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.

Positioned on the island of Basse-Terre, 1.8 miles north of Cafeiere, You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying nearby. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town 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.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you tend to enjoy beach days that grant a peaceful experience, then maybe head on over to Anse Tillet; it is tucked away in a more rural area of the region.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Anse Tillet on the North coast of Basse-Terre. Nearby accommodations include the Langley Resort Hotel Fort Royal, which is a half mile away, and is perhaps the most conveniently located lodging option near Anse Tillet, despite the fact that there aren't many additional nearby places of interest.

Cities and Towns

The closest area on Basse-Terre to Anse Tillet is Deshaies. This area in Guadeloupe is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few other guests who are staying close by.

While beach-goers will find only a few accommodations in the region, those options closest to Anse Tillet can be seen in the following list.

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


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you visit an area restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, without having to stray too far. One of the closest places to eat is Le Boobooj’s. The restaurant serves Caribbean cuisine. They are also known for serving salads.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown 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

Basse-Terre has many beaches, so if Anse Tillet doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You may also enjoy Anse du Petit Bas Vent, which is located within a short distance.

While Guadeloupe has many alluring attractions, Anse Tillet is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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