Anse le Roche

Anse le Roche is one of the most secluded and scenic spots on the island of Carriacaou. Coral reefs rest just offshore, so having a snorkeling mask and fins on hand is a good idea. Visitors who spend the entire day will be enchanted by views of the sunset over the water.

Positioned near the heart of the island of Carriacou, Anse le Roche is on the North East coast of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. Although planning a vacation means you'll make lots of choices, picking the right beach can mean the difference between a stressful and a relaxing afternoon. Anse le Roche is one of many fun beaches on Grenada to consider.

How to Access The Beach
A half mile or so hike from the road is required to access this secluded beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

A beautiful beach with an untouched feel, Anse le Roche is a smooth sand beach with warm, calm waters.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. You will find the water here is fit for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the North East coast of Carriacou. It is near some interesting sites like Ningo Well, which is one of a number of area's attractions.

Museums and beaches may seem an odd combination to some, but at least a few travelers find that museums like The Carriacou Museum (situated just a short distance away) offer a fun learning experience and help visitors understand Grenada's interesting past.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse le Roche
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Ningo Well Historical Site 1.0 mi. NE Carriacou
Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough Historical Site 1.1 mi. SSE Carriacou
Dover Ruins Historical Site 1.2 mi. E Carriacou
Carriacou Ruins Historical Site 1.3 mi. N Carriacou
The Carriacou Museum Museum 1.4 mi. SSW Carriacou
Gun Point Historical Site 2.1 mi. NNE Carriacou
Canute Calliste Art Gallery Art Gallery 3.2 mi. SW Carriacou

Cities and Towns

Cities near Anse le Roche include Hillsborough, which is not overly developed, and it can be an interesting destination for those who want to see more of the area.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a decent assortment of accommodation options to choose from in the area that encircles Anse le Roche. The most accessible of which can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Anse le Roche
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Bogles Round House 0.1 mi. NE Cottages
Ade's Dream 1.3 mi. SSW Hotel
Green Roof Inn 1.4 mi. S Hotel
Hotel Laurena -- -- Hotel
Bayaleau Point Cottages 1.8 mi. E Cottages
Silver Beach Cottages -- -- Cottages
Grand View Hotel -- -- Hotel

Food

If you visit the beach around lunchtime this beach has many nearby restaurants, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. Bogles Round House is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant offers both Caribbean and contemporary cuisines. They are also famous for their chicken and seafood.

A few nearby dining options are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Anse le Roche
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Bogles Round House (473) 443-7841 Caribbean, Contemporary 0.1 mi. NE Carriacou
SeaWave Sports Bar (473) 443-7317 Caribbean 1.3 mi. SSW Carriacou
Patty's Deli (473) 443-6258 American 1.4 mi. SSW Carriacou
Slipway Restaurant (473) 443-6500 Caribbean, International -- -- Carriacou
La Playa Beach Bar and Bistro (473) 410-4216 American 1.4 mi. S Carriacou
Green Roof Inn Restaurant (473) 443-6399 International 1.5 mi. S Carriacou
Laurena’s Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8333 Caribbean -- -- Carriacou
Off the Hook (473) 443-7841 Caribbean 3.0 mi. SW Carriacou
Oyster Beds -- -- 3.7 mi. SW Carriacou
Lambie Queen Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8162 Caribbean 4.0 mi. SW Carriacou
Lazy Turtle (473) 443-8322 Caribbean 4.1 mi. SW Carriacou
Palm Beach Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-9103 Caribbean 4.5 mi. ENE Petite Martinique

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have plenty of other choices on Carriacou besides Anse le Roche.

Vacationers may also want to visit Hillsborough Beach, located only a short distance away.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Anse le Roche is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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