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 center 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 stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. Those of you who spend part of the afternoon at this beach can make the most of their relaxation time without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

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.

Also, you have the option of trying the restaurant located right on Le Moule. There are several, unique dining options in Guadeloupe, but you don't have to eat every meal in a formal setting. Some visitors, in fact, have lunch right on their towels in the sand. With this in mind, you might ask your hotel if they offer to pack picnic lunches for their guests. Otherwise, you could easily grab some of Guadeloupe's famous street food along the way.

Many visitors find themselves ordering a drink or snack from the concessions here, even if they move off-site for lunch. You might also have the option to buy food from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up at this spot.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. This gorgeous stretch of sand can get pretty crowded especially on the weekends. Le Moule beach caters to all kinds of vacationers.

If you find that you favor beaches which provide a calm place to escape, then you may want to try Le Moule; it's back within a less urbanized section of Grande-Terre.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Le Moule on the South East coast of Grande-Terre. It's located near Le Maison du Crabe Museum, which is one of a number of local attractions.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Guadeloupe, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For instance, nearby is Domaine de Zevallos, which is one of the closest historical attractions in the vicinity of Le Moule.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

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 region of Grande-Terre to this beach is Le Moule. This location is only three quarters of a mile from the shore, which means a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. Le Moule is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may encounter guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a nice range of accommodations to pick from in the area that encircles the beach. The closest of which are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Le Moule
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Eden Palm 6.2 S Hotel
Village De Sainte Anne 6.2 S Hotel
Hotel Amaudo 6.3 S Hotel


While you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. La Maison du Crabe is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown below.

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

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Le Moule.

Another option worth considering is La Porte d'Enfer, another great Guadeloupe beach site. Set in a beautiful natural environment of limestone cliffs and protected waters, La Porte d'Enfer is an idyllic beach destination.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Guadeloupe, so visiting Le Moule is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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