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.

Situated on the island of Grande-Terre, in the general vicinity of Ste. Anne, Anse du Belley is on the South coast of the island, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Even if you love being in the middle of all the action, there are some perks to visiting a beach that isn't lined with high-rise hotels; relatively untouched parts of the coast like Anse du Belley make great places to spread out and relax.

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

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some gear if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

Anse du Belley grants a quiet and serene retreat, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Set on the South coast of Grande-Terre; it will be near other attractions like Casino de la Marina, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you want to learn more about the history of Guadeloupe, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Domaine de Zevallos, which is within driving distance.

If you can't wait to see as many of Guadeloupe's attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

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 area on Grande-Terre to Anse du Belley is Ste. Anne. This area in Guadeloupe is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Anse du Belley will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to share the sand with more than a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Beach-goers hoping to find a hotel room not far from Anse du Belley shouldn't have a tough time, as there are plenty of accommodations to pick from in the surrounding area. You'll find the closest and most convenient booking options by looking over those listed in the table that follows.

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

Food

Though there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're willing to venture a little out of the way. One of the closest places to eat is Eden Palm Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

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

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on Grande-Terre besides Anse du Belley.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Anse de St-Anne, an additional spot which offers ample quietude and peace. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, Anse al Jacques may be just what you're looking for.

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

Perhaps Anse du Belley is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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