Anse de St-Anne

Popular and easy to reach, Anse de Sainte Anne is one of the major tourist destinations in the area. Swimmers will appreciate the calm clear waters thanks to the three sandbars that extend into the ocean, and land dwellers will love the variety of sun soaked and shaded areas.

Positioned in Ste. Anne, Anse de St-Anne is on the South edge of Grande-Terre. You might want even if you aren't staying nearby. Those of you who spend part of the afternoon at this beach can have a relaxing time without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach
Travelers will not even have to leave the city to reach the beach; all they have to do is drive (or walk) south. Drivers will be able to choose from a variety of parking options.

Amenities and Ambiance

Visitors to the beach will be joined by a large mix of other guests, including swimmers, sun bathers, kayakers, and boaters, all of whom find refuge at Anse de Sainte Anne. Its proximity to the city allows people to easily come and go, meaning that this beach is popular throughout the entirety of the day.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Fortunately, the water here is fit for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the South coast of Grande-Terre; this area boasts other attractions such as Casino de la Marina, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Musee du Costume et Tradition, one of the closest museums, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse de St-Anne
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Casino de la Marina Casino 7.2 E Grande-Terre
Musee du Costume et Tradition Museum 7.3 W Grande-Terre
Aquarium de la Guadeloupe Aquarium 7.4 W Grande-Terre
Gosier les Bains Casino 7.4 W Grande-Terre
The Bitasyon Museum 7.4 W Grande-Terre

Cities and Towns

Anse de St-Anne is very close to Pointe A Pitre, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. The nearby town of Pointe A Pitre is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the beach, Pointe A Pitre isn't out of reach at nine and a half miles (15 and a half kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it's often visited by guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Visitors seeking a place to stay not far from Anse de St-Anne shouldn't have a difficult time, as there are lots of resorts and hotels to pick from nearby. You can find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by viewing those shown below.

Accommodations near Anse de St-Anne
Hotel Distance Direction Type
La Caravelle 0.8 mi. N Resort
Village Club Sainte-Anne 0.8 mi. NE Resort
La Toubana Hotel Spa 1.4 mi. W Resort
Hôtel Petit Havre 3.0 mi. W Hotel
Village De Sainte Anne 3.8 mi. ENE Hotel
Hotel Amaudo 4.3 mi. ENE Hotel
Hôtel Club Manganao 6.0 mi. E Resort
Bwa Chik Hotel & Golf -- -- Hotel
Residence Terrasses De Illet -- -- Hotel
Auberge de la Vielle Tour 7.5 mi. W Hotel


Though this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you're prepared to drive a bit. One of the nearest restaurants is Le Grand bleu, which is just a little ways away.

The table below provides a list of nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Anse de St-Anne
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Grand bleu 59 5 90 88 25 78 Creole, French Informal 1.4 mi. W
Eden Palm Restaurant (33) 05 90 88 48 48 Creole, French Informal -- --

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Anse de St-Anne.

If the exciting vibe at Anse de St-Anne has you wanting more of the same, consider also visiting Anse du Belley, a spot with the same type of electricity. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Anse Accul is a beach which doesn't host as many visitors.

Vacationers may also want to visit Bois Jolan, which is located a mile to the northeast.

Perhaps Anse de St-Anne 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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