Why Not Go?

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 the Caribbean lifestyle one might expect. About 200 miles north of Martinique, another overseas region of France, Guadeloupe is part of the Lesser Antilles realm of… more…

Best Time to Visit

Going to Guadeloupe can be a unforgettable experience any time of year.… more…

Areas within Guadeloupe

Basse Terre

Deshaies

Gosier

Marie Galante

Pointe a Pitre

Terre de Haut

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 each day with as many activities as you can without going completely overboard. Whichever route you choose… more…

Diving

The famed Jacques Cousteau called the waters surrounding Pigeon Island,… more…

Bikes & Mopeds

Guadeloupe has some of the best biking terrain in the… more…

Fishing

Fish in Guadeloupe are so abundant that entire villages… more…

Transportation

Vacationers will need to find a way to get around this butterfly-shaped… more…

Air Travel

Up until April of 2013, it was only possible to reach Guadeloupe directly… more…

Ferries

The country of Guadeloupe is really made up of two large islands,… more…

Rental Cars

Travelers who don't want to deal with… more…

Sailing & Boating

Located at the bottom of the Leeward… more…

Taxis

Although taxis are widely available at… more…

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 establishments, to exclusive hotels and luxurious resorts, this French Caribbean country has it all. It is estimated that there are more than 11,000 rooms available throughout Guadeloupe. This includes hotel and resort guest rooms, as well as apartment and rental villas. Lodgings in Guadeloupe, as on… more…

Hotels

Accommodations in Guadeloupe run the… more…

Eco Tourism

From the mountainous Basse-Terre to the… more…

Villa Complexes

Vacationers who desire a more self-reliant… more…

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,… more…

Cruises

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… more…

Beaches

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 coastline is bordered by warm, turquoise-blue waters, and many of its shores are shaded by majestic, lush palm trees. Here, the trade winds blow softly, providing cooling breezes against the balmy tropical weather of the region. The country of Guadeloupe is truly a beach connoisseur's dream come true. Proving… more…

Restaurants

A large number of travelers flock to… more…

Natural Attractions

Lush and green, with diverse terrain… more…

Attractions

Guadeloupe is at the center of the… more…

Clothing

While beachwear and swimsuits prove to be the most important articles… more…

Currency

Whether enjoying guided eco-tours on Basse-Terre, or shopping for fine… more…

Crime

Vacationers should feel relatively safe when visiting Guadeloupe. Compared… more…

Culture

The islands of Guadeloupe have been home… more…

Electricity

When planning a vacation to the beautiful… more…

Events & Festivals

Guadeloupe is overflowing with events… more…

Food

Guadeloupe is world renowned for serving some of the most delicious foods in the Caribbean. With hundreds of restaurants all over the islands specializing in a varied collection of French-Creole cuisine and scrumptious international dishes, finding a place to eat should be no problem at all. If you… more…

Budgeting

Budgeting is an integral part of travel planning, and allows travelers… more…

Tipping

Unlike many islands in the Caribbean, the people of… more…

History

Like many of the Caribbean islands, Guadeloupe has a… more…

Weather

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 only by about 5 degrees Fahrenheit each month. While travelers should be prepared to enjoy a tropical paradise on these gorgeous islands, they should also be aware that unexpected weather conditions can occur. Average temperatures on Guadeloupe hover around 74 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter months and 87 degrees… more…

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