gets early sun and is long enough to do a couple of circuits in the morning go before 7am and the beach will be yours.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Getting to Grand Saline requires a walk up and along a rocky path but when you reach the top and see the first glimpse of the sea.... WOW. Grand Saline beach is long and quite deep but choose your spot carefully. Turn left and you're amongst the familes and those too lazy to walk along the beach. Turn right and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The beach was an easy walk from the parking lot, even with chairs, and the restaurants around there are great for lunch. We are a couple without children but there were children there and they seemed to handle the walk to the beach just fine as well. Remember there is nothing there so plan ahead for food and bathroom

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Queensbury, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The most beautiful beach with white sand and turquoise water. Large beach with excellent swimming, and private setting.We love that there are no houses, restaurants, shops, or resorts on this beach. It's just you (and a handful of other sun seekers) and mother nature.

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macdrugrep
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This is a gorgeous, kid friendly beach. A short hike and you will really enjoy this pristine oasis. When done stop by L'Esprit right down road for a fantastic lunch or to grab a drink.

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USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is a gorgeous beach with clean, clear water in beautiful shades of blue. Absolutely worth a visit. There are no bars, restaurants, or bathrooms on the beach -- completely undeveloped and natural. One warning: There is no shade. If you are sun-sensitive like me, bring your own umbrella and lots of sunscreen. There is also a rocky path from... More

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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125 reviews 125 reviews
26 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

All beaches on St Barths are incredible, but I love this beach. It's one of the best in the world. Beautiful white sand and incredible aqua colored water. It's secluded, so bring lunch and water, or eat at Grain de Sel, right at entrance. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I won't rehash the various comments that precede mine; they sum up the various attributes nicely. I'd simply focus on whether this is one of the Top 10 Beaches in the World. I've been to a lot of beaches and can't think of any in Florida or California that match this. French Riviera is usually more crowded, its water less... More

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Englewood, Florida
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148 reviews 148 reviews
43 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Saline is a bit remote but well worth any efforts to get there! After a twisty drive down too-narrow roads you reach a paved parking lot (often full). HINT: There is usually room to park along the road's edge near the parking lot. We did that one day. Once out of your car, you face a 1/2 mile walk over... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The beach is great and there is a lot of people, but it is not a classic "head to head" pretty good parking, but in the season there will probably be a lot

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