Quite often, guests decide to vacation on Grande-Terre just for the amazing beaches that the island is so proud of.
If you are a big beach fan, La Caravelle is set in the perfect location for you. This lodging is situated on the shore, so vacationers can spend all of their time under the sun if they want.
Obviously, since La Caravelle was built directly on Anse de St-Anne, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime here. Popular and easy to reach, Anse de Sainte Anne is one of the major tourist destinations in the area. Swimmers will appreciate the calm clear waters thanks to the three sandbars that extend into the ocean, and land dwellers will love the variety of sun soaked and shaded areas. For travelers who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:
|Bois Jolan||0.9||E||10.4 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
|Anse du Belley||--||--||10.5 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
|Anse Accul||--||--||8.8 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
|3.1||SW||7.2 mi. East-Southeast of Pointe A Pitre|
|Plage Caravelle||3.3||SW||7.1 mi. East-Southeast of Pointe A Pitre|
|Pointe des Salines||4.3||WSW||6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Pointe A Pitre|
The most convenient option is Bois Jolan. If you prefer the rustic nature of a natural beach not shaped by resorts and crowds, this is the beach for you. Protected by a barrier reef, the waters are calm, while the shore remains quiet and rugged during the week. You won't have to cut your time at Bois Jolan short, since there are nearby public restrooms.
If instead you're looking for a more secluded spot of sand, Anse du Belley could be a better choice for you. Anse du Belley may not be one of the most popular beaches in Guadeloupe, though it is known as one of the best places to fly a kite, with kite flying companies located in the area. Regardless of the kites though, the beach still as sand, water, and sun; and less crowds may be a plus, especially if staying popular Sainte Anne. It's situated a short distance away east of the property.
Stopping by a community or town near your resort can help diversify your itinerary, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. La Caravelle is found on the northern side of Ste. Anne, a town on Grande-Terre; it is to the east of Pointe A Pitre.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to La Caravelle:
|downtown St. Francois||7.5||E|
|Palais Ste Marguerite||7.6||N|
La Caravelle is a great locale for active vacationers. There are plenty of fun activities to be discovered when starting at this lodging. You will soon notice that this particular part of Guadeloupe claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Aquarium de la Guadeloupe, and The Bitasyon. Of the three, the closest is .,
Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are shown in the table below.
|Aquarium de la Guadeloupe||Aquarium||--||--||Gosier|
|Musee du Costume et Tradition||Museum||--||--||Gosier|
|Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee||Historical Site||--||--||2.0 mi. Southeast of Pointe A Pitre|
|St John Perse Museum||Museum||--||--||Pointe A Pitre|
|Place de la Victoire||Park||10.0||W||Downtown Pointe A Pitre|
|Église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul||Historical Site||10.0||W||Downtown Pointe A Pitre|
|Movie Theater||9.9||W||Downtown Pointe A Pitre|
|Schoelcher Museum||Museum||10.2||W||Downtown Pointe A Pitre|
|Rhum Damoiseau Tour||Distillery||--||--||Le Moule|
|Domaine de Zevallos||Historical Site||--||--||15.6 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
|Musée Edgar Clerc||Museum||--||--||Le Moule|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.7||W||3.1 mi. Northwest of Pointe A Pitre|
|Distillerie Montebello Tour||Distillery||--||--||6.7 mi. South West of Pointe A Pitre|
|Monument to Liberty||Monument||--||--||Petit-Canal|
If you're looking for an enjoyable experience, Aquarium de la Guadeloupe might be just right for you. One of the best rated French aquariums, visitors at the Aquarium de la Guadeloupe have the chance to experience more than 60 species of tropical fish. Snorkeling tours are even available with members of the staff.
When you're choosing a place to stay, it is sometimes a good idea to find out about nearby accommodation options as a means to better understand the area. This portion of Grande-Terre offers travelers various other resorts and hotels to pick from, which will give readers lots to contemplate prior to reaching a verdict. Find details about all the region's lodging possibilities by checking the table below.
|Village Club Sainte-Anne||0.8||E||10.3 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|La Toubana Hotel Spa||1.6||SW||Ste. Anne, Grande-Terre|
|Hôtel Petit Havre||--||--||7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Village De Sainte Anne||--||--||13.2 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Hotel Amaudo||4.2||E||13.6 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Hôtel Club Manganao||6.0||E||15.4 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Bwa Chik Hotel & Golf||--||--||Saint-Francois, Grande-Terre|
|Auberge de la Vielle Tour||7.5||W||Gosier, Grande-Terre|
|--||--||Downtown St. Francois, Grande-Terre|
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