Tips & Tricks
Open de Saint-François (Golf International de Saint-François,Ave. de l’Europe, Saint François, Grande-Terre) – this golf tournament (which is reputed to be the largest in the Caribbean) is held there every June, attracting 120 European pro golfers. It is organized by Canal + Events (a major sports TV channel in France). See its website for more […]
Plage des Galbas (Sainte-Anne, Grande-Terre) – this is a small beach by the town of Sainte-Anne that’s known for its local beachside nightspot “Bwa Galba
Golf International de Saint-François (Avenue de l’Europe, Saint François, Grande-Terre) — this is a stunning seaside 18-hole golf course (open since 1978, and designed by Trent Jones). It’s located at the southeastern end of Grande-Terre island. There is a club house and restaurant within the property. Those interested in playing here are advised to […]
La Plage de Grande Anse (near Deshaies, Basee-Terre) – located off of Route N2 near Deshaies on the northwest part of Basse-Terre, this is one of the best beaches in Guadeloupe. Because of that area’s natural beauty, various villas are located close by. Fortunately for visitors, a number of restaurants are also found within walking […]
Fishing – if Jacques Cousteau spent a substantial amount of time off the waters of Guadeloupe, then the fishing here must be very good. There are various sports fishing outfits that visitors can hire for fishing expeditions here: Antilles Jet (http://www.antillesjet.com), Corail Bleu e.u.r.l (http://coralio.guadeloupe.pagesperso-orange.fr), Deshaies Fishing (www.deshaies-fishing.com), Joao Fishing (http://www.joaofishing.com/), Michel Pêche au Gros […]
La Plage Datcha (located off of Blvd. du Général de Gaulle/Route D119, Grande-Terre) – this is a popular beach, since it’s located just minutes from Pointe-a-Pitre.