Top things to do in Les Saintes

Top Choice Beach in Terre-de-Haut

Baie de Pompierre

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

Couleurs du Monde

This seafront place definitely lives up to its name, with a luminously painted interior and polychrome tables that give directly onto the bay. The menu is first-rate and includes daily changing tapas. The house spec…
Fort in Terre-de-Haut

Fort Napoléon

Built in 1867 on the site of an earlier fort destroyed by the British in 1809, this installation sitting over 100m above sea level affords a splendid view of Bourg des Saintes and the surrounding islands. Walk throu…
Creole in Terre-de-Haut

Le Salako Chez Z'amour

This popular joint is worth visiting for its good, wholesome Creole staples, fish dishes, salads and sandwiches. Try the traditional Saintoise dessert tourment d'amour (love's torment), a cake-like concoction with m…
International in Terre-de-Haut

Le 480

Top billing on Terre-de-Haut goes to this lovely restaurant within Auberge Les Petits Saints. Its menu is short and simple, but you're unlikely to find better cooking anywhere else. Another draw is the setting, with…
French Caribbean in Terre-de-Haut


An attractive restaurant overlooking the beach, Tikaz'La specializes in French-inspired cuisine finely teamed with local produce. Choucroute de la mer (stew consisting of five kinds of fish) or duck breast served in…
Creole in Terre-de-Haut

Ti Bo Doudou

Occupying a beautifully restored Creole hut that opens onto the beach, this is a much-loved local institution. There's great fresh food served in interesting Creole and Western combinations, with several appetizers …
Cafe in Terre-de-Haut

La Saladerie

Popular La Saladerie is hidden along the steps leading down to the small beach at Anse Mire. There's a make-your-own salad menu and a full range of fish and seafood dishes. It’s a 500m walk north of the pier on the …
Beach in Terre-de-Haut

Anse Crawen

The oddly named 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.