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.


There are a large number of beaches to consider visiting in the area. Regardless of whether you prefer being around other people, or you'd rather find a more secluded spot, you can find a beach that appeals to you. Click on each beach name to get additional information about that specific beach.

If you like to snorkel, a location offering that option is Ilet du Gosier. Vacationers can reach the gorgeous beach of Illet du Gosier by way of water watercraft from Gosier.

Another top pick for visitors who enjoy snorkeling is Creole Beach. There is a water sports center on-site, so Creole Beach's visitors can enjoy an array of activities in and on the surf, as well as traditional swimming and sunbathing. The Creole Beach Hotel bar provides tasty drinks to cool guests down on hot days.

Callinago Beach: Frolick in the water or lay out on the beach. When the sun becomes too much, head for one of the nearby palms to keep you cool.

Gosier has several additional beach choices. Click to find our article about beaches for Gosier.

Landmark Attractions

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Musee du Costume et Tradition. It is found 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

These examples are just some of the available options. Click here to see our extended discussion of other interesting places to visit in and around Gosier.

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you want to spend part of your vacation under the open sky? You may be happy to learn the area has a nice 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 visitors are attracted by the beautiful coastline, that isn't the only way to enjoy the area's natural wonders. One such example is Moreau Falls. It is situated 9.1 mi. South West of central Gosier.


Vacationers can also experience a park nearby.

Place de la Victoire is located within 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.

Another popular attraction 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 you'll be able to find 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 concept of spending some time at an aquarium sounds like fun, 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

In the mood for some action? Visitors who'd like to try their luck will discover a handful of opportunities to do so in this area.

Casino du Gosier has dining on-site, so you can grab a bite to eat before, during or after the gaming action. The gaming floor features seven table games including poker, plus 180 slot machines. In addition to this, they often host live entertainment, plus an on-site movie theater and a great bar and restaurant.

Be sure to look through the following table if you want 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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