Anse de Nogent

Located in a more residential area of Guadeloupe, Abse de Nogent is often free of tourist and is a great option for anyone looking for an alternative that is not as crowded as some of the more popular beaches. However, this seclusion comes at a price; you should not expect to find any amenities or official parking anywhere near the beach.

Set in Plessis Nogent, Anse de Nogent is on the North coast of Basse-Terre. You might want whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Those of you who spend part of the afternoon at this beach will be able to escape the city's bustle without missing an opportunity to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach
Anse de Nogent is easily accessible by car, as it's town is located right off Highway N-2, right at the northern-most point on Western Guadeloupe.

Amenities and Ambiance

Anse de Nogent is a natural beach and does not receive regular maintenance. Still, it is clean, and the sparkling water is on par with the tourist heavy beaches. Swimmers will be able to take a dip in areas of the beach that feature both rough and calm water, as well as areas where the rivers and the ocean meet.

There is also a restaurant right on the water, so if you don't want to leave Anse de Nogent at all, it's worth a try. There all types of dining experiences that vacationers can enjoy in Guadeloupe, but trying local cusine right on the beach can be a particularly memorable one. Did you know that many hotels are able to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Otherwise, there are plenty of walk-up vendors that offer hot, on-the-go food.

Please note that public restrooms are not available. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

If you usually desire beach days which grant an angelic enclave, then a good choice for you is Anse de Nogent; it is found in a much quieter sector of Basse-Terre.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Travelers will find Anse de Nogent on the North coast of Basse-Terre; it's located near attractions like Jardin Créole, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Ecomusée CréoleArt. It's located relatively close to Anse de Nogent, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Guadeloupe. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse de Nogent
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Jardin Créole Botanical Garden 2.7 SE Basse-Terre
Notre Dame des Larmes Historical Site 3.6 SW Basse-Terre
Ecomusée CréoleArt Museum 3.9 S Basse-Terre
Distillerie Reimonenq Operating Distillery 4.0 SE Basse-Terre
Musee du Rhum Museum 4.0 SE Basse-Terre

Cities and Towns

The nearest section of Basse-Terre to Anse de Nogent is Plessis Nogent. This interesting part of Basse-Terre is just a quarter mile away, so it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. Plessis Nogent is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Beach-goers will find a fairly wide variety of hotel options to choose from in the vicinity of Anse de Nogent. The most accessible of which are listed below.

Accommodations near Anse de Nogent
Hotel Distance Direction Type
The African Regent Hotel 1.4 mi. SE Cottages
Langley Resort Hotel Fort Royal 2.9 mi. W Hotel
Caraibes Royal 2.9 mi. W Hotel
Caraib Bay Hotel 4.2 mi. SW Lodge
Tendacayou 4.9 mi. SW Lodge
Le Rayon Vert 6.8 mi. SW Hotel

Food

When you're starving for a midday meal, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you don't have to go far away. One of the closest restaurants is Le Boobooj’s. This restaurant has Caribbean food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their salads.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Anse de Nogent
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Boobooj’s -- Caribbean Very Casual 3.3 mi. WSW
Green Kafé (059) 021-4034 Creole Very Casual 4.2 mi. SW
Koté Lagon (069) 097-3743 Creole Very Casual 4.2 mi. SW
Le Karacoli (059) 028-4117 Creole Very Casual 4.2 mi. SW
The Red Fish (059) 028-4272 Caribbean, French Informal 4.9 mi. SW
La Table du Poisson Rouge (059) 022-6050 French Informal 5.0 mi. SW
Le Banana’s (069) 057-2740 Creole Very Casual -- --
La Savane (059) 091-3958 American, French Informal 5.0 mi. SW
Le Coin des Pecheurs (059) 028-4775 Creole Very Casual 5.0 mi. SW
Le Mahina (059) 088-9538 Creole Very Casual 5.0 mi. SW
L’Amer (059) 068-3030 Creole Very Casual 5.0 mi. SW
Passion Créole (059) 091-8175 Creole Very Casual 5.0 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Basse-Terre, so Anse de Nogent is just one of your options.

Another option worth considering is Anse Vinty, located a quarter mile away.

Guadeloupe offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, so visiting Anse de Nogent is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.

 

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