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Shell Beach

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Address: Rue des Normands (South Western End), Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
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This beach is littered with shells for that perfect vacation memento.

This beach is littered with shells for that perfect vacation memento.

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An aptly named quaint little beach . . .

We anchored here for a couple of nights during our recent trip here. A pity the beach bar and restaurant doesn't stay open for dinner though. Everything shuts down by 7 p.m.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We anchored here for a couple of nights during our recent trip here. A pity the beach bar and restaurant doesn't stay open for dinner though. Everything shuts down by 7 p.m.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful waters, corals everywhere. Avoid the beach bar if you are not extremely reach. Water 10€, coctails 17-22€, sun-bed 50€

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

YOU NEED YOUR WATER SHOES! The shell are very sharp and it is hard to walk on. The water are a little ruff and has many waves. The scenery is beautiful. Don't waste your money to buy $50 beach chair for each, bring a towel and lay on it.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice beach with a quiet atmosphere. We spent a short time, but would have liked have stayed longer - parking was impossible.

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MANSFIELD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is the closest beach to the docks and about 3/8 of a mile walk. The beach is clean and each end encloses the beach with great rock formations.

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West Bloomfield, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in St Barts just after the Rolling Stones and Sir Paul McCartney left. It is lovely but expensive. Yes the beach chairs are 50 euros each per day. You can place your towel for free on the beach adjacent to the chairs and enjoy the same sun and water.

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london
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to town is Shell beach. A nice, pretty little beach and shells there certainly are in large quantities. When we were there (January) it was busy-ish but not overly, so plenty of room to find space. It is a very European beach in that there were quite a few ladies sunbathing topless. Unusual for the Caribbean. If you go... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cool beach. It is small and quaint beach with plenty of beautiful women around and a great Brazilian/Local Restaurant on location.

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Montville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came over from St Maarten for the day at St Barth's. We decided to spend the day at Shell Beach and asked for 4 chairs at Shellona and were quickly set up. Since it was our friends 40th we ordered some champagne and enjoyed the gorgous beach. Spent most of our day there, having a light lunch on the... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good place, small beach but really cool, relaxing and interesting. Beach is full of shells all over the shoreline.

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