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Address: Anse du Belley, Sainte-Anne 97180, Guadeloupe
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Longer open beach

This is signed off the main road between S Ann and S Francois, a longer beach with rough parking behind trees, few facilities, bring your own and chill out with your own stretch... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Newtown, United Kingdom
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Newtown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is signed off the main road between S Ann and S Francois, a longer beach with rough parking behind trees, few facilities, bring your own and chill out with your own stretch of sand. Popular with locals, large school nearby and joggers passing by.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Guadeloupe is one of those places that doesn't get much attention, but is a quiet reclusive vacation spot. If you like to relax and enjoy crystal clear waters, soft sand, and friendly people without being in a tourist trap, you can de-stress here. It helps if you speak French but you can get by with speaking English.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

The water has beautiful colors but it is at most 30 cm deep. Maybe it can be suutable for small children. Just take care with the echinus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Giving it a 5 cause it's wild and untainted. Water is warm and shallow. Some fishes around so it's ok for snorkeling. Look out for sea urchins.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

This was our last stop on a beach hopping day, it was right around sunset, perfect timing. I recommend this for any photographer trying to get amazing sunset photographs, or just a great beach back drop. It was so tranquil and relaxing, taking in all the pastel color changes of the the sky. Of course I took an evening dunk.... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

Of all the beaches in Guadeloupe, I think that this one has the best sand. It feels awesome between the toes. Also, it's long so even if you go on a more popular day (like a Sunday), it's not too difficult to find a part of the beach that doesn't have a ton of people so you can enjoy the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

Although we didn't have the grandchildren in tow, this is a perfect beach for families with young children. The water is very calm with no significant waves or undertow due to a breakwater that protects the beach In fact the water is very shallow right up to the breakwater. There is also ample shade for when one wants to get... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

Beautiful natural beach just outside St. Anne. A hidden gem, perfect for families with children as there are no waves. The snorkeling was not great but perfect for a relaxing day. There was a restaurant on the beach but we didn't check it out. Street vendors were there with amazing Creole food or drink and the delicious sucre de coco... More 

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Jackson, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Probably the best beach we have visited so far in Guadeloupe. Very secluded and remote with topless sunbathing. It is best accessed by automobile. I wanted to snorkel; however, there was was not much to be had by way of snorkeling. Great place to picnic with a baguette of frommage and jambone.

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Guadeloupe is a smorgasbord of beautiful beaches. On any other island I would rate this much higher, but after the beaches I've seen over the last 7 days it's average by Guadeloupe standards. There's a parking area and a restaurant (I didn't go to the restaurant so can't comment on it). The beach is shallow and calm, so it would... More 

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