Shell Beach, Gustavia

Must see · Nature / Park · Beach
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. Make Shell Beach part of your personalized Gustavia itinerary using our Gustavia trip planner.
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  • Shell beach is beautiful and if hungry have a bite at Shellona. Crystalline water, pure Caribbean. You can take your own towels and chairs or enjoy the beach Club/Restaurant  more »
  • Lovely small beach, walking distance from the port in Gustavia. Mostly it was empty, no crowds. Water was perfect! There is a restaurant that you can rent beach chair from and well as have...  more »
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  • Beautiful beach. It's a most.
  • Beautiful beach! The name of the beach is coming from the fact that the ground is not sand or rocks but broken shell everywhere! No worries though, it doesn't hurt your feet ;) There is a bar onsite. Follow the sign "Plage des grand galets"

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