Callinago Beach

Frolick in the water or lay out on the beach. When the sun becomes too much, head for one of the nearby palms to keep you cool.

Located in Gosier, Callinago Beach is on the South West edge of Grande-Terre. You might want whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Although Guadeloupe has beaches that are more secluded than Callinago Beach, it offers just the right amount of privacy and atmosphere to attract families and couples alike.

Amenities and Ambiance

Callinago Beach is a small crescent-shaped beach backed by the Callinago Hotel. Palm trees line the beach and proved a lush backdrop of shade.

Of course, there is also a restaurant located right on-site. Guadeloupe offers plenty of great places to eat, but not every meal you enjoy has to be at a fine restaurant. Many vacationers find it more convenient and relaxing to eat on near the beach than in another restaurant. Did you know that some hotels are happy to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Otherwise, there are plenty of walk-up vendors that offer hot, on-the-go food.

If you're suddenly hungry or thirsty, the concession stand at Callinago Beach is the ultimate convenience. If available, you could also order lunch from one of the mobile vendors who are generally found here.

There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along. You will also be pleased to find umbrellas and chairs here, so visitors looking for a break from the hot sun will not be disappointed. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear and good for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some gear if you want to see the underwater world. Callinago Beach is mainly populated with guests of the Callinago Hotel.

Callinago Beach with its availability of amenities and services are of course found inside a commonly visited area. What this means is that if for you the amenities are a deciding factor, it'll likely be an appropriate cause to make it earlier in the day before the crowds do or go to a different beach in a more remote area. If you do not, you could possibly not completely enjoy the amenities that Callinago Beach has for its guests.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Callinago Beach on the South West coast of Grande-Terre; the area hosts attractions such as Casino du Gosier, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Guadeloupe, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. The nearest historical attraction is Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee, which is one of the closest sites of historical significance near Callinago Beach.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Callinago Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Casino du Gosier Casino 0.2 mi. NW Grande-Terre
Aquarium de la Guadeloupe Aquarium 0.7 mi. E Grande-Terre
Gosier les Bains Casino 0.7 mi. E Grande-Terre
The Bitasyon Museum 0.7 mi. E Grande-Terre
Musee du Costume et Tradition Museum 0.8 mi. ENE Grande-Terre
Islet du Gosier Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.9 mi. SE Grande-Terre
Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee Historical Site 1.0 mi. N Grande-Terre

Cities and Towns

Callinago Beach is near Pointe A Pitre, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Pointe A Pitre is the closest city and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the beach, Pointe A Pitre is not far away, maybe three miles (four and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a moderately varied selection of lodgings a car ride away. Some of the closest options are seen in the following list.

Accommodations near Callinago Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Karibea Beach Resort Gosier 0.2 mi. WNW Resort
La Creole Beach Hotel 0.3 mi. WNW Hotel
La Maison Creole -- -- Hotel
Mahogany Hotel Residence 0.4 mi. WNW Resort
Canella Beach 0.4 mi. NW Hotel
Auberge de la Vielle Tour 0.6 mi. ENE Hotel
Residence Terrasses De Illet -- -- Hotel

Food

A trip to the beach isn't complete until you visit a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Guadeloupe's specialty dishes, without having to go far. One of the closest places to eat is Les Fourneaux de Saint Félix. The restaurant serves both Creole and French cuisines.

A few nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Callinago Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Les Fourneaux de Saint Félix (059) 090-1602 Creole, French Fine Dining 0.3 mi. W
Table de Bacchus 0590 84 36 43 Creole Very Casual -- --
Le Flibustier (+590 ) 05 90 90 44 00 International Informal 0.5 mi. NW
La Veranda (+590 ) 05 90 90 44 00 Creole, French, International Informal 0.5 mi. WNW
Coco Kafé (059) 093-6302 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Fast Grill (059) 091-2741 American Very Casual -- --
La Kaz à Loulouz (059) 084-6455 Creole -- -- --
La Langouste des Iles (059) 084-8228 Creole Fine Dining -- --
Pinkberries (059) 021-8626 French Very Casual -- --
Safari Pizza (069) 047-9279 Italian Very Casual -- --
Thimy’s (059) 020-6273 Japanese Very Casual -- --
Parad Ice Café (059) 090-9676 Italian Very Casual 1.3 mi. WNW

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Callinago Beach.

If the exciting vibe at Callinago Beach has you wanting more of the same, think about checking out Ilet du Gosier, a spot with the same type of electricity. It is located three quarters of a mile to the east-southeast. Catch a ferry boat to Illet du Gosier, where you can enjoy excellent snorkeling. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Creole Beach is a location removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. You'll find it just a little ways away.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Pointe des Salines, which is located four miles away.

Guadeloupe has so much to offer, and paying a visit to Callinago Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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