8 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

8 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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8 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: Kalamazoo

2
nights
Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bouillante: Deshaies (Plage de Grande Anse & Jardin Botanique de Deshaies) and La Soufriere Volcano (in Saint-Claude). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Malendure, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and view the masterpieces at Reve de Sable.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bouillante travel planner.

Kalamazoo, USA to Bouillante is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kalamazoo to Bouillante due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kalamazoo in December, things will get much hotter in Bouillante: highs are around 85°F and lows about 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Le Gosier.

Things to do in Bouillante

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Deshaies, La Soufriere Volcano, Reve de Sable
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Scuba & Snorkeling
La Soufriere Volcano ©
La Soufriere Volcano

4
nights
Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island

Le Gosier ©
On the southern coastline of Grande-Terre, Le Gosier remains a top tourist destination in Guadeloupe.
Get out of town with these interesting Le Gosier side-trips: Pointe des Chateaux (in Saint Francois), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sainte Rose) and Plage de Bois Jolan (in Sainte-Anne). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet), head outdoors with Gwadloop Decouverte, and stop by Plantation Grand Cafe.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Le Gosier day trip planning app .

You can drive from Bouillante to Le Gosier in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Le Gosier

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Parc National, Scuba & Snorkeling, Pointe des Chateaux, Plantation Grand Cafe
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Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
Scuba & Snorkeling
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) ©