The largest of Guadeloupe's islands, Basse Terre is mountainous and lush with green space. Although it is a popular tourist destination, the island remains unhurried and a great place for visitors to unwind in a peaceful setting. Activities center on natural sources of entertainment like hiking and birding, diving, wind surfing, and horseback riding. A more relaxed day will see you sightseeing to glimpse plantation ruins and rum distilleries.
Basse Terre's eco-tourist stengths extend to its offering of dive sites. Diver's coming to Guadeloupe will want to stop here before leaving.
You'll find two dive operators and a small number of dive sites in the area. For a more comprehensive look at diving opportunities in this area follow this link.
Sightseeing is also a good way to use some of your time in Basse Terre. The area's sights include historic sites and a distillery. are likely to the area's waterfalls and other natural attractions. To visit our detailed page about attractions, go to this page.
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