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.

Situated on the eastern edge of the island of Grande-Terre, 2.0 miles east of Saint-Francois, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just another beautiful natural attraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like Guadeloupe. While Anse Loquet might be a little more difficult to reach, it offers unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

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.

There is also a snack bar here.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Anse Loquet offers an angelic and serene retreat, due to the fact that the surrounding region contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Anse Loquet is on the South East coast of Grande-Terre; it will be near other attractions like Golf de St-Francois, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you want more information on the history of Guadeloupe, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. One of the nearest historical attractions is Domaine de Zevallos, which is one of the closest historical destinations to Anse Loquet.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

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 region on Grande-Terre to Anse Loquet is Dubedou. This interesting part of Grande-Terre is just four miles from the coast, which means you needn't use up an entire day here. This region of Guadeloupe is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

You'll find a moderately varied selection of hotel rooms within driving distance. A few of the more convenient choices are displayed in the table 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
Bwa Chik Hotel & Golf -- -- 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
Village Club Sainte-Anne 8.4 mi. W Resort


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you visit a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, within a reachable distance. One of the closest places to eat is Le Birdy. The restaurant has French food. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a little ways away.

The following table provides a list of dining options located 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

Needless to say, Anse Loquet isn't the only beach worth visitng on Grande-Terre.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Anse Champagne, found only a short distance away. Others might prefer Anse Kanouanne, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to nearby attractions. You'll find it a quarter mile to the east.

You might also want to visit Plage du Helleux, located within a short distance.

Guadeloupe has so much to offer, and Anse Loquet is just one of the many options.


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