One of my favorite beaches in Guadeloupe… Grande-Anse, on the western coast of Basse Terre island, offers incredible goldy sand, huge waves and a great spot to watch sunset.
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INFO & PLANNING TIPS - Grande Anse
If you spend some time on Basse Terre, do not forget to stop at the exotic beach of Grande Anse. The sea is rough and the sights memorable.
A special sand
The sand from Grande Anse Beach has the particularity to change color depending on the sunlight and the angle you look at it. It varies from gold to red. A nice change from the many white sand beach of Grande Terre island.
Huge waves at Grande Anse Beach
Do not go to Grande Anse beach is you want to relax in the water. The waves are huge and come crashin all the way onto the beach. Personally I do not enjoy swimming when there are waves as tall as me. So I watch my friend have fun and shot many pictures trying to caputre their power.
Do you understand why it is on of the best beaches in Guadeloupe?
Luckily we had a vibrant sunset with the sunlight reflecting on the waves and on the sand. One bodyboarder was really enjoying the moment as you can see.
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