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Anse la Barque beach

Vieux Habitants

Anse à la Barque beach Vieux Habitants Guadeloupe: Pictures and description

L'Anse à la Barque, located in Vieux Habitants in Guadeloupe, is a sheltered bay that opens onto the Caribbean Sea. To get there follow the N2 from MAHAULT towards MARIGOT, the beach is located shortly after Petite Anse beach.

Anse à la Barque de Vieux Habitant is characterized by two lighthouses which offer a panoramic view of the surrounding area. This cove also contains historical evidence, both on land with the remains of an ancient indigo factory and underwater with the wrecks of two Napoleonic ships.

To explore these underwater wrecks, simply equip yourself with a mask and snorkel to dive into the waters of Anse à la Barque.

On dry land, you will have the opportunity to observe the remains of the indigo plant, which are found in the heart of the surrounding mangrove. These ruins bear witness to the historical past of the region.
The bay of Anse à la Barque, in addition to its fascinating history, offers a small, welcoming beach, perfect for swimming. However, although this beach is pleasant, it is not among the most popular beaches of Guadeloupe, but offers a setting worthy of the most beautiful beaches on the island.

Despite its absence in the top places in the ranking of the most beautiful beaches in Guadeloupe. Anse à la Barque remains an interesting place for lovers of maritime history and people looking for tranquility on a beach sheltered from cyclones. It offers a different experience of the natural beauty of the region, combining history, diving and relaxation by the sea. To visit the Anse à la Barque lighthouse, consult our Guadeloupe house rental offers.