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Grand Cul de Sac Beach

St Barthelemy
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Type: Beaches
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- Sep 3, 2014
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Winter Park, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This beach is very beautiful, but every beach is one of the most beautiful you will ever see. Definitely worth spending time here, just make sure you hike to Colombier!

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Zapopan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Not a classic surf and sand beach. It's a lagoon. The water is beautiful only 4 feet deep. Gorgeous views.

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Oslo, Norway
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236 reviews 236 reviews
69 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This spot is probably the windiest on the island but it is a good spot for kite surfing, and other water sports. You can often see turtles around. It is good as well for families but one should stay away from kiters. We've stayed on the beach of the Guanahani Hotel and spent a great time there.

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
8 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Grand Saline is an odd beach for St Barts, it's completely protected from the waves by a reef so it's mill pond flat and consequently very popular with wind surfers and others. It's a nice beach to wander along and has two good restauarants on it as well as two hotels and a new one being constructed. This is a... More

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New York City, New York
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440 reviews 440 reviews
117 attraction reviews
330 helpful votes 330 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The beach is narrow, and replete with wind and coral but watching the kite surfers plying their trade is fun.

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Top Contributor
347 reviews 347 reviews
103 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

I would make sure you venture out to this spot and others on the island St barts is incredible love it !!! try also to venture out to smaller quieter parts

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The reef is shallow and is well protected by the bay. This makes it a fantastic place to have some wáter sport adventure time, ie kayaking, kite surfing.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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193 reviews 193 reviews
62 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Very shallow almost lagoon like water off of narrow beach. Kids would love splashing around. Great for water sports. Enjoy watching the wind surfers, kite surfing etc. 2 beachfront restaurants also there

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Boston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Great place for every water sport you can think of, but not one of the beautiful beaches on St B. for that, I like Saline.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
20 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Less pristine than Governeurs Beach and more industrial that St Jean's Bay, Grand Cul de Sac is worth a day at the beach, with lunch at La Gloriette. It is less inviting for swimming and walking due to the construction and boat moorings. La Gloriette Restaurant makes it worth a visit.

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