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Plage des Raisins Clairs

St. Francois, Saint Francois, Guadeloupe
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Covered in Smelly Seaweed

This beach didn't live up to the pictures. Possibly it was the time of year (August) but many of... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Wendy L
,
Brighton, United Kingdom
Beautiful beach but...

The beach itself is absolutely beautiful with palm trees and other trees providing shade near the... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Gregori L
,
Dublin, Ireland
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good52%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“food trucks” (9 reviews)
“nice beach” (15 reviews)
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St. Francois, Saint Francois, Guadeloupe
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This beach didn't live up to the pictures. Possibly it was the time of year (August) but many of the beaches on the south and east side of Grande Terre were covered in smelly seaweed. Go somewhere else.

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The beach itself is absolutely beautiful with palm trees and other trees providing shade near the shore. However, the big turn off is the general hygiene of that beach with trash lurking everywhere, and even a dead rat lazying on the sun. That could be...More

Thank Gregori L
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice beach. Facilities and parking. It is great for families and just off the main road. I would not recommend it in the middle of the day, unless you are lucky enough to snag a spot under one of the trees, as the sun...More

Thank mary m
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Easy to find just before you get to St Francois. Good swimming. Snorkeling not great. Restaurant quite good. Food trucks looked enticing also.

Thank si101503
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We visited several beaches on our visit. We stopped by here to enjoy the lunch trucks and the activity. The beach itself is not ideal...crowded, sea weed. Enjoy the surf elsewhere on the island, but for a fun lunch this is good.

Thank paishaPa_Usa
Reviewed 20 March 2017

this beach was a short 5-minute drive from where my boyfriend and I were staying (about a 25 minute walk), and after exploring all of Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre, this was by far our favorite beach. gorgeous clear turquoise water, powder white sand, and never crowded....More

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The Plage des Raisins Clairs was, for us, just a stone's throw from our apartment rental. We walked to the beach daily. Easy access into the water (not true for other parts of the nearby beaches which are pure rocks to the water edge). There...More

Thank Barbara V
Reviewed 24 February 2017

this beach is fabulous. it's my favorite along the south coast of grande terre. it has the right balance of fun/activity and relaxation. not to mention the beach is excellent for swimming in and to lay at. the water is just gorgeous here with a...More

Thank sarah c
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Super place for swimming and it has a restaurant right on the beach. parking, like every good beach in Guadeloupe, is tough.

Thank Francis M
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This beach was perfect. Easy parking, beautiful water, calm seas, soft sand, with plenty of space to spread your towel. Seemed to be popular with tourists as well as locals and very close to Saint Francois.

Thank rgehring
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kapek0dder
10 March 2017|
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Response from Nancee0 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we did not need chairs at the beach, so, I am unsure. If I remember correctly, there is a small information booth in the parking lot just North of the beach. They might be able to help, or, just ask any of the... More
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