Anse Taliseronde

Hidden away along the secluded Marie Galante coast, Anse Taliseronde is the place to go when you are looking for an escape. Make no mistake, this is a natural beach, without any services to speak of.

Located on the island of Marie-Galante, 8.2 miles east-northeast of Grand-Bourg, You might want regardless of whether you are staying nearby. This beach isn't just another pleasant afternoon distraction, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in Guadeloupe. While Anse Taliseronde may be a little more difficult to reach, it allows you to relax without being bothered by the noise of the crowds.

How to Access The Beach
Navigating the back roads of the island can be a little tricky. To make sure you do not get lost, try heading to Capesterre de Marie Galante first, on the extreme Southeast of the island, just off the main road. From there, you can take the Rue de la Marine north. This road will pass by the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

This long beach is very remote, so expect plenty of peace, quiet, and room to move around explore. Those that decide to check out the surroundings will find mostly open fields and some lite vegetation. However, this peacefulness does not always hold true for the seas, as the beach faces the full brunt of the Atlantic Ocean. While the waves here will generally be at a minimum, stormy conditions and currents can make it unsafe for swimming.

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

If you happen to go for beach days that offer those who visit a quiet environment, then think about trying out Anse Taliseronde; it is hidden away in a less urban section of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Anse Taliseronde on the East coast of Marie-Galante; this area boasts other attractions such as Rhum Belle Distillery, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Ecomussee de Marie Galante, a lovely museum found seven and a half miles to the west-southwest, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Taliseronde
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Rhum Belle Distillery Distillery 4.1 W Marie-Galante
Rhum Belle Distillery Operating Distillery 4.1 W Marie-Galante
Ecomussee de Marie Galante Museum 7.5 WSW Marie-Galante
Jardin de Buckingham Botanical Garden 7.7 W Marie-Galante
Distillerie Poisson Distillery 7.9 W Marie-Galante

Cities and Towns

The closest part of Marie-Galante to Anse Taliseronde is Grand-Bourg. This friendly part of Marie-Galante is only eight miles from the beach, so it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. Grand-Bourg is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent amount of places to stay a car ride away. Some of the closest possibilities are seen in the table below.

Accommodations near Anse Taliseronde
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Le Soleil Levant 2.8 SW Guest house
Résidence Cap Reva 3.1 SW Hotel
La Rose du Brésil 4.3 SW Hotel

Food

Although this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Le Touloulou, which is a short taxi ride away.

A few nearby dining options are shown below.

Restaurants near Anse Taliseronde
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Touloulou (059) 097-3263 Creole Very Casual 3.9 mi. SW
La Playa (059) 093-6610 Caribbean Very Casual 4.1 mi. SW
Manman'dlo La Sirene (059) 097-5743 Caribbean Informal 4.3 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Anse Taliseronde.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Anse de Mays, situated only a taxi trip away from the shore. Others might prefer Anse Feuillard, which offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from nearby attractions. It's found a half mile to the north.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Petite-Anse, located three miles away. Petite Anse is a great place to kick back and relax on the sunny beach or depart on a scuba adventure.

Anse Taliseronde 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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