8 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

8 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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8 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Boston

Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island

Le Gosier ©
On the southern coastline of Grande-Terre, Le Gosier remains a top tourist destination in Guadeloupe.
Get out of town with these interesting Le Gosier side-trips: Plage de Bois Jolan (in Sainte-Anne), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sainte Rose) and Saint Francois (Kreol West Indies & Pointe des Chateaux). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Plage de La Caravelle, take in the dramatic natural features at Porte d'Enfer, and enjoy the sand and surf at St. Anne Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Le Gosier online trip itinerary builder .

Boston, USA to Le Gosier is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. In March, Le Gosier is much hotter than Boston - with highs of 84°F and lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bouillante.

Things to do in Le Gosier

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Saint Francois, Porte d'Enfer, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Bois Jolan ©
Plage de Bois Jolan

Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island

Bouillante ©
Bouillante is a commune in the French overseas region and department of Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles.HistoryBouillante was founded about 1635 with the arrival of some of Guadeloupe's first colonists. Get out of town with these interesting Bouillante side-trips: La Soufriere Volcano (in Saint-Claude), Deshaies (Jardin Botanique de Deshaies & Plage de Grande Anse) and Plage de la Perle (in Rifflet). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe, take a memorable drive along Route de la Traversee, visit a coastal fixture at Anse a la Barque, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Malendure.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bouillante trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Le Gosier to Bouillante in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bouillante

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Deshaies, Reve de Sable, Plage de la Perle, Route de la Traversee, La Soufriere Volcano
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Jardin Botanique de Deshaies ©
Jardin Botanique de Deshaies