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.

Located near the middle of the island of Grande-Terre, close to Ste. Anne, Anse Accul is on the South coast of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Those of you who spend part of the afternoon at this beach will enjoy escaping the buzz of city life without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. The water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the South coast of Grande-Terre. Musee du Costume et Tradition is located easily reached by taxi away, and it is one of a few favorite destinations in the area.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Guadeloupe, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee, which is one of the closest historical attractions to Anse Accul.

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

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

Anse Accul is near Pointe A Pitre, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Pointe A Pitre is the closest city and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it can appeal to guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Since the beach is located in a relatively touristed area, it is not usually very difficult to find exactly the kind of hotel you're looking for close-by. If you are wanting to find a place that's on or near the water, the table below lists the closest accommodations 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

While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants is Le Grand bleu, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby dining options are provided in the following table.

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 who are looking for the ideal beach 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 beach with a similar ambiance. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Anse de St-Anne is a beach which doesn't host as many visitors.

You may also want to consider Bois Jolan, one of the many great Guadeloupe beach sites.

Guadeloupe has a lot to offer its visitors, but taking a swim at Anse Accul is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.

 

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