19 days in Guadeloupe, Sainte Marie & Cruz Bay Itinerary

19 days in Guadeloupe, Sainte Marie & Cruz Bay Itinerary

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Fly to Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport, Drive to Sainte Marie
Sainte Marie, Martinique
— 1 night
Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe
— 2 nights
Ferry to Pointe-à-Pitre, Bus to Sainte Rose
Sainte Rose, Guadeloupe
— 3 nights
Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 6 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Stockholm


Sainte Marie, Martinique

— 1 night
Sainte-Marie is a town and the fifth-largest commune in the French overseas department of Martinique. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at L'anse Azerot. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade Saut Argis and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage des Raisiniers.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sainte Marie visit planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Sainte Marie is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Stockholm to Sainte Marie. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in March: high temperatures in Sainte Marie hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Marie-Galante.

Things to do in Sainte Marie

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe

— 2 nights
Marie-Galante attracts visitors looking for a peaceful beachside holiday, with the largely rural and agricultural island lacking the crowds of others in the archipelago.
On the 17th (Thu), kick back and relax at Feuillere Beach, then don't miss a visit to Moulin de Bezard, and then get great views at Gueule Grand Gouffre. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Habitation Roussel - Trianon and then stroll through Plage du Vieux Fort.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sainte Marie to Marie-Galante. In March in Marie-Galante, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sainte Rose.

Things to do in Marie-Galante

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Sainte Rose, Guadeloupe

— 3 nights
Sainte-Rose is a commune in the department of Guadeloupe. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau and Anse Tillet - Interdit Aux Nudistes. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and browse the exhibits of Ecomusee Creoleart de la Guadeloupe.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sainte Rose tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Marie-Galante to Sainte Rose takes 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Sainte Rose are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in Sainte Rose

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

— 6 nights

Love City

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ram Head Trail and St. John Beach Bum. When in Cruz Bay, make a side trip to see Charlotte Amalie Overlook in Charlotte Amalie, approximately Charlotte Amalie away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach, make a trip to Bajo El Sol Gallery, Art Bar & Rum Room, steep yourself in history at Annaberg Sugar Plantation, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Oppenheimer Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Sainte Rose to Cruz Bay takes 7.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Guadeloupe travel guide

Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Gardens
Butterfly Island
Experience a lively mixture of French and Afro-Caribbean culture on your Guadeloupe vacation. The archipelago consists of two main islands connected by bridges spanning a mangrove swamp, and a number of smaller islands to the south. The island of Grande Terre is mostly flat and arid, offering numerous scenic beaches and lively small towns, while Basse Terre features verdant jungles and mountainous terrain, crowned by a tall volcano. On a tour of Guadeloupe, you can enjoy a variety of beach activities, partake in hiking through a national park, and bask in the vibrant atmosphere of charming towns and villages.