Part beach and part boat ramp for kayaks and small water craft, Anse du Mont is a very active little beach. Choppy waters make it a fun beach to swim in, while sandbars and levees make it safe. Just be sure to watch out for boats.
Located on the southeastern part of the vicinity of Pointe A Pitre, 2.3 miles east of Gosier, Anse du Mont is on the South West coast of Grande-Terre. You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Beachgoers should keep in mind that, although Anse du Mont is by no means secluded, you wouldn't necessarily call it a busy beach either. This makes it a good option for families who want to make the most of their trip to the beach without having to fight other beachgoers for a spot in the sand.
The beach itself has thick sand that little kids are sure to have fun digging and playing with. Other than that, the choppy water and traffic of boats are sure to keep everyone else entertained. As stated, it is an active beach though, and so you can expect other people to be here.
For your convenience, restrooms are available at Anse du Mont.
Anse du Mont's location is not near many tourist spots. Because of this, sweating to find an available amenity while at the beach is something that you will not be forced to do when arriving at the beach, in spite of what time of the day you get there.
Visitors will find this beach on the South West coast of Grande-Terre. It's located near, which is found two miles to the west, and it is among the favorite destinations in the area.
If you want to combine a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Musee du Costume et Tradition, one of the closest museums, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.
The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.
|Musee du Costume et Tradition||Museum||2.3 mi.||W||Grande-Terre|
|Aquarium de la Guadeloupe||Aquarium||2.3 mi.||W||Grande-Terre|
|The Bitasyon||Museum||2.3 mi.||W||Grande-Terre|
|Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee||Historical Site||3.5 mi.||WNW||Grande-Terre|
|St John Perse Museum||Museum||5.2 mi.||WNW||Grande-Terre|
|Place de la Victoire||Park||5.6 mi.||WNW||Grande-Terre|
|Église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul||Historical Site||5.7 mi.||WNW||Grande-Terre|
|Schoelcher Museum||Museum||5.9 mi.||WNW||Grande-Terre|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.3 mi.||NW||Grande-Terre|
Not far away you'll find Pointe A Pitre, a town which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From Anse du Mont, Pointe A Pitre is a car ride off, about five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.
How many other people you encounter at Anse du Mont will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may meet guests from smaller accommodations in the area.
Because the beach is in a pretty popular tourist destination, it usually isn't that tough to find the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. For visitors wanting to book a place that's on or near the beach, the following table shows the accommodation options closest to Anse du Mont.
|Hôtel Petit Havre||2.2 mi.||E||Hotel|
|Auberge de la Vielle Tour||2.5 mi.||W||Hotel|
|La Maison Creole||--||--||Hotel|
|Karibea Beach Resort Gosier||3.2 mi.||W||Resort|
|La Creole Beach Hotel||3.3 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Canella Beach||3.3 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Mahogany Hotel Residence||3.4 mi.||W||Resort|
|La Toubana Hotel Spa||3.8 mi.||E||Resort|
|HÃ´tel Village Soleil||4.2 mi.||W||Hotel|
Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest places to eat is Coco Kafé. The restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean cuisine. They are also known for their seafood.
The table below lists restaurants closest to this beach.
|Coco Kafé||(059) 093-6302||Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
|Fast Grill||(059) 091-2741||American||Very Casual||--||--|
|La Kaz à Loulouz||(059) 084-6455||Creole||--||--||--|
|La Langouste des Iles||(059) 084-8228||Creole||Fine Dining||--||--|
|(059) 021-8626||French||Very Casual||--||--|
|Safari Pizza||(069) 047-9279||Italian||Very Casual||--||--|
|Thimy’s||(059) 020-6273||Japanese||Very Casual||--||--|
|Gosier Restaurant & Bar||(590) 590-8787 ext. 72||Creole||Fine Dining||2.5 mi.||W|
|Table de Bacchus||0590 84 36 43||Creole||Very Casual||--||--|
|Les Fourneaux de Saint Félix||(059) 090-1602||Creole, French||Fine Dining||3.3 mi.||W|
|Le Grand bleu||59 5 90 88 25 78||Creole, French||Informal||3.8 mi.||E|
|05.90.908576||Caribbean||Very Casual||4.2 mi.||W|
There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Grande-Terre, so if Anse du Mont doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.
You may also like Petite Havre, which is in a pretty active location. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Anse Vinaigri is an area removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. You'll find it only a short distance away.
Another location you may want to try is Pointe des Salines, which is located a mile away.
Anse du Mont could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.
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