Plage Leroux

A quiet little beach with sand so soft that children immediately feel obligated to run through it, visitors must still keep an eye on the surf since this is not a protected cove.

Positioned on the northwestern edge of the island of Basse-Terre, 4.0 miles south west of Cafeiere, You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. The area surrounding the beach is not very urbanized, but that is not to say the beach will be boring.

Amenities and Ambiance

The sand is white, the water is a deep blue, and the vibe is laid back. Rough storms have left the local vegetation in shambles, but things are beginning to grow back nicely.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. The water in the area is of good snorkeling quality, so grab some equipment if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.

If you usually choose sunny days which offer those who visit an angelic haven, then a good choice for you is Plage Leroux; it is located in a less urban sector of the region.

What's Nearby


Plage Leroux is on the North West coast of Basse-Terre. It is near some interesting sites like Parc Aquacole de Guadeloupe, which is among the attractions in the region.

Historical attractions like Notre Dame des Larmes offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Plage Leroux, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Guadeloupe, without straying too far from the coastline.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Plage Leroux
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Parc Aquacole de Guadeloupe Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.2 mi. SSW Basse-Terre
Jardin Botanique de Deshaies Botanical Garden 2.1 mi. NNE Basse-Terre
Le Saut Acomat Waterfall 2.9 mi. SE Basse-Terre
Le Tapeur Zip Line Site 3.2 mi. SSE Basse-Terre
Notre Dame des Larmes Historical Site 3.9 mi. NE Basse-Terre
Ecomusée CréoleArt Museum 5.8 mi. E Basse-Terre
Parc del Memelles Zoo 7.5 mi. SSE Basse-Terre
Domaine de Severin Distillery 7.6 mi. E Basse-Terre
Jardin Créole Botanical Garden 7.6 mi. ENE Basse-Terre
Distillerie Reimonenq Operating Distillery 8.1 mi. ENE Basse-Terre
Musee du Rhum Museum 8.1 mi. ENE Basse-Terre
Habitation du Moulin Historical Site 10.1 mi. S Basse-Terre

Cities and Towns

The nearest part on Basse-Terre to Plage Leroux is Cafeiere. This destination is only four miles from the coast, which means it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. Cafeiere is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can appeal to guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a fairly wide range of resorts and hotels to pick from in the area that encircles Plage Leroux. The most accessible of which have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Plage Leroux
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Le Rayon Vert 0.6 N Hotel
Tendacayou 2.6 NNE Lodge
Caraib Bay Hotel 3.4 NNE Lodge


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Plage Leroux; you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest places to eat is Le Rayon Vert. The restaurant serves delicious Creole food. They also specialize in seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a little ways away.

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

Restaurants near Plage Leroux
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Rayon Vert (059) 028-4323 Creole -- 0.6 mi. N
The Red Fish (059) 028-4272 Caribbean, French Informal 2.6 mi. NNE
La Savane (059) 091-3958 American, French Informal 2.6 mi. NNE
Le Coin des Pecheurs (059) 028-4775 Creole Very Casual 2.6 mi. NNE
Le Mahina (059) 088-9538 Creole Very Casual 2.6 mi. NNE
L’Amer (059) 068-3030 Creole Very Casual 2.6 mi. NNE
Passion Créole (059) 091-8175 Creole Very Casual 2.6 mi. NNE
Pizzeria Gwada'Yolo (059) 083-4337 Italian Very Casual 2.6 mi. NNE
Le Banana’s (069) 057-2740 Creole Very Casual -- --
La Table du Poisson Rouge (059) 022-6050 French Informal 2.6 mi. NNE
Green Kafé (059) 021-4034 Creole Very Casual 3.6 mi. NNE
Koté Lagon (069) 097-3743 Creole Very Casual 3.6 mi. NNE

Other Beaches

Basse-Terre has several beautiful beaches, so Plage Leroux is just one of your options.

Vacationers may also want to visit La Grande-Anse, which is located reasonably close-by, meaning a quick ride in a taxi is an easy option. The calm and peaceful beach of La Grande-Anse is ideal for those beachgoers who want to catch some waves.

Guadeloupe offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, so visiting Plage Leroux is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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