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Les Saintes

Address: Guadeloupe
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Ranked #8 of 66 Attractions in Guadeloupe
Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

After a very shaky and bumpy 20 minutes boat ride, you arrive on these cute tiny tropical islands with a quaint nice little village and 2 or 3 beaches. The view is fantastic and you can find a few good restaurants on the main street of the village. Except the beach "Plage du Pain de Sucre" don't expect calm waters.... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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62 reviews 62 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Small idyllic island south of Trois-Rivieres. We stayed for 5 days which is OK if you are looking for a peaceful place, otherwise 3 days is enough. It's like a small village in south of France an you will find a handful good restaurants. The beaches are OK, not excellent. If you are looking for crystal white beaches you need... More 

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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503 reviews 503 reviews
193 attraction reviews
315 helpful votes 315 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a charming place to wander around with a pleasant French touch especially in the way of cafes and restaurants. Goats, iguanas and sheep wander about on the hillside. A walk to Fort Napoleon is either the hike.

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Brookline
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Don't go for one day only, you would only see other tourists. Stay for few nights and enjoy how cool are these islands! Drink a T-punch in front of the sea and relax...

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Timisoara, Romania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

we have booked to come here only for one day, as in august was closing season, no noise, no crowding... It is very beautiful location. We booked a scooter for a few hours, it is enough to spend one day here. If you want to stay more than 1 day, then you need no transport as you can walk (of... More 

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Diest, Brabant, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

After a wobbly boat trip we did the van/bus trip for 10 euros. I wouldn't recommend this because we could visit everything without the van actually. We lost time in the narrow streets. It would have been a slightly hard walk tot the fort Napoléon, though, because of the hot weather. Visit the 'left' side of the island (fort Napoléon... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I've read some of the reviews of cruise ship passengers who thought that this would be an exciting excursion. If you want relaxing, a feel for the French Caribbean, a history lesson, or just to relax this is the place. You can wander the streets, walk the beach, shop a little, go to the fort...it's an amazing place to just... More 

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United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We spent a couple of days during our holiday staying at Trois Rivières where there is literally nothing to do. Having decided to spend a day on Terre-de-haut, we bought our ferry tickets the day before we were going and received a discount. The journey was fast and we were glad to be inside as those people who travelled on... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Les Saintes was one of the excursions we booked, but it wasn't as paradise like as we had expected; probably we didn't visit the correct 'Bay of Les Saintes'; Guided visit, with island busses Fort Napoleon was nice to visit, with a cactus garden and a nice museum inside. Then we went for one hour on a beach, had lunch... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We were so looking forward to a return trip to Les Saints, we had spent a one day trip there 6 years ago and had booked to stay for 1 week this time. I am afraid Les Saints has been loved to death! The scooters were like angry wasps everywhere and downright dangerous on the narrow roads. Construction noise echoed... More 

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