11 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

11 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Fly to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Drive to Deshaies
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Deshaies
— 4 nights
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Saint Francois
— 6 nights
Drive to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Fly to Newark

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Deshaies — 4 nights

The sleepy town of Deshaies walks the line between tradition and development, possessing an international feel while also sticking true to its island roots.
You'll get in some beach time at Plage Cluny and Anse Tillet - Interdit Aux Nudistes. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Regy Balade will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Tapeur (in Pointe-Noire) and Saut de la Lezarde (in Petit-Bourg). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Petite Anse, stroll through Plage de la Perle, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Le Spa du Parc aux Orchidees.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Deshaies journey planner.

Newark, USA to Deshaies is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newark to Deshaies. Traveling from Newark in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Deshaies, with lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saint Francois.
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Saint Francois — 6 nights

A modern seaside resort town, Saint Francois attracts visitors with its well-preserved landscape and coastline, along with its large number of luxury hotels.
Get some cultural insight at Pointe des Chateaux and Memorial Acte. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Poul'do and Pointe de la Grande Vigie. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Gosier (Plage de la Datcha & Les îles du ciel / Base Hydravion ULM du Gosier) and Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau (in Morne-A-l'Eau). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse a la Gourde and kick back and relax at St. Anne Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Saint Francois online visit planner.

Getting from Deshaies to Saint Francois by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Guadeloupe travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Gardens
Butterfly Island
Experience a lively mixture of French and Afro-Caribbean culture on your Guadeloupe vacation. The archipelago consists of two main islands connected by bridges spanning a mangrove swamp, and a number of smaller islands to the south. The island of Grande Terre is mostly flat and arid, offering numerous scenic beaches and lively small towns, while Basse Terre features verdant jungles and mountainous terrain, crowned by a tall volcano. On a tour of Guadeloupe, you can enjoy a variety of beach activities, partake in hiking through a national park, and bask in the vibrant atmosphere of charming towns and villages.
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