Tips & Tricks
Bar La Rhumerie (Le Mahogany Hotel, Le Gosier, Grande-Terre) –located near “Le Zawag” restaurant, this bar, with fine lounge furnishing, serves home-made “Accras” (fritters) and rum-infused cocktails to a multi-national crowd during the late afternoon and evenings.
Auberge Les Petits Saints aux Anacardiers (Terre-De-Haut, Îles Des Saintes) – this is a local hotel restaurant which serves various French, Caribbean and seafood dishes, along with Asian noodle items. Among regular diners, this restaurant is best known for its smoked kingfish dish. The only pitfall is that the hotel and restaurant are closed in […]
Bar Glacier (Deshaies Botanical Gardens, Deshaies, Basse-Terre) – this restaurant, which already scores points for its eco-friendly locale, serves a variety of seafood dishes, as well as vegetarian meals – served with basmati rice and French Fries. It also has available a variety of chocolate, coconut and assorted fruit desserts.
Deshaies Botanical Gardens/Jardins Botanique de Deshaies (Deshaies, Basse-Terre) — Spread out over two and a half acres of property formerly owned by the famed French comedian Coluche, the incredible local flora sits against the backdrop of the stunning Caribbean Sea. Along the flora, there are pink flamingos and parrots on site, as well as a […]
Bas-du-Fort (Pointe-a-Pitre, Grande-Terre) – this district’s two shopping areas are the Cora Shopping Center and the marina – over 20 shop and some restaurants are located there. Some of them are right on the water.
Aquarium de la Guadeloupe (Place Crêole – Marina, Le Gosier, Grand-Terre) – this small aquarium represents the biodiversity of the Caribbean, from sea tortoises to sharks, stingrays, and a variety of tropical fish. Admission: €11 (adult), €7.50 (students and children ages 5-12), Free for children (ages 4 and under) Hours: 9:00 am – 6:30 pm. […]