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 middle of the island of Carriacou, Anse le Roche is on the North East edge of the island, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Though travel usually involves making dozens of little decisions, choosing the right beach can make all the difference. Before you arrive, consider some of Grenada's most interesting options, like Anse le Roche.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby


Anse le Roche is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the North East coast of Carriacou; the area hosts attractions such as Ningo Well, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you're interested in combining culture with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting The Carriacou Museum, a lovely museum found a mile and a half to the south-southwest, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available on Grenada. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

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

Hillsborough is the closest city to Anse le Roche. It isn't a congested area, and it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for visitors wanting to get a taste of local life.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Vacationers will find a pretty good assortment of hotels and resorts to pick from close to the beach. The most accessible of which can be seen below.

Accommodations near Anse le Roche
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Bogles Round House 0.1 mi. NE Cottages
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


If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. Bogles Round House is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and contemporary dishes on the menu. Visitors often rave about their chicken and seafood.

The table below provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

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
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
The International Restaurant (473) 438-3127 International 4.5 mi. ENE Petite Martinique

Other Beaches

Anse le Roche isn't the only beach worth checking out on Carriacou.

You may also enjoy Hillsborough Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

Maybe Anse le Roche is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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