8 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

8 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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8 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Newark

Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island

Bouillante ©
Bouillante is a commune in the French overseas region and department of Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles.HistoryBouillante was founded about 1635 with the arrival of some of Guadeloupe's first colonists. Venture out of the city with trips to Deshaies (Plage de Grande Anse & Jardin Botanique de Deshaies) and La Soufriere Volcano (in Saint-Claude). The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe, explore and take pictures at Route de la Traversee, steep yourself in history at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, and kick back and relax at Plage de Malendure.

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Newark, USA to Bouillante is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Newark in February: high temperatures in Bouillante hover around 84°F and lows are around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Le Gosier.

Things to do in Bouillante

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Deshaies, Route de la Traversee, La Soufriere Volcano, Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere
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Jardin Botanique de Deshaies ©
Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
Scuba & Snorkeling

Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island

Le Gosier ©
On the southern coastline of Grande-Terre, Le Gosier remains a top tourist destination in Guadeloupe.
Explore Le Gosier's surroundings by going to Plage de Bois Jolan (in Sainte-Anne), Saint Francois (David Vanille et Epices - Mamie Christiane & Pointe des Chateaux) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sainte Rose). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet), sample the fine beverages at Distillerie Longueteau, and get outside with Plage de La Caravelle.

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Traveling by car from Bouillante to Le Gosier takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in February, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Le Gosier

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Parc National, Saint Francois, Distillerie Longueteau, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
Scuba & Snorkeling
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) ©