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St. Jean Beach

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Address: St. Jean, St. Barthelemy
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The island's most popular beach, best known for its white sand beaches and...

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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Water you just want to stay in all day

The beach in St Jean is busy, particularly on weekends, but the sand and water are pristine. Bring an umbrella if you need shade, because there isn't much except for a few trees... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Ron_in_paradise
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Mattpoisett, MA
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Mattpoisett, MA
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beach in St Jean is busy, particularly on weekends, but the sand and water are pristine. Bring an umbrella if you need shade, because there isn't much except for a few trees along the wall separating the beach from the road/buildings. The water is that classic aquamarine blue that we love in the Caribbean. Close by are a couple... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to (almost) all the beaches. This one is a ton of fun! It's busy (in a good way) and very lively. Almost every inch has a restaurant, hotel, or villa. We made so many single serving friends on this beach! It's a wonderful place to relax, drink and socialize. It wasn't our favorite beach (Saline and Colombier), but... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love St Barts and I love Eden Rock and lunch at Sand Bar - The white sand the great beach clubs and steps from great shopping !

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Thank AmandaMillsLA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful beach which is great for families with young kids. The sand is white and water crystal clear and calm.

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Thank Stelly3665
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is great for relaxing, eating, and partying. We love to eat at the Sand Bar for a relaxing lunch. The truffle pizza is to die for!!! If u want more a party atmosphere head to Nikki Beach on Sunday Funday. Get ready to dance on tables and spray champagne. Or u can take a stroll down the beach... More 

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Dallas, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is great, very calm and right at the edge of the airport so you can watch the planes take off and land while you're there. Right next to Eden Rock as well.

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Orkelljunga, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This is a beautiful beach by the airport. You can watch the planes land and take off while you swim. It is great! The water is blue and wonderful!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We love St. Jean Beach- it is very sandy, very calm, and very clean. After visiting all of the beaches on the island, my husband and I feel this is the best and safest beach for children. Columbia is also amazing- but challenging to hike to with small children. Saline and some of the others get deep fast, tend to... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Had a great time at St. Jean beach! So much so that we spent most of an entire day there, limiting our time to explore the shops! There's a great juice bar right off the road alongside the beach. People were very friendly. Nice vibe. We rented a car to be able to drive around at our leisure. Pretty inexpensive... More 

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Thank Selvena B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, safe (reef protected, no strong currents), comfortable. Beach for swimmers, people who like luxury, gourmets (nice restaurants on the beach). Can rent beds and umbrellas (50 € PP) The (small) airport is right there, does not bother at all and as a plus boats are not allowed to dock. The sea is all for you..

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