Anse Feuillard

One of the several hidden beaches along the eastern coast, Anse Feuillard is known for its powdery white sand and clear water. While this paradise is beautiful, it is also secluded and will have no amenities.

Located on the island of Marie-Galante, 8.4 miles east-northeast of Grand-Bourg, You might want whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. This beach is not just beautiful, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches in Guadeloupe. While Anse Feuillard may be a little bit out of the way, it offers unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

How to Access The Beach

There is no easy way to reach this remote beach. You will have to take the main road all the way to the east side of the island, and then turn off on the side road that takes you to the coast. Finding the exact side road can be tricky, so it is suggested you have a guide, taxi service, or at least a high-quaility GPS to help guide you.

Amenities and Ambiance

There are many beautiful beaches along the island's eastern coast, but Anse Feuillard stands as one of the prettiest. Between the turquoise water, white sand, and lush green vegetation serving as a backdrop, this is a quintessential beach that people picture when they think of remote Caribbean islands. Just remember that as you wade in the clear shallow water, the beach is directly on the Atlantic Ocean, so currents and waves have the potential of becoming stronger than other places in the island chain.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site.

Anse Feuillard brings visitors a quiet and relaxing haven, especially since the area surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Anse Feuillard is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the East coast of Marie-Galante. It is near Rhum Belle Distillery, which is one of a few popular spots in the area.

If you're interested in mixing culture with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Ecomussee de Marie Galante. This museum is located eight miles away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Feuillard
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Rhum Belle Distillery Distillery 4.3 W Marie-Galante
Rhum Belle Distillery Operating Distillery 4.3 W Marie-Galante
Ecomussee de Marie Galante Museum 7.8 WSW Marie-Galante
Jardin de Buckingham Botanical Garden 7.9 WSW Marie-Galante
Distillerie Poisson Distillery 8.1 WSW Marie-Galante

Cities and Towns

The nearest part on Marie-Galante to Anse Feuillard is Saint Louis. This location is just eight miles from the beach, meaning a trip here doesn't have to take all day. This area of Guadeloupe is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it can attract guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a pretty good variety of resort and hotel options to choose from in the area that surrounds Anse Feuillard. The most accessible of which can be seen in the table below.

Accommodations near Anse Feuillard
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Le Soleil Levant 3.2 SW Guest house
Résidence Cap Reva 3.5 SW Hotel
La Rose du Brésil 4.7 SW Hotel

Food

Although this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're willing to venture a little farther away. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Le Touloulou, which is a brief car or taxi trip away.

The following table lists dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Anse Feuillard
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Touloulou (059) 097-3263 Creole Very Casual 4.3 mi. SW
La Playa (059) 093-6610 Caribbean Very Casual 4.5 mi. SW
Manman'dlo La Sirene (059) 097-5743 Caribbean Informal 4.7 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Marie-Galante besides Anse Feuillard worth visiting.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Anse de Mays, located within the range of a cab. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might enjoy people watching at Anse Taliseronde. You'll find it a half mile to the south.

Another option worth considering is Petite-Anse, located fairly close-by, so a short cab ride will get you here pretty easily. Petite Anse is a great place to kick back and relax on the sunny beach or depart on a scuba adventure.

Anse Feuillard 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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