La Plage de Cluny

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

Positioned on the northern side of the island of Basse-Terre, close to Deshaies, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Do you dream of finding a beach tucked into an untouched part of town? Many visitors seek a beach that's a long way from the nearest major city; less popular beaches like La Plage de Cluny might not be typical "beach scenes", but are nice and private.

Amenities and Ambiance

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

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to order some food from one of the local vendors who are typically found at this location.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear and good for snorkeling, so bring along some equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration. Since clothing is optional at La Plage de Cluny, it is geared toward adults. Families with children might want to go elsewhere.

La Plage de Cluny brings guests a calm and relaxing place to escape, due to the fact that the area surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


La Plage de Cluny is on the North coast of Basse-Terre; the area is home to other attractions such as Jardin Créole, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

Historic attractions, including Notre Dame des Larmes, offer a wonderful compliment to the scenery of La Plage de Cluny, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Guadeloupe, without having to stray too far from the beach.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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 nearest section on Basse-Terre to La Plage de Cluny is Plessis Nogent. This location is only three quarters of a mile from the beach, meaning it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. This area in Guadeloupe is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


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. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a decent number of hotel rooms which can be reached in the car. Some of the closest options are displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near La Plage de Cluny
Hotel Distance Direction Type
The African Regent Hotel 2.0 mi. SE Cottages
Langley Resort Hotel Fort Royal 2.4 mi. WSW Hotel
Caraibes Royal 2.4 mi. WSW Hotel
Caraib Bay Hotel 3.9 mi. SW Lodge
Tendacayou 4.7 mi. SW Lodge
Le Rayon Vert 6.7 mi. SW Hotel


When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you won't have to look too far from the shore. Le Boobooj’s is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, 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
The Red Fish (059) 028-4272 Caribbean, French Informal 4.7 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

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Basse-Terre besides La Plage de Cluny worth visiting.

Another location you might enjoy is Bas-du-Fort, situated 18 and a half miles to the southeast. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might like Anse du Vieux Fort. It's found three quarters of a mile to the south west.

Travelers may also want to consider Ane des Lles, which is located within a short distance.

La Plage de Cluny could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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