| Guadeloupe islands are the perfect sailing choice for those looking for exhilarating short passages in sight of land or longer more challenging stretches. This archipelago of Guadeloupe offers an exciting mix of modern cities, rainforests and secluded beaches.|
The yacht charter from Guadeloupe is exceptional. Sailing south from Guadeloupe to Marie Galante, Iles des Saintes and Dominica islands offers some of the most beautiful beaches, undeveloped islands and amazing rainforest that the Caribbean has to offer. Sailing north from Guadeloupe can include the more challenging sailing around the islands of Antigua, Nevis and St. Kitts.
For diving enthusiasts, highlights will include the Cousteau Underwater Park and the reefs between Pain de Sucre Beach and Le Bois Joli, off the Iles des Saintes.
Pointe a Pitre - Marina Bas du Fort :
The largest Marina in Guadeloupe is at Bas du Fort Marina with 1000 berths, approximately 100 of which are available for visiting boats. Located 10 mn from the airport, 5 mn from Pointe à Pitre, it accommodates all types of boats up to 140 ft. in length. The base is located in a full service marina, part of a large complex, from where you have a selection of French cafés, bakeries and excellent restaurants to provide you with a rich flavour of France. Each day the marina revolves around yachts with a variety of itineraries for your yacht charter.
Strong points :
Guadeloupe is the center of the Caribbean's Creole culture revealing a spirited blend of French and African influences in its language, cuisine and customs. It is well known for its sugar and rum as it is for its beautiful beaches. This archipelago offers an exciting mix of modern cities, rainforests and secluded beaches ideal for your yacht charter sailig holidays. Life on this famous butterfly shaped island and on its sisters Marie Galante and Les Saintes revolves around the sea, sailing and all sorts of watersports. Experience during the yacht charter the contrast between the lush rainforests and waterfalls and the bustling French towns with their French cafés, bakeries and restaurants. A real flavour of France in the heart of the Caribbean.
Yacht Charter starting Guadeloupe :
Guadeloupe is essentially made up of two islands. To the east lies Grande-Terre, famous for its white sand beaches, cane fields, and resort areas. To the west lies Basse-Terre, the larger of the two islands. Basse-Terre has a very different landscape with its renowned waterfalls, mountains, rain forest, and world-class diving.
Located approximately 20 NM from Guadeloupe islands, this popular destination for yacht charterer is known for unspoiled beaches. It is a simple place with rural traditions. There are many hiking trails in which to explore the beautiful views and history of the island. There is also excellent snorkeling and scuba diving along the barrier reef.
Iles des Saintes
This cluster of eight islands is off the beaten path. Terre-de-Haute is actually the main attraction and the most interesting. The main settlement is Le Bourge, a single street that follows the curve of the harbor. The underwater world of Les Saintes has been the host to famous divers such as Jacques Cousteau. The least qualified diver can experience the beauty of the multicolored reefs and the captivating underwater grottos. Pigeon Island is the home of the Jacques Cousteau's marine sanctuary, and a must see for the dive addict.