The gorgeous beaches on Grande-Terre are touted by locals as the most alluring attractions that the island has to offer. Luckily, Le Rotabas is located directly on the water, so you won't have to go far to enjoy the pleasant coast.
Obviously, since Le Rotabas sits directly on Ilet a Cochons, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying here. 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. For those who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to see more details:
|Bas-du-Fort||3.8||SSE||2.2 mi. Southeast of Pointe A Pitre|
|Creole Beach||4.4||SSE||2.8 mi. South-Southeast of Pointe A Pitre|
Bas-du-Fort is closest to Le Rotabas. 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. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since there are bathrooms available on-site.
If you're interested in a more secluded spot of sand, Ilet a Cochons might be just right for you. 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. It's located just a fast taxi ride away.
Travelers who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about the area's important features may be wondering how close (or far) the closest neighboring city or town is from the property. Le Rotabas is located in the vicinity of Pointe A Pitre, on Grande-Terre; it's a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the north of Pointe A Pitre.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Le Rotabas:
|downtown Pointe A Pitre||1.8||SSW|
|Pointe A Pitre||1.8||S|
|Morne a l'eau||6.3||NE|
Le Rotabas serves as a wonderful spot for active travelers. There are plenty of fun activities to be discovered when exploring near this accommodation. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Schoelcher Museum, , and Église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Schoelcher Museum.
There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them shown in the table below.
|Schoelcher Museum||Museum||2.2||SSW||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Movie Theater||1.6||S||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul||Historical Site||2.0||S||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.0||WNW||3.1 mi. Northwest of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Place de la Victoire||Park||2.2||S||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||4.6||SE||Gosier, Grande-Terre|
|Aquarium de la Guadeloupe||Aquarium||--||--||Gosier, Grande-Terre|
|The Bitasyon||Museum||--||--||Gosier, Grande-Terre|
|Distillerie Montebello Tour||Distillery||8.0||SW||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||10.8||SSW||9.3 mi. South West of Pointe A Pitre, Basse-Terre|
|Hiking Trail||11.9||SW||North section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Monument to Liberty||Monument||--||--||Petit-Canal, Grande-Terre|
|Musee du Rhum||Museum||11.3||W||11.9 mi. West-Northwest of Pointe A Pitre, Basse-Terre|
|Guadeloupe National Park Forest House||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||12.1||WSW||North section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Waterfall||--||--||North section of Guadeloupe National Park, Basse-Terre|
|Botanical Garden||12.5||WNW||Ste. Rose, Basse-Terre|
|Ecomusée CréoleArt||Museum||13.1||W||13.5 mi. West of Pointe A Pitre, Basse-Terre|
|Beauport Pays de la Canne||Historical Site||10.2||N||12.0 mi. North of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Rhum Damoiseau Tour||Distillery||12.3||ENE||Le Moule, Grande-Terre|
|Museum||--||--||Le Moule, Grande-Terre|
|Musée Edgar Clerc||Museum||12.7||ENE||Le Moule, Grande-Terre|
If you're searching for an enjoyable experience, Schoelcher Museum might be what the doctor ordered. 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 details about nearby accommodation options is sometimes an easy way to get a better feel for the area as whole. This part of Grande-Terre offers vacationers various other hotels and resorts to pick from, which will give you plenty to consider before coming to a decision. The table below lists all of the hotel booking possibilities available close-by.
|Saint John Perse||1.2||S||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|1.6||S||Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|2.0||S||Downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|HÃ´tel Village Soleil||3.6||S||Bas-du-Fort, Grande-Terre|
|Hôtel Fleur d’Epée||3.8||S||2.0 mi. South of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
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