La Plage de Cluny

La Plage de Cluny is mainly used for swimming and nude suntanning.

Located on the island of Basse-Terre, near Deshaies, You might want regardless of whether you are staying nearby. This beach isn't just another pleasant afternoon distraction, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in Guadeloupe. While La Plage de Cluny may be a bit off the beaten path, it permits unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

Amenities and Ambiance

La Plage de Cluny lies on the northwest coast of Basse-Terre. The beach is small and the water is calm.

The concession stand on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to order lunch from one of the local vendors who typically set up shop here.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface. Since clothing is optional at La Plage de Cluny, it is geared toward adults. Families with children might want to go elsewhere.

If you usually enjoy beaches that offer those who visit a tranquil experience, then you will want to try La Plage de Cluny; it's found within a less urban sector of Basse-Terre.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the North coast of Basse-Terre. Jardin Créole is among the attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to learn more about the history of Guadeloupe, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Notre Dame des Larmes, which is one of the closest sites of historical significance near La Plage de Cluny.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near La Plage de Cluny
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Jardin Créole Botanical Garden 3.3 SE Basse-Terre
Notre Dame des Larmes Historical Site 3.3 SW Basse-Terre
Ecomusée CréoleArt Museum 4.4 SSE Basse-Terre
Distillerie Reimonenq Operating Distillery 4.6 SE Basse-Terre
Musee du Rhum Museum 4.7 SE Basse-Terre

Cities and Towns

The closest region of Basse-Terre to La Plage de Cluny is Plessis Nogent. This interesting part of Basse-Terre is just three quarters of a mile from the shore, meaning you needn't use up an entire day here. Plessis Nogent is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay nearby, the nearest ones have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near La Plage de Cluny
Hotel Distance Direction Type
La Sucrerie Du Comte 2.0 SE Cottages
Langley Resort Hotel Fort Royal 2.4 WSW Hotel
Caraib Bay Hotel 3.9 SW Lodge


If during your visit you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you don't have to go far away. One of the nearest places to eat is Le Boobooj’s. The restaurant serves Caribbean cuisine. They are also famous for their salads.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near La Plage de Cluny
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Boobooj’s -- Caribbean Very Casual 2.9 mi. SW
Green Kafé (059) 021-4034 Creole Very Casual 3.9 mi. SW
Koté Lagon (069) 097-3743 Creole Very Casual 3.9 mi. SW
Le Karacoli (059) 028-4117 Creole Very Casual 3.9 mi. SW
La Table du Poisson Rouge (059) 022-6050 French Informal 4.7 mi. SW
Le Banana’s (069) 057-2740 Creole Very Casual -- --
La Savane (059) 091-3958 American, French Informal 4.7 mi. SW
Le Coin des Pecheurs (059) 028-4775 Creole Very Casual 4.7 mi. SW
Le Mahina (059) 088-9538 Creole Very Casual 4.7 mi. SW
L’Amer (059) 068-3030 Creole Very Casual 4.7 mi. SW
Passion Créole (059) 091-8175 Creole Very Casual 4.7 mi. SW
Pizzeria Gwada'Yolo (059) 083-4337 Italian Very Casual 4.7 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if La Plage de Cluny doesn't suit their tastes.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Bas-du-Fort, found 18 and a half miles away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might like Anse du Vieux Fort. It's found three quarters of a mile to the south west.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Ane des Lles, which is located a half mile to the south west.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Guadeloupe, and paying a visit to La Plage de Cluny is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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