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Top Choice Beach in Terre-de-Haut

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…
Top Choice Seafood in Terre-de-Haut

Couleurs du Monde

This seafront place certainly lives up to its name with its brightly painted interior and polychrome tables that open directly onto the bay. The menu here is excellent and includes a daily-changing set of tapas. The…
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…
International in Terre-de-Haut

Le 480

This is the top restaurant on Terre-de-Haut, and has lovely premises inside the Auberge Les Petits Saints. Its menu is short and simple, but you're unlikely to find better cooking anywhere else. Another draw is the …
French in Terre-de-Haut

Ti Bo Doudou

This bold eatery, housed in a beautifully restored Creole building that opens onto the beach, is a much-loved local institution. There's great fresh food served in interesting Creole and Western combinations, with s…
Creole in Terre-de-Haut

Le Salako Chez Z'amour

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

Tikaz'La

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…
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 …