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Shell Beach

Rue des Normands, Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
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LOVELY LITTLE BEACH. IT IS MEANT TO REMAIN EXPENSIVE AND CHIC.

Shell Beach is aptly named. This is a lovely, small not crowded relaxing charming pretty beach... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
busier80
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New York City, New York
Lacks compared to other beaches in BVI

Stopped by off our ship and this was the closest beach to where we were dropped off. Not what I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
klemi
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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This beach is littered with shells for that perfect vacation memento.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiny shells” (11 reviews)
“your feet” (16 reviews)
“an easy walk” (11 reviews)
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Rue des Normands, Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
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"tiny shells"
in 11 reviews
"your feet"
in 16 reviews
"an easy walk"
in 11 reviews
"sea glass"
in 8 reviews
"name suggests"
in 8 reviews
"restaurant bar"
in 7 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 16 reviews
"water shoes"
in 6 reviews
"nice restaurant"
in 7 reviews
"short walk"
in 13 reviews
"bring your own"
in 13 reviews
"close to town"
in 6 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 7 reviews
"flip flops"
in 14 reviews
"day trip"
in 13 reviews
"st maarten"
in 8 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shell Beach is aptly named. This is a lovely, small not crowded relaxing charming pretty beach surrounded by cliffs and big boulders. The gorgeous blue water beyond. Amazing location just at the end of town. Do not bother w/ parking with valet-drive around a little...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by off our ship and this was the closest beach to where we were dropped off. Not what I was expecting but plenty of people were there and saw one restaurant/bar but did not check prices.

Thank klemi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful beach with great morning sun in a protected bay. The water is almost always calm with beautiful beach to relax and take in the sites.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice little beach spot with some beautiful shells. Need to take your own towels and/or chair to sit on; prices of umbrellas and lounges is very expensive. A short walk from the ferry terminal, but beach is not large enough for strolling.

Thank Kowalla
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is a quick 10minute walk from downtown where the ferries drop off. It’s a picturesque crescent shaped beach with beautiful views. The water is the perfect temperature. It’s not particularly crowded, but it is a lovely shell lined beach. The restaurant offers high...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

What an amazing beach just 10 minutes away from Gustavia. This beach has no sand but even without an awesome spot in Saint Barth.

Thank Sven L
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

This beach is only a 10 to 15 minute walk from the harbor where our cruise ship tender landed. Head toward the beautiful Anglican Church at the closed end of the harbor, and then snake your way further back and to the right. Like the...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Shell beach is the little diamonds 💎 of Gustavia You can do snorkeling Shellona is the restaurant in this beach Wonderful place

1  Thank Ovier
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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

Very nice beach, with the very nice shellona restaurant on it. Not too far to walk from center, not the quietest

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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenic must see while visiting in Shell Beach. Of course, bring appropriate sandals since the beach is full of shells. We had fabulous cocktails and lunch at restaurant, Shellona.

Thank Megan M
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Janet B
January 5, 2018|
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Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, We would not spend a whole day on this beach. It is clearly worth seeing, but as St. Bart's beaches go, this one is at the bottom of the scale. The view is very nice, but the water is rough and the shells are... More
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Darrell C
January 18, 2016|
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Response from TravelerChicagoarea | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a bar/ restaurant at the beach whig has restrooms where you can change. It is not a very long walk from the marina, maybe a half mile or so, follow the signs.
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Duke M
March 4, 2015|
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Response from Cantin2 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see chairs for rent - There are loungers and tables - but owned by the restaurant. I didn't think there was a charge for the chair/loungers but you had to buy food - or champagne etc....and all that is VERY... More
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