What's Near La Caravelle

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.

Nearby Beaches

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:

Beaches Near La Caravelle
Beach Distance Direction Location
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
Anse al Jacques 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.

Nearby Areas

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:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Douville 2.2 NNE
Mare Gailard 3.6 WSW
Le Moule 7.1 NNE
Saint-Francois 7.2 E
Gosier 7.4 W
downtown St. Francois 7.5 E
Palais Ste Marguerite 7.6 N
Dubedou 7.7 NE
Point d'Or 8.2 WNW

Nearby Attractions

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 Islet du Gosier Lighthouse, Aquarium de la Guadeloupe, and The Bitasyon. Of the three, the closest is Islet du Gosier Lighthouse.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near La Caravelle
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Islet du Gosier Lighthouse Lighthouse 7.5 WSW Gosier
Aquarium de la Guadeloupe Aquarium -- -- Gosier
The Bitasyon Museum -- -- 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
Cinema Rex 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
Le Maison du Crabe Museum Museum -- -- Le Moule
Musée Edgar Clerc Museum -- -- Le Moule
Chemins de Mangrove 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
Le Parc Paysager de Petit Canal Park 12.4 NW 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near La Caravelle
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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
Residence Terrasses De Illet -- -- Gosier, Grande-Terre
Auberge de la Vielle Tour 7.5 W Gosier, Grande-Terre
Résidence Les Boucaniers -- -- Downtown St. Francois, Grande-Terre

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