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Petite Anse

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Address: La Digue, La Digue Island, Seychelles

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Paradise beach

I love this beach after 15 mins hike only, you end up at Petite anse with shacks to hide from the sun and fresh juice selling.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love this beach after 15 mins hike only, you end up at Petite anse with shacks to hide from the sun and fresh juice selling.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

take the short hike over from the end of Grand Anse- keeping going to Petit Coco if you like but Petit Anse is beautiful enough- with very few people.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is a smaller and more tucked away version of the beautiful adjacent Grande anse. It's pristine, great for swimming and utterly out of this world Magic to look at. Such a cute set of rustic palm shaded 'nests' along the beach and a great authentic beach bar for juices and coconut. Heaven on earth! Def stop by the anse... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This beach is a must! I little walk and whoops no families!!! Big fantastic waves and small cabanas for free if you buy the most fantastic fruit juices! Wonderful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Once you have seen Grand Anse you have to walk the 5 minutes to the north to also see Anse Petite. A guy on the beach offered shade if you buy a coco nut from him. Worth it!

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Never have seen such a pleasant and small people, uncrowded, only us and the sound of the sea. To reach this place you should go hiking across the forest.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you get as far as Grande Anse you may as well do the short cliff walk over to Petite Anse which again is beautiful and quite dramatic. There are shady spots under trees to relax and enjoy the scenery, though again it isn't considered safe for swimming though people were in the sea when we visited. We ventured in... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Take a bike until Grande Anse, leave the bike here, walk to Petite Anse. I had a swim in Grande Anse, but really, don't do it! I was really lucky that nothing happened, big rocks under the sea. When a wave gets and throws you on the beach...... you could imagine what could happen under the water! A wave got... More 

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Arkansas, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We arrived at this beach after a hike through the forest from Grand Anse beach. Gorgeous and scenic, with wave action that doesn't allow swimming. Keep hiking through the forest to reach Anse Cocos, and a (not easy) hike to the end of Cocos will put you at a pocket that is swimmable.

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Malacky, Slovakia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This beach is more beautiful than grand anse. It is only 10 minutes of walk, but little bit to the hills. There are no trees, but is possible to rent "tent".

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