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Cheap flights to Guadeloupe

Cheap flights to Guadeloupe

The French archipelago of Guadeloupe consist of five islands: Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie-Galante, Les Saintes, and La Desirade, situated in the Lesser Antilles between Dominica and Antigua. The islands are joined by a ferry network. Expect a unique French Caribbean experience when you visit these islands where Caribbean heritage melds with French infrastructure. The Arawak Indians, the first inhabitants of the Caribbean region called these islands Karukera which means land of beautiful water.

Best time to visit Guadeloupe

Many visitors favour the warm dry months from December to May to visit the islands of Guadeloupe when rain fall is limited to about seven days a month. While temperatures are pleasant throughout the year, it is best to avoid the hurricane season of August and September when planning your trip.

Airlines that fly to Guadeloupe

You can visit Guadeloupe with a direct flight from Canada operated by Air Canada. Other airlines that will get you to these islands are Air France, Cubana and American Airways. Use Skyscanner's trip page to compare and find cheap flights for the days you intend to travel.

There is a choice of accommodation to suit your budget when visiting Guadeloupe. Whether it is a 3 or 4-star hotel, a villa or bungalow, check out Skycanner's hotel page for a place to stay.

The best way to get about in the islands is by car or a Friendly Taxi service. Taking the bus is also a good way to get to know the people of Guadeloupe.  

What to do and see in Guadeloupe

There is a wealth of places to visit and activities that you can do while visiting these beautiful islands. With 77% of its area classified as a nature reserve, the islands have beautiful beaches and clean and clear waters where you can dive to explore coral gardens, see angelfish and enjoy the beautiful aquatic environment. You can also take part in a number of activities such as surfing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, horseback riding or exploring the islands on a bike.

January, February and March is carnival time in Guadeloupe. This spectacular and colourful event with floats and contests will help you feel the rhythms of the islands. The music and traditions of the people of Guadeloupe are influenced by African, Indian, Oriental, American and European origins. You will not fail to miss this rich heritage whether sampling tasty dishes, listening to music, island hopping or taking part in the many activities on offer in Guadeloupe.

Tips and additional advice

Take normal security precautions when enjoying your stay in Guadeloupe.The archipelago is a part of French territory and of Europe. Be sure to have a valid passport or identity card when you travel.

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