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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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If you want beach activities, other than surfing, this is the place for you. Lots of people, windsurfing, SUP, the occasional kite surfer out in the distance, and the periodic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Mobile, Alabama
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Mobile, Alabama
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you want beach activities, other than surfing, this is the place for you. Lots of people, windsurfing, SUP, the occasional kite surfer out in the distance, and the periodic propeller plane taking off from the airport (the runway ends at the beach). There's a lot happening and a lot of folks to watch as they go back and forth... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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230 reviews 230 reviews
71 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Very nice beach with easy parking. There are places to rent chairs if you are so inclined. Sitting right next to runway fence provides view of takeoffs. Several spots to grab food or drink.

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Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This little beach is very nice to experience as it is not to crowded and people are just simply in a good relax mood. Great way to spend an afternoon in St Barth.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Nice not big not too busy beach great white sand water and you can lay down enjoy the sun and just watch the air plains go on and off.

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New York, New York, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We went to St. Jean Beach to further explore St. Barths. Well, I can say it is a nice place and I do like the fact that there are two places you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas. Be warned, one place is quite pricey. Eden Rock will rent chairs at 50 Euro apiece. The one thing I must say... More 

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Silicon Valley
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

fun to watch the planes land nearby. great water. white sand. try the Hideaway (pizza) for lunch. i would allow 2 hours or so.

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São Paulo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Place to relax and enjoy the sun with some Caribe beer. Not too busy and very private. Nice view of the planes in and out.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great beach, good food and fun entertainment watching the planes come in and out off the beach. Eden Rock and Nikki Beach can be found here.

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
12 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We used to love St Jean beach: for its easy swimming and people watching, but even more so for the pleasure of walking the beach and watching the planes. Unfortunately this once beautiful beach has been ruined by two FENCES, one either side of the extension of the runway. You now cannot walk the whole beach and to get to... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Bright turquoise and deep shades of blue characterize this beach where you are constantly amazed by the view of landing planes and celebrities.

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