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 coast of Grande-Terre. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying very close. Travelers who prefer walking over driving to their next destination will find that Callinago Beach is a good choice for them. It's convenient to nearby hotels and attractions since it is right in the center of all the daytime activity.

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, you could always try the shoreside restaurant right on Callinago Beach, which is the ultimate convenience for beachgoers. There are various types of dining experiences in Guadeloupe that visitors can partake in, but eating at the beach can be especially fun. With this in mind, you might ask your hotel if they offer to pack picnic lunches for their guests. Or, you could find just what you need from cafes and street vendors en route to the beach.

Many visitors find themselves ordering a drink or snack from the concessions here, even if they move off-site for lunch. You might also have the option to purchase food from one of the local vendors who typically operate along this coastline.

Yes, there are public restrooms at Callinago Beach. You'll also find umbrellas and chairs, so guests hoping for relief from the sultry island sun will not be disappointed. You'll find the waters off-shore to be fit for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration. Callinago Beach is mainly populated with guests of the Callinago Hotel.

Callinago Beach including its offerings for conveniences will be found well within an area that sees many visitors. With this in mind, if these amenities are a crucial feature, naturally, it's an appropriate idea to make it there earlier in the day well before the crowds or perhaps try a beach elsewhere. Or you might find all those comforts becoming too crowded for you to use.

What's Nearby


Callinago Beach is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the South West coast of Grande-Terre. It's located near Casino du Gosier, which is one of the popular spots in the area.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Guadeloupe, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For instance, nearby is Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee, which is one of the closest historical attractions in the area surrounding Callinago Beach.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be 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

The town of Pointe A Pitre is close-by and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the shore, Pointe A Pitre is a quick trip away, maybe three miles (four and a half kilometers).


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can typically expect to share the sand with more than a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Beach-goers will find a good selection of rooming options to choose from in the area surrounding the beach. The most accessible of which can be viewed in the table 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


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to walk to a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Guadeloupe's specialty dishes, without going too far from the coast. One of the closest restaurants is Les Fourneaux de Saint Félix. The restaurant serves both Creole and French cuisines.

A few nearby dining options are shown below.

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 -- --
Gosier Restaurant & Bar (590) 590-8787 ext. 72 Creole Fine Dining 0.6 mi. ENE
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
Village Soleil 05.90.908576 Caribbean Very Casual 1.3 mi. NW

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover on Grande-Terre, of course, so if Callinago Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

If the active mood at Callinago Beach is what you're looking for, you'll want to consider heading to 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 you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, Creole Beach could be a good option for you. It is located only a short distance away.

Another option worth considering is Pointe des Salines, located not a great distance away, meaning a short ride in a taxi is a solid choice.

While Guadeloupe has many alluring attractions, visiting Callinago Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in Guadeloupe even more memorable.


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