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“one of many good beaches” 4 of 5 stars
Review of St. Jean Beach

St. Jean Beach
St. Jean, St Barthelemy
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Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in St. Jean
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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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97 reviews
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“one of many good beaches”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Fine sand; not overrun in August and a fascinating spot to watch the airplanes land and depart from the small airport.

Visited August 2013
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English first
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“A Day at The Beach in St. Jean”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This unique beach located just across the street from the airport is a must see. Planes take off and land literally over the beach. Be the 1st to welcome the new arrivals as they fly over your head as you swim in the crystal cleat waters !

Visited June 2013
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Palm Beach, Florida
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“St. Jean beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

St. Jean beach is gorgeous. It is beautiful, calm and truly just a perfect beach. It is pretty crazy watching the planes come and go, while barely touching the sand and water. yikes! From our time there, we immediately saw that bc of the calm waters, it is probably the most family friendly beach. We spent most of our time at other beaches, however this one is definitely a must see.

Visited October 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“White sand, turquoise water & planes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Beach is beautiful. Really enjoyed The beach bar at Tom Hotel. Had a great time meeting new people and enjoying the warm Caribbean sun. Water is translucent, and the perfect temperature in June,

Visited June 2013
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“Paradice”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Smooth Waves and few people make this beach one of the best. Good place to see the occasional plane take off as well.

Visited May 2013
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