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Guadeloupe island

Ultimate guide (May 2019)
Guadeloupe is a French overseas territory in the Caribbean. It is common to believe, that there are no good beaches in Guadeloupe. This is not true! In fact, great beaches can be found on both main islands, as well as on the nearby small islands. Please, take a look on our beach project to see many interesting spots. On the other side, there is no any notable historical attractions in Guadeloupe. There is also no any kind of luxury - unlike some other Caribbean islands. Most tourists are French elderly couples with a limited travel budget. So, this is rather a low key resort destination. Shore and seabed: sand, stones. [edit]

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This island ranks #14 of the "Best islands in the Caribbean"
Rating: 8.6 - 11 votes [vote]
Coordinates: 16.197894, -61.464485
See also: Best beaches in Guadeloupe

Hotels [edit]

As for the hotels, Guadeloupe is quite a budget country. For US$50-60 per night, it is possible to find a good room almost everywhere.

There is also a wide choice of luxury accommodation options. But anyway, true upscale beachfront properties are not common in Guadeloupe.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Guadeloupe international airport (PTP). Please note, that return flight from Europe starts from as low as US$240. Read here for details.

There is almost no public transport on the main island. So you should either rent a car, - or choose carefully the location of your hotel to stay there all the time.

Ferries to smaller islets (Marie-Galante, Petite Terre, Les Saintes, La Desirade) are frequent, but not cheap. A round trip is about US$50-70. Please note, that there are no regular direct connection between these small islands.

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When to go [edit]

High season in the Caribbean is usually from November to May. The rest of time, it is a hurricane season with most eastern beaches being covered by smelly seaweed. Fortunately, Guadeloupe has several good beaches on the west coast, so you will also find your personal paradise in the low season.

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