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“lower trail”(7 reviews)
“wear sneakers”(8 reviews)
Relax on this shady, isolated beach - after that 30 minute walk to get there from the main road, you'll need it.
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All reviews beautiful hike lower trail wear sneakers bring water bottle of water trail head hiking trail an umbrella well worth the effort st barths sun protection afraid of heights physical condition take your time the water is crystal clear blowing sand gorgeous views
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Accessible by two paths--one from the end of the road that ends just past Auberge de la Petit Anse, another steeper but faster path down from the lookout point at Colombier--this beach makes you earn your time on the sand. The reward? You have the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rogerspark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Directions using the lower trail (AKA “easy path to beach”): Follow signs to Flamands (not Colombier) taking D210 all the way to the end. You will finally arrive at a cul-de-sac with a view of the sea from the bluffs. You can park either directly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I kept hearing about the “easy path” to this beautiful beach and so we took it. It was much harder than expected. There were areas that were narrow and extremely dangerous! Definitely not for children or those afraid of heights! It took...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Lillian M
Reviewed January 30, 2019

One of the beaches to visit. Beautiful!!! Do take though umbrellas and hat, bring a bottle of water or champagne and deep yourself in 50+ sun protection (especially if you have sensitive skin) because there is nothing there to protect or hydrate you.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Amazing place the beach is so nice water clear relaxing atmosphere people are friendly what more to,ask

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jimmy s
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Great beach. Hike to the beach is a pain especially when your carrying beach stuff but once your down there on the sand it’s awesome.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank D9836HSmichaelk
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We took the trail from Flamands, the so-called “easy” trail. I’m afraid of heights, so there were a few anxious moments on the trail, but the destination made it all worth it. This is a must-see St. Barth experience. Unforgettable. Mountain goats and tortoises on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 961ajv
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Breathtaking beach. Nice sand and surf was calmer than some other beaches on the island. Hike in is about 20 minutes and moderately difficult at times especially carrying a couple beach chairs but worth the effort.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

Well worth the hike. We did it as a group and two of our members are in their 70's, so it's a manageable walk. Wear comfy shoes, flip flops not so great. We brought a bottle of wine and it was bar none the nicest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Bermudian4
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We came to Colombier via boat for snorkeling. It was absolutely stunning! I would highly recommend to anyone visiting St. Barth’s!

Date of experience: July 2018
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January 3, 2018|
Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
Hello - no, there aren't any restrooms. It's more for the getting away from it all adventure time!
January 1, 2017|
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Response from Marc P |
not common but not unusual either. we see a one or more nude couples at every visit.