Crescents of pure sand encircled by warm turquoise waters, a richness of underwater fauna sheltered by sea plants and coral reefs, the beaches of Saint BarthĂ©lemy are all different, each with its own personality and charm.
In spite of its use as an industrial zone, Public also has a small beach, where Saint Barth's sailing school is located. The water is calm and agreeable. ...Continue
The brown sand in Corossol is what gives this beach its special charm.
The bay also shelters traditional dories, or small fishing boats, not seen elsewhere on the island. ...
The shells may all look alike, but you will occasionally be surprised to find a perfect specimen for your collection. So it's fun to start a giant treasure huntÂ…. to see who can bring back the most beautiful shells!
The beach in Flamands is the largest on the island, its sand has the finest grains and the water is usually not too rough. The beach is busy during the summer months when students home from school get together to play soccer or beach...Continue
Accessible only by boat or by foot along hiking trails from the top of Colombier or from La Petite Anse, the beach in Colombier provides one of the most spectacular panoramas on the island.
The clear, turquoise waters are ideal for snorkeling.
The protected bay at La Petite Anse is a perfect place for families, as the water is not very deep, and there is soft white sand, while the rocks along the shore hide an abundance of interesting marine life. ...Continue
Anse des Cayes beach-The beach at Anse des Caye, as its name indicates,
is partially covered mostly Â‘cayes,' or coral rocks.
It is also one of the spots preferred by surfers, as it is often a great place to
catch the waves....
St Jean is one of the busiest areas on the island,
second only to Gustavia. The beach is divided into two sections separated by the Eden Rock Hotel. The first half of the beach stretches as far as the airport, and one must be...
One beach that seems lost in time, is the beach in Marigot Bay, where a beautiful coconut grove has resisted many hurricanes. ...Continue
A shallow lagoon with clear aqua water, and schools of small fish, the beach in Grand Cul de Sac is, without doubt, the best for practicing water sports. ...Continue
The narrow beach in Petit Cul de Sac is a perfect spot for family picnics. ...Continue
For those who love the thrill of surfing challenging waves, the beach in Toiny is for you. Although swimming is highly discouraged due to strong currents, this beach is one of the island's best spots for surfing.
The beach in Grand Fond remains one of the most intriguing of the island's beaches, where swimming is discouraged due to the many large and small rocks in the water.
But a brisk walk along the rounded stones on the shore, where you are...
You have certainly heard about the beach in Saline?
It is the second largest on the island, after Flamands.
Far from the hustle and bustle, this beach provides perfect tranquility. ...
The beach in Gouverneur is as pretty as a postcard, with white sand and turquoise water.
Its landscape is inviting, and legend has it that Monbars The Pirate hid his treasure hereÂ….
Lorient beach-The locals call it "the little basins.Â” This is what distinguishes the beach in Lorient from all the other beaches. One side is perfectly calm for swimming, while families appreciate the other side, or the little basins, as reefs of coral and rocks offer...Continue
In April and May, Saint Barth hosts three major cultural events.
First up is a tribute to the printed word with the 8th edition of the Saint Barth Book Festival from April 15-23, followed by the 18th annual St Barth Film Festival with its accent on Caribbean cinema, April 25-30.
Last but not least is the St Barth Theatre Festival, which invites you to reserve your tickets for productions full of humor and emotion, May 10-18, 2013.
Good reads, good films, and good live theatre: an interesting spring schedule full of discoveries and rendez vous in the worlds of arts and culture.
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