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Relatively uncrowded

We are water rather than beach people and had a few good swims and some decent, though not... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Frances P
Lovely little beach

Get there early to secure parking; lovely golden sand and calm, clear waters. No amenities, but at... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
JessWise
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Deshaies, Guadeloupe
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We are water rather than beach people and had a few good swims and some decent, though not spectacular, snorkeling on this pretty stretch of sand. We also covered up after our swims and ate some tasty lunches at the small restaurants on the main...More

1  Thank Frances P
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Get there early to secure parking; lovely golden sand and calm, clear waters. No amenities, but at top of road down to beach there is a restaurant which made for delicious smells wafting down to us on the sand!

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Wonderful beach, with lots of shade, good sand, clear water and adequate snorkeling. Can be a challenge to get parking, so get there early

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We stayed just up the hill from this beautiful small cove with a pink sand beach. It was a short walk down the hill. Locals and tourists alike come to jump in, or stay most of the day. The weekends are busy, with food and...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We didn't see turtles, but we did enjoy the snorkeling. Nice smaller beach. Good reefs to explore. As mentioned by others, for a secret beach, it can get busy with a fair number of people. Also recommend it as a quick stop beach if you...More

2  Thank ElectricalEngineer
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

Nice palm fringed beach with soft yellow sand, limited parking. On the S side you can swim 500m out to Pointe Ferry - long fingers of reef project 80+m out into the bay, visibility often very good at 20+ m, green turtles can be found...More

2  Thank CnLToscana
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Many people on the island told us that this was the place to go for a swim and snorkel. They also said it was a little hard to find, but worth the effort. Other online reviews called it the best secret beach on the island....More

4  Thank Stephenjohnallan
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Not too crowded early in the day, but lots of people started coming around 4pm. The surf is slightly rougher than neighboring beaches, but once past the break the water is calm and perfect for snorkeling, swimming, or floating. This is one of my favorite...More

2  Thank Chelsea L
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

A delightful beach. Calm, clear and excellent snorkeling along both sides of this picturesque crescent beach. Just a short ride from Deshaies (which is a great little town with some amazing restaurants!). Checkout Petit Anse and La Perle as well.

2  Thank MichaelandMiran
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

This little gem is located in the village Ferry. The beach is well protected from storms. Lot of sand and very little rocks in the main section. Great for snorkelling. Follow the reef to another beach on the left side of the cliff to Petit...More

1  Thank Couleur S
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That answer was so detailed there is little to add. I can reassure you that once you are in Guadeloupe and have a local map, (available free at the airport & many other tourist spots including hotels) you'll be able to see... More
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