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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
Activities: Swimming
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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Manitoba
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103 reviews 103 reviews
40 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Puerto Rico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It is a very nice beach right by the airport. Plenty of restaurants and shopping options around. You can find chairs, umbrellas and water sports equipment rental with the Carib Waterplay guys who are next to La Plage restaurant. Seems like a good beach for begginer water sports. During my time on the island there was very smooth seas and... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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187 reviews 187 reviews
61 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Great beach. Nice waves. Great to watch planes to land and take off. La Plage and Eden Rock are there if you want lunch. A little more crowded than other beaches

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
20 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

All beaches are delightful, but St. Jean Beach is great -- from La Plage to Nikki Beach. It has activities, restaurants, great swimming and delightful scenery. Walkable, picturesque and family friendly. Rent the local chairs for 10 Euro each or bring your own. Can walk to the supermarket to replenish snacks, wine and water.

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Brasil
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

St Jean is a good place to stay in iSt Barth and the beach is very nice, Carry a botlle of wine and a sanduich and have fun.Ththere are restaurantes and shops. You can see the planes landing and taking off..

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Pleasanton, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We love watching the small planes as they takeoff and land on this teeny airstrip...the setting is beautiful and if the planes overshoot the runway, people get up from their beach chairs and help push them back up onto the tarmac. Great walking beach:-)

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Santa Monica, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Fun to watch the planes land and take off as you walk in pristine sand from one great hotel/restaurant to another - all very chic and subtle... no big nightmare hotels on this island!

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

This beach has an amazing view and service. They have suntan bed seating which isn't too pricey($20/day). You can sit on the beach, order drinks and snacks and enjoy the sun! It s a great beach for kids as well. The water is pretty calm and here are a bunch of little fishes swimming around.

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