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 northeastern coast of the island of Terre-de-Haut, You might want even if you are not staying particularly close by. This isn't just another pretty beach, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in Guadeloupe. While Pont-Pierre Beach might be a little more difficult to reach, visiting this beach instead of a more crowded one could make your experience less stressful.

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

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Pont-Pierre Beach offers a calm and serene getaway, as the location that surrounds the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Pont-Pierre Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the North East coast of Terre-de-Haut; the area is home to other attractions such as Pascal Foy, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

Historical attractions like Fort Napoleon offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Pont-Pierre Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about Guadeloupe, without having to leave the coast. As a matter of fact, this shoreline is a mile from this interesting historical site.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

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 closest part on Terre-de-Haut to Pont-Pierre Beach is Grand Anse. This location is just three and a half miles from the coast, which means it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. This section of Guadeloupe is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Although you will find relatively few hotels withing driving distance, those options closest to the beach can be seen in the following list.

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, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, and you don't have to go far from the shore. One of the nearest restaurants is Au Bon Vivre. This restaurant serves Creole cuisine. They are also known for serving seafood.

A list of nearby restaurants is listed in the following table.

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

There are other beaches on Terre-de-Haut you might like besides Pont-Pierre Beach.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Les Pompierres, found just a short distance away. On the other hand, Grande Anse could provide more action, and isn't far from nearby attractions. It's located a half mile to the south west.

Travelers may also want to consider Anse Devant, located a mile and a half away.

Maybe Pont-Pierre Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Guadeloupe you might like.

 

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