Guadeloupe Attractions

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 find several beaches to consider visiting in the area. Whether you're looking forward to people watching, or you'd rather have more of the beach to yourself, you should be able to find just the right beach. Click on the name of the beach for a detailed guide to that particular location.

If you are hoping to snorkel, a location worth considering 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 top pick for visitors who enjoy snorkeling is Plage Leroux. The sand is white, the water is a deep blue, and the vibe is laid back. Rough storms have left the local vegetation in shambles, but things are beginning to grow back nicely.

La Grande-Anse: The beach at La Grande-Anse is made up of calm blue waters and grand palm trees which create a wonderful exotic ambiance on this big beauteous beach. The sands at this beach slope steeply into the water, so take head when heading out to sea.The road leading to the southern end of the beach is long and very rocky and, although the rocks are small, be prepared for a bumpy ride.

Needless to say, you'll find quite a few other beaches in the area. Visit this article if you need additional details.

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.

If you are looking to do more sight-seeing, visit 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: Although the name of the museum may have you convinced you'll only be learning about rum, there is much more to be seen here regarding the history of the entire country.

These examples are just a few of the choices you'll find. Click this link to find our page dedicated to other sites worth visiting in this area.

Natural Attractions

Parc Aquacole de Guadeloupe

Parc Aquacole de Guadeloupe is one of the more frequently visited natural attractions. <p>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.</p>

Aquarium de la Guadeloupe is another local site you might want to visit. <p>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.</p>

Fortunately, there are other options too. If you'd like to find out more about natural attractions in Guadeloupe, can easily do so by clicking on this link.

Casinos

Guadeloupe Casinos

Ready for some action? Those hoping to test their luck in some gaming action will find several opportunities to do so in this area.

Casino du Gosier offers dining on-site, which provides added convenience 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.

Take a minute to read the table just below to learn more.

Gambling In Guadeloupe
Name Type Phone Location Island
Casino de la Marina Casino (059) 088-4131 Saint-Francois, Northeastern part of Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Casino du Gosier Casino (059) 084-7972 The vicinity of Pointe A Pitre, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Gosier les Bains Casino (059) 084-1836 Gosier, Central Guadeloupe Grande-Terre
Karubbean Poker Gambling Site (069) 060-8080 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Basse Terre Basse-Terre
 

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