Grand-Barachois is located along the coast between the Town of Shediac and the village of Cap-Pelé. It is a truly beautiful area with a great view of the ocean.. Grand-Barachois, New Brunswick. is mostly francophone but most people are bilingual. The historical "Saint-Henri de Barachois" church is one of the oldest acadian churches still standing. This church is renowned for its quality musical concerts. The word "barachois" means "area of shallow waters, separated from the sea by sand dunes and surrounded by natural prairies". That is certainly the case in Grand-Barachois where you see the shallow water followed by the dunes an then the sea.