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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  • August 11, 2017
    This beautiful beach with pink shells on shore and in the water glows - lively, casual-elegant lunch spot Shellona has tables (in the sand), day rental chaises with umbrellas for 50E each and table se...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    I visited this beach on my departure day from St Barths and really didn't want to leave! The snorkeling right off the beach was fun and the water is calm. Only a few other people were sunbathing and s...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    Close to Gustavia with a restaurant on site, this beach is a delightful necklace of shells and sand. The water is a breathtaking azure and it's easily accessible compared to some of the others like Co...  more »

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