The delightful beaches on Grande-Terre are some of the most anticipated tourist sites in the region. Visitors love that Hôtel Fleur d’Epée is located on the water, so you won't have to go out of the way to try a few beach activities.
Of course, since Hôtel Fleur d’Epée is positioned directly on Bas-du-Fort, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions here. Avoid all of the crowds of the city and plan to visit the beach at Bas-du-Fort, where the beaches are hardly ever crowded. This is one of the best places to stay if you'd like to be near but not in the capital city, and it is conveniently located near the international airport. For travelers who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the name of each one in the table to learn more:
|Ilet a Cochons||1.1||W||1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Pointe A Pitre|
|Creole Beach||1.1||ESE||2.8 mi. South-Southeast of Pointe A Pitre|
|Ilet du Gosier||2.1||ESE||Gosier|
|Anse Vinaigri||3.5||E||4.8 mi. Southeast of Pointe A Pitre|
|Petite Havre||4.0||E||5.2 mi. Southeast of Pointe A Pitre|
|Anse du Mont||4.3||E||5.4 mi. Southeast of Pointe A Pitre|
Ilet a Cochons is probably the most convenient option to visit near the resort. Located right across Pointe-a-Pitre, this beach offers wonderful views of the city without all of the crowds. Guests will be free to claim there spot in the sand and spread out, while the playful can go out in the water. Even when bringing the little ones, you can spend hours at Ilet a Cochons, since there are restrooms available.
If the quiet and serene qualities of Ilet a Cochons don't appeal to you, consider going to Bas-du-Fort which provides a fun, colorful scene of crowds and water activities. Avoid all of the crowds of the city and plan to visit the beach at Bas-du-Fort, where the beaches are hardly ever crowded. This is one of the best places to stay if you'd like to be near but not in the capital city, and it is conveniently located near the international airport. This one is located a quick hike away.
Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, whether you're browsing a beautiful natural setting, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Hôtel Fleur d’Epée is located in the vicinity of Gosier; it is two miles (three kilometers) to the south of Pointe A Pitre.
The table below lists some of the areas near Hôtel Fleur d’Epée.
|Pointe A Pitre||2.0||N|
|downtown Pointe A Pitre||2.3||NNW|
Hôtel Fleur d’Epée serves as a great spot for active tourists. There are an abundance of activities to be discovered when starting at this lodging. You will find that this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like Schoelcher Museum, , and Église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Schoelcher Museum.
With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are listed in the table below.
|Schoelcher Museum||Museum||2.0||NW||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Movie Theater||2.3||NNW||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul||Historical Site||2.0||NNW||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||5.0||NNW||3.1 mi. Northwest of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Place de la Victoire||Park||1.9||NNW||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|St John Perse Museum||Museum||--||--||Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee||Historical Site||--||--||2.0 mi. Southeast of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Musee du Costume et Tradition||Museum||2.0||E||Gosier, Grande-Terre|
|Aquarium de la Guadeloupe||Aquarium||--||--||Gosier, Grande-Terre|
|The Bitasyon||Museum||--||--||Gosier, Grande-Terre|
|Distillerie Montebello Tour||Distillery||5.8||WSW||6.7 mi. South West of Pointe A Pitre, Basse-Terre|
|Les Jardins de Valombreuse||Botanical Garden||--||--||North section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Waterfall||8.0||SW||9.3 mi. South West of Pointe A Pitre, Basse-Terre|
|Hiking Trail||10.8||W||North section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Monument to Liberty||Monument||--||--||Petit-Canal, Grande-Terre|
|Musee du Rhum||Museum||13.2||NW||11.9 mi. West-Northwest of Pointe A Pitre, Basse-Terre|
|Guadeloupe National Park Forest House||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.1||W||North section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Waterfall||--||--||North section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Botanical Garden||14.5||NW||Ste. Rose, Basse-Terre|
|Ecomusée CréoleArt||Museum||14.6||WNW||13.5 mi. West of Pointe A Pitre, Basse-Terre|
|Beauport Pays de la Canne||Historical Site||14.0||N||12.0 mi. North of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Rhum Damoiseau Tour||Distillery||13.7||NE||Le Moule, Grande-Terre|
|Distillerie Longueteau Tour||Distillery||12.5||SSW||South section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Museum||--||--||Le Moule, Grande-Terre|
|Musée Edgar Clerc||Museum||14.1||NE||Le Moule, Grande-Terre|
|Waterfall||14.3||SW||South section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Waterfall||14.4||SW||South section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Hiking Trail||14.2||SW||South section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Waterfall||14.5||SW||South section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
If you're searching for somewhere a little different to visit, Schoelcher Museum might be worth a visit. Museum Schoelcher stands today to honor a man who fought fervently for the abolition of slavery, not only in Guadeloupe, but in the whole of the Caribbean. The museum was originally opened in the 19th century with the intent of displaying artwork, and it still does to some extend, with much of Schoelcher's donated personal collection on display.
Getting info about nearby hotel booking possibilities is generally a convenient means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. This section of Grande-Terre offers visitors several additional hotels and resorts to choose from, which will give you plenty to mull over prior to reaching a conclusion. Have a look at the table below to get full details about the booking possibilities that are available in the surrounding area.
|HÃ´tel Village Soleil||0.2||NE||Bas-du-Fort, Grande-Terre|
|2.0||NNW||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|2.2||N||Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Saint John Perse||2.6||N||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Le Rotabas||3.8||N||1.8 mi. North of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
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