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.
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
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/.
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).
Once on the island, you can rent a car. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
Where To Stay
The properties here are typically local places. There are a few resorts as well.
==>> 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.
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.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Check out some tours from Viator.
==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.
Language: French, English
Currency: Euros (EUR)