During your catamaran charter in Guadeloupe, you will make several stopovers on different islands. On land, its heritage and its strong traditions make Guadeloupe the perfect destination for cultural geeks. Experience local dances, music, language, and gastronomy, this place will surprise you with its many charms.
Guadeloupe is composed of two major islands: Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre. Catamaran charter in Guadeloupe and you can sail to many surrounding islands: Marie-Galante, Désirade, the Archipelago of Saintes ... You have several weeks? It is possible to envisage a sail towards the other islands of the Lesser Antilles.
Finally, it's the time to disembark from your catamaran to discover the beach of Bourg de Sainte-Anne, which offers an Instagram-worthy view: turquoise water, coral reef, and white sand. Surrounded by palm trees, this paradise beach is ideal for lazing around and snorkeling.
Guadeloupe is famous for its rum, the primary alcohol for many cocktails. The culture of sugar cane goes back to the 17th century, and Guadeloupe has a long tradition in making rum. Madras is a type of colored fabrics, it's often decorated with large tiles. They are mainly sold in Pointe-à-Pitre and markets. If you don't want to invest too much money on handcrafts, bring some sand home. Guadeloupe has more than 150 kinds of sand.
Catamaran charter in Guadeloupe can combine leisure and thrills as the archipelago offers many activities at sea: kitesurfing, windsurfing, scuba diving or even big game fishing ... Most of our catamarans have the necessary equipment for water sports.
Take a hike on an active volcano, jump off a waterfall, or even skydiving... you can find all the activities that can boost up your adrenaline in Guadeloupe. La Soufrière is a 4,813-foot volcano, is also a Unesco Biosphere Reserve. Even though it last erupted in 1976, you can still clime it with or without a guide. Or you can head to Le Saut d’Acomat and jump in the cooling waters from the top of the cascade.
When the exquisite French cuisine meets passionate Caribbean food, it has every reason for you to try it out in Guadeloupe. The "Le Colombo de Cabri" is a meat dish based on Colombo powder usually accompanied by rice. A specialty not to be missed! The "Les Dombrés de Ouassous" is similar to pasta and served with prawns, spices and achiote oil. This colorful dish is a must-taste in Guadeloupe!
If you visit Guadeloupe in early August, maybe you can stumble upon the one of Guadeloupe's most well-known festival, "Fête des Cuisinières." This is a festival celebrated by, and for the female cooks and the local women's society. They dress in colorful traditional clothes and give out home-prepared food to people on the street. Apart from that, dancing with the locals along the live reggae bands is another highlight of the festival.
In the core of the Guadeloupe Islands, the Deshaies Botanical Garden presents a tranquil paradise circled by beautiful Caribbean flora and birds! The Botanical Garden is 7 hectares, it offers a large-scale of unusual, exotic plants and trees. Find a beautiful spot, and sit down, spend the whole afternoon reading your favorite book while listening to the birds chirping.
Memorial ACTe is a contemporary museum contributing historical exhibitions on the Caribbean's slave trade & indigenous people. There are memoirs, letters, and different other objects, with interactive displays and audio-guides leading you through every step of the archipelago's history.
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