The 12 best beach bars for a drink in Guadeloupe

Anse-Bertrand, Guadeloupe

The sand, the sun, the sea…it all smells like vacation! How about a drink with your feet in the water? Here’s a selection of the 12 best beach bars to quench your thirst in Guadeloupe!

With its superb beaches of white, black or ochre sand and its many activities, Guadeloupe is a dream destination that’s very much in demand.

Its picture-postcard landscapes make you want to relax in a beachside bar, drinking one of the many cocktails made with local rum or sipping a tasty exotic fruit smoothie. Night owls won’t be outdone, as most of these bars also offer evening entertainment to the sound of eclectic music.

Whether you’re enjoying the day or the sunset in the evening, here’s a roundup of the 12 best beach bars for a refreshing vacation in Guadeloupe!

1. Karacoli Beach & SPA

If you’re on vacation near Deshaies on Basse-Terre, head for the Karacoli. This bar is a superb spot for a drink in Guadeloupe, while admiring the sunset and taking photos on the beach.

Enjoy delicious cocktails and a selection of planks right on the sand. Themed evenings and entertainment are also organized regularly.

Address: Plage de la Grande Anse, 97126 Deshaies(See map)


2. Le Petit New-York

Le Petit New-York, Guadeloupe

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Located on Saint-Félix beach in Le Gosier, this seaside bar immerses you in a Guadeloupean atmosphere and offers a wide selection of rum-based cocktails!

You’re bound to find something to enjoy here! The setting is warm and welcoming. The venue also offers fast food and tapas.

Opened in 2010, this bar regularly organizes events such as concerts, especially at weekends.

Please note: there is also a 300-space unsupervised parking lot available.

Address: Route de la Plage, Saint-Félix, 97190 Le Gosier(Show map)



3. Bliss Beach Bar

Bliss Beach Bar, Guadeloupe

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Exceptional location on the water’s edge, offering a selection of cocktails and planchas. A terrace with small tables, chairs and umbrellas is also available. The bar is ideal for daytime drinks, or for watching the sunset while sipping an aperitif with your feet in the sand.

Address: Plage de la Datcha, 97189 Le Gosier(Show map)



4. Casa Datcha

Casa Datcha, Guadeloupe

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For nature lovers, here’s another great place to have a drink in Guadeloupe on La Datcha beach. This eco-responsible bar offers fresh produce as well as eco-recyclable and reusable glasses. As well as delicious cocktails and smoothies, the bar also serves tapas, club sandwiches and mixed salads.

Brunch is also available every day except Thursday. Events include Friday concerts and Sunday after-beach parties.

Address: Plage de la Datcha, 97189 Le Gosier(Show map)



5. Om Saya

Om Saya, Guadeloupe

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This beach bar offers fresh fruit cocktails and Guadeloupean beers such as Gwada or Karett. It’s a festive place to have a drink in Gosier. If you’re more of an ambience bar, Om Saya also offers regular themed evenings. You can also enjoy local and seafood plancha specialties. If you spend the afternoon there, you can enjoy delicious local ice creams.

Address: 4 Chemin de la Plage, 97190 Le Gosier(Show map)



6. La Rhumerie

La Rhumerie, Guadeloupe

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Located in the 4-star La Creole Beach Hotel & Spa, the Rhumerie bar offers a wide selection of cocktails,homemade accras and tapas. Right by the hotel pool and close to the beach, this bar is the perfect chic lounge spot for a drink if you’re staying in Le Gosier, Guadeloupe. Evening entertainment includes concerts.

Address: Hotel La Creole Beach & Spa, 97190 Le Gosier(Show map)


7. Vié Rum

Rhum Vié, Guadeloupe

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Looking for a good Guadeloupean rum, a cocktail or a fresh fruit juice on the beach near Saint-Anne? Rhum Vié is the place for you! A white sandy beach, crystal-clear water, tables and umbrellas are at your disposal for a relaxing gourmet break during the day or evening.

It’s one of those famous cool beach bars where you can have a drink in Guadeloupe. It also offers breakfast, lunchtime catering and tapas in the evening. You can also enjoylive Creole music in the evenings.

Address: Boulevard Ibéné, 97180 Sainte-Anne(See map)



8. The Kontiki

Kontiki, Guadeloupe

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A nice little bar if you want a drink on the municipal beach of Sainte-Anne in Guadeloupe. No fuss here! Simple wooden tables, plastic chairs and colorful umbrellas, but the welcome is friendly and you’ll get good value for money.

With your feet directly in the sand, you can enjoy a swim while you wait for your meal!

Address: Plage Municipale, 97180 Sainte-Anne(See map)


9. Le Manganao Hotel

Manganao Hôtel, Guadeloupe

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Here’s a great place to have a drink in Guadeloupe near Saint-François. The hotel boasts a beach bar and offers cocktail tastings in a picture-postcard setting.

White sandy beaches, palm trees and turquoise waters – let the sound of the waves lull you to sleep as you enjoy your aperitif!

Please note: the bar is open daily from 10am to 9:30pm.

Address: Le Manganao Hôtel, Lieu-dit Bellevue, 97118 Saint-François(See map)


10. The Beach Snack Bar

This colorful straw hut perfectly reflects the typical charm of the Creole gargote. It’s the perfect place to relax during the day and enjoy a drink on the seafront of Anse à la Gourde. The place offers a selection of cocktails, beer and champagne! You can also have lunch here for a reasonable price (salads, paninis…). Great value for money for this beach bar in Guadeloupe.

Address: Plage de l’Anse à la Gourde, Pointe des Châteaux, 97118 Saint-François(See map)


11. Le Touloulou

Le Touloulou, Guadeloupe

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Heading for the island of Marie-Galante, Le Touloulou not only rents out small bungalows and transforms itself into a restaurant and discotheque in the evening, but also serves as a bar where you can enjoy a drink with your feet in the sand on this famous Guadeloupe island.

Address: Plage de Petite Anse, 97140 Capesterre de Marie-Galante(See map)


12. Le Dantana café

Located not far from Touloulou in the south of Marie-Galante, this café and restaurant is well worth a stop for lunch or just a drink.

The white-sand beach and turquoise-blue sea provide a wonderful backdrop. A friendly welcome awaits you, and the bar offers local specialities such as Ti-punch and fish menus.

Address: Plage de la Feuillère, 97140 Capesterre de Marie-Galante(Show map)