Welcome to
Guadeloupe!


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Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe is overflowing with events that celebrate their cultural heritage, as well as popular activities, and things that matter most to the people of the island. Music…

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Great Things to See and Do:

There are Many Ways to Have Fun in
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Activities

A vacation in Guadeloupe can be spent entirely in a beach chair, with your feet in the sand, the sun warming your skin, and an icy drink cooling you off. You can also plan to fill…

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Nightlife

The people of Guadeloupe love to dance, in fact they are known for it, and even claim to have invented…

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Fishing

Fish in Guadeloupe are so abundant that entire villages live off their daily catch. This bodes well…

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Sailing & Boating

Located at the bottom of the Leeward Islands just above the Windward Islands, Guadeloupe is an accessible cruising…

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Golf

For some, the idea of a vacation that does not involve sampling the greens of a foreign golf course is unheard of. Although golf options are slim in…

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Casinos

Take advantage of the luck that surrounds you just by being in Guadeloupe, and consider spending an evening (or even several hours during the day) in…

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Attractions

Guadeloupe is at the center of the Caribbean's Creole culture, and is a well-known tourist destination. The island is loved for its spectacular beaches,…

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Shopping

As an overseas department of France, Guadeloupe offers shoppers the best in imported French products, as well as a few excellent locally made items.…

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Snorkeling

Filled with vibrant colors and active sea life, the underwater world that surrounds Guadeloupe is highly acclaimed for…

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Landmarks

The troubled history of Guadeloupe is remembered today through the landmarks, historical sites, and…

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Bikes & Mopeds

Guadeloupe has some of the best biking terrain in the Caribbean. Cycling has become a popular sport…

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Restaurants

A large number of travelers flock to the country of Guadeloupe to experience its fine French-Creole…

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Food

Guadeloupe is world renowned for serving some of the most delicious foods in the Caribbean. With…

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A trip to Guadeloupe is a unique cultural experience worth looking into. As an overseas region of France (the first, in fact), Francophone heritage is as important and prevalent as…

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Planning Your Vacation in Guadeloupe

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Guadeloupe is made up of a number of islands, including Grand-Terre, Basse-Terre, Iles des Saintes, Marie Galante, and La Désirade. With a host of sites, activities, and…

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Getting Info

Guadeloupe, an overseas territory of France located in the French West Indies, comprises a number of islands with resorts…

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Budgeting

Budgeting is an integral part of travel planning, and allows travelers to research and plan the costs of their vacation…

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Best Time to Visit

Going to Guadeloupe can be an unforgettable experience any time of year. However, many travelers choose to visit during…

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Making Decisions

Making a few important decisions about your upcoming trip to Guadeloupe will help to make your vacation dreams come true…

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Booking

Travelers to Guadeloupe can visit the butterfly shaped Basse-Terre and Grand-Terre or wander out to the smaller islands…

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Packing

Packing and most vacationers have a love/hate relationship. For some, packing is the first step in a great vacation, for…

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Passports

Travelers coming from destinations in North America and Europe need basic travel documents in order to visit Guadeloupe,…

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Customs

Customs and border protection agencies are designed to monitor and control the importation and exportation of goods between…

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The famed Jacques Cousteau called the waters surrounding Pigeon Island, Guadeloupe one of the top diving spots in the world. You can explore this site, and many others, when you…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
Guadeloupe

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Accommodations:

Vacationers can choose from a variety of accommodations while visiting Guadeloupe and its neighboring islands. From inexpensive inns and rental properties, to fairly priced family-owned…

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All Inclusive

All-inclusive accommodations are not as popular in Guadeloupe as they are on many other islands in the Caribbean. Nonetheless,…

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Hotels

Accommodations in Guadeloupe run the gamut, from elegant resorts to unpretentious hotels and guesthouses with only a few…

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Villa Complexes

Vacationers who desire a more self-reliant stay while visiting Guadeloupe and its small dependent islands may find renting…

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Eco Tourism

From the mountainous Basse-Terre to the flat terrain of Grand-Terre, Guadeloupe offers travelers diverse landscapes and rich eco-tourism and camping opportunities. Most travelers…

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Many travelers will tell you the beaches are the main reason they visit the French-Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. ...find perfect surf and sand almost everywhere... The area's…

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Learn About the Weather of Guadeloupe

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Vacationers can expect beautiful tropical weather in Guadeloupe almost all year long. Average monthly temperatures on the islands are generally stable throughout the year, varying…

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Guadeloupe Transportation Options:

Travelers can reach their vacation destination by several means of travel

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Vacationers will need to find a way to get around this butterfly-shaped paradise, as well as a way to travel between the offshore islands when they visit Guadeloupe. This is an…

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Buses

Catching a bus in Guadeloupe is a bit difficult if you don't speak the country's native language of French. But if you can overcome the language barrier,…

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Bikes & Mopeds

Guadeloupe has some of the best biking terrain in the Caribbean. Cycling has become a popular sport and is a good way to see the countryside. ...hosts…

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Rental Cars

Travelers who don't want to deal with the hassle of deciphering Guadeloupe's public transportation system, which is pretty much entirely in French, will…

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Taxis

Although taxis are widely available at hotels, the airport, in Point-à-Pitre, and in other locations in Guadeloupe, this form of travel can…

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Lush and green, with diverse terrain that spans from volcanic earth to rocky islets, Guadeloupe is a nature lovers paradise. As you tour the island, you'll encounter many indigenous…

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Travel Fundamentals for Guadeloupe

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Guadeloupe, made up of a number of small islands at the south of the Leeward Islands chain, offers the possibility of a diverse Caribbean experience, with fine food and French designer…

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Electricity

When planning a vacation to the beautiful country of Guadeloupe, some travelers will have to make a few adjustments in…

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Clothing

While beachwear and swimsuits prove to be the most important articles of clothing for many Caribbean vacationers, when…

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Currency

Whether enjoying guided eco-tours on Basse-Terre, or shopping for fine fashions in Grand-Terre, travelers have a number…

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Unlike many islands in the Caribbean, the people of Guadeloupe don't expect to receive a tip on top of the already…

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Hours of Operation

Business customs and the pace of life are different the world over. Likewise, normal hours of operation vary among different…

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Telephones

Vacationers must dial a series of numbers and country codes when trying to place a call to and from the country of…

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Postal Services

During your stay in Guadeloupe, you should be able to find a post office in most of the country's larger towns and major…

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Cruise liners are a popular way for travelers to see more than one Caribbean island during their vacation. While planes allow travelers to reach a single destination quickly, cruises…

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Culture

The islands of Guadeloupe have been home to many cultures since their earliest settlements. Arawak culture gave way to…

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Discover the Best
Guadeloupe
Accommodations for Specific Interests

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Family Vacations

When planning a family vacation, it is important to pay close attention to the hotel you book. Many Caribbean hotels…

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Dining Options

Sometimes vacations are about trying new dishes and having more variety than at home. Luckily, Guadeloupe offers some rich…

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Swimming Pools

Chilling out by the pool — it's one of the simple pleasures of vacationing. The pool at your hotel is definitely an amenity…

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Nightlife Options

Guadeloupe has a stunning setting and plenty to do by day, but were you expecting this destination to be so exciting after…

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Tennis

The Caribbean is a dream destination for tennis players, with its exotic flaura and all-over natural beauty. The quality…

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Driving

Renting a car can be one of the most cost efficient way to tour Guadeloupe while on vacation. Potential drivers should…

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On Guadeloupe, there is a nice variety of spas and wellness centers. Most exist on resort property, but there are a few independent operators. All have the same purpose…

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Air Travel

Up until April of 2013, it was only possible to reach Guadeloupe directly from Montreal, Paris, and elsewhere in the…

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Ferries

The country of Guadeloupe is really made up of two large islands, Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre, as well a several smaller…

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Sailing & Boating

Located at the bottom of the Leeward Islands just above the Windward Islands, Guadeloupe is an accessible cruising…

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The Economy of Guadeloupe:

Tourism and banana farming are major breadwinners for Guadeloupe's economy

In recent years, tourism has driven the economic growth of Guadeloupe and has created the most revenue for the region. In the past, Guadeloupe has relied on its agricultural industry.…

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Accommodations
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There is much diversity among hotels in Guadeloupe, but at this time we have just one property that has a 4.5 or 5 star…

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