As one of the resort beaches along the Southern Coast of the island, Anse Accul is without doubt a beautiful beach. With shimmering waters and nearly reflective sand, the palm tree lined shore is a great way to spend a day.
Positioned on the island of Grande-Terre, near Ste. Anne, Anse Accul is on the South coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. The beach is set in a rather urbanized area, but as is occasionally the case, this should not suggest that the actual beach will be too crowded. In fact, you will typically find the beach to be rather roomy.
The beach is easily accessible from the main N-4 Highway that stretches along the South Coast. Just realize that access to the beach is controlled by La Caravelle, and they may charge non-guests.
Anse Accul Beach is a busier beach, and you'll easily spot the many buildings, including the resort, on the beach. In addition there are three docks and piers that jut out from the beach, making this shore a very active one.
Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Fortunately, the water here is fit for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.
Visitors will find this beach on the South coast of Grande-Terre; the area hosts attractions such as Musee du Costume et Tradition, which is easily reached by taxi away.
If you want more information on 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 to Anse Accul.
The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.
|Musee du Costume et Tradition||Museum||6.3||W||Grande-Terre|
|Aquarium de la Guadeloupe||Aquarium||6.4||W||Grande-Terre|
The town of Pointe A Pitre is close-by and is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.
How many other people you encounter at Anse Accul will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may meet guests from some of the area's smaller options.
Travelers trying to find a hotel room not far from the beach shouldn't have a difficult time, as there are plenty of hotels to choose from nearby. Find the closest hotel booking options by perusing those shown in the table that follows.
|La Toubana Hotel Spa||0.4 mi.||W||Resort|
|Club Med - La Caravelle||--||--||Resort|
|Village Club Sainte-Anne||1.8 mi.||ENE||Resort|
|Hôtel Petit Havre||--||--||Hotel|
|Hotel Eden Palm||--||--||Hotel|
|Hotel Amaudo||5.3 mi.||ENE||Hotel|
|Auberge de la Vielle Tour||6.5 mi.||W||Hotel|
|La Maison Creole||--||--||Hotel|
While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you are prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the closest places to eat is Le Grand bleu, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.
The table below provides a list of dining options near this beach.
|Le Grand bleu||59 5 90 88 25 78||Creole, French||Informal||0.4 mi.||W|
|Eden Palm Restaurant||(33) 05 90 88 48 48||Creole, French||Informal||--||--|
Needless to say, there are other beaches on Grande-Terre besides Anse Accul worth visiting.
If the active mood at Anse Accul has you wanting more of the same, think about heading to Anse de St-Anne is an area which doesn't see as many crowds., a beach with a similar ambiance. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking,
Travelers may also want to consider Bois Jolan, one of the many great Guadeloupe beach sites.
Perhaps Anse Accul is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Guadeloupe you might like.
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