Le Moule

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Le Moule's shoreline is protected by a reef, and the waters are shallow and calm making for excellent swimming conditions even for younger swimmers. There are several beach bars along these shores, as well as one of the most famous surf spots in the region.

Located near the middle of the island of Grande-Terre, 0.7 miles east of Le Moule, this beach is on the South East coast of the island, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. One beach that tends to attract a broad range of travelers is Le Moule, which is generally active and popular, but never too crowded. If you'd rather socialize than take a nap on a completely empty beach, but don't want to be inundated with noisy crowds, this beach has the best of bost worlds.

Amenities and Ambiance

With its pristine sandy shores and calm aquamarine waters, Le Moule is the ideal beach. This great beach is only a short drive north of St-FranaA|ois' shallow bay.

Of course, you could always try the shoreside restaurant right on Le Moule, which is the ultimate convenience for beachgoers. There are a lot of dining experiences to be enjoyed in Guadeloupe, but dining at the beach can be especially fun. Ask your hotel about picnic lunches, as some hotels offer to pack snacks for their guests' day trips. Otherwise, you could easily grab some of Guadeloupe's famous street food along the way.

There is also a concession stand available. On some days, it may be possible to get lunch from one of the local vendors who are typically found at this location.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. This gorgeous stretch of sand can get pretty crowded especially on the weekends. Le Moule beach caters to all kinds of vacationers.

If you happen to enjoy sunny days which grant a peaceful experience, then you will want to try Le Moule; it is hidden away in a more natural sector of Grande-Terre.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the South East coast of Grande-Terre; this area boasts other attractions such as Le Maison du Crabe Museum, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Guadeloupe, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Domaine de Zevallos, which is one of the closest sites of historical significance in the area surrounding Le Moule.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Le Moule
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Le Maison du Crabe Museum Museum 0.7 mi. W Grande-Terre
Musée Edgar Clerc Museum 0.7 mi. W Grande-Terre
Rhums Damoiseau Operating Distillery 1.0 mi. WSW Grande-Terre
Rhum Damoiseau Tour Distillery 1.0 mi. WSW Grande-Terre
Domaine de Zevallos Historical Site 3.2 mi. SE Grande-Terre
Casino de la Marina Casino 6.8 mi. SE Grande-Terre
Golf de St-Francois Golf Course 7.1 mi. SE Grande-Terre
Monument to Liberty Monument 10.4 mi. W Grande-Terre
Le Parc Paysager de Petit Canal Park 10.7 mi. WNW Grande-Terre
Beauport Pays de la Canne Historical Site 13.3 mi. WNW Grande-Terre
Musee du Costume et Tradition Museum 13.3 mi. SW Grande-Terre
Aquarium de la Guadeloupe Aquarium 13.5 mi. SW Grande-Terre

Cities and Towns

The nearest part of Grande-Terre to this beach is Le Moule. This destination is only three quarters of a mile from the beach, meaning you needn't use up an entire day here. This section of Guadeloupe is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent variety of resort and hotel options to choose from in the vicinity of the beach. The closest of which have been listed below.

Accommodations near Le Moule
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Village De Sainte Anne 6.2 S Hotel
Hotel Amaudo 6.3 S Hotel
La Plantation Resort 6.6 SE Resort


Though this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants is La Maison du Crabe, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Restaurants closest to this beach are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Le Moule
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
La Maison du Crabe (069) 090-8371 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Le Mandiana (059) 023-5359 Caribbean, Indian Very Casual 0.7 mi. W
Maharajah Monty Damencourt (059) 023-2604 Indian Informal 1.4 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

Le Moule isn't the only beach worth checking out on Grande-Terre.

Travelers may also want to consider La Porte d'Enfer, another great beach choice in Guadeloupe. Set in a beautiful natural environment of limestone cliffs and protected waters, La Porte d'Enfer is an idyllic beach destination.

You may find that Le Moule is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, Guadeloupe offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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