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Les Saintes

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Address: Guadeloupe
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+590 690 31-9991

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Great little island to explore for the day

We came here for the day from the St. Francois ferry. The ferry ride over was about 2 hours each way and a little wavy but a scenic ride. I would recommend taking Dramamine if you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for the day from the St. Francois ferry. The ferry ride over was about 2 hours each way and a little wavy but a scenic ride. I would recommend taking Dramamine if you are prone to sea sickness and it's a windy day. The island is quaint and great for walking around and exploring. It has a... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at caraibes royal. From caraibes royal you either drive east then south or south then east. Former is faster. We drove to Trois Rivieres and reached there around 7.45. If you come later you will still get ticket but parking might be diffficult. Parking is 5 euros. Ferry to Les saintes round trip is 18 euros for adult... More 

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Mount Vernon, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

We stayed a week and didn't want to leave. If you make a day-trip, you will want to come back. This is "the next St. Barts" or a little bit of Mykonos or Santorini dropped into the Caribbean. Fabu.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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