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Les Saintes

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Ranked #14 of 86 attractions in Guadeloupe
Type: Islands
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Ghent, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We got a boat from Saint Francois to Les Saints, the boat trip took about 90 minutes! This island is definitely worth a visit with its quaint little streets, filled with well maintained colourful houses! This island has some small beaches and has a beach that is a natural reserve! You can walk around the island but you can also... More

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North Creek, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
14 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We arrived on a catamaran and picked up a town mooring. 18 euros for 2 nights. There were plenty of docks to tie the dingy. Town is charming nice shops great food and wonderful atmosphere. It's the French meditaranin. Walk to a few great beaches or rent scooters. Food and good wine are plentiful. We loved Le Genois for dinner.... More

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Allentown PA
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110 reviews 110 reviews
22 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We loved our time in Les Saintes. Come prepared to walk, eat awesome seafood, speak French and drink Ti Punch.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
9 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We should've stayed here a week. Yes there wouldn't have been a lot to do other than wander about the island, go to the beach, diving and just chilling out but we only stayed for two days :(.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Ranked 3rd most beautiful bay in the world after Along and Acapulco (Rio has been downrated due to pollution). Looks very nice when arriving with the boat. Nice little streets and very beautiful places to take pictures. Advice: book a mini-bus tour of the island with "Fred" (phone: 0690361710) since the chap is very friendly (not sure he speaks english... More

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Christ Church Parish, Barbados
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

petite islands. everywhere in walking distance. limited vehicle traffic. pleasant friendly people. good food. plenty ferries to other nearby islands bad open drains open on to beach in several places

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Les Saints island has one of the beautiful bay, a fort and beautiful beach. Day time crowded with tourists. The tourists return at 5pm, then it is a wonderful experience to wander in calm and peaceful ambiance. Two wheeler rentals allow to travel around the island in an hour or long with stop overs. Good hotels are available for stay.

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Ottawa, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

This tiny town is the best part of France in the Caribbean. Everything works well, and the people are great. You can walk to everything all over the island.

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