People staying in this section of Grande-Terre almost always spend time at one of the area's lovely beaches. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.
Each of the places adorning the coast of Grande-Terre are appreciated for different reasons; these characteristics could affect how much time you want to spend there, and what you need to bring. The following table displays the options located near La Plantation Resort. Click on the following names to view our detailed article:
|Anse Loquet||1.4||ESE||18.5 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
|Plage du Helleux||1.5||SW||Saint-Francois|
|Baie Sainte Marie||1.7||ENE||18.9 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
|Anse Kanouanne||1.8||ESE||18.8 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
|Anse a l'Eau||2.8||N||17.9 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
|Anse de la Gourde||3.6||E||20.8 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
|Point Tarare||4.0||E||21.2 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
|La Porte d'Enfer||4.2||NNW||16.5 mi. East-Northeast of Pointe A Pitre|
Anse Champagne is the closest choice to consider near La Plantation Resort. Keep in mind that this beach is a moderate traveling distance off, so you won't have to journey too far to get to this stretch of coastline. While the resort that once controlled access to the beach has since closed, Anse Champagne is still as popular as ever. Visitors can drive right up to the beach and explore not only the sand and waters of the beach, but some of the abandoned property that still stands, including a dock that is missing a few boards. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since you'll find public bathrooms on-site.
If you're looking for an enjoyable secluded beach, Anse Loquet could be just what the doctor ordered. As one of the first beaches on Guadeloupe's Southeast Point, Anse Loquet is once of the more visited, especially since amenities are much more scarce as you head further into the point. Visitors who do choose Anse Locquet will be rewarded with the calm southern water mixed with soft sand; making this beach one of the last calm and clear water beaches on the point before they start becoming rough and choppy. It's situated just a meager distance off.
Guests who are curious to know about the surrounding area's offerings might want to find out how far—or near—the nearest town or city is from their location. La Plantation Resort is located in Saint-Francois, a city on Grande-Terre; it's 17 miles (27 and a half kilometers) to the east of Pointe A Pitre.
Travelers who crave an exciting itinerary during their stay on Grande-Terre will quickly learn that La Plantation Resort makes a great home-base to start their excursions. There are even a handful of attractions located very close by the resort, for instance, Domaine de Zevallos and . Both locales are great for visitors staying at La Plantation Resort, but the nearest is Domaine de Zevallos.
There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them listed in the table below.
|Domaine de Zevallos||Historical Site||3.5||NW||15.6 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
|Museum||--||--||Le Moule, Grande-Terre|
|Musée Edgar Clerc||Museum||7.1||NW||Le Moule, Grande-Terre|
|Rhum Damoiseau Tour||Distillery||7.1||NW||Le Moule, Grande-Terre|
|Lighthouse||12.4||SE||28.1 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre|
If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Domaine de Zevallos might be just right for you. A historic home rich with culture and hints of the past, this colonial residence remains open to the public for tours which encourage them to tour the property and see how people once lived on the island.
When deciding where to book your stay, it's often smart to learn more about nearby accommodation options in order to get a better feel for the surrounding area. This section of Grande-Terre offers travelers quite a few additional resorts and hotels to pick from, which will give you lots to think about prior to making a decision. The table below lists the hotel booking options that are available nearby.
|Golf Village Hotel||0.4||S||Saint-Francois, Grande-Terre|
|Le Meridien La Cocoteraie||--||--||Saint-Francois, Grande-Terre|
|Bwa Chik Hotel & Golf||0.7||S||Saint-Francois, Grande-Terre|
|0.8||S||Downtown St. Francois, Grande-Terre|
|Le Golf Marine Hotel||--||--||Saint-Francois, Grande-Terre|
|Hôtel Club Manganao||2.2||SW||15.4 mi. East of Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre|
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