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.

Situated on the northern edge of the island of Basse-Terre, 1.8 miles north of Cafeiere, You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. This beach isn't just another pleasant afternoon distraction, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches in Guadeloupe. While Anse Tillet may be a little bit out of the way, it's a pleasure to find an undisturbed plot of sand like this one.

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, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you usually go for sunny days that bring guests an angelic experience, then you may want to try Anse Tillet; it's found within a less urbanized area of the region.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Anse Tillet on the North coast of Basse-Terre. You can stay at the nearby Langley Resort Hotel Fort Royal, that can be found a half mile away, making it one of the closest hotels reachable from Anse Tillet, though you may not find too many additional popular spots close-by.

Cities and Towns

The closest region on Basse-Terre to Anse Tillet is Deshaies. This section of Guadeloupe is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you walk to a local restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without going too far from the coast. Le Boobooj’s is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant has Caribbean food. They are also known for serving salads.

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

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 Anse Tillet is just one of your options.

You may also enjoy Anse du Petit Bas Vent, located a half mile to the west-southwest.

Maybe Anse Tillet is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Guadeloupe you might like.


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