Attractions in Gosier

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As the island's top resort destination, Gosier makes it its business to keep its visitors satisfied.  This is why this area has some of the most diverse attractions available within easy access, from picturesque beaches to cultural landmarks.


You'll find an abundance of beaches to consider in the area. Regardless of whether you prefer people watching, or you like having more of the beach to yourself, you can find what you want. You can click on each beach name for a detailed guide to that particular stretch of sand.

One beach where you can go snorkeling is Ilet du Gosier. The waters off of Illet du Gosier are a snorkelers paradise, especially around the capsized tug boat near the dock and gorgeous formation of beautiful coral reef. These areas are home to various exotic and colorful fish species.

Another good choice for visitors who enjoy snorkeling is Creole Beach. Creole Beach features shallow water and is backed by the Creole Beach Hotel.

Callinago Beach: Callinago Beach is a small crescent-shaped beach backed by the Callinago Hotel. Palm trees line the beach and proved a lush backdrop of shade.

Needless to say, you'll find plenty of additional beaches in the area. For more details about this topic, go to this article.

Landmark Attractions

A landmark worth visiting is Musee du Costume et Tradition. It is situated in the heart of Gosier. The Musee du Costume et Traditions is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9:00am until 5:00pm, with a two hour break in service starting at 1:00pm.

An alternative landmark could be The Bitasyon. It's a museum in the center of Gosier. Opened in October of 2008 this museum is all about the history of royalty and throughout guests will be treated to exhibits of royal clothing throughout antiquity, plus scenes of life in the first half of the 20th century.

Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee: In addition to simply exploring the fort itself, visitors will also be able to check out a small art gallery located within Fort Fleur D'Epee

Of course, the area has other sites to visit. Visit this extended discussion about other sites worth seeing in and near the area if you'd like to discover additional facts.

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you enjoy spending time under the open sky? You may be pleased to know the area has a popular nature preserve nearby.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Gosier
Name Type Location Island
Chemins de Mangrove Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.5 mi. Northwest of Central Gosier Grande-Terre


Even though most travelers are drawn by the region's beaches, that isn't the only way to experience the area's natural beauty. One such example is Moreau Falls. It is found 9.1 mi. South West of central Gosier.


Visitors can also visit the local park nearby.

Place de la Victoire is found in downtown Pointe A Pitre, 3.5 mi. Northwest of central Gosier. The place where a guillotine stood during the French revolution, this square was later named Victory Square and is now a place for a nice stroll as well as a common gathering place.

A second popular choice in this category is Les Jardins de Valombreuse. Set in a hilly region of the island, Les Jardins de Valombreuse is a botanical garden and family fun center where you will not only be able to view local flora and fauna, but have a lot of fun while doing it.

The parks available can be seen below.

Parks Near Gosier
Name Type Location Island
Les Jardins de Valombreuse Botanical Garden 9.6 mi. West of Central Gosier Basse-Terre
Place de la Victoire Park Downtown Pointe A Pitre, 3.5 mi. Northwest of Central Gosier Grande-Terre

Zoos and Aquariums

If the thought of passing some time with interesting sea life tickles your fancy, consider visiting Aquarium de la Guadeloupe. One of the best rated French aquariums, visitors at the Aquarium de la Guadeloupe have the chance to experience more than 60 species of tropical fish. Snorkeling tours are even available with members of the staff.

Aquariums In Gosier
Name Type Location Island/th>
Aquarium de la Guadeloupe Aquarium Central Gosier Grande-Terre


Guadeloupe Casinos

Feeling lucky? Visitors hoping to test their luck in some gaming action can find a handful of places to do so in this area.

Casino du Gosier offers dining on-site, so you can grab a bite to eat before or after you try your luck. More than just a casino, this is a full service entertainment complex where even those who don't necessarily like to gamble will find plenty keep them busy.

Take a look at the table below for more information.

Gambling In Gosier
Name Phone Location
Casino du Gosier (059) 084-7972 0.9 mi. West of Central Gosier
Gosier les Bains (059) 084-1836 Central Gosier

A vacation in Gosier can range from relaxing to adventurous depending on which attractions you're hoping to see.  Plan for a nice mix of the two and you won't be disappointed. 


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