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Shell Beach, Gustavia

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In close proximity to the harbor, Shell Beach distinguishes itself with millions of seashells that cover its sand. Overlooked by an old fort, the small lagoon offers a nice spot for swimming, relaxing, and, of course, collecting colorful shells and seaglass. Hang out and have a tasty meal at the popular bar and restaurant on site; sunbathe; or try snorkeling in the crystal clear water. Don't forget to bring sandals or flip-flops, as the shells can be uncomfortable to walk on. Our St. Barthelemy travel itinerary maker makes visiting Shell Beach and other St. Barthelemy attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This beach is a cute, quaint and off the beaten path. Be sure to wear shoes because the beach is completely made up of shells. Beautiful photo op location or place to quietly enjoy the sea.  more »
  • This beach has changed since we were last here 10 years ago. There's still a restaurant here which is convenient if you're going to spend the entire day on the beach. We didn't go this time around. Pa...  more »
  • This beach is walking distance from the port in Gustavia the sand is all made up of shells which are pretty sharp. Although I would recommend that you check this beach out!  more »

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