Guadeloupe's modern port city is Pointe-a-Pitre, where cruise ships come in to dock and tourists enjoy spending their days shopping at the outdoor market. Sightseeing is a favored activity that will take up about half a day if you line the sites up just right, and then you can spend your afternoon relaxing on the waterfront. Nearby you'll find the ability to participate in many other activities that range from diving to hiking.
If you are intrigued by the idea of experiencing the wind in your face, there are two rental agencies that can help. Anyone who needs to get more information concerning this topic can do so by clicking on this link.
There are a couple of dive services and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. Anyone who needs to get more information concerning scuba diving in this area, can do so by visiting this page.
Check out the following chart to see firms that can help you get out on the water.
|Azimut Croisiere||(069) 041-8808||Baie-Mahault, 4.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Pointe a Pitre|
|King Papyrus||(059) 090-7171||1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Pointe A Pitre|
If you'd like to read about charter operators and local marinas see this page.
If you are traveling with some folks who enjoy window shopping they can "discover" some of the area's 13 retail stores. To read our full guide to shopping in Pointe a Pitre, see this page.
You might want to set aside a day for soaking in the sights and culture of Pointe a Pitre. Interesting sights include historic sites and some distilleries. If you enjoy nature, you may have a good time at the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. Click on this link to read our page about area sightseeing and attractions.
View the chart below for information concerning a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.
|Kayaking Service||(069) 036-6030||Morne a l'eau, 7.7 mi. Northeast of Central Pointe a Pitre||Grande-Terre|
|Jacky Action Sport||Nature Tourism Service||(059) 026-0234||Baie-Mahault, 4.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Pointe a Pitre||Grande-Terre|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(069) 052-0902||2.0 mi. West of Downtown Pointe A Pitre||Grande-Terre|
|Safaricaribi Adventures||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(069) 056-1703||Gosier, 3.0 mi. Southeast of Central Pointe a Pitre||Grande-Terre|
|Nature Tourism Service||(059) 025-7970||Lamentin, 7.8 mi. West of Central Pointe a Pitre||Basse-Terre|
|Ti-Evasion||Kayaking Service||(059) 082-8706||Downtown Pointe A Pitre||Grande-Terre|
If you like to snorkel you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance during your vacation in Pointe a Pitre. To reach our full guide to nearby snorkeling opportunities, use this link.
Enjoying a spa could be the highlight of your vacation. If you're ready for a spa experience, you'll be pleased to discover there are two located in this area. Make your way to this article which is all about spas in the area if you'd like to find more specifics.
The chart below lists some key facts regarding other activities.
|Charly Jet||Jet Ski Rental Service||(069) 000-5999||1.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Pointe A Pitre|
|Movie Theater||(059) 082-0764||Downtown Pointe A Pitre|
|Ferme Ti'Bou||Amusement/Theme Park||(059) 095-2694||5.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Pointe a Pitre|
|Bowling Center||(059) 024-3509||Baie-Mahault, 4.4 mi. West of Central Pointe a Pitre|
|Jet Ski Rental Service||(059) 090-8511||1.8 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Pointe A Pitre|
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