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French West Indies
Guadeloupe is located between the Caribbean sea and the northern part of the Atlantic ocean, in the south-east of Puerto Rico
Area : Central America and caribbean
Coordinates 16° 15" North, 61° 35" West
How is the weather ?
The climate is temperate/subtropical ; considerable humidity
How to arrive to Guadeloupe
Travelling by plane
There're 9 airports in Guadeloupe, 1 of which is in the inlands.
Travelling by boat
The main harbours are those of Basse-Terre, Gustavia (in Saint Bathelemy), Marigot and Pointe-à-Pitre.
Since the 19th march 1946, Guadeloupe is a France's overseas department. It consists of
in the South : the Saintes, the Désirade and Petite Terre, Marie Galante
and in the North : the island of Saint-Martin (shared with Netherland) and the island of Saint-Barthélemy.
But don't forget the most beautiful place to visit:
* the island of Bouillante and especially the sea bottoms of the island of Bouillante. Peaceful, warm, sunny, quiet. It's perfect for a touristic stay. But the best part of this island is its sea bottom. There's an amazing quantity and variety of fishes, sea animals, corals,...It's the heaven on heart for the scuba divers. If you like diving, don't miss the travel proposed by the UCPA. Now here're the photos of 2 reporters which really enjoyed this stay and decided to share with us their pics and their felings too.