Caribbean Tourism

Diving & Marine Life

Marie-Galante

Marie-Galante, a small round island of 158 square km , is simple and old-fashioned but surprisingly sophisticated when it comes to food and drink. It was named by Christopher Columbus after his own ship, the Santa María La Galante, and has three settlements. The largest is Grand-Bourg (rather run down) in the SW with a population of around 8,000; Capesterre...

Diving & Marine

On the Leeward Coast (Côte-Sous-le-Vent, or the Golden Corniche), is the Underwater Reserve developed by Jacques Cousteau. Nautilus, from Malendure beach, S of Mahaut, black sand, T 988908, F 988566, is a glass-bottom boat which takes you round the marine park, departs 1030, 1200, 1430 and 1600, 80F adults, 40F children 5-12 years. The boat anchors for...