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Spectacular looking beach, but not great for swimming

We walked to this beach from Gustavia harbor, going up the steep hill and then down the hill past... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
ChuckL568
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Sarasota, Florida
picture-perfect beach

St. Jean beach looks like a postcard for the perfect Caribbean beach. The sand is pristine, the... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
flygirl215
,
Buffalo, New York
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The island's most popular beach, best known for its white sand beaches and calm waters perfect for swimming and sailing.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“eden rock” (58 reviews)
“la plage” (25 reviews)
“white sand” (17 reviews)
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St. Jean, St. Barthelemy
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We walked to this beach from Gustavia harbor, going up the steep hill and then down the hill past the airport. It took us about 30 minutes. Overall the walk was enjoyable and not too difficult, but there were no sidewalks for most of the...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

St. Jean beach looks like a postcard for the perfect Caribbean beach. The sand is pristine, the water is turquoise, and the vibe is tranquil. Leave your troubles behind and enjoy the beauty!

Thank flygirl215
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

This beach has ample parking and a walkway to the beach. There is a bar/chairs that can be paid for. Eden Rock is within walking distance and site. The beach sand is white and the beach pleasant for a swim. Many folks bring their own...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

This is the type of picture perfect beach. Clear waters, sandy beach and a few restaurants nearby (although the restaurants were close for refurbishment). still worth visiting.

1  Thank Rogerio_uk
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went to St.Barths on a day trip and rented an ATV. We ended up at this beach first and loved it so much that after touring the island we went back and spent the rest of our day here. Such a beautiful beach, apparently...More

Thank blond3y
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Very nice beach if you wish to share with restaurants that can be boisterous. Lovely blue waters, no fish here, great in the early morning when very quiet, until Nikki Beach opens at 11

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Great water and great sand. Really fun to come out of NIKKI Beach and hang out on St Jean Beach and go in the water.

Thank Leo K
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

If you are like me who can't swim well, St Jean Beach is the perfect beach. It's starts fairly shallow and doesn't have waves coming in. So doing stand up pedal boarding is perfect as you don't need to deal with waves. There are also...More

2  Thank kevinh73
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Nice quiet beach, more topless then I though being so populated, but who is complaining watching beautiful young French bodies? Great for kids to play, but gets hot with little breezes after lunch.

Thank wokeup
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

We stayed on St Jean beach 3 times so far..its a beautiful beach ! walking distance form the local market and walking distance from Gustavia airport ...had an amazing experience each time ..there are hotels private villas for rent on St Jean Beach.

Thank Afsoon2016
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Japper99
24 April 2017|
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Response from Pamela B | Reviewed this property |
You can see the beach by the airport. In fact you will fly over it . St. Jean beach is very near there.
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