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Travel to Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe is an overseas region of France. It is located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Puerto Rico.
Guadeloupe's two main islands are Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre. Smaller islands Marie-Galante, La Desirade, Iles des Saintes ( also known as Les Saintes) are under jurisdiction of Guadeloupe.

Saint-Barthelemy,and Saint-Martin (French part of the island of Saint Martin) became overseas territorial collectivity of France in 2007.

Browse listings of  B&B, Home Exchange, Vacation Rentals, Homestay (furnished apartments, villas, cottages, condos, farmhouses and other types of accommodations) of Guadeloupe:

Vacation Rentals Home Exchange B&B Homestay
Basse-Terre Basse-Terre Basse-Terre Basse-Terre
Grande-Terre Grande-Terre Grande-Terre Grande-Terre
La Desirade La Desirade La Desirade La Desirade
Iles des Saintes Iles des Saintes Iles des Saintes Iles des Saintes
Marie-Galante Marie-Galante Marie-Galante Marie-Galante

Last Minute Tips Before you Travel to Guadeloupe

  • Time ZoneGMT/UTC -4 (Atlantic Time)
  • Electricity: 220V, 50 Hz (bring an adapter/transformer for your hair drier, laptop, cellullar phone etc.)
  • Weights & measures: Metric
  • Currency: Euro (€)
  • Country Dialing Code: 590


Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Puerto Rico


452,776 (July 2006 est.)

none (overseas department of France)

subtropical tempered by trade winds; moderately high humidity

Ethnic groups
black or mulatto 90%, white 5%, East Indian, Lebanese, Chinese less than 5%

Roman Catholic 95%, Hindu and pagan African 4%, Protestant 1%

French (official) 99%, Creole patois

Government type

Dependency status
Overseas department of France

Guadeloupe has been a French possession since 1635. The island of Saint Martin is shared with the Netherlands; its southern portion is named Sint Maarten and is part of the Netherlands Antilles and its northern portion is named Saint-Martin and is part of Guadeloupe .

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