Known as one of the most spectacularly beautiful beaches in the area, visitors also enjoy this beach because it is one of the few where you can get snacks and drinks right on site.
Located in the southwestern section of Saint-Francois, Raisins Clairs is on the South coast of Grande-Terre. You might want even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. Those vacationers who like relaxing among the crowds and doing a bit of people-watching will likely enjoy the atmosphere at Raisins Clairs.
Very fine, white sands lead to waters in varying shades of view at this beach, which is clear and calm. There is very little shade, but the otherwise great conditions make it worth applying sunscreen a little more frequently.
Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. You will find the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.
You should remember that the area right around Raisins Clairs is is a much-visited area, so make sure to get a spot!
This beach is positioned on the South coast of Grande-Terre; the area hosts attractions such as, which is one of the closest attractions.
If a visit to the Raisins Clairs isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.
|Golf de St-Francois||Golf Course||1.0 mi.||ENE||Grande-Terre|
The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. Typically, you can expect to see a fair amount of visitors from lodgings in the area.
Visitors will find a pretty good range of hotels and resorts to pick from near Raisins Clairs. The closest of which can be seen in the table that follows.
|Le Golf Marine Hotel||--||--||Hotel|
|Bwa Chik Hotel & Golf||0.8 mi.||E||Hotel|
|Golf Village Hotel||0.9 mi.||NE||Resort|
|Hôtel Club Manganao||1.0 mi.||WSW||Resort|
|Le Meridien La Cocoteraie||--||--||Hotel|
|La Plantation Resort||1.3 mi.||NE||Resort|
If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is I.Pâtes. This restaurant features Italian cuisine. They are also famous for their pasta.
The table below lists nearby dining options.
|Iguane Café||(059) 088-6137||African, Asian, Creole||Informal||--||--|
|L'Arobas||(059) 088-7377||Creole||Very Casual||--||--|
|La Petite Crêperie||(059) 090-2840||French||Informal||--||--|
|(069) 053-8150||Caribbean, French||Very Casual||--||--|
|L’Assiette Gourmande||(059) 088-9619||French||Informal||--||--|
|Restaurant 619||(069) 072-1301||Caribbean||Informal||--||--|
|(059) 021-3114||Mediterranean||Informal||0.5 mi.||E|
|(059) 083-1621||French||Informal||0.7 mi.||E|
|Le Cosy||(059) 083-1163||French||Informal||0.8 mi.||E|
Of course, Raisins Clairs is just one of many beaches you might like on Grande-Terre.
If the vibrant atmosphere of Raisins Clairs is what you're looking for, you'll want to consider heading to Anse Loquet, another location where you'll find fun and action. It is located two miles to the east. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Anse Champagne is a beach removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. It is located only a short distance away.
Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Plage du Helleux, located within a short distance.
Raisins Clairs 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 you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.
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