The guide for your holidays in Guadeloupe versione italiana english version


What is Guadeloupe like


The islands of Guadeloupe


Les Saintes

Marie Galante

La Désirade


Getting to and around


Useful Info


Where to stay


Restaurants and Bars


Activities and sport



Printable Guide


Discount Vouchers


Useful Links




A holiday in Guadeloupe does not have be simply the beach and relaxing, there are many opportunities to participate in various sports and even more opportunities for the active traveller to spend time immersed in a tropical landscape.
Land, sea and air, the three elements found in Guadeloupe join together to offer of sporting activities, all based around a lush tropical paradise. Its forests, its sea & marine life and its blue sky all help towards generating an unforgettable experience.


Bathed by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Guadeloupe has rich ocean beds seething with marine life. Beginners and experienced divers alike can immerse themselves in a fabulous mosaic of colour given by the immense array of tropical fish.
You'll find many a dive club in Guadeloupe and the smaller islands around all host some stunning dive sites for all levels.


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Surf and bodysurf along the atlantic coast on the beaches of La Moule and from Port Louis to Anse-Bertrand to Grande-Terre.


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Wind-surf and kite-surf to the south of Grande-Terre, for those keen on 'fun board' the lagoon of Saint François is recomended.
Sailing in Ste Anne. Many of the sailing centres at the larger hotels from St Anne to Grande-Terre, hire out sporting sail boats such as catamarans & hobie-cats.

Underwater/harpoon Fishing: throughout the archipelago of Guadeloupe comes in xxxl size.

Along the beaches of the main touristic areas you can also find Jet-Skis for hire. Offering a chance for fun& excitement along the coasts of Guadeloupe.

Kayak is an ideal way to explore Guadeloupe' mangroves or spend time on its lagoons. Kayak is also ideal for paddling in the sea or an excellent way to row through, the otherwise impenetrable mangroves.


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Game fishing in the Caribbean sea or in the Atlantic ocean. Depart from the marina in Guadeloupe on a state of the art craft to snare a Blue Marlin.


The forest which dominates Basse-Terre, has numerous waterfalls offering tourists the chance to have experiences which will tantalize your emotions. Apart from that it also gives you a chance to participate in : canyoning, trekking and to visit several adventure parks, all in easy reach. On the trekking side, you will not only find paths which test your limits, for those of you seeking adventure, but also pleasant strolls through the forest or through the many parks in Guadeloupe. Ideal for children. Horseback excursions and riding centres can be found in Guadeloupe in Marie-Galante, give yourself a treat and take a unique trot across the landscape and sea front.
Quad: this way of getting around is ideal for a fun rendering excursions along the unspoilt coast line to explore parts of Grande-Terre otherwise inaccessible or hidden.

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Saint François in mainland Guadeloupe, is home to a renowned golf course. A course designed by Robert Trend Jones with 18 holes only a few metres from the beaches’ edge.
Mountain-biking in Grande-Terre and Marie-Galante, is a god option. Both areas are fairly flat which makes the area enjoyable to explore. The highest trail reaching only 300m. Guadeloupe is waiting for you!



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One of the first Parachuting clubs in France started at the airport of Saint François. Pilatus offers 4000 metres jumps above Guadeloupe, lessons and tandem jumps. Due to the strong winds which are common in winter it is not always possible to jump. Gliding: club and school Les Fregates in Le Moule
ULM based at the small aerodrome at Saint Francois, offers lessons and hire of small light aircraft.


Where to start...

For the list of activities in Guadeloupe:
Dive centers, surf and kite surf, equestrian clubs, guides for canyoning and trekking...





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