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You won't find crowds at this beautiful beach, but you won't find shade either, so bring an umbrella.
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“santa fe” (8 reviews)
St. Barthelemy
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely beach, but windy a lot of times, nice topless option to work on that all around tan, we thouroghly enjoyed every minute. Miss it already. If you bring an umbrella, put a towel over it or it will be broken in no time. Broke...More

Thank wokeup
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came in the afternoon after enjoying Shell Beach. By around 2pm the parking lot had several available spaces. We had no parking problems. The drive down to the beach is gorgeous. The road is nice and the home beautiful. The beach itself was our...More

Thank Madyson B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many of the beaches of St Barths offer an easy to difficult challenge to access; Governeur is on the easy side. the most difficult part was finding the turnoff coming out of Gustaiva; quick hint, take a right at Sante Fe restaurant. Once there, it's...More

Thank jtrichatl
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

After a fabulous lunch at Santa Fe we somehow ended up having the beach to ourselves! (Except for the tittle and the chicken in the parking lot ;) Gorgeous turquoise water and soft white sand!

Thank CarsonsMommy
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Every day, we explored a different beach or two and Anse du Gouverneur was my favorite. Unspoiled, not crowded at all...perfect water, nice breeze, and clean sand. There is nudity on the beach, but hey, that's what being in nature is all about!

1  Thank Bruce b
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Hmmmm, maybe I should stay quiet!!!! What an amazing beach. The water was fantastic and the beach was perfect.

Thank strevisa
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This beach is a spectacular white sand beach on a bay that's protected both sides by rocks. There's a car park here but that's it, no concessions or shade. It's gorgeous. It's a great place to see locals hanging out. A lot is made of...More

2  Thank 5headedmonster
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is the best beach for strolling and photos, beautiful powdery sand and water colour, fashion shoots, with lovely nature in background.

1  Thank trip647
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We visited this beach on our last day of vacation. Wish we went earlier, as it was one of the most glorious beach we had ever visited.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Its a lot of hills driving to get here- very beautiful beach with parking - no facilities- the water was rough- up the hill you can drive to mayas for lunch if you like- we didn't eat there-

Thank flierm
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16 February 2015|
Response from SirTravelLover |
Gouverneur beach is located on the South part of the island next to Saline beach. It is easily accessible via rental car or cab ride.