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Anse du Souffleur Beach

Anse du Souffleur Beach (Port Louis, Grand-Terre) – this is one of Guadeloupe’s most beautiful beaches, nestled in the authentic little village of Port-Louis. Anse du Souffleur Beach offers golden sand and azure waters, as well as a vast picnic area complete with public barbecues that is typically less crowded during the week.

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Bas-du-Fort

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.

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Américano Café

Américano Café (2 Ave. Hégésippe Ibene, Sainte-Anne, Grande-Terre) – this is a lively beachside bar that plays various forms of music – even from the American 1960s.

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Auberge Les Petits Saints aux Anacardiers

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 […]

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TAXI

TAXI: These are the services that cover the main town Pointe-A-Pitre and other parts of the island: Narcisse Tax: 0690 35 27 29 Radio Cabs: 0590 82 00 00 Steph’Taxis: 0690 433 946 Taxi Lina 0690 32 64 72

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Deshaies Botanical Gardens

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 […]

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Aquarium de la Guadeloupe

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. […]

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Destreland

Destreland (Abymes, Grande-Terre) – located just outside of Pointe-a-Pitre’s airport, this is the largest, most modern shopping mall found anywhere in Guadeloupe (a piece of Miami in this part of the Caribbean). It has over 180 boutiques, restaurants and shops, some of which are French establishments like Carrefour supermarket. See its website for more details: […]

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Bar La Rhumerie

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.

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Bar Glacier

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.