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Address: Flamands, Anse des Flamands, Saint Barthelemy, St Barthelemy
Activities: Swimming, People-watching
Description: Some sand, some surf, some sun, some shade: this beach has all the...
Some sand, some surf, some sun, some shade: this beach has all the ingredients for a good time.
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Windy paradise

The day we visited this beach it was quite windy. Other than that, it was by far one of our favorite beaches in St. Barths. We had lunch down at Cheval Blanc which came with two... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Denise V
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The day we visited this beach it was quite windy. Other than that, it was by far one of our favorite beaches in St. Barths. We had lunch down at Cheval Blanc which came with two comfortable chairs, a large umbrella, and drink service until our 2pm reservation. The waters were gorgeous with a bit of fun wave action as... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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72 reviews 72 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We don't need a lot of SUP, windsurfing, boogie boarding, or other things that may be too "active" when we go to the beach. If that's how you're wired, too, then this is the beach for you. It's wide, long, pretty, and calm. We stayed here in a villa that was right on the beach and had a pool, Ecoute... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My favorite beach ever. A spot to make as home for a week or so. Peace and Serenity. Always perfect for a walk, bakery a short hop away, as well as a trail to Colombier Beach. Can't say enough.

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Knoxville, TN
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189 reviews 189 reviews
55 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This beach is a wonderful beach with both boutique hotels and some smaller villas lining it. Because of this, there are usually more folks enjoying the sand. But, it is wonderful sitting there and enjoying the view of the smaller islands out front. Parking is street-side and is sometimes hard to come by.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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236 reviews 236 reviews
71 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Great beach. Wide and long. Crystal clear water. One of my favorite 3 beaches on the island. Definitely a must visit when you come to the island.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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180 reviews 180 reviews
47 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Great beach for an early morning walk before the sun is fully up. Not much cover unless you're staying at the spa so a bit hot midday day. Great fun swimming in the waves

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Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
13 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Anse de Flamands is a great beach, it's very long and wide and has decent waves to liven up a swim. The far end from the road down to it has villa rentals and easy parking on the road, the end nearest the road down is harder tp park for and has the oh so stylish Isle De France Hotel... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Probably the easiest beach to get to as far as available parking. The waves were rough when we were there not sure if that is normal or it was a rough day.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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189 reviews 189 reviews
10 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

More developed than the others, but a beautiful stretch of sand with a hotel for lunch at one end. I loved this beach for walking.

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Picture perfect for taking photos and taking in the rays. Beautiful stretch of coastline. Not much shade so be sure to take your sun screen and a larger hat to protect you from the sun. Best visiting in the late afternoon, stunning sun sets.

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