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Address: Rue des Normands (South Western End), Gustavia, St Barthelemy
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
Description: This beach is littered with shells for that perfect vacation memento.

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Pristine Beach

Perfectly pristine beach. A must visit when in St. Bart's. Good people watching and near stores and restaurants where you can prepare your picnic for the day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Perfectly pristine beach. A must visit when in St. Bart's. Good people watching and near stores and restaurants where you can prepare your picnic for the day.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Ok this is a little about the beach, but more on visiting St. Bart's on Sunday's! Beware the shops are closed!! The beach itself is very small and as the name suggests is made up of small shells! Bring your own blankets or chairs as they charge to use beach chairs! There is a restaurant there, although we did not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Spent a couple hours at Shell Beach waiting on the ferry. Had drinks at Do Brazil in between trips to the water. Great service and fun beach for relaxing. We'll be back!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The beach is nice, but the real reason to go to Shell Beach is to have lunch or watch the sunset from Go Brazil. Lovely spot, great food, fun crowd.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Just a beach full of shells. Bit harder than the normal sandy beaches. Sea was lovely though. Restaurant was nice too. There are nicer beaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Easily the nicest beach I've ever been to. From the lovely views, to the crystal clear waters to the lack tourists which plague many other caribbean beaches. This place is amazing....

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North Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Small beach; quiet. We were on a boat in the bay scuba diving. Most of the beaches on St. Barths are fairly small, but this looked like the smallest. It was clean and clear water with no seaweed (which is a problem on the other side of the island).

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you're in town, and have nothing better to do, you might want to stop by this beach. Yes, there are some shells -- small mounds. No shade at all. But you can walk to it from town. It's next to Do Brazil restaurant -- no great shakes menu wise. You won't be missing out if you miss this one...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Only a short walk out of Gustavia, Shell Beach offers a magnificent view, a large expanse of shell sand, and a good beach bar Do Brazil.

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is s wonderful beach and very relaxing. The water is perfect. Very little wind. A number of rocks can be used to hide behind for privacy. Topless bathing is common. Great restaurant at entrance "Do Brazil". One of the top three beaches in St. Barths.

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Address: Address: Rue des Normands (South Western End), Gustavia, St Barthelemy
Location: Caribbean  >  St Barthelemy  >  Gustavia

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