Anse de l'Eglise

Enjoy canoeing in the fresh water alongside the beach or hike through the mangrove swamp. Anse de l'Eglise is a great place for water and nature lovers.

Situated on the northern coast of the island of Marie-Galante, in the vicinity of Saint Louis, You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. A surprisingly wide range of visitors end up loving Anse de l'Eglise; it's not too far off the beaten path, plus it's not usually over-crowded. If you'd rather socialize than take a nap on a completely empty beach, dut don't want to be overwhelmed by crowds of hotel guests, this beach might be the perfect spot to spend a few hours.

Amenities and Ambiance

Situated on the west coast of the island, Anse de l'Eglise is north of Saint Louis. The beach features clear blue water and also borders a body of fresh water and a mangrove swamp.

Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch. If available, you could also buy food from one of the mobile vendors who operate at or near this spot.

Vacationers can take advantages of picnic tables at this beach, which are perfect for setting up your carry-out food, or just lounging under the sun.

Please note that public restrooms are not available. Anse de Vieux Fort is a quiet, secluded beach that never gets too crowded. It's easy to find a cozy spot all to yourself.

the immediate vicinity around Anse de l'Eglise is not near many tourist spots. With this in mind, the availability of certain facilities shouldn't be negatively affected.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Anse de l'Eglise is on the North coast of Marie-Galante; the area hosts attractions such as Rhum Belle Distillery, which is easily reached by taxi to the south-southeast.

Historical attractions like Delices de Siblet Sugar Factory offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Anse de l'Eglise, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Guadeloupe's past, without having to stray too far from the beach. Actually, this coastline is located within reach of a taxi from this site of historical interest.

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

Activities and Attractions Near Anse de l'Eglise
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Rhum Belle Distillery Operating Distillery 6.3 SSE Marie-Galante
Rhum Belle Distillery Distillery 6.3 SSE Marie-Galante
Jardin de Buckingham Botanical Garden 7.3 S Marie-Galante
Delices de Siblet Sugar Factory Historical Site 7.4 S Marie-Galante
Distillerie Poisson Distillery 7.5 S Marie-Galante

Cities and Towns

The closest part on Marie-Galante to Anse de l'Eglise is Saint Louis. This part of Guadeloupe is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places.


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 aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's often visited by guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Guests will find a fairly good variety of hotel options to choose from in the area surrounding Anse de l'Eglise. The most accessible of which can be viewed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Anse de l'Eglise
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Village de Menard 2.3 SW Cottages
Hôtel Solédad 8.0 S Hotel
Le Soleil Levant 8.6 SE Guest house


While there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. Aux Plaisirs des Marins is one of the closest eateries, which is easily reached by taxi to the south west of it.

Nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Anse de l'Eglise
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 3.4 mi. SSW

Other Beaches

Of course, Anse de l'Eglise is just one of many beaches you might like on Marie-Galante.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Anse Canot, located within a couple of miles. Travelers seeking an unspoiled Caribbean beach with no crowds need look no further than Anse Canot.

Anse de l'Eglise could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Guadeloupe you might like.


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