Creole Beach

There is a water sports center on-site, so Creole Beach's visitors can enjoy an array of activities in and on the surf, as well as traditional swimming and sunbathing. The Creole Beach Hotel bar provides tasty drinks to cool guests down on hot days.

Located in the vicinity of Pointe A Pitre, 1.0 mile west of Gosier, Creole Beach is on the South West coast of Grande-Terre. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Those of you who might prefer a beach that's a little less crowded, but still fun and active, may want to give Creole Beach a try. It's not one of the beaches that's always brimming with visitors, but it's not quiet or boring either.

Amenities and Ambiance

Creole Beach features shallow water and is backed by the Creole Beach Hotel.

Of course, there is also a restaurant located right on-site. There are several, unique dining options in Guadeloupe, but some meals are best enjoyed spontaneously, in a truly casual setting. Some vacationers simply sit on their towels——not in a restaurant——to enjoy lunch. Did you know that some hotels are happy 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.

Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch. On some days, it may be possible to order lunch from one of the mobile vendors who set up shop at the beach.

This beach has public restrooms——something you'll appreciate if you spend more than a couple of hours here. You will also have access to chairs and umbrellas here, so visitors seeking a relaxing spot in the shade will get their wish. You will find the water here is of good snorkeling quality, so bring your equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites. Since Creole Beach is backed by the Creole Beach Hotel, most of its visitors are hotel guests.

Bear in mind that Creole Beach's location is is a much-visited area, meaning the availability of certain amenities is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the South West coast of Grande-Terre. It's located near Casino du Gosier, which is one of a number of area's attractions.

Beaches and museums may seem an odd combination to some, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like The Bitasyon (one of the closest to Creole Beach) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a whole new side of Guadeloupe's history.

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

Activities and Attractions Near Creole Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Casino du Gosier Casino 0.1 mi. NNE Grande-Terre
Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee Historical Site 0.9 mi. N Grande-Terre
Aquarium de la Guadeloupe Aquarium 1.0 mi. E Grande-Terre
Gosier les Bains Casino 1.0 mi. E Grande-Terre
The Bitasyon Museum 1.0 mi. E Grande-Terre
Musee du Costume et Tradition Museum 1.1 mi. E Grande-Terre
Islet du Gosier Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.2 mi. ESE Grande-Terre

Cities and Towns

The closest town is Pointe A Pitre, which is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the coast, Pointe A Pitre is a quick trip away, maybe three miles (four and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a fairly wide assortment of booking options to pick from in the area around Creole Beach. The closest of which have been listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Creole Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
La Creole Beach Hotel 0.1 mi. N Hotel
Karibea Beach Resort Gosier 0.1 mi. ENE Resort
Mahogany Hotel Residence 0.1 mi. NW Resort
Canella Beach 0.2 mi. NNW Hotel
La Maison Creole -- -- Hotel
Auberge de la Vielle Tour 0.8 mi. E Hotel
Residence Terrasses De Illet -- -- Hotel

Food

One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest restaurants is Les Fourneaux de Saint Félix. This restaurant serves both Creole and French dishes on the menu.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Creole Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Les Fourneaux de Saint Félix (059) 090-1602 Creole, French Fine Dining 0.0 mi. S
La Veranda (+590 ) 05 90 90 44 00 Creole, French, International Informal 0.2 mi. NW
Le Flibustier (+590 ) 05 90 90 44 00 International Informal 0.2 mi. NW
Table de Bacchus 0590 84 36 43 Creole Very Casual -- --
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 1.0 mi. NW

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Creole Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You may also want to try Ilet du Gosier, where there's usually lots of activity. You'll find it a mile to the east-southeast. Catch a ferry boat to Illet du Gosier, where you can enjoy excellent snorkeling. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Callinago Beach is a beach secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. It is located not far off the beach at all.

You might also want to visit Pointe des Salines, which is located not too far away, so a quick cab ride is an easy option.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Guadeloupe, but visiting Creole Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in Guadeloupe even more memorable.

 

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