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Tourism

 

Directions from the airport to the accommodation

 

Useful information to know before arriving

 


Map of Guadeloupe


Visit Guadeloupe

Sainte-Rose : A large fishing town, close to the mangroves, which has some beautiful, but unfortunately dangerous, beaches.

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Deshaies : A charming unspoilt village. Enjoy its tranquillity.

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Pointe Noire : A large and lively town, known for its logging industry, with a town centre that stretches out along the seafront.

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La route de la traversée : This road cuts through the mountains, and a very beautiful, humid rainforest, right through the centre of Basse Terre.

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Malendure Beach : Guadeloupe’s diving hotspot with its famous ‘Pigeon Islands’. Commonly known as the ‘Cousteau Reserve’

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Bouillante : So-called because if the numerous hot water springs, which are found almost everywhere in the region including under the sea.

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Petite Anse beach : A lovely, small, family beach, with palm trees providing some shade. It is well protected and safe with no known strong currents.

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Vieux-Habitants : A small, peaceful town, which is also the oldest in Guadeloupe.

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Saint Claude : This charming, small town, at an altitude of 530m, is on the southern side of the Soufrière volcano.

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Basse Terre : The administrative capital of Guadeloupe.

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Capesterre Belle-eau : A small town, famous for its large palm trees.

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Pointe-à-Pitre : The economic capital of the island and the most important town in Guadeloupe.

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Anse Bertrand : A calm, quiet and very charming place, in one of the least touristy parts of the island.

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Sainte Anne : One of the three largest seaside resorts in Guadeloupe.

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Saint françois : It’s mainly known for its lovely beaches, which line the coast up to the famous ‘Pointe des Chateaux.’

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Petite Terre : An amazing lagoon separates these two uninhabited islands. The crystal clear waters are enclosed by some superb coral reefs whilst the white sand beaches are the most protected in the Antilles. The islands’ interior is impenetrable as no road or footpath cuts through the undergrowth of cactus and thorny trees.

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Baillif : An outlying suburb of Basse-Terre.

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Vieux-Fort : The last small town on the Western coast.

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Trois Rivières : A well-shaded village with some beautiful créole houses.

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Lamentin : A swampy, farming area.

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Baie-Mahaut : A peaceful residential suburb of Pointe-à-Pitre.

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Gosier : The biggest seaside resort in Guadeloupe and a residential area of Pointe-à-Pitre.

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Le Moule : A town that has remained sheltered from tourism, and thus retains its provincial charm.

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Les Grands Fonds : These roads take you over hills but also through valleys.

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Morne-à-l'eau : The most authentic small town in Guadeloupe.

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Vieux-bourg : A small fishing port, untouched by tourism.

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Petit- Canal : A town at the heart of the sugarcane fields.

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Port-Louis : Small fishing port with several wooden houses.

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Marie-Galante : An island which invites relaxation and tranquillity with its long, white sand beaches, fringed by palm trees.

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La Désirade : The smallest and most traditional in the Guadeloupe archipelago, this island gives its visitors a warm welcome.

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Les Saintes :  This archipelago consists of 9 islands, although only two are inhabited, and is a truly magical place, surrounded by turquoise waters. Very peaceful but with real charm.

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Petit-Bourg : Petit-Bourg is a residential suburb of Pointe-à-Pitre as it is only a twenty minute drive away.

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