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“Unspoilt”

Grande Saline Beach
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$100.00*
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St Barts Ferry Transfer from St Maarten
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Owner description: Watch out prudes, this beach is not for the shy: nude sunbathing is the norm at this beach.
Reviewed December 13, 2013

No development here, and great long stretch for walking. Husband loved the swimming, calmer than some other beaches. Fantastic restaurant l'esprit nearby for a wonderful lunch. Probably the favorite of the locals.

2  Thank Westmount
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Reviewed December 12, 2013

Although not as easy to get to as some of the other beaches on St. Barth's, this beautiful location is where you can truly "let it all hang out". Access to this beach requires a bit of up-and-down walking so it is not for those who might not be in 'shape'. And by shape I mean this is, for the most part, St. Barth's nude beach. But don't let that stop you. This is a splendid beach and worth the effort to get there.

1  Thank beckmey11
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Reviewed December 11, 2013

What can I say about Saline, it's heaven on earth! Probably our favorite beach ANYWHERE! We've been to SBH a dozen times or so, and last year we brought out 16 &18yr old boys. Saline was their favorite beach as well. It's funny, they instinctively wen't to "our" spot without us even telling them where to go... and that's not always easy to do. There is no development on Saline. You go to listen to the water, the goats, and the birds. You are surrounded by mountains and water. Does it get better than that? You have the option to wear clothing or not, no one really cares. Every now and then, an inconsiderate boater will come up to shore, but it's not very common. I will say that there is usually a bit of wind there. On days that the island is windy in general, I would avoid Saline. The waters are mellow at the one end and more wild at the other. If you like to play in the waves, turn right when you arrive, if not, go left. This beach has people from all countries, families, couples, gays, everyone goes to Saline. There are two restaurants available to you, but neither is ON the beach. I would recommend bringing a snack if you plan to be there a while (we usually go from 11-4). Pick up a ham and cheese sandwich from the bakery, grab some water and a bottle of wine, and enjoy the day!

3  Thank Liana P
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Reviewed December 6, 2013

Quite possibly the best beach in the world. Get there before the afternoon wind kicks in. There is a nude section on the far extreme left side of the beach (as you approach) where full nudity is commonplace and with no reaction from the textiles. This is not the side of the beach for prudes and the uptight but ideal for those who love the sun and ocean with their freedom.

1  Thank Libertine_1433
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Reviewed November 30, 2013

it's a hike up a rocky path but well worth it. glorious beach, crystal clear water, perfect temperature. waves can be a bit rough so keep an eye on the kids. unsheltered & wind makes umbrella useless. bring a blanket and plenty of sunscreen.

full nudity - why is it always the ones who should cover it up?

1  Thank dcbandor
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