Arawak Beach

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

Situated toward the center of the island of Grande-Terre, near Le Moule, Arawak Beach is on the South East coast of the island, You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying very close. While Guadeloupe has more secluded beaches than Arawak Beach, it offers just the right amount of privacy and atmosphere to attract beachgoers.

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. Each destination around the Caribbean has its own style of cuisine, and Guadeloupe is no different. One of the most memorable places to enjoy delicious local specialties is right next to the coast. Sometimes, hotels offer to pack up on-the-go lunches for their guests. Otherwise, there are plenty of walk-up vendors that offer hot, on-the-go food.

The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to purchase food from one of the mobile vendors who are typically found at this location.

There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along.

One of the more serene beaches, Arawak Beach and its choice of comforts are likely to be a safe choice among guests that hope to escape from the crowded shores, since it is found inside a peaceful region. This means that there's no need to plan ahead what time you show up, as there is a minimal possibility that you have to race with any other guests who will also want access to the amenities available.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Arawak Beach on the South East coast of Grande-Terre; it's located near attractions like Rhum Damoiseau Tour, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Guadeloupe, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. For instance, nearby is Domaine de Zevallos, which is accessed quickly by taking a cab.

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 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 of Grande-Terre to Arawak Beach is Le Moule. This area of Guadeloupe is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can appeal to guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Vacationers will find a pretty good variety of accommodations to choose from in the vicinity of Arawak Beach. The closest of which are listed in the table that follows.

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


Although the area surrounding Arawak Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the closest places to eat is Le Mandiana, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

A few nearby dining options are included 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

Grande-Terre has many beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You may also like Anse a l'Eau, where there's usually lots of activity. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Raisins Clairs is a beach which doesn't host as many visitors.

Another option worth considering is Le Moule, one of the many great Guadeloupe beach sites. Le Moule is one of Guadeloupe's most happening beaches. Beautiful surf and sands attract a multitude of sunworshipping vacationers to its shores.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Arawak Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.