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Guadeloupe Travel Guide

Guadeloupe Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Guadeloupe with our insider's guide.

Biking

The French are mad about le cyclisme. If you rent a bicycle, expect to be asked to leave a deposit, but the amount seems to vary; normally...

Boating and Sailing

Generally speaking, most of the towns and cities of Guadeloupe are not beautiful; however, the craggy coastline and the waters of variegated...

Diving

The main diving area at the Cousteau Underwater Park, just off Basse-Terre near Pigeon Island, offers routine dives to 60 feet. The numerous...

Fishing

Not far offshore from Pigeon-Bouillante, in Basse-Terre, is a bounty of big-game fish such as bonito, dolphinfish, captain fish, barracuda,...

Golf

Golf Municipal St-François. Golf Municipal St-François is a par-72 course that was designed by Robert Trent Jones in 1978, with later alterations...

Hiking

With hundreds of trails and countless rivers and waterfalls, the Parc National de la Guadeloupe on Basse-Terre is the main draw for hikers...

Horseback Riding

Le Haras de Saint-François. A 50-horse stable, Le Haras de Saint-François has English lessons and Western trail rides for two hours (€50) or...

Jet Skiing

Atmosphere. The young and sporty French are wild for their scooters de mer, but you can't rent a Jet Ski in Guadeloupe unless you have a...

Kayaking and Other Water Sports

Centre Nautique. On the beach, Centre Nautique rents sea kayaks for €10 an hour and Hobie Cats for €40 an hour, and can arrange fishing, catamaran...

Sea Excursions

Evasion Tropicale. Evasion Tropicale operates daylong whale-watching cruises. With the help of the onboard hydrophone and the skipper’s 20...

Wind- and Kitesurfing

Most beachfront hotels can help you arrange lessons and rentals. LookaSurf. This retail surf shop also rents surf and stand-up paddleboards...

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