29 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

29 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Iles des Saintes
— 8 nights
2
Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island
— 11 nights
3
Deshaies, Basse-Terre Island
— 9 nights

8
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.
Get outdoors at Plage de Pompierre and Le Chameau. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Napoleon and Notre-Dame-de-l' Assomption Church. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Poterie Fidelin, kick back and relax at Crawen, take in the natural beauty of Sources de Dole, and stroll through Sugarloaf Beach.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet. In May, daily temperatures in Iles des Saintes can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Le Gosier.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Guadeloupe
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Le Chameau ©
Le Chameau
Fort Napoleon ©
Fort Napoleon
Plage de Pompierre ©
Plage de Pompierre

11
nights
Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island

Le Gosier ©
On the southern coastline of Grande-Terre, Le Gosier remains a top tourist destination in Guadeloupe.
Pointe des Chateaux and Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Fort Fleur d'Epee and Eglise de Massabielle will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Le Gosier side-trips: Anse-Bertrand (Anse Laborde & Pointe de la Grande Vigie), Saint Francois (Kreol West Indies, La Douche, &more) and Port-Louis (Les Marais de Port-Louis & Scuba & Snorkeling). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Petit-Havre, head outdoors with Saut de la Lezarde, take in the dramatic natural features at Porte d'Enfer, and stroll through Plage de la Datcha.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Le Gosier route site.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Iles des Saintes to Le Gosier in 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Deshaies.

Things to do in Le Gosier

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Francois, Petit-Canal, Sainte-Anne, Petit-Bourg, Pointe-a-Pitre
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Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ranch de Moreau ©
Ranch de Moreau

9
nights
Deshaies, Basse-Terre Island

Deshaies ©
The sleepy town of Deshaies walks the line between tradition and development, possessing an international feel while also sticking true to its island roots.
Eglise Saint Pierre et saint Paul and Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis will appeal to history buffs. Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere and Conservatoire Botanique des Iles de Guadeloupe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Deshaies: Bouillante (Anse a la Barque & Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe), Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe National Park & Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin) and Le Tapeur (in Pointe-Noire). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Tillet, stroll through Plage Leroux, don't miss a visit to Domaine de Vanibel, and head outdoors with Plage Cluny.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Deshaies trip itinerary website.

Drive from Le Gosier to Deshaies in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Deshaies can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You will leave for home on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Deshaies

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bouillante, Vieux-Habitants, Pointe-Noire, Sainte Rose, Basse-Terre
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Plage de Grande Anse ©
Plage de Grande Anse
Scuba & Snorkeling
Guadeloupe National Park ©
Guadeloupe National Park

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