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Les Saintes

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Address: Guadeloupe
Phone Number: 0690319991
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Nice islands and top snorkling at pain sucre

Great for 2 or 3 day stay not much more. If you are not doing a one day visit than skip the moped rental and just walk around. This island is not too big and if you have 2 days... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
JonRab_82
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for 2 or 3 day stay not much more. If you are not doing a one day visit than skip the moped rental and just walk around. This island is not too big and if you have 2 days than you will manage to see everything. Best snorkeling is around the pain sucre but the beach is small.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I did a day trip from Guadeloupe on the approapriately named Miss Guadeloupe ferry. This was chaotic to say the least and there was a lot of pushing and shoving and queue jumping. But it was quite good natured in an annoying sort of way. The ferry journey was about 20 minutes. It can be quite choppy so beware if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

A stunning day out and definitely worth a trip whilst in Guadeloupe. I took the ferry from Trois Rivieres to benefit from a shorter crossing by boat - only 15 minutes. The weather could not have been any better and I got a view of Dominqiue, Martinique, Guadeloupe and Marie Galante whilst there! Fort Napoleon is a good way to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Looking for a GREAT day trip out of Guadeloupe. Take the ferry to Les Saintes. The little town is charming, gorgeous and friendly. The beach north of the island is spectacular and uncrowded. And there are several truly excellent French/seafood places at which one can dine well. Negative: If you are looking for a vibrant night life, Les Saintes is... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Spent 2 days here. Was absolutely gorgeous. Snorkeling at Pain de Sucre was some of the best I've encountered. Traversing the Island in an electric car was a blast. Hope to come back again.

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leftcoast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This was my second visit to Les Saintes by sailing yacht and it just keeps getting better. Ten years ago the island had fewer residents and visitors; many of the buildings were rougher but the charm bubbled through. The town has a variety of pleasant shops, restaurants and bars. Today the island is a bit more polished. The house are... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

The Island of Les Saintes is incredible. I would recommend to take the boat from Basse-Terre and not Grande-Terre, the sea was very rough, and the trip took about 3 hours (including a stop at Marie-Galante). But still - it was worth the trip. A lovely small harbor with small restaurants. The Plague Pompierre is also worth trying. The best... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

We approached Les Saintes by boat and mainly just strolled around town, which is just a few streets wide parallel to the pier. Very picaresque, Shops, stores, groceries and some restaurants. Shops close at noon for a couple of hours. Very laid back ambience

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

It was a great day out if the main island, quick boat trip from les 3 rivieres, and all attractions are walking distance. Dont take a scooter, and walk to the fort! Its a 15min max walk, very uphill, but also very doable, my 67 year old mother did it.. Then we went to Pompierre beach, dissapoint, there must be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

My husband and I decided to travel to Guadaloupe based on the very inexpensive flights offered to Boston tourists, (non-stop $250/pp) by Norwegian Air. We have visited many of the caribbean islands and looked forward to this new destination. We stayed in Grand Terre, the more touristy part of the island. We were pretty disappointed overall. Way too many cars... More 

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