Anse Tillet

A bit of a rough journey to go with the rougher waves, Anse Tillet is a less visited beach that is perfect for a private getaway with the entire family. People who want to relax can do so with the privacy of a forest blocking any signs of civilization, while those looking for some activity can ride and fight the waves.

Located on the northern side of the island of Basse-Terre, 1.8 miles north of Cafeiere, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. When you need to spend the afternoon away from tourist-filled hotspots, you should venture a little farther from the city, and a little closer to Anse Tillet.

How to Access The Beach
The route to the beach is easy for most of the trip, but the last leg can get a little bumpy. Following Highway N-2 North, after the first curve once hitting the northern coast you will be able to see a turn off. This road simply does a half circle, bringing you back to N-2. However, half way down the road there is a dirt road which leads straight to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach appears to be carved right into the forest and wedged between two rocky shores. Other than the many trees to the south and rocks two the east and west, Anse Tillet is defined by the beautiful views of some deserted islands over the wavy seas.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Anse Tillet offers an idyllic and relaxing getaway, in part because the region surrounding the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the North coast of Basse-Terre. Accommodations nearby include the Langley Resort Hotel Fort Royal, that can be found a half mile away, making it perhaps the most conveniently located hotel accessible from Anse Tillet, despite there not being too many other popular spots within driving distance.

Cities and Towns

The nearest section on Basse-Terre to Anse Tillet is Deshaies. Deshaies is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can generally expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

While you generally won't find very many hotels in the region, those accommodations closest to the beach are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Anse Tillet
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Langley Resort Hotel Fort Royal 0.5 mi. W Hotel
Caraibes Royal 0.5 mi. WSW Hotel

Food

Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you try an area restaurant, where you can dive into Guadeloupe's specialty dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the nearest places to eat is Le Boobooj’s. The restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their salads.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed below.

Restaurants near Anse Tillet
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Boobooj’s -- Caribbean Very Casual 1.0 mi. SW
Green Kafé (059) 021-4034 Creole Very Casual 2.2 mi. SW
Koté Lagon (069) 097-3743 Creole Very Casual 2.2 mi. SW
Le Karacoli (059) 028-4117 Creole Very Casual 2.2 mi. SW
La Table du Poisson Rouge (059) 022-6050 French Informal 3.1 mi. SSW
Le Banana’s (069) 057-2740 Creole Very Casual -- --
La Savane (059) 091-3958 American, French Informal 3.1 mi. SSW
Le Coin des Pecheurs (059) 028-4775 Creole Very Casual 3.1 mi. SSW
Le Mahina (059) 088-9538 Creole Very Casual 3.1 mi. SSW
L’Amer (059) 068-3030 Creole Very Casual 3.1 mi. SSW
Passion Créole (059) 091-8175 Creole Very Casual 3.1 mi. SSW
Pizzeria Gwada'Yolo (059) 083-4337 Italian Very Casual 3.1 mi. SSW

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Anse Tillet on Basse-Terre.

You may also want to consider Anse du Petit Bas Vent, which is located a half mile to the west-southwest.

Guadeloupe offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and dropping by Anse Tillet is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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