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Watch out prudes, this beach is not for the shy: nude sunbathing is the norm at this beach.
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St. Barthelemy
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 22, 2003

Excellent beach for sunning and seeing crystal clear water. For American's not used to topless and nude sunbathing it takes a moment to adjust. Once there you will fit in no matter what you're wearing (or lack thereof). It is a short hike to this...More

25  Thank duvanb
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 13, 2015

I'm not a beach snob but this beach leaves a lot te be desired. Natural and unkept so lots of debrit, not so calm waters and sink type sand that makes strolls less than desireable. The area lacks atraction and ammenities and is short on...More

3  Thank KLantz2014
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

We went on June 27, 2018. There was some seaweed on the beach, but hardly any in the water. Not enough to make us turn away and think the beach is ruined. The wind was strong, so we were not able to use the beach...More

1  Thank Duke104
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Unfortunately, like Gouverneur, this beach is completely unusable. Seaweed is everywhere. We were told it's been a problem in the summer months for the last 3-4 years.

Thank C J
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

This beach is now improper for use. It is covered with sea weeds and you simply cannot enter the water, not to mention the smell which will prevent you from even sitting in the sand. One of the most beautiful beach on the island totally...More

1  Thank likitornot
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Attempted Morne Rouge from Saline Beach. Steep rocky poor footing . Watch out for goat droppings , cactus , and barbed wire. Made it half way and turned around. Beach itself was on windward side rough seas with seaweed on beach. Few nudists out at...More

Thank george i
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful water, easy access and not very crowded. It’s a great spot if you are trying to sight see geriatric nude sun bathers. JK! It was lots of fun!

Thank DrNolaDerm
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This is the only beach where one feels free to swim nude. It is still wild and beautiful, unlike other beaches where development has flourished.

Thank Andree L
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

The best way to get there is too Rent a car and Explore a Bit off The Island. For sure the best way to go there is later off the afternoon to avoid some crowd

Thank marcelisf
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I go there for the cloathing optional beaches, beautifull beach but no organigation : no bar no risto no omrella no chairs, but beautiful for it

1  Thank aldo i
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I like to go to Salines in the early morning You can do a nice walk on the beach One of the biggest beach in St Barth Bring your picnic if you want to stay the day It is a national park reserve So pure...More

Thank oliviergenet
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We rented a quad bike to tour the Island and swimming was a requirement. Anse de Grande Saline is a short walk from the car park and a beautifully unspoilt beach away from tourists. I loved body-surfing in the rollers. Didn't see any naturists.

2  Thank Gourmandsouth
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KDG2098
Good evening, my wife and I are very interested in our first visit to the Caribbean, while we have been to Bermuda and Asia many times, this would be our first visit to the Islands. We are extremely interested in your help to set up a perfect match. We love nudism but also enjoy dressing formally on occasion. First, if you do not mind, some questions: 1. How close are you to the beach, it does not seem like you are directly on the water? 2. How difficult is it to travel to your location, do you know if there is any direct flights from Boston? 3. What is the shopping like in the area, can we walk there? 4. We would be traveling with arrival on 30/July, departure on the 5th/Aug, depending on things, we might consider making the departure on the 6th? 5. Could you tell us what units might be available for these dates, and what is the rate for each, considering two adults? Please specify in US$. 6. What is the cost to rent a car for a few days, we probably would not want one for the entire stay? 7. What would you require for a deposit and when would balance be due? 8. We know this is clothing optional, and have been AANR members for years, so understand the proper use of cameras, but my wife is into photography and loves pictures, using common sense, and care about taking pictures, is this a problem at your location? 9. What is the best process for doing reservations? 10. What is in the local area to see, with or without clothing? Anything else you can forward us would be very much appreciated and assist us in our planning. Sincerely,
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Marc P |
i am not sure to whom you are addressing this question. there is nothing at Salines. no hotel. no restaurant. no villa. no facilities. perhaps you meant these questions for one of the hotels? closest is Salines... More
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June 6, 2016|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
I would totally go and stay in St Barth's for a few days. It's magical. So relaxed. We stayed at the Saint Christopher Hotel and loved it. You should rent a vehicle when you are there so you can get around the island... More
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