105. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Why Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Need a place to do nothing? Then Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe may be the place for you. Check out this twin-island country which still has ties to France as well as local flights into Paris-Orly by Air France.

Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe - sunrise

Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe – sunrise

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Where is Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe is located in the French Caribbean. It is a territory of France. It’s between Montserrat and Dominica.

How To Get Here

By Ferry

There is some ferry service to other parts of the island of Guadeloupe on Babou One and  CTM Deher. There is also ferry service to other neighboring islands from the L’Express des Iles ferry service. You can find details at https://www.express-des-iles.fr/.

By Train


By Plane

There closest airport is the Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP) . The following airlines serve the Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP):

Air Canada (AC), Air Caraibes (TX), Air Antilles (3S), Air Caraibes (TX), Air Transat (TS), American Airlines (AA), Condor (DE), Corsair International (SS),  Cubana Airlines (CU), Liat (LI), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Seaborne Airlines (BB) and XL Airways France (SE).

By Bus


By Car

Once on the island, you can rent a car. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Where To Stay


The properties here are typically local places. There are a few resorts as well.

Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe Hotel Pool

Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe Hotel Pool

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

You can pop into a mom and pop place and get some eats or head into a full fledged restaurant.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

Pointe-à-Pitre is a great place to do nothing really. Just enjoy the Caribbean life; warm days cool breeze and the beach. If you really want to do something, you can check out the Zoo or do a sunset cruise. Sunrise are gorgeous as well. Take a look at the Cathedral, play some gold and check out Victory Park and the market.


Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe - sunrise

Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe – sunrise


Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Check out some tours from Viator.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

Additional Information

Language: French, English

Currency: Euros (EUR)

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