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Les Saintes

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Address: Guadeloupe
Phone Number: 0690319991
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This small island has so much to offer it should be a must for all travellers in the area. Fort Napoleon overlooks the harbour and surrounding territory, the museum is very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Squamish, Canada
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Squamish, Canada
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143 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small island has so much to offer it should be a must for all travellers in the area. Fort Napoleon overlooks the harbour and surrounding territory, the museum is very entertaining. You can walk to it in about 35-40 minutes. Scooter and quad rentals are readily available for the rest of the island. Le Chameau Tower lookout is the... More 

Thank ringerb
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you decide to go to Guadeloupe, make sure to set at least one day aside to go to this spledid island. A quick 20 minutes ferry ride from Trois-Rivieres, and voila: Paradise. Rent a moped and take a tour around Terre De Haut, make sure you don't miss the natural aquarium of plage de Pain de Sucre (sugarloaf beach).

Thank Karukera_971
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96 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We arrived to Guadeloupe from Europe and we decided to go straight to the Saintes by boat in order to cope with the difference of time (in Guadeloupe less 6 hours from France) and it was very wise to do so. The Saintes (Terre de Haut) is a small and lovely island. Here, you can rent either a motorbike or... More 

1 Thank justhello
Nashville, Tennessee
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Came by Cruise ship. Was totally surprised by this little jewel. Imagine St Bart's 50 years ago or better. Quaint doesn't begin to describe this little place of a few thousand souls. One of my new favorite places on earth

2 Thank craig55229
Roanoke, Virginia
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505 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My wife and I spent the day in Les Saintes while on a cruise. After our excursion, we had some time to walk through the downtown, which has quite a few nice shops. Some are the typical tourist stuff but others offer nicer items. There are also several restaurants. There's a pretty harbor and some options for tours and watersports.... More 

2 Thank hbhakh
Des Moines, Iowa USA
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Come from Guadeloupe by ferry for a day or a week, or better yet, visit by private yacht or charter boat, pick up a mooring in the harbor, and soak up the sun and sea. Walk to any of several lovely beaches, and climb the peaks to visit the 18th-century forts. The walks and the views are extraordinary. You will... More 

2 Thank doublewide23
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60 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Overall quite disappointed by our day-trip to Les Saintes. We booked a ferry from St François which was our first mistake. The boat journey is very very long, almost 2 hours and half the people on board were sick between St Anne and the stopover in Marie Galante because the sea was rough. The crew is obviously used to it... More 

2 Thank FamilleKillick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

When going to les saintes, go with Beatrix boat, they sell tickets in the harbour and offer great service. They also have many transfers a day. Whatever you do, do not choose valferry, the boat was a wreck and you can only return from les saintes at 4 pm or 6 am. We chose to go back with another company... More 

1 Thank GustafSwe
Stockholm, Sweden
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86 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

You go by boat to Les Saintes. The waves are high and the water splashes, so perhaps you want to sit indoors. On the island the houses are picturesque and nice to look at. You can walk and visit the old French fortress Fort Napoléon, which is worthwhile to see.

2 Thank StenAllan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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 

1 Thank BertoldV

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