Anse du Belley

Anse du Belley may not be one of the most popular beaches in Guadeloupe, though it is known as one of the best places to fly a kite, with kite flying companies located in the area. Regardless of the kites though, the beach still as sand, water, and sun; and less crowds may be a plus, especially if staying popular Sainte Anne.

Located on the island of Grande-Terre, near Ste. Anne, Anse du Belley is on the South coast of the island, You might want whether or not you are staying particularly close by. This isn't just another pretty beach, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches in Guadeloupe. While Anse du Belley might be a little more trouble to reach, it allows travelers to truly relax and claim their own space on the beach.

How to Access The Beach
Taking the Highway N-4 Northeast out of Sainte Anne will take you right by the beach. After you get out of the city, just stay in the right lane and take the dirt road exit after passing Pierre and Vacances on the right.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

Anse du Belley grants an idyllic and serene retreat, due to the fact that the area surrounding the beach is away from most urbanization.

What's Nearby


Positioned 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.

To some, beaches and museums may seem an odd combination, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like Le Maison du Crabe Museum (one of the closest to Anse du Belley) offer a fun learning experience and help share a different side of Guadeloupe.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse du Belley
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Casino de la Marina Casino 6.2 E Grande-Terre
Rhum Damoiseau Tour Distillery 6.7 N Grande-Terre
Rhums Damoiseau Operating Distillery 6.7 N Grande-Terre
Domaine de Zevallos Historical Site 6.7 NE Grande-Terre
Le Maison du Crabe Museum Museum 6.9 N Grande-Terre

Cities and Towns

The nearest part on Grande-Terre to Anse du Belley is Ste. Anne. Ste. Anne is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

Because the beach is in a pretty popular tourist destination, it is not typically all that difficult to find just the right type of hotel close-by. If you and your party are hoping to get a place that's near the beach, the table below lists the closest accommodations to Anse du Belley.

Accommodations near Anse du Belley
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Village Club Sainte-Anne 0.3 mi. SW Resort
La Caravelle -- -- Resort
La Toubana Hotel Spa 2.5 mi. WSW Resort
Village De Sainte Anne -- -- Hotel
Hotel Amaudo 3.2 mi. E Hotel
Hôtel Petit Havre -- -- Hotel
Hôtel Club Manganao 5.0 mi. E Resort
Bwa Chik Hotel & Golf -- -- Hotel
Résidence Les Boucaniers -- -- Hotel
Bwa Chik Hotel & Golf 6.8 mi. E Hotel


Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Eden Palm Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Anse du Belley
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Eden Palm Restaurant (33) 05 90 88 48 48 Creole, French Informal -- --
Le Grand bleu 59 5 90 88 25 78 Creole, French Informal 2.4 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Anse du Belley doesn't suit their tastes.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Anse de St-Anne, a beach which also provides sufficient opportunities to relax. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Anse al Jacques.

You may also enjoy Bois Jolan, another great beach choice in Guadeloupe.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in Guadeloupe; then again, taking a swim at Anse du Belley is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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