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St. Jean Beach

St. Jean, St Barthelemy
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in St. Jean
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming
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Owner description: 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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Ingolstadt, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Top Beach! Wonderful white soft white sand. Turquoise water. Nice Bars to drink something. We also watched the little air crafts landing spectacularly on the difficult airport which is nearby the beach. It's a public beach - so no fee is required. The beach is very clean. One of our most favorite beaches.

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Toronto, Canada
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155 reviews 155 reviews
16 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We went to the opposite side by Eden Park and Niki Beach Club (restaurant) less busy BUT no chairs to rent - you can rent chairs etc from Niki Beach Club - pricey. No real shade - a couple of palm trees - shade from the wall - so be prepared. Gorgeous view. Look out to Eden Park - historic... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

*unfortunately, they built a fence at the runway, blocking one side of the beach from the other-- you can't walk the whole length now. poop.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This beach was a little overhyped in my opinion. It's beautiful - don't get me wrong. And I love that the airport is so close so you can see small planes take off. The sand was soft and it was a great beach. However, I thought it was too touristy. The price for the beach chairs was insulting (20 Euro... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Beautiful & stylish beach! Great view of Eden Roc in the cove. Nice bars & restaurants nearby. Also good for souvenir shopping. Loved it there and cant wait to go back! must see in St Barthelemy

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Marco Island, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great beach, restaurants to eat at-rentals for surf boards or kayaks, and a great place to people watch. The planes are constantly flying over the beach so if you are looking for action this is the place to be. Relaxing and entertaining with a beautiful view of Eden Roc in the cove.

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Washington, DC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I really like Guverneur Beach the best--then Shell Beach, then St. Jean Beach. I also enjoyed site seeing--There's a Christ Statue on the way from Gustavia to St. Jean. Also I enjoyed souvenir shopping. Le Creperie is a great choice for lunch.

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Manitoba
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108 reviews 108 reviews
42 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Had a couple hours in St Barths, so took a cab here to watch the planes. This beach was so relaxes, so quiet, and so beautiful. Well worth the cab ride over. Perfect sand, perfect water, and not very busy. I will be back.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Small but amazing you can tan topless ! Next to cute little shops so be prepare to drop some $$:) Niki beach is right there so few places to eat !

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Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

St. Jean Beach is incredible. On the Nikki Beach side, the water is calm and great for swimming and floating. On the airport side, there are awesome views of planes taking off and landing. There is plenty of shopping and food right next to the beach.

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