Anse Accul

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 near the center of the island of Grande-Terre, in the general vicinity of Ste. Anne, Anse Accul is on the South coast of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. While Anse Accul isn't particularly secluded, there's a lot less commotion than there is at the other, usually busy beaches in Guadeloupe. So, though it isn't Guadeloupe most isolated stretch of sand, this beach will have much less traffic to dodge during, say, a romantic walk along the water.

How to Access The Beach
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.

Amenities and Ambiance

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, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. You'll find the waters off-shore to be of good snorkeling quality, so purchase or rent some gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the South coast of Grande-Terre. It is near Musee du Costume et Tradition, which is seen easily reached by taxi away, and it is among the attractions in the vicinity.

Historical attractions like Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee provide a great compliment to the natural beauty of Anse Accul, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Guadeloupe, without venturing too far from the coast.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Accul
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Musee du Costume et Tradition Museum 6.3 W Grande-Terre
Aquarium de la Guadeloupe Aquarium 6.4 W Grande-Terre
Gosier les Bains Casino 6.4 W Grande-Terre
The Bitasyon Museum 6.4 W Grande-Terre
Islet du Gosier Lighthouse Lighthouse 6.4 W Grande-Terre

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Pointe A Pitre is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it can attract visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

Since this beach is located in a relatively popular tourist area, it usually isn't that difficult to find just the right kind of hotel close-by. If you and your group are looking to get a place that's near the beach, the table that follows lists the accommodations closest to Anse Accul.

Accommodations near Anse Accul
Hotel Distance Direction Type
La Toubana Hotel Spa 0.4 mi. W Resort
La Caravelle -- -- Resort
Village Club Sainte-Anne 1.8 mi. ENE Resort
Hôtel Petit Havre -- -- Hotel
Village De Sainte Anne -- -- Hotel
Hotel Amaudo 5.3 mi. ENE Hotel
Residence Terrasses De Illet -- -- Hotel
Auberge de la Vielle Tour 6.5 mi. W Hotel
La Maison Creole -- -- Hotel
Hôtel Club Manganao 7.1 mi. E Resort

Food

Though there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is Le Grand bleu, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Anse Accul
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
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 -- --

Other Beaches

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Anse Accul doesn't suit their tastes.

If the active mood at Anse Accul is what you're looking for, think about also visiting Anse al Jacques, a spot with the same type of electricity. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Anse de St-Anne is a beach removed from some more heavily-traveled spots.

Vacationers may also want to visit Bois Jolan, another great Guadeloupe beach site.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Guadeloupe, but Anse Accul is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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