L'Esterre West

L'Esterre West is located on the west coast of the island of Cariaccou, close enough to several resort properties that it is more crowded than many other beaches on the island. Still, crowded here is a relative term, and fighting for a spot in the sand is never an issue.

Set on the western outskirts of L'esterre, L'Esterre West is on the West coast of Carriacou. You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying very close. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that isn't lined with high-rise hotels; secluded parts of the coast like L'Esterre West might not be typical "beach scenes", but are nice and private.

Amenities and Ambiance

The topaz waters of L'Esterre West have carved a curve into the coast line, almost making a crescent shape. The shore is lined with trees that continue on for quite a distance, and the sands are soft and white.

There is also a restaurant on-location, which many L'Esterre West visitors find convenient and satisfying. Each destination around the Caribbean has its own culinary style, and Grenada is no different. One of the best places to enjoy the local fare is right next to the coast. So, you may wish to consider getting pre-packed lunches from your hotel if they offer them. Or, on your way to the beach you could grab some carry-out from a casual dining spot.

There is also a concession stand available.

You will be able to use a public restroom at L'Esterre West. Also, guests will have access to lounge chairs at this location. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you want to see the underwater world.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find L'Esterre West on the West coast of Carriacou; the area hosts attractions such as Canute Calliste Art Gallery, which is pretty close, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

If you're intrigued by Grenada's history, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough, which is three miles away.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near L'Esterre West
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Canute Calliste Art Gallery Art Gallery 0.3 SE Carriacou
The Carriacou Museum Museum 2.2 ENE Carriacou
Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough Historical Site 3.1 ENE Carriacou
Ningo Well Historical Site 4.3 NE Carriacou
Carriacou Ruins Historical Site 4.4 NE Carriacou

Cities and Towns

The closest city to L'Esterre West is Hillsborough, which is not heavily urbanized, though it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for those wanting to get a taste of local life.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full nearby hotel rooms are. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Visitors will find a good selection of hotels and resorts to pick from in the area that surrounds L'Esterre West. The closest of which are listed below.

Accommodations near L'Esterre West
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grand View Hotel -- -- Hotel
Hotel Laurena -- -- Hotel
Ade's Dream 2.2 mi. ENE Hotel
Silver Beach Cottages -- -- Cottages
Green Roof Inn 2.5 mi. E Hotel
Bogles Round House 3.4 mi. NE Cottages
Bayaleau Point Cottages 4.9 mi. ENE Cottages


If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest places to eat is Off the Hook. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean food. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near L'Esterre West
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Off the Hook (473) 443-7841 Caribbean Very Casual 0.3 mi. E
Oyster Beds -- -- -- 0.4 mi. SSW
Lambie Queen Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8162 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. S
Lazy Turtle (473) 443-8322 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. S
Laurena’s Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8333 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Patty's Deli (473) 443-6258 American -- 2.1 mi. ENE
SeaWave Sports Bar (473) 443-7317 Caribbean Very Casual 2.2 mi. ENE
Slipway Restaurant (473) 443-6500 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Green Roof Inn Restaurant (473) 443-6399 International Informal 2.5 mi. E
La Playa Beach Bar and Bistro (473) 410-4216 American Very Casual 2.5 mi. E
Bogles Round House (473) 443-7841 Caribbean, Contemporary Fine Dining 3.4 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Carriacou has many beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Paradise Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold on Grenada, so visiting L'Esterre West is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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