Tips & Tricks
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 […]
Golf International de Saint-François (Avenue de l’Europe, Saint François, Grande-Terre) — this is a stunning seaside 18-hole golf course (open since 1978, and designed by Trent Jones). It’s located at the southeastern end of Grande-Terre island. There is a club house and restaurant within the property. Those interested in playing here are advised to […]
Casino Le Gosier-les-Bains (43 Pointe de la Verdure, Le Gosier, Grande-Terre) – this is the major casino in Guadeloupe, offering games ranging from Black Jack to Roulette.
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 […]
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.
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 […]