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Address: St Barthelemy

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Gorgeous bay for watersports and relaxing

Protected by a large reef a few hundred yards offshore, you can almost walk out to the reef and not be over waist deep. This is a nature preserve as well so you'll see turtles... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Jackson, Wyoming
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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The first day we went into the water my husband stepped on a sea urchin and that pretty much ruined the rest of our vacation. Be very careful especially if you have children. It was very painful and the medical care isn't the best here. Lots of seaweed in the water as well. Not the nicest beach on the island... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Protected by a large reef a few hundred yards offshore, you can almost walk out to the reef and not be over waist deep. This is a nature preserve as well so you'll see turtles, rays, and a variety of fish. Perfect place for windsurfing, kite surfing (lessons available) stand up paddle boarding, snorkeling, hanging out. Le Sereno, our favorite... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Shallow as far as the eye can see! Great for a calm swim, kayaking, paddle boarding, wind surfing...saw a good bit of turtles but the water was a bit to calm and shallow for my preference.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a great beach i stumbled upon while doing my own driving tour of the island. It is a cool, quiet little spot that has a few restaurant/bars. There are some beech chairs available for rent but there is nothing wrong with setting up a towel. There looked to be water sports and lessons as well as sea-doo rentals

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was our first time on St. Bart's. We were with a group of 8 people and shared a large cab. The driver took us to a beach that was his favorite but it turned out this was not far away and we liked it better. Much more beach. There was a nice little restaurant there which I forget the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is more of a local's beach, quite secluded, and more of a natural feel. Seaweed on the sand etc. No shops nearby so bring water/shade if you plan to stay a while.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We enjoyed an afternoon at this beach with our lunch visit at the Le Guanahani Hotel. The beach lines a bay that has a protective reef across the opening to the ocean, so the wave action is very calm and gentle. There were many water actives being enjoyed by people from the hotel, but there is also public access, so... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is not the sort of beach where you lay out with a towel or fold out beach chair. Day beds are provided by the hotel and I'm unsure if you are able to use them unless you are staying at the hotel. They day beds and chairs are complimentary for guests. The snorkeling is no good here. All you'll... More 

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Knoxville, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Since this beach is more shallow...it is not a great swimming beach. But is is a good walking beach or "just enjoying the view"...kind of beach.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This area of the island is one of the most exclusive because some of the best hotels are here. It s an area very nice with breathtaking views over the bay. However the beach is not the best on the island to swim. It is quite swallow water so ok with families and children less for more adventurous spirits. In... More 

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