Plage des Caraibes

The swimming here is excellent, for the waters are calm and inviting. Plage de Caraibes also has a variety of other amenities to help keep you comfortable.

Situated on the island of Basse-Terre, 1.3 miles north of Mahaut, Plage des Caraibes is on the North coast of the island, You might want whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. You will generally find plenty of places to set up shop, since the beach and its surrounding region is not overflowing with tourists.

Amenities and Ambiance

On the west coast of Guadeloupe, to the south of Point Noire, Plage des Caraibes is a beautiful beach with a soft sandy shore and tranquil waters that are perfect for spending a day at the beach.

If you're suddenly hungry or thirsty, the concession stand at Plage des Caraibes is the ultimate convenience. On some days, it may be possible to buy food from one of the local vendors who typically set up on this shoreline.

Vacationers will love the convenience of having picnic facilities accessible for use.

Yes, public restrooms will be available here. You'll appreciate that showers are available, so you can clean off the sand before hitting more attractions.

the area right around Plage des Caraibes is not near many tourist spots. As such, pay little attention what time you decide to come, since there is only a small chance that you be forced to contend with the other guests who might need access to the conveniences that are there.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North coast of Basse-Terre. It's located near Le Tapeur, which is one of the attractions in the area.

If you want to mix some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Ecomusée CréoleArt. It's located relatively close to Plage des Caraibes, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Plage des Caraibes
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Le Tapeur Zip Line Site 1.3 N Basse-Terre
Le Saut Acomat Waterfall 1.8 N Basse-Terre
Parc del Memelles Zoo 3.1 SE Basse-Terre
Parc Aquacole de Guadeloupe Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.7 NW Basse-Terre
Habitation du Moulin Historical Site 5.5 S Basse-Terre

Cities and Towns

The closest region of Basse-Terre to Plage des Caraibes is Mahaut. This location is just one and a quarter miles from the coast, which means it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. This section of Guadeloupe is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.


How many other people you encounter at Plage des Caraibes will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but you may encounter visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a fairly good variety of lodging options to pick from in the area around the beach. The most convenient of which are listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Plage des Caraibes
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Le Domaine du Rocher Noire 1.8 S Cottages
Le Rayon Vert 5.0 N Hotel
Chalets Sous-le-Vent 5.7 S Cottages


You might not find any places to eat right on this coastal destination, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach on Basse-Terre will have lots of options besides Plage des Caraibes.

You might also want to visit Plage de la Malendure, another great beach choice in Guadeloupe. The dark sands of Plage de la Malendure are exotic and beautiful, and the beach's waters are ideal for scuba diving.

While Guadeloupe has many alluring attractions, Plage des Caraibes is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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