Arawak Beach

Relax under the shade of a palm or venture into the calm blue water.

Located toward the center of the island of Grande-Terre, near Le Moule, Arawak Beach is on the South East coast of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying very close. Vacationers who want a somewhat serene and secluded beach, that's also not too far from the town's amenities may want to give Arawak Beach a try. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it's not totally secluded either.

Amenities and Ambiance

Arawak Beach is protected by jetties on each end of the crescent-shaped beach. Palm trees provide ample shade from the sultry sun.

You'll also discover that there is a restaurant on the shore worth trying. There are several types of dining experiences to be had in Guadeloupe, but eating at the beach can be a particularly memorable one. With this in mind, you might ask your hotel if they offer to pack picnic lunches for their guests. Or, you could find just what you need from cafes and street vendors en route to the beach.

Many visitors find themselves ordering a drink or snack from the concessions here, even if they move off-site for lunch. You might also have the option to buy food from one of the local vendors who set up shop at the beach.

Yes, there are public restrooms at Arawak Beach.

Tourist who plan to take advantage of the amenities extended at this beach, will be thankful; Arawak Beach is located in a region which is not generally considered a tourist area. Because of this, pay little attention what time you show up, as there is little chance that you'll need to deal with the hassle of too many additional visitors who will also want access to the amenities and services located here.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the South East coast of Grande-Terre; the area hosts attractions such as Rhum Damoiseau Tour, which is a short distance away away.

If you're interested in combining a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Musée Edgar Clerc, a lovely museum found only a brief walk or taxi ride away, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there will be more options available in Guadeloupe. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Arawak Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Rhum Damoiseau Tour Distillery 0.3 SSE Grande-Terre
Rhums Damoiseau Operating Distillery 0.3 SSE Grande-Terre
Musée Edgar Clerc Museum 0.4 E Grande-Terre
Le Maison du Crabe Museum Museum 0.5 ESE Grande-Terre
Domaine de Zevallos Historical Site 4.1 ESE Grande-Terre

Cities and Towns

The closest region on Grande-Terre to Arawak Beach is Le Moule. This region of Guadeloupe is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors 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 see guests from some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a good amount of hotel rooms within driving distance. Some of the closest possibilities are seen in the following table.

Accommodations near Arawak Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Village De Sainte Anne 6.4 S Hotel
Hotel Amaudo 6.5 SSE Hotel
Hotel Le Relax 6.9 W Hotel

Food

Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're prepared to drive a bit. Le Mandiana is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Arawak Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Mandiana (059) 023-5359 Caribbean, Indian Very Casual 0.5 mi. ESE
La Maison du Crabe (069) 090-8371 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Maharajah Monty Damencourt (059) 023-2604 Indian Informal -- --

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Arawak Beach.

You may also want to try Anse a l'Eau, which is home to plenty of activity. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, Raisins Clairs could be a good option for you.

You may also want to consider Le Moule, another great Guadeloupe beach site. Le Moule is one of Guadeloupe's most happening beaches. Beautiful surf and sands attract a multitude of sunworshipping vacationers to its shores.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Guadeloupe, and dropping by Arawak Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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