Caribbean Tourism

Outer Islands of Guadeloupe

The outer islands of Guadeloupe are among the least visited of the West Indian islands; they can easily be reached by air or boat from Guadeloupe.


One can still get on a trading schooner between the islands if patient.


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Basse-Terre

On the other wing of the island, Basse-Terre is the administrative capital of Guadeloupe and the entire Department. There are some very...

Grande-Terre

Pointe-à-Pitre on Grande-Terre at the S end of the Rivière Salée, is the chief commercial centre, near the airport of Le Raizet and the...

La Désirade

La Désirade is an attractive but rather arid island of 20 sq km, with 1,610 inhabitants, who occupy themselves in fishing, sheep-rearing...

Accommodation & Places to Eat – La Désirade

B L'Oasis du Désert, Quartier Désert Saline, T 20 02 12, 8 rooms, restaurant, reservations advisable; Le Mirage, 7 rooms, T 20 01 08, F 20...

Transport – La Désirade

Air There are daily air services from Guadeloupe 0700, 1545 Mon-Fri, 0900 Sat, 1645 Sun (Air Guadeloupe). Sea Boat services from St-...

Les Saintes

On Les Saintes (a string of small islands named Los Santos by Columbus: only Terre-de-Haut and Terre-de-Bas are inhabited) the people are...

Transport - Les Saintes

Air Daily flight from Pointe-à-Pitre, 180F one way, 1545, 1645, also Mon-Sat 0800, 1415, 15 mins, Air Guadeloupe. Road Bus mini-buses take...