19 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

19 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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1
Sainte-Anne, Grande-Terre Island
— 6 nights
2
Iles des Saintes
— 4 nights
3
Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island
— 8 nights

6
nights
Sainte-Anne, Grande-Terre Island

Sainte-Anne ©
Although the surrounding area continues to depend on agriculture, Sainte-Anne thrives largely thanks to tourism, offering visitors modern infrastructure and plenty of chances to experience the authentic local lifestyle.
Get out of town with these interesting Sainte-Anne side-trips: Saint Francois (Pointe des Chateaux & Anse a la Gourde) and Sainte Rose (Scuba & Snorkeling & Ilet Caret). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Bois Jolan, stroll through St. Anne Beach, step off the mainland to explore Ilet du Gosier, and explore the striking landscape at Porte d'Enfer.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sainte-Anne online day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Sainte-Anne is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Sainte-Anne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Toronto in December: high temperatures in Sainte-Anne hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Sainte-Anne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Francois, Le Gosier, Sainte Rose, Memorial Acte, Porte d'Enfer
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Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
Plage de Bois Jolan ©
Plage de Bois Jolan
St. Anne Beach ©
St. Anne Beach

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Iles des Saintes

Iles des Saintes ©
Iles des Saintes, a small archipelago of eight islands, remains largely unblemished by touristic developments, offering instead a serene and natural introduction to island life.
Iles des Saintes is known for wildlife, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Les Saintes, stroll through Crawen, take in the dramatic natural features at Le Chameau, and make a trip to Notre-Dame-de-l' Assomption Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Iles des Saintes tour planning tool.

Getting from Sainte-Anne to Iles des Saintes by combination of bus and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Iles des Saintes can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Bouillante.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Guadeloupe
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Les Saintes ©
Les Saintes
Crawen ©
Crawen
Petite Terre ©
Petite Terre

8
nights
Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island

Bouillante ©
Bouillante is a commune in the French overseas region and department of Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles.HistoryBouillante was founded about 1635 with the arrival of some of Guadeloupe's first colonists. Change things up with these side-trips from Bouillante: Distillerie Bologne (in Basse-Terre), Deshaies (Jardin Botanique de Deshaies, Plage Leroux, &more) and Plage de la Perle (in Rifflet). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe, take in the dramatic scenery at Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet), take some stellar pictures from Anse a la Barque, and steep yourself in history at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bouillante road trip website.

Getting from Iles des Saintes to Bouillante by combination of ferry and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bouillante

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Deshaies, Parc National, Vieux-Habitants, Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis, Distillerie Bologne
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Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe ©
Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Malendure ©
Plage de Malendure

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