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Address: Gustavia, St Barthelemy
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
Description: This beach is littered with shells for that perfect vacation memento.

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Wonderful place to relax.

Great atmosphere a Ibiza feel to it. Lovely food and view from Do Brazil. The staff are efficient and friendly. Love this spot

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere a Ibiza feel to it. Lovely food and view from Do Brazil. The staff are efficient and friendly. Love this spot

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stopped at St Barts on P&O's Adonia, The beach is shells and no sand, We preferred to walk around the town and look in all the shops, people warned us about the cost of sunbeds, so we admired the water and the boats from a bench on the quayside, it was very hot the day we arrived there but... More 

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marin
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The beach is pretty, the water clear. There is a restaurant and the people are awful, rude, unpleasant and generally horrible. Avoid them. Definitely don't get conned into paying 40 euros to sit in their chairs!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a really cool beach. They call it Shell Beach for a reason. Spent the afternoon here just chillin. The restaurant by the beach you need a reservation so .. you have been warned.

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Lund, Sweden
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Walking distance from town and with the wonderful Do Brasil restaurant overlooking it, Shell Beach is the perfect spot for a lazy lunch and afternoon soaking up the rays.

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Wichita, Kansas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We spent the day in St Barths while sailing on the tall ship Star Clipper and went for a nice swim before sundown. The beach is all shells instead of sand. Very unique. You need shoes or tender feet will hurt. Highly recommend. A very easy short walk from the harbor.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Shell beach as its name is made of shells, excellent for collectors. No shade, but loungers available. Sea a little difficult to get into, take pumps and snorkel equipment. Busy on cruise days

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is a small beach tucked away just of Gustavia which is covered with shells. Of all the beaches in St. Bart's this is the only one I noted with shells (although many crushed). What makes this beach different is a great little restaurant on site where you can eat at the restaurant location or they will serve you on... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

A lovely shell strewn beach in St. Barts! The beach is long enough to find some privacy with rocky pockets for exploring. The water is beautiful, warm, clean & there is a beach front bar that was quite popular when we were there. Family friendly (shallow entry) - but be careful - some stretches have a rather quick drop off... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

unique shell beach with great sunsets and people watching. Stay for drinks and duck spring rolls at DoBrazil

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