Anse Loquet

As one of the first beaches on Guadeloupe's Southeast Point, Anse Loquet is once of the more visited, especially since amenities are much more scarce as you head further into the point. Visitors who do choose Anse Locquet will be rewarded with the calm southern water mixed with soft sand; making this beach one of the last calm and clear water beaches on the point before they start becoming rough and choppy.

Located on the island of Grande-Terre, 2.0 miles east of Saint-Francois, You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting might want to plan a visit to Anse Loquet.

How to Access The Beach

Once onto the Southeast point, Anse Loquet is the second right turn that you can make when on Highway D-118.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach itself is blocked from the main road by a wall of trees, allowing visitors to enjoy the soft sands and clear waters with the utmost privacy.

Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

If you happen to desire shores that grant a tranquil enclave, then maybe head on over to Anse Loquet; it's tucked away within a more natural area of Grande-Terre.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Anse Loquet is on the South East coast of Grande-Terre. It's located near Golf de St-Francois, which is one of the the area's interesting attractions.

If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Le Maison du Crabe Museum. It's located relatively close to Anse Loquet, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Loquet
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Golf de St-Francois Golf Course 1.3 W Grande-Terre
Casino de la Marina Casino 2.0 W Grande-Terre
Domaine de Zevallos Historical Site 4.8 NW Grande-Terre
Le Maison du Crabe Museum Museum 8.4 NW Grande-Terre
Musée Edgar Clerc Museum 8.5 NW Grande-Terre

Cities and Towns

The closest part of Grande-Terre to Anse Loquet is Dubedou. This friendly part of Grande-Terre is just four miles away, so a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. Dubedou is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. You can generally expect to encounter quite a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

You'll find a moderately varied selection of hotel rooms which can be reached in the car. A list of the closest choices have been displayed in the list below.

Accommodations near Anse Loquet
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Le Meridien La Cocoteraie -- -- Hotel
Bwa Chik Hotel & Golf 1.4 mi. W Hotel
Golf Village Hotel 1.4 mi. W Resort
La Plantation Resort 1.4 mi. WNW Resort
Résidence Les Boucaniers 1.5 mi. W Hotel
Le Golf Marine Hotel -- -- Hotel
Hôtel Club Manganao 3.1 mi. W Resort
Hotel Amaudo 4.9 mi. W Hotel
Village De Sainte Anne 5.4 mi. W Hotel
Hotel Eden Palm -- -- Hotel


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to walk to a nearby restaurant, where you can dive into Guadeloupe's specialty dishes, without having to stray too far. One of the nearest places to eat is Le Birdy. This restaurant features French cuisine. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Anse Loquet
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Birdy (059) 088-4187 French Fine Dining 1.3 mi. W
Au Widdy’s (069) 030-7011 Creole Informal 1.4 mi. W
La Varangue (866) 559-3821 International Informal -- --
Le Cosy (059) 083-1163 French Informal 1.4 mi. W
L'O (059) 083-1621 French Informal 1.4 mi. W
La Porte des Indes (059) 021-3087 Indian -- 1.6 mi. WNW
Le Mabouya dans la Bouteille (059) 021-3114 Mediterranean Informal 1.6 mi. W
I.Pâtes (069) 074-1341 Italian Informal -- --
Iguane Café (059) 088-6137 African, Asian, Creole Informal -- --
L'Arobas (059) 088-7377 Creole Very Casual -- --
La Petite Crêperie (059) 090-2840 French Informal -- --
Le Métis Café (069) 053-8150 Caribbean, French Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover on Grande-Terre, of course, so if Anse Loquet doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

You might also enjoy Anse Champagne, located just a short distance away. On the other hand, Anse Kanouanne could provide more action, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. It's located a quarter mile to the east.

Travelers may also want to consider Plage du Helleux, located two and a half miles to the west.

You may find that Anse Loquet is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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