Activities in Saint-Francois

Keeping busy is never hard to do in St. Francois, whether you prefer activities that take you out on the water, or those that keep your feet planted firmly on land.  On the other hand, is you prefer a more laid back getaway, there are numerous ways to achieve that as well, making this town the ideal vacation spot not matter which category of traveler you fall into. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

If you are thinking about feeling the wind in your hair, there are multiple different rental agencies that can help you. To read more about bike and scooter rentals, see this page.


Guadeloupe Diving

You'll find one dive service and a small number of dive sites to choose from. To read a more detailed discussion of diving in this area visit this page.


Guadeloupe Fishing

Want to catch some fish during your vacation? Saint-Francois isn't quite overrun with fishing charters, but the area does have a charter operator -- and of course there are plenty of fish. For a more comprehensive look at fishing in the area click here.


Guadeloupe Golf

If you like to play golf you probably realize Saint-Francois isn't quite a golfer's paradise. Still, there's one golf course to know about. The only course in the area is Golf de St-Francois. Use this link to see our discussion of golfing throughout Guadeloupe.

Sailing and Boating

Additional details for local providers that can enable you to get out on the open water can be seen here:

Boating Opportunities In Saint-Francois
Name Phone Location
La Paillote Boat (069) 061-5985 0.3 mi. East of Downtown St. Francois
No Limit Excursions (069) 065-5760 0.3 mi. East of Downtown St. Francois
Orphee Private Day Tours (069) 698-1730 Downtown St. Francois
Paradoxe Croisieres (059) 088-4173 0.4 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown St. Francois

If you want to read about charter operators and local marinas visit this page.


If you have some shopping aficionados vacationing with you, they can "discover" some of the 9 retail stores in the area. To read about opportunities for shopping in Saint-Francois and nearby, see this page.


You should plan on spending at least a day exploring the culture, sights and sounds of Saint-Francois. The area's sights include a historic site and a distillery. To see our detailed guide to sightseeing attractions and opportunities, visit this page.

Information concerning a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing can be seen right below.

Sightseeing Services Near Saint-Francois
Name Type Phone Location
Guadeloupe Explor Travel and Tour Operators 590.690.268.111 5.7 mi. Northwest of Central Saint-Francois
Molem Gliss Kayaking Service (059) 023-0272 Le Moule, 7.0 mi. Northwest of Central Saint-Francois
Patou Excursions Nature Tourism Service (069) 085-7142 Ste. Anne, 7.3 mi. West of Central Saint-Francois


Enjoying a spa could be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to know there are a couple of options in this area. To reach our complete guide to spas, read this page.


Le Meridien La Cocoteraie

If you're a tennis player you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. There are a couple of different properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table summarizes some key facts. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on each name to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Saint-Francois
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Le Meridien La Cocoteraie 0.5 mi. Northeast of Downtown St. Francois 2 check
La Caravelle Ste. Anne, 7.2 mi. West of Central Saint-Francois -- check

For instance, Le Meridien La Cocoteraie is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

Details concerning some other activities are summarized right below.

Other Activities In And Around Saint-Francois
Name Type Phone Location
GPM Caraïbes Jet Ski Rental Service (069) 073-0962 0.4 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown St. Francois
Suping'Gwada Windsurfing Operator (059) 082-9948 Le Moule, 6.8 mi. Northwest of Central Saint-Francois
Turkoise Kite's Cool Windsurfing Operator (069) 043-1551 Le Moule, 6.8 mi. Northwest of Central Saint-Francois

From the moment the sun rises in the morning until the time it sets in the evening, there are numerous ways to pack your days full of activity in St. Francois – and then you can continue the party well into the night.  How will you spend your getaway?  The choice is yours. 


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