Pont-Pierre Beach

The picturesque Point-Pierre Beach strikes visitors with its bright blue waters, intoxicating views of outlying islands, and the gemstone blue skies to match the water. Those looking simply to relax will be just fine here, while anyone looking for a swim will be just as happy.

Situated on the island of Terre-de-Haut, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Pont-Pierre Beach stands out because it's perfect for escaping the hustle of Guadeloupe's urban areas. Many of the other beaches in Guadeloupe may be just as beautiful, but tend to be more crowded since they're right in the thick of tourists' favorite hangouts.

How to Access The Beach

Heading north from the airport, drivers can take the Rue de Marigot, which turns into Rue de Pont Pierre. The Rue de Pont Pierre goes right up to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

If you find that you enjoy shores which offer a peaceful environment, then you will want to try Pont-Pierre Beach; it is found in a more rural area of Terre-de-Haut.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the North East coast of Terre-de-Haut; it's located near attractions like Pascal Foy, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you're intrigued by Guadeloupe's history, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. One of the nearest historical attractions is Fort Napoleon, which is a mile to the south west.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Pont-Pierre Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Pascal Foy Art Gallery 0.3 mi. W Terre-de-Haut
Museum at Fort Napoleon Museum 0.7 mi. W Terre-de-Haut
Galerie Martine Cotten Art Gallery 0.9 mi. SW Terre-de-Haut
Fort Napoleon Historical Site 1.1 mi. SW Terre-de-Haut

Cities and Towns

The nearest area of Terre-de-Haut to Pont-Pierre Beach is Grand Anse. This interesting part of Terre-de-Haut is only three and a half miles away, which means you needn't use up an entire day here. Grand Anse is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels nearby, the closest ones are shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Pont-Pierre Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Kanaoa Les Saintes Guadelupe 0.9 mi. W Hotel
Lo Bleu Hotel 1.0 mi. SW Hotel
Auberges Hotel Les Saintes Island-bois 1.0 mi. SW Hotel
Paradis Saintos 1.4 mi. SW Guest house
Hotel Bois Joli 2.1 mi. WSW Hotel

Food

If you're feeling hungry for a midday meal, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you won't have to look too far from these sands. One of the nearest restaurants is Au Bon Vivre. This restaurant has a menu featuring Creole cuisine. They also specialize in seafood.

The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Pont-Pierre Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Au Bon Vivre (069) 037-8619 Creole Very Casual 0.3 mi. W
Le Mambo (059) 099-5618 Caribbean, Italian Very Casual 0.7 mi. W
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. SW
Bois Joli Restaurant 59-0995038 French Fine Dining 2.1 mi. WSW
Soleil La (059) 092-3093 Caribbean Informal 4.1 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

Pont-Pierre Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Terre-de-Haut.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Les Pompierres, found just a little ways away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might like Grande Anse. It's located a half mile to the south west.

You may also want to consider Anse Devant, which is located a mile and a half to the west-southwest.

Pont-Pierre Beach 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 find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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