With its combination of tropical climes and French sophistication, Guadeloupe holidays are perfect for families who want luxury and adventure. Your base will be La Caravelle next to one of the island's most beautiful beaches and set in the heart of an amazing tropical garden.
Luxuriate in a Caribbean paradise with European charms and an abundance of exciting days out
§ Great for adventurous family-friendly holidays and romantic escapes
§ Buy crafts, spices, fresh fruit and homemade rum at the waterfront market
§ Hike to the Chutes du Carbet with three waterfalls at different heights
§ Visit the sheltered bays and calm waters of Grande-Terre for sailing and swimming
§ Dive off Pigeon Island and discover a coral reef bursting with sea life
§ Ride a speedboat and explore the mangrove of the Rivière Salée
What to expect in Guadeloupe:
There is so much to explore on your all-inclusive holiday in Guadeloupe. Stroll across La Désirade, a former leper colony with an enchanting deserted beach. Trek through the lush jungle, stand under amazing waterfalls and meet the abundant wildlife. Soak up the views at Pointe des Châteaux where crashing waves meet dramatic rocks.
Holidays in Guadeloupe offer the chance to climb a live volcano – La Soufrière – in the heart of the Guadeloupe National Park, before relaxing in a thermal pool. Visit banana, pineapple and sugar cane plantations on a guided 4x4 tour. Skywalk the rainforest canopy at Guadeloupe Zoo with rope bridges running through the trees. Or see fascinating Fort Napoléon, home to a military museum and an enchanting story of lost love.
Our all-inclusive Resort La Caravelle in Guadeloupe
La Caravelle, on the Grande-Terre "wing" of Guadeloupe, welcomes you for a superb all-inclusive holiday on this French West Indian island. Between Club Med sports - windsurfing, sailing, flying trapeze and more - and chilling on the beach, you'll find the perfect balance to ensure you of a total "getaway" holiday. Guadeloupe's most beautiful beach is all yours! New products to discover in your Resort, with an enriched offer for families, and new experiences that everyone can enjoy.
What to see and do in Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe enjoys warm temperatures all year long thanks to its gorgeous tropical climate. There’s a dry “Lent” season from January to June and a wet “Winter” season from July to December. The year-round heat is tempered by the famous Trade Winds, often providing pleasant sea breezes while you soak up the sun.
The best time to visit Guadeloupe is between December and April, when the weather is hot and dry with average highs between 29°C and 30°C.
To discover in Guadeloupe:
"The butterfly island" seduces with its wild beaches and unspoiled forests. Start your all-inclusive stay in Guadeloupe with the Petite-Terre and Désirade nature reserves. This protected marine and terrestrial space, with typical Antilles flora and fauna, is a digest of Guadeloupe. Cross Grande-Terre and its cane fields to reach Basse-Terre and its diversity of landscapes. The mangroves and coconut palms, the tropical forest and the Soufrière reliefs give your stay an air of adventure. On the slopes of the Soufrière crater, enjoy a 360° view as far as Marie-Galante and Grande-Terre.
This prodigious nature is at the service of your relaxation. During your all-inclusive stay in Guadeloupe, discover the plantations, translucent waters and beaches of Marie-Galante, before setting off for a scuba diving encounter with dolphins and turtles. Back to your Club Med La Caravelle resort in Grande-Terre, walk along the south coast and bask in the sun on the famous beaches of Le Gosier or La Caravelle. Between two tanning sessions, you can practice your swing during your stay in Guadeloupe: the Saint-François golf course is only 30 minutes from Club Med La Caravelle resort.
After getting to know the Guadeloupe landscapes, embark at Point-à-Pitre aboard Club Med 2 and set off to meet Creole culture. Familiarize yourself with the typical colonial architecture of the Saint-John Perse house, get drunk on the smells and colors of market spices, and succumb to the sweet scent of rum from the Trois Rivières plantation. For even more flavors during your stay in Guadeloupe, celebrate the gastronomy during the Fête des cuisinières in Pointe-à-Pitre and taste the local dishes: stuffed crabs, blood sausages or crayfish bushes.