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St. Jean Beach

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Address: St. Jean, St Barthelemy
Activities: Swimming
Description: The island's most popular beach, best known for its white sand beaches and...
The island's most popular beach, best known for its white sand beaches and calm waters perfect for swimming and sailing.
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Great central location

Car hire is worthwhile as the taxis are so expensive.Close to Gustavia for shops restaurants bars, also St Jean has it all as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Car hire is worthwhile as the taxis are so expensive.Close to Gustavia for shops restaurants bars, also St Jean has it all as well.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Not too crowded, clean and crystal clear water. A good place to take a swim, or simply lay on the sand and work on the tan

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Virginia
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35 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is really two beaches, broken in half by Eden Rock, with different vibes and even water styles. The half where Tom Beach Hotel is has parking on the right just after you make the turn by the end of the airport. The Tom Beach side always has a nice breeze, the water is a bit choppier and there are... More 

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Florida
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165 reviews 165 reviews
24 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Nice beach -- white sand; not too many shells. We walked along here each morning after breakfast from our hotel. You can walk right up to the "rock" of the Eden Rock hotel. We saw many people doing short runs here; sunning in front of their hotels; or having drinks at La Plage on St Jean Beach. You have a... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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141 reviews 141 reviews
42 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A beautiful beach with plenty to see both above and below the water. St Jean offers beautiful scenery, good people watching and very good snorkeling. What more could you want from a beach?

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East Amherst, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Incredibly soft sand, not a lot of people around, and the water is pristine. Wish I had this in my backyard!

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Just overhead, the small planes come in from Puerto Rico, St Martaan, and Antigua. Although St Barth's is renowned for its scary airplane landings, the pilots are quite experienced. In the plane, it seems easy.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great Beach the Most Famous on the Rock.. it seats not only Nicky Beach but Also the Eden Rock. Bring your own towel and enjoy of the View of the Airplanes taking off from the local airport..

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a nice beach next to the Eden Rock hotel and the water was beautiful. Can bea bit rough when windy but perfect for wind surfers. Some stranger hotels houses in the middle and can be noisy as it is at the end of the runway.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is without question a beautiful beach and the "it" place to be in St. Barths. The planes flying in overhead, Nikki Beach for lunch, the shops, Eden Rock for dinner. But the beach is serene even with all the activity. The waters are calm for swimming and the sands are beautiful. Don't miss this one.

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