Anse Canot

In addition all of the regular beach activities, visitors to Anse Canot can enjoy a variety of water sports off the coast of Anse Canot. There are no facilities, however, so be sure to bring your own supplies.

Positioned on the northwestern side of the island of Marie-Galante, in the vicinity of Saint Louis, You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying very close. The surrounding area isn't very urbanized, however, that is not to say you won't find things to do here.

Amenities and Ambiance

Anse Canot is a crescent-shaped beach located in Gosier, near Pointe-a-Pitre.

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 get lunch from one of the mobile vendors who are typically found at this location.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Due to the rusticness of the island and its accomodations, the tourist industry has not become over-crowded like most Caribbean destinations. This means the beaches, including Anse Canot, are pristine and never cramped.

Anse Canot grants an angelic and serene haven, especially since the location that surrounds the beach is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North West coast of Marie-Galante. It is near some interesting sites like Rhum Belle Distillery, which is a short taxi ride away, and it is one of a few popular spots in the area.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Guadeloupe, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. One of the nearest historical attractions is Delices de Siblet Sugar Factory, which is only a brief cab ride away.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Canot
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Rhum Belle Distillery Operating Distillery 5.6 SE Marie-Galante
Rhum Belle Distillery Distillery 5.6 SE Marie-Galante
Jardin de Buckingham Botanical Garden 5.7 S Marie-Galante
Delices de Siblet Sugar Factory Historical Site 5.7 S Marie-Galante
Distillerie Poisson Distillery 5.8 S Marie-Galante

Cities and Towns

The closest part on Marie-Galante to Anse Canot is Saint Louis. Saint Louis is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may meet visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of hotels within driving distance. Some of the closest options have been displayed in the list below.

Accommodations near Anse Canot
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Village de Menard 0.2 SW Cottages
Hôtel Solédad 6.3 S Hotel
Coco Beach Resort 7.5 S Resort


While this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is Aux Plaisirs des Marins, which is just a short distance away.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Anse Canot
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Aux Plaisirs des Marins (059) 097-0811 Creole Very Casual -- --
Le Maria-Galanda (059) 097-5056 Creole Informal 1.5 mi. S

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Marie-Galante, so if Anse Canot doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You may also enjoy Anse Chalet, another great beach choice in Guadeloupe.

You may find that Anse Canot is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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