Attractions in Guadeloupe

The French-Caribbean region of Guadeloupe has plenty of things to see and do

 

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, where sands range from powdery white to rich ebony.

Not only does Guadeloupe have great beaches, but this French-Caribbean archipelago is full of exciting attractions and sights, so vacationers will have plenty of options when it comes to things to see and do in the area.

Beaches

La Desirade Beach

You'll discover a large number of beaches to consider visiting 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. Just click on the name of the beach for a detailed article concerning that specific beach.

If you are looking for a place to snorkel, a place offering that option is Plage de la Malendure. Avid underwater explorers can enjoy excellent scuba diving, the beach's main attraction, at Plage de La Malendure. Visitors looking to simply sit on the beach and play in the water may be better off going elsewhere, but will still find their basic needs met here.

Another good option for those who enjoy snorkeling is Plage Leroux. A quiet little beach with sand so soft that children immediately feel obligated to run through it, visitors must still keep an eye on the surf since this is not a protected cove.

La Grande-Anse: La Grande-Anse is a beach of rough seas which isn't ideal for leisure swimming, but excellent for body surfing.

These examples are just some of what's available. To visit our guide to beaches, navigate to this page.

Landmark Attractions

Fort Napoleon

A common landmark for vacationers is Museum at Fort Napoleon. It is Terre-de-Haut, in southwestern Guadeloupe. The museum at For Napoleon houses several permanent exhibits dedicated to military evolution, the fishermen of Guadeloupe, French sea voyages, saints, and the siege of Ostend.

Another interesting landmark worth visiting is Ecomussee de Marie Galante. It is Marie-Galante, in southern Guadeloupe. Learn everything you need to know about one of the quieter islands in Guadeloupe, Marie Galante, at this cultural and history museum.

Musee du Rhum: The museum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

These are just a sample of the options worth consideration Anyone needing to find out more about other interesting places to visit in this area on this page.

Natural Attractions

Parc Aquacole de Guadeloupe

Parc Aquacole de Guadeloupe is one of the better known natural attractions. A popular nature park on the island, Parc Aquacole de Guadeloupe invites guests to take a closer look at the local habitat and the flora and fauna that it promotes.

Aquarium de la Guadeloupe is another site that you might enjoy. 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.

These examples are merely a few of the options worth consideration If you'd like to find more details about natural attractions in Guadeloupe, can easily do so here.

Casinos

Guadeloupe Casinos

People do not generally go to Guadeloupe for its gambling opportunities, but there is one option, Casino du Gosier. <p>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.</p>

 

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