Top things to do in Mana & Awala-Yalimopo

Top Choice Beach in Mana & Awala-Yalimopo

Plage Les Hattes

This long stretch of beach is a very important nesting ground for giant leatherback turtles, which can grow up to 600kg. The females come ashore from April to July, and their young hatch and make their way into the …
Nature Reserve in Mana & Awala-Yalimopo

Maison de la Reserve Naturelle l'Amana

Amerindian settlements and thick clouds of mosquitoes populate Awala-Yalimopo and Plage Les Hattes, one of the world's most spectacular nesting sites for giant leatherback turtles. The reserve has a small museum tha…
French in Mana & Awala-Yalimopo

Le Buffalo

Delicious French cuisine with a Guianese twist in the middle of Mana.
Fusion in Mana & Awala-Yalimopo


Home-cooked and generously proportioned French-Amerindian set meals are served here during the turtle-watching season. Call ahead to reserve if possible, as they will often not open without reservations. The restaur…
Museum in Mana & Awala-Yalimopo

Musée Hmong

This small museum gives an interesting overview of Hmong culture, history, tools and handicrafts.