26 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

26 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sainte Rose, Basse-Terre Island
— 6 nights
2
Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island
— 2 nights
3
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island
— 5 nights
4
Iles des Saintes
— 4 nights
5
Saint Francois, Grande-Terre Island
— 8 nights

6
nights
Sainte Rose, Basse-Terre Island

Sainte Rose ©
Sainte-Rose is a commune in the department of Guadeloupe. Change things up with these side-trips from Sainte Rose: Pointe-Noire (Reve de Sable, Habitation Cote Sous-le-Vent, &more) and Bouillante (Plage de Petite Anse & Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Grande Anse, step off the mainland to explore Ilet Caret, take a memorable tour with Tours, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique de Deshaies.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sainte Rose road trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Sainte Rose is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Sainte Rose due to the time zone difference. In January, Sainte Rose is much warmer than Toronto - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Le Gosier.

Things to do in Sainte Rose

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Deshaies, Pointe-Noire, Bouillante, Plage de la Perle, Cascade aux Ecrevisses
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 14:
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Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe ©
Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe
Plage de Grande Anse ©
Plage de Grande Anse
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island

Le Gosier ©
On the southern coastline of Grande-Terre, Le Gosier remains a top tourist destination in Guadeloupe.
On the 15th (Wed), head off the coast to Ilet du Gosier and then head outdoors with Plage de La Caravelle. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de la Guadeloupe, thentake an in-depth tour of Memorial Acte, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Les Bieres de la Lezarde, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Le Gosier holiday website.

Le Gosier is just a short distance from Sainte Rose. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saint-Claude.

Things to do in Le Gosier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage de La Caravelle, Memorial Acte, Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau, Les Bieres de la Lezarde
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 16:
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Ilet du Gosier ©
Ilet du Gosier
Plage de La Caravelle ©
Plage de La Caravelle
Memorial Acte ©
Memorial Acte

5
nights
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island

Saint-Claude is a French commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Claude: Bouillante (Plage de Malendure, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more), Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere (in Vieux-Habitants) and Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at La Soufriere Volcano, head outdoors with Bassin Bleu, enjoy the sea views from Anse a la Barque, and contemplate the long history of Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis.

Before you visit Saint-Claude, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Le Gosier to Saint-Claude by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Saint-Claude are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Saint-Claude

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bouillante, Vieux-Habitants, Jacques Cousteau's Underwater Reserve, Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis, Bassin Bleu
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 21:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
La Soufriere Volcano ©
La Soufriere Volcano
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) ©
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet)

4
nights
Iles des Saintes

Iles des Saintes ©
Iles des Saintes, a small archipelago of eight islands, remains largely unblemished by touristic developments, offering instead a serene and natural introduction to island life.
Iles des Saintes is known for wildlife, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Les Saintes, contemplate the long history of Fort Napoleon, enjoy the sand and surf at Sugarloaf Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Le Chameau.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Iles des Saintes journey planner.

Traveling by ferry from Saint-Claude to Iles des Saintes takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Guadeloupe
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 25:
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Les Saintes ©
Les Saintes
Crawen ©
Crawen
Fort Napoleon ©
Fort Napoleon

8
nights
Saint Francois, Grande-Terre Island

Saint Francois ©
A modern seaside resort town, Saint Francois attracts visitors with its well-preserved landscape and coastline, along with its large number of luxury hotels.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Francois: Anse-Bertrand (Anse Laborde & Lagon de la Porte d'Enfer) and Anse du Souffleur (in Port-Louis). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Pointe des Chateaux, take in the dramatic natural features at Porte d'Enfer, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and see Off-Road Tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Francois online travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Iles des Saintes to Saint Francois takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Saint Francois can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Le Moule, Anse-Bertrand, Anse du Souffleur
Find places to stay Jan 25 — Feb 2:
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Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
St. Anne Beach ©
St. Anne Beach
Plage des Raisins Clairs ©
Plage des Raisins Clairs