Tips & Tricks
Open de Saint-François (Golf International de Saint-François,Ave. de l’Europe, Saint François, Grande-Terre) – this golf tournament (which is reputed to be the largest in the Caribbean) is held there every June, attracting 120 European pro golfers. It is organized by Canal + Events (a major sports TV channel in France). See its website for more […]
La Plage Datcha (located off of Blvd. du Général de Gaulle/Route D119, Grande-Terre) – this is a popular beach, since it’s located just minutes from Pointe-a-Pitre.
Plage des Galbas (Sainte-Anne, Grande-Terre) – this is a small beach by the town of Sainte-Anne that’s known for its local beachside nightspot “Bwa Galba
La Cascade aux Écrevisses (Basse-Terre) — the name of this waterfall, which translates to “Waterfall of the Crayfish”, is a stunning waterfall located along the Route de la Traversée, toward the middle of Basse-Terre island. Another eco-tourist destination, visitors here swim in the shallow waters. However, because of its limited depth, people are advised not […]
Raisins Clairs Beach (Route N4, Saint François) – this is one of Guadeloupe’s fine-sand beaches, with its long, ultrafine sandy shore and waters in beautiful shades of blue. Whether you prefer lazing about in the sun, playing with the fish, taking long strolls along the water’s edge, or enjoying a round of pétanque, your memories—and […]
Fishing – if Jacques Cousteau spent a substantial amount of time off the waters of Guadeloupe, then the fishing here must be very good. There are various sports fishing outfits that visitors can hire for fishing expeditions here: Antilles Jet (http://www.antillesjet.com), Corail Bleu e.u.r.l (http://coralio.guadeloupe.pagesperso-orange.fr), Deshaies Fishing (www.deshaies-fishing.com), Joao Fishing (http://www.joaofishing.com/), Michel Pêche au Gros […]