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 on the western edge of Gosier, Callinago Beach is on the South West edge of Grande-Terre. You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. The beaches found throughout Guadeloupe tend to be pretty quiet, but Callinago Beach stands out as a pleasant exception to this rule.

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.

You'll also discover that there is a restaurant on the shore worth trying. Beachgoers will find notice plenty of nice restaurants all around Guadeloupe, but not every meal you enjoy has to be at a fine restaurant. Many visitors find it more convenient and relaxing to eat on near the beach than in another restaurant. Did you know that many hotels are able to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Or, on your way to the beach you could grab some carry-out from a casual dining spot.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. Sometimes, visitors will be able to order some food from one of the local vendors who operate at or near this spot.

You will be able to use a public restroom at Callinago Beach. You'll also find umbrellas and chairs, so visitors looking for a break from the hot sun will not go leave unhappy. Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface. Callinago Beach is mainly populated with guests of the Callinago Hotel.

Remember to take into account that the area right around Callinago Beach is rather congested, so the availability of certain facilities is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Callinago Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the South West coast of Grande-Terre; the area is home to other attractions such as Casino du Gosier, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Guadeloupe, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. One of the nearest historical attractions is Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee, which is one of the closest destinations of historical interest to Callinago Beach.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

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

Nearby, you'll find the town of Pointe A Pitre, which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the beach, Pointe A Pitre is a quick trip away, maybe three miles (four and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Guests will find a fairly good range of hotel booking options to pick from in the area that encircles the beach. The most accessible of which have been listed below.

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

Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to visit a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest restaurants is Les Fourneaux de Saint Félix. This restaurant serves both Creole and French dishes on the menu.

A few nearby dining options are provided 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

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Callinago Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also enjoy Ilet du Gosier, a popular beach beloved by tourists. You'll find it 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 solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Creole Beach is a location secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. It is located just a short distance away.

You may also want to consider Pointe des Salines, located fairly close-by, so a quick ride in a taxi is a solid choice.

Guadeloupe has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Callinago Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.

 

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