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.
Situated on the island of Marie-Galante, near Saint Louis, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying very close. You will typically find the beach to be rather roomy, since the beach and the surroundings that call it home are not extremely crowded.
Anse Canot is a crescent-shaped beach located in Gosier, near Pointe-a-Pitre.
The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too. If available, you could also order some food from one of the mobile vendors who set up shop at the beach.
Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. 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.
If you like beach days which offer visitors an angelic place to escape, then maybe head on over to Anse Canot; it's located within a much quieter part of the region.
This spot is on the North West coast of Marie-Galante; it will be near other attractions like, which is easily reached by taxi to the southeast of this spot.
Historic attractions, including, offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Anse Canot, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Guadeloupe, without having to venture too far from the coast. As a matter of fact, this shore will be found a quick taxi trip away from this interesting historical site.
There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.
|Jardin de Buckingham||Botanical Garden||5.7||S||Marie-Galante|
The closest part on Marie-Galante to Anse Canot is. This part of Guadeloupe is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.
The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how packed the nearby hotels are. Anse Canot is not near very many major hotels, but it can attract visitors from smaller accommodations in the area.
Visitors will find a fairly wide range of rooming options to pick from in the area surrounding the beach. The most accessible of which can be seen in the table below.
|Village de Menard||0.2||SW||Cottages|
|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, particularly if you're willing to drive a bit. One of the closest places to eat is Aux Plaisirs des Marins, which is just a short distance away.
Nearby restaurant options are listed below.
|Aux Plaisirs des Marins||(059) 097-0811||Creole||Very Casual||--||--|
|Le Maria-Galanda||(059) 097-5056||Creole||Informal||1.5 mi.||S|
Marie-Galante has many beaches, so if Anse Canot doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.
Travelers may also want to consider, which is an additional nearby Guadeloupe destination.
Anse Canot could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.
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