Les Saintes attractions

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Baie de Pompierre

The horseshoe-shaped Baie de Pompierre is perhaps Terre-de-Haut's loveliest: a reef-protected beach with golden sand and a splendid setting. There are even tame goats that mosey onto the beach and lie down next to s…
Fort in Terre-de-Haut

Fort Napoléon

Built in 1867, on the site of an earlier fort destroyed by the British in 1809, this impressive defensive installation affords a heart-stopping view of Bourg des Saintes and the surrounding islands. You can walk thr…
Beach in Terre-de-Haut

Baie du Marigot

Baie du Marigot is a pleasant little bay with a calm protected beach about 1km north of Bourg des Saintes. It’s fairly close to Fort Napoléon, so you could combine a visit to the two; after visiting the fort, turn l…
Beach in Terre-de-Haut

Grande Anse

Easily one of Terre-de-Haut's best beaches, long and sandy Grande Anse, immediately east of the airport runway, unfortunately has rough seas and water conditions, and swimming is not allowed. The north side of this …
Viewpoint in Terre-de-Haut

Le Chameau

A winding cement road leads to the summit of Le Chameau, which at 309m is Terre-de-Haut's highest point. From town it’s a moderately difficult hour-long walk to the top. Note that you're not allowed to use scooters …
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Anse Crawen

Anse Crawen is a secluded, clothing-optional beach just a couple of minutes’ walk down a dirt path that starts at the southwestern end of the Terre-de-Haut coastal road.
Beach in Terre-de-Haut

Anse à Cointe

Two kilometers southwest of Bourg des Saintes is Anse à Cointe, a good beach for combining swimming and snorkeling. The snorkeling is best on the north side.
Beach in Terre-de-Haut

Anse Rodrigue

South of Grande Anse and about 2km from town is Anse Rodrigue, a nice beach on a protected cove that usually has good swimming conditions.
Mountain in Terre-de-Haut

Pain de Sucre

The Pain de Sucre (Sugarloaf) is an imposing 53m-high basalt peninsula. You’ll find good snorkeling and a sandy beach here.