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Beach facilities

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Beach facilities

I will be going to St. Barths next year with my family, and staying in a villa. I was wondering if any of the beaches have rentals such as lounge chairs, umbrellas, etc. If not, do you know if any of the hotels allow non-guests to buy a beach pass that would allow you access to their facilities? Thanks!

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1. Re: Beach facilities

Often villa's have beach chairs. Check w/the agency and ask...or request that they provide them.

Depending on season and how booked a hotel is, you can often use their chairs and pool by having lunch in the restaurant. Isle de France, Guanahani and Eden Rock are known to do this.

Also Nikki Beach has beds available on St. Jean beach. Do Brazil on Shell beach near Gustavia also used to have beds, not sure if they are still there.

The remote and empty beaches, Saline, Colombier and Gouvenuer do not have facilities at all. Bring water, sunscreen and a towel or chair.

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2. Re: Beach facilities

In addition to the above mentioned, Tom Beach resort (Le Plage restaurant on St. Jean close to the end of the airport runway) has a tiki bar on the beach and also rents chaises.

Last February Do Brazil did not have beds, but has a walk up bar on the beach with chairs/tables, nice to get a break from the sun. They also serve sandwiches/snacks out there. I would highly recommend the restaurant upstairs, wonderful food with a great view.

Binti

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3. Re: Beach facilities

Thanks to you both for the information!

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4. Re: Beach facilities

in st. jean next to la glacier is a store that rents that sort of stuff

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5. Re: Beach facilities

Don't forget the Isle de France on Flamands beach and check out the resorts in Grand cul de Sac! But my favorite is Nikki Beach!

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6. Re: Beach facilities

On the Sereno is left on Grand Cul de Sac. The St Barth Beach Hotel closed over the summer.

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7. Re: Beach facilities

All good advice has been given. However, do remember that ALL beaches are public in France, even the ones that look like some hotel has a private stretch (are you listening Eden Rock?). Therefore, you can go anywhere on any beach. That said, do not wander inland, you will certainly be trespassing on somebody's property.

Facilities are few and far between. Have a drink, or even lunch, at La Plage and you can enjoy their "facilities" and be sitting on the beach. The same goes for Nikki Beach and other places.

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