60 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

60 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Guadeloupe itinerary planner

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Deshaies
— 18 nights
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Saint Francois
— 21 nights
Ferry
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Iles des Saintes
— 20 nights
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Deshaies

— 18 nights
The sleepy town of Deshaies walks the line between tradition and development, possessing an international feel while also sticking true to its island roots.
Get out of town with these interesting Deshaies side-trips: Bouillante (Zoo de Guadeloupe (Parc des Mamelles), Memorial de la Liberte, &more), Baie-Mahault (Municipal Park Hyacinthe Bastaraud & L'instant Bien Etre Mendjiwa) and Le Tapeur (in Pointe-Noire). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Grande Anse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Perle, head outdoors with Ranch des 2 ilets, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Deshaies trip itinerary tool.

Paris, France to Deshaies is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Deshaies, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Deshaies hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Deshaies

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Saint Francois

— 21 nights
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: Pointe-a-Pitre (Eglise de Massabielle, Memorial Acte, &more), Anse-Bertrand (Lagon de la Porte d'Enfer, Pointe de la Grande Vigie, &more) and Le Gosier (Anse a Jacques, Plage de Saint-Felix, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe des Chateaux, head outdoors with Location Voilier Guadeloupe, kick back and relax at St. Anne Beach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Saint Francois trip planner.

You can drive from Deshaies to Saint Francois in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Saint Francois sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 21 — Jan 11:

Iles des Saintes

— 20 nights

Les 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Iles des Saintes: Capesterre-Belle-Eau (Plantation Grand Cafe, Bassin Paradise, &more), Saint-Claude (La Soufriere Volcano, Madatet Fishing, &more) and Gourbeyre (Bassin Bleu, Bains des Amours, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Crawen, contemplate the long history of Poterie Fidelin, step off the mainland to explore Les Saintes, and explore the striking landscape at Le Chameau.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Iles des Saintes trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Saint Francois to Iles des Saintes by ferry takes about 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 31:

Guadeloupe travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Gardens
Butterfly Island
Experience a lively mixture of French and Afro-Caribbean culture on your Guadeloupe vacation. The archipelago consists of two main islands connected by bridges spanning a mangrove swamp, and a number of smaller islands to the south. The island of Grande Terre is mostly flat and arid, offering numerous scenic beaches and lively small towns, while Basse Terre features verdant jungles and mountainous terrain, crowned by a tall volcano. On a tour of Guadeloupe, you can enjoy a variety of beach activities, partake in hiking through a national park, and bask in the vibrant atmosphere of charming towns and villages.