Raisins Clairs

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.

Positioned in Saint-Francois, Raisins Clairs is on the South coast of Grande-Terre. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. Active, fun-seeking vacationers may particularly enjoy this beach due to its busy, urban location. In fact, Raisins Clairs would be especially convenient for guests of the nearby hotels, and people who want an unlimited number of nearby restaurants and activities to choose from.

Amenities and Ambiance

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The water in the area is of good snorkeling quality, so grab some gear if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.

Since Raisins Clairs is located in an area commonly frequented by travelers, you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


Set on the South coast of Grande-Terre; the area is home to other attractions such as Casino de la Marina, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Raisins Clairs
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Casino de la Marina Casino 0.3 mi. NE Grande-Terre
Golf de St-Francois Golf Course 1.0 mi. ENE Grande-Terre

Cities and Towns


How many other people you encounter at Raisins Clairs will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

There is a fairly good selection of lodging options to pick from in the area that surrounds the beach. The most convenient of which can be viewed below.

Accommodations near Raisins Clairs
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Bwa Chik Hotel & Golf -- -- Hotel
Résidence Les Boucaniers 0.7 mi. E 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 you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, this beach has you covered, so you won't have to wander too far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is I.Pâtes. The restaurant features Italian food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their pasta.

Nearby restaurants are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Raisins Clairs
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
I.Pâtes (069) 074-1341 Italian Informal -- --
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 -- --
Le Métis Café (069) 053-8150 Caribbean, French Very Casual -- --
Le Zagaya (059) 088-6721 Caribbean Informal -- --
L’Assiette Gourmande (059) 088-9619 French Informal -- --
Regal Pizza (059) 023-1559 Italian Informal -- --
Restaurant 619 (069) 072-1301 Caribbean Informal -- --
Le Mabouya dans la Bouteille (059) 021-3114 Mediterranean Informal 0.5 mi. E
L'O (059) 083-1621 French Informal 0.7 mi. E
Le Cosy (059) 083-1163 French Informal 0.8 mi. E

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover on Grande-Terre, of course, so if Raisins Clairs doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

You might also enjoy Anse Loquet, a popular beach beloved by tourists. You'll find it two miles to the east. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, Anse Champagne may be a good choice. You'll find it just a little ways away.

Vacationers may also want to visit Plage du Helleux, located a quarter mile to the west-southwest.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Caribya, and Raisins Clairs is just one of the many options.


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