Anse du Petit Bas Vent

The little brother of Anse du Grand Bas Vent, Petit Bas Vent is actually the more popular one. This is likely to be due to the fact that this beach has a resort just steps from the sand. The tortoise blue water probably has something to do with it too.

Located on the western outskirts of Deshaies, 1.6 miles north of Cafeiere, Anse du Petit Bas Vent is on the North coast of Basse-Terre. You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Vacationers who want a somewhat serene and secluded beach, that's also not too far from the town's amenities may really like the middle ground found at Anse du Petit Bas Vent. It's a little bit removed from Guadeloupe's urban areas, but it's not totally secluded either.

How to Access The Beach
Taking Highway N-2 North into Bas Vent, and then heading Northwest towards Hotel Fort Royal will take you right to the beach. You will likely need to park at the hotel to access the beach, so be prepared to pay for parking if necessary.

Amenities and Ambiance

The smooth sand and beautiful water makes this beach a popular one, especially among visitors to the Northern Coast.

Many visitors find themselves ordering a drink or snack from the concessions here, even if they move off-site for lunch. Sometimes, visitors will be able to buy some food from one of the mobile vendors who are typically found at this location.

Yes, public restrooms will be available here.

Guests who might be planning to use the amenities provided here, shouldn't worry; Anse du Petit Bas Vent happens to be located in a region that is not generally considered a tourist area. Taking that into consideration, sweating to locate an open amenity while at the beach is not something you will have to do very often, no matter what the time is when you get there.

What's Nearby


Anse du Petit Bas Vent is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the North coast of Basse-Terre. Accommodations nearby include the Caraibes Royal, which is one of the closest hotels near Anse du Petit Bas Vent, even though there aren't many additional attractions in the region.

Cities and Towns

The nearest area on Basse-Terre to Anse du Petit Bas Vent is Deshaies. This region in Guadeloupe is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Though there aren't many places to stay within a several miles, the nearest ones are listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Anse du Petit Bas Vent
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Caraibes Royal 0.1 mi. E Hotel
Langley Resort Hotel Fort Royal 0.2 mi. N Hotel


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you visit an area restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest restaurants is Le Boobooj’s. This restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their salads.

The table below lists places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Anse du Petit Bas Vent
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Boobooj’s -- Caribbean Very Casual 0.6 mi. S
Green Kafé (059) 021-4034 Creole Very Casual 1.7 mi. SSW
Koté Lagon (069) 097-3743 Creole Very Casual 1.7 mi. SSW
Le Karacoli (059) 028-4117 Creole Very Casual 1.7 mi. SSW
La Table du Poisson Rouge (059) 022-6050 French Informal 2.7 mi. SSW
La Savane (059) 091-3958 American, French Informal 2.7 mi. SSW
Le Banana’s (069) 057-2740 Creole Very Casual -- --
Le Coin des Pecheurs (059) 028-4775 Creole Very Casual 2.7 mi. SSW
Le Mahina (059) 088-9538 Creole Very Casual 2.7 mi. SSW
L’Amer (059) 068-3030 Creole Very Casual 2.7 mi. SSW
Passion Créole (059) 091-8175 Creole Very Casual 2.7 mi. SSW
Pizzeria Gwada'Yolo (059) 083-4337 Italian Very Casual 2.7 mi. SSW

Other Beaches

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them on Basse-Terre will have lots of options besides Anse du Petit Bas Vent.

You might also want to visit Anse Riffiet, which is located only a short distance away.

Guadeloupe offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Anse du Petit Bas Vent offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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