Activities in Guadeloupe

From dawn until dusk, each day of your Guadeloupe vacation can be packed full of activity

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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 to take, Guadeloupe can accommodate your every desire.

Bike and Scooter Rental

If you are intrigued by the idea of feeling the wind on your face as you move along, you will find 4 rental agencies that can help you. Click here to see our page regarding bike and scooter rentals.

Diving

Guadeloupe Diving

You'll find 22 dive operators and at least 28 different dive sites to choose from. For a detailed look at diving opportunities in this area use this link.

Events and Festivals

Some vacationers take a trip to Guadeloupe specifically to attend an event such as the annual Carnival celebration, which takes place before Ash Wednesday. Even if you don't plan your trip around an event, chances are there will be one going on while you are there. Make sure to check the paper while you're in the country, or ask the concierge at your hotel. Attending an event or festival is a great way to mingle with locals, pick up some handmade crafts, and sample great food. Read more about Guadeloupe's events and festivals.

Fishing

Guadeloupe Fishing

Many vacationers come to Guadeloupe specifically to participate in at least one of three very specific sports: fishing, snorkeling, and diving.

Anglers have their choice of fly fishing and deep sea fishing, snorkelers have 150 miles of coastline at their disposal, and divers will not want to miss a chance to dive out by Pigeon Island, an area that Jacques Cousteau called one of the top ten dive spots in the world.

If there are some fishing fanatics in your group, they'll be pleased to know they can fish with one of the 5 charter operators in this area. To read more about deep sea fishing in this area, use this link.

Golf

Guadeloupe Golf

If you enjoy playing golf you should know that Guadeloupe isn't exactly paved with golf greens from end to end. Still, there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Golf de St-Francois. In addition, you can read this extended discussion if you're interested in learning additional information concerning golfing throughout the Caribbean.

Sailing and Boating

Guadeloupe Sailing and Boating

Be sure to look at the following chart for a listing of area firms that can help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities In Guadeloupe
Name Phone Location Island
Azimut Croisiere (069) 041-8808 Baie-Mahault, Northwestern part of Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Bleu Blanc Vert (069) 063-8243 Ste. Rose, Northwestern part of Guadeloupe Basse-Terre
Blue Lagoon (069) 034-9969 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Ste. Rose Basse-Terre
Coco Mambo (059) 047-8841 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Ste. Rose Basse-Terre
Gwadaventure (069) 099-6954 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Ste. Rose Basse-Terre
Jean Luc et Marie Laure Tours (059) 028-3961 Ste. Rose, Northwestern part of Guadeloupe Basse-Terre
Keila Yacht (069) 040-2660 1.5 mi. South West of Central Cafeiere Basse-Terre
King Papyrus (059) 090-7171 Bas-du-Fort, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
La Paillote Boat (069) 061-5985 0.6 mi. East of Central Saint-Francois Grande-Terre
Le Nautilus (059) 098-7034 1.7 mi. South of Central Mahaut Basse-Terre
No Limit Excursions (069) 065-5760 0.6 mi. East of Central Saint-Francois Grande-Terre
Orphee Private Day Tours (069) 698-1730 Downtown St. Francois Grande-Terre
Paradoxe Croisieres (059) 088-4173 Saint-Francois, Northeastern part of Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Whale Watching Guadeloupe (069) 030-0991 1.7 mi. South of Central Basse Terre Basse-Terre

If you want to read about charter operators and local marinas go to this article.

Shopping

Shopping in Guadeloupe

A Guadeloupe vacation isn't complete without a few extra items being stowed away in your luggage. Some of the best souveniers are the most unique ones, items that you won't be able to find anywhere else. Your best shot at finding something like this is by visiting craft booths at open air markets and during festivals. Here you'll be able to find woven clothing and rugs, pottery, woodworking, and more. There are also plenty of high-end, luxury items directly from France available at low rates in local shops. Click here to read more about shopping in Guadeloupe.

If you're going to be traveling with some avid shoppers they can while away some time exploring a few of the 32 retail shops in the area. Click here to view our extended discussion of shopping in Guadeloupe.

Sightseeing

Fort Napoleon

Yet another great option is discovering the area's sights and natural environment. The area's sights include historic sites and some distilleries. If you enjoy nature, you can enjoy spending some time at the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. To read more about area sightseeing attractions, use this link.

Information about a firm that can show you the most interesting local sights can be found right below.

Sightseeing Services In Guadeloupe
Name Type Phone Location Island
Bel'Mangrov Kayaking Service (069) 036-6030 Morne a l'eau, Northern part of Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Canopee Guadeloupe Canyoning Nature Tourism Service (059) 026-9559 9.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Basse Terre Basse-Terre
Clarisma Tour Travel and Tour Operators (059) 022-5115 2.7 mi. East of Central Grand Anse Terre-de-Haut
Clear Blue Caraibes Kayaks Kayaking Service (069) 065-7981 0.9 mi. West of Central Grand Anse Terre-de-Bas
Guadeloupe Explor Travel and Tour Operators 590.690.268.111 2.3 mi. South of Central Le Moule Grande-Terre
Gwadloop Decouverte Travel and Tour Operators (069) 026-5245 Ste. Anne, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Jacky Action Sport Nature Tourism Service (059) 026-0234 Baie-Mahault, Northwestern part of Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Mobilboard Guadeloupe Travel and Tour Operators (069) 052-0902 2.0 mi. West of Central downtown Pointe A Pitre Grande-Terre
Molem Gliss Kayaking Service (059) 023-0272 Le Moule, Northern part of Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Patou Excursions Nature Tourism Service (069) 085-7142 Ste. Anne, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Rando Passion Kayaking Service (059) 028-9873 Ste. Rose, Northwestern part of Guadeloupe Basse-Terre
Safaricaribi Adventures Excursions and Sightseeing Service (069) 056-1703 Gosier, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
TamTam Pagaie Kayaking Service (059) 028-1385 0.4 mi. North of Central Ste. Rose Basse-Terre
Ti-Evasion Kayaking Service (059) 082-8706 Downtown Pointe A Pitre Grande-Terre
Vert Intense Nature Tourism Service (059) 099-3473 3.9 mi. East of Central Saint Claude Basse-Terre
Yalode Kayak Canyon Kayaking Service (069) 056-5810 3.8 mi. West of Central Morne a l'eau Grande-Terre

Snorkeling

TamTam Pagaie

If spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Guadeloupe. To get more information about snorkeling, read this page, about possibilities for snorkeling.

Spas

Le Centre Spa et Masssage du Parc aux Orchidées

Going to a spa could be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, considering that there are 7 spas in this area. To find out more about the options, check out this page.

Sports

There is no better place than an island in the Caribbean to immerse yourself in watersports. You can take it simple, and spend some time swimming and body surfing in the waters of Guadeloupe's beaches. Kayaking, windsurfing, jet-skiing, and sailing are options as well.

Hiking and horseback riding are a few other excellent activities that will both allow you to get your heart rate up, as well as tour the country and see the sites. You can even catch a few spectator sports that are popular in Guadeloupe, such as football (soccer) and cricket.

Tennis

Karibea Beach Resort Gosier

If you like playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. You can view the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to read more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In Guadeloupe
Property Location Island Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Karibea Beach Resort Gosier The vicinity of Pointe A Pitre, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre 2 check
Langley Resort Hotel Fort Royal 1.7 mi. North of Central Cafeiere Basse-Terre 4 check
Le Meridien La Cocoteraie 0.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint-Francois Grande-Terre 2 check
La Caravelle Ste. Anne, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre -- check

For example, Karibea Beach Resort Gosier is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

Jet Force

Information concerning many other activities are provided down below.

Other Activities In Guadeloupe
Name Type Phone Location Island
Atmosphere Watersports Operator (059) 088-0862 The vicinity of Pointe A Pitre, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Atmosphère Jet Ski Rental Service (059) 088-0862 Ste. Anne, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Caribean Kite School Windsurfing Operator (059) 056-5206 2.9 mi. East of Central Grand Anse Terre-de-Haut
Centre Nautique Watersports Operator (059) 090-4659 The vicinity of Pointe A Pitre, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Charly Jet Jet Ski Rental Service (069) 000-5999 1.8 mi. Northwest of Central downtown Pointe A Pitre Grande-Terre
Cinema Rex Movie Theater (059) 082-0764 Downtown Pointe A Pitre Grande-Terre
Ferme Ti'Bou Amusement/Theme Park (059) 095-2694 3.3 mi. South of Central Baie-Mahault Grande-Terre
Fun Kite Academy Windsurfing Operator +590 690 65-4324 Gosier, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
GPM Caraïbes Jet Ski Rental Service (069) 073-0962 Saint-Francois, Northeastern part of Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Guadeloupe National Park Scenic Road Scenic Trail -- 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Bragelogne Basse-Terre
Guadeloupe Plonge Evasion Jet Ski Rental Service (059) 095-1620 9.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Basse Terre Basse-Terre
Gwad Bowling Pool Bowling Center (059) 024-3509 0.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Baie-Mahault Grande-Terre
Jet Force Jet Ski Rental Service (+590) 690 69 36 03 The vicinity of Pointe A Pitre, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Kite Surfing School Windsurfing Operator (069) 051-7949 Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Sail & Surf at Fort Royal Watersports Operator (059) 068-7670 1.7 mi. North of Central Cafeiere Basse-Terre
Sun Jet Jet Ski Rental Service (059) 090-8511 Bas-du-Fort, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Suping'Gwada Windsurfing Operator (059) 082-9948 0.4 mi. South of Central Le Moule Grande-Terre
Turkoise Kite's Cool Windsurfing Operator (069) 043-1551 0.4 mi. South of Central Le Moule Grande-Terre
UCPA de Les Saintes Watersports Operator (059) 099-5494 2.8 mi. East of Central Grand Anse Terre-de-Haut
Wavevasion Jet Ski Rental Service (059) 048-8049 Ste. Anne, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre

And there is more to discover as you make your way through each day. Your vacation in Guadeloupe can be as relaxed or action packed as you want it to be. Simply being aware of your options is a great way to begin planning the trip of a lifetime.

 

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