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Petite Anse

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Address: La Digue, La Digue Island, Seychelles

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Such a beauty

This beach is a must! I little walk and whoops no families!!! Big fantastic waves and small cabanas for free if you buy the most fantastic fruit juices! Wonderful

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jimmy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is a must! I little walk and whoops no families!!! Big fantastic waves and small cabanas for free if you buy the most fantastic fruit juices! Wonderful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you have seen Grand Anse you have to walk the 5 minutes to the north to also see Anse Petite. A guy on the beach offered shade if you buy a coco nut from him. Worth it!

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never have seen such a pleasant and small people, uncrowded, only us and the sound of the sea. To reach this place you should go hiking across the forest.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you get as far as Grande Anse you may as well do the short cliff walk over to Petite Anse which again is beautiful and quite dramatic. There are shady spots under trees to relax and enjoy the scenery, though again it isn't considered safe for swimming though people were in the sea when we visited. We ventured in... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Take a bike until Grande Anse, leave the bike here, walk to Petite Anse. I had a swim in Grande Anse, but really, don't do it! I was really lucky that nothing happened, big rocks under the sea. When a wave gets and throws you on the beach...... you could imagine what could happen under the water! A wave got... More 

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Arkansas, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We arrived at this beach after a hike through the forest from Grand Anse beach. Gorgeous and scenic, with wave action that doesn't allow swimming. Keep hiking through the forest to reach Anse Cocos, and a (not easy) hike to the end of Cocos will put you at a pocket that is swimmable.

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Malacky, Slovakia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This beach is more beautiful than grand anse. It is only 10 minutes of walk, but little bit to the hills. There are no trees, but is possible to rent "tent".

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Cycle to Grand Anse (easy flat road) and do a short hike to reach Petite Anse. Beautiful white sand, clean water. Not a lot of shade and if you come early you will have the beach all to yourself. We were able to swim and the waves were great! This is a must do when you are in La Digue... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

You can reach Petite Anse by hiking through a little jungle from Grand Anse, which is also lovely. Petite Anse is relatively quiet in terms of being crowded because the waves are crazy and you can't really swim plus there's barely any shade. We had a blast playing in the surf - the waves are quite strong! You can buy... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Don't get confused by the name, this beach is huge. It's gorgeous! Big waves and gorgeous blue colors. Not safe for swimming but you can dip your feet and possibly go in until your knees. Definitely worth a visit and there's very few people so it's a relaxing place to unwind and watch the ocean and beautiful sky.

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