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.
Positioned just outside the heart of the vicinity of Pointe A Pitre, 1.0 mile west of Gosier, Creole Beach is on the South West coast of Grande-Terre. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. The beaches found throughout Guadeloupe tend to be pretty quiet, but Creole Beach is a little different.
Creole Beach features shallow water and is backed by the Creole Beach Hotel.
Also, you have the option of trying the restaurant located right on Creole Beach. Every location around the world has its own culinary style, and Guadeloupe is no different. One of the best places to enjoy the local fare is right on the water. Did you know that some hotels are happy to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Or, it would be easy to grab some hot food from a street vendor or casual cafe along the way.
Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch. You might also have the option to order lunch from one of the local vendors who operate at or near this spot.
This beach has public restrooms——something you'll appreciate if you spend more than a couple of hours here. You'll also find umbrellas and chairs, so visitors hoping for a place to relax in the shade will not go leave unhappy. The water here is fit for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you're looking to see some exciting marine life. Since Creole Beach is backed by the Creole Beach Hotel, most of its visitors are hotel guests.
Be mindful that the area right around Creole Beach is highly urbanized, which means the availability of certain amenities is likely to be affected.
Travelers will find Creole Beach on the South West coast of Grande-Terre. It is near, which is one of a few attractions in the region.
If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting The Bitasyon. It's located relatively close to Creole Beach, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.
Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.
|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|
|The Bitasyon||Museum||1.0 mi.||E||Grande-Terre|
|Musee du Costume et Tradition||Museum||1.1 mi.||E||Grande-Terre|
Creole Beach is very close to Pointe A Pitre, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Pointe A Pitre is nearby and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From Creole Beach, Pointe A Pitre is not far away, maybe three miles (four and a half kilometers).
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.
Vacationers will find a decent range of hotel booking options to pick from close to Creole Beach. The closest of which can be seen in the following table.
|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|
If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest restaurants is Les Fourneaux de Saint Félix. This restaurant has both Creole and French cuisines.
The table below lists dining options near this beach.
|Les Fourneaux de Saint Félix||(059) 090-1602||Creole, French||Fine Dining||0.0 mi.||S|
|Table de Bacchus||0590 84 36 43||Creole||Very Casual||--||--|
|Gosier Restaurant & Bar||(590) 590-8787 ext. 72||Creole||Fine Dining||0.8 mi.||E|
|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||--||--|
|(059) 021-8626||French||Very Casual||--||--|
|Safari Pizza||(069) 047-9279||Italian||Very Casual||--||--|
|Thimy’s||(059) 020-6273||Japanese||Very Casual||--||--|
|(059) 090-9676||Italian||Very Casual||1.0 mi.||NW|
|05.90.908576||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.1 mi.||NW|
Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Creole Beach doesn't suit their tastes.
You might also enjoy Ilet du Gosier, which is in a pretty active location. It is located a mile to the east-southeast. Catch a ferry boat to Illet du Gosier, where you can enjoy excellent snorkeling. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Callinago Beach may be a good choice. It is located just a little ways away.
Travelers may also want to consider Pointe des Salines, which is located fairly close-by, so a short cab ride will get you here pretty easily.
Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in Guadeloupe; then again, Creole Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.
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