From hotel residences nestling amid the palm groves, eco-tourism properties and gîtes on Basse-Terre, resorts and 3- and 4-star hotel clubs with a spa on the beach and small hotels full of charm in the country to private villas that you can rent with your family or friends, the islands of Guadeloupe offer a wide range of accommodation options.
3- and 4-star hotel accommodation is mainly concentrated in the south of Grande-Terre, in places such as Gosier, Sainte-Anne and Saint-François.
Our favourite places:
Auberge de la Vieille Tour
Close to Pointe-à-Pitre, the 4-star Auberge de la Vieille Tour, a member of the MGallery collection, has become a regular stop for gourmets in the French Antilles. With their elegant Creole decor, the 103 bedrooms enjoy views from their balcony of the 3ha of gardens leading down to the sea. Its panoramic terraces are the perfect spot on which to enjoy fine wines or the island’s best rums, while its restaurant is the ideal setting in which to savour the region’s specialities, enhanced by the talent of its Michelin-starred chef.
Des Hôtels et Des Îles
This hotel chain specialising in the French Caribbean offers visitors a choice of hotels full of charm, as well as hotel properties with a focus on leisure activities or outdoor discoveries.
These are located mainly on Guadeloupe:
The 4-star Créole Beach Hôtel & Spa in Gosier: 218 bedrooms dotted around a tropical garden by the sea with direct beach access. Located between Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre, and facing the islet of Gosier just a stone’s throw from Pointe-à-Pitre, the Créole Beach Hôtel & Spa is the perfect setting in which to discover a variety of unforgettable landscapes, indulge in relaxing treatments at the “Créole Spa”, enjoy a wide variety of sports or savour fine Creole cuisine.
The 4-star Toubana Hôtel & Spa at the entrance to the charming village of Sainte-Anne: in this unique setting overlooking the ocean, facing Marie-Galante and Les Saintes, the 32 bungalows and 12 suites, each with their own refined decor, are nestled amid a tropical garden in which you’ll fully appreciate the peace and quiet and gentle pace of life of the French Antilles. Enjoy the cooling sea breeze as you relax in the infinity pool or on the delightful panoramic terrace, or if you prefer, dip your toes in the sand on the private beach below.
At the 3-star Bwa Chik Hôtel & Golf, which was completely renovated at the end of 2010, the proximity of nearby beaches and a marina have enabled it to become one of the best hotels in Saint-François, with its 54 rooms, 11 of which offer duplex accommodation on two floors. Overlooking an 18-hole international golf course, this charming hotel will enchant guests with its elegant simplicity and cosy driftwood-style decor, in keeping with its trendy, “eco-chic” credentials.
The 3-star Le Jardin Malanga in Trois-Rivières is an old colonial property comprising 9 guestrooms, with views of the Les Saintes archipelago that will take your breath away. Surrounded by lush vegetation that includes orange, lemon and grapefruit trees to name but a few, this hotel will delight nature-lovers as well as guests who appreciate high-quality service and the charm of a tranquil setting. Enjoy a stay that is truly harmonious and relaxing in this haven of tranquillity at the foot of the old “La Madeleine” volcano.