Les Pompierres

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Visited primarily by the residents and visitors of the small adjacent community, Les Pompierres is a nice little no-nonsense beach that shines in its simplicity. Visitors who come to the beach will be able to do as they wish, whether it be relaxing in the sun, playing in the water, are simply taking in the sights.

Located near the heart of the island of Terre-de-Haut, Les Pompierres is on the North edge of the island, You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Families and groups of friends who decide to check out this beach can make the most of their relaxation time without having to wander too far from civilization.

How to Access The Beach
Les Pompierres can be reached by taking Rue de la Saline north.

Amenities and Ambiance

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North coast of Terre-de-Haut. Museum at Fort Napoleon is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is one of a number of attractions in the vicinity.

If you want more information on the history of Guadeloupe, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Fort Napoleon, which is reachable on foot or by taking a taxi from the beach.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Guadeloupe. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Les Pompierres
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Museum at Fort Napoleon Museum 0.2 mi. WSW Terre-de-Haut
Pascal Foy Art Gallery 0.4 mi. SE Terre-de-Haut
Galerie Martine Cotten Art Gallery 0.8 mi. S Terre-de-Haut
Fort Napoleon Historical Site 0.9 mi. SSW Terre-de-Haut

Cities and Towns

The closest region of Terre-de-Haut to Les Pompierres is Grand Anse. This friendly part of Terre-de-Haut is only three miles from the coast, meaning it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. This section of Guadeloupe is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can appeal to visitors from smaller accommodations in the area.

While vacationers will find relatively few places to stay in the area, those options closest to Les Pompierres are shown below.

Accommodations near Les Pompierres
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Kanaoa Les Saintes Guadelupe 0.4 mi. WSW Hotel
Lo Bleu Hotel 0.9 mi. SSW Hotel
Auberges Hotel Les Saintes Island-bois 1.0 mi. S Hotel
Paradis Saintos 1.2 mi. SW Guest house
Hotel Bois Joli 1.8 mi. SW Hotel


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Les Pompierres; you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. Au Bon Vivre is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant has a menu featuring Creole cuisine. They are also known for serving seafood.

The following table provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Les Pompierres
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Au Bon Vivre (069) 037-8619 Creole Very Casual 0.3 mi. SE
Le Mambo (059) 099-5618 Caribbean, Italian Very Casual 0.5 mi. SSW
Couleurs du Monde (059) 092-7098 Caribbean, French Very Casual -- --
La Case aux Epices (059) 098-0788 Creole Very Casual -- --
La Fringale (059) 098-1465 Creole Very Casual -- --
La Saladerie (059) 099-5343 Caribbean Informal -- --
Ti Kaz La (059) 099-5763 Creole, French Informal -- --
Ti-bo Doudou -- Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Auberge Les Petits Saints Restaurant 590-99-50-99 Caribbean, Creole, Mediterranean, Spanish Informal 1.0 mi. S
Bois Joli Restaurant 59-0995038 French Fine Dining 1.8 mi. SW
Soleil La (059) 092-3093 Caribbean Informal 3.7 mi. SW

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover on Terre-de-Haut, of course, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You may also like Pont-Pierre Beach, which is generally a pretty popular beach. It is located a half mile to the east-southeast. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Anse St Sauveur may be a good choice. It is located nine and a half miles away.

Another option worth considering is Anse Devant, located within a couple of miles.

There's plenty to see and do in Guadeloupe, and Les Pompierres offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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