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Guadeloupe Travel Guide

Guadeloupe Sports & Activities

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


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...


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


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


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...


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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