Travel Blogs from Deshaies
... to discover why the rum is sweeter here, just how good the local chocolate tastes , and to hear about the outstanding botanical gardens, waterfalls, reef, local food and most importantly, about how and where we found Mum's dream beach shack! Sit back and enjoy!
We are based just south of Deshaies for our final week in paradise! Wherever you stay on the main island of Guadeloupe, you really need a car as there is a lot to see all across the island. ...
I think it is very special that we have come to Guadeloupe for our holiday. I call Abigail "my little butterfly" and Guadeloupe is referred to as the butterfly island due to the fact that the shape of the main island is like a butterfly. Yes, Guadeloupe is Abigail's special island.
Discovered by Christoper Columbus in 1493 on his second trip to India, Guadeloupe became a French territory in ...
... both Abigail and her backpack for the journey while Dad just carried his backpack and pushed the day backpack and camera bag in the stroller. (Dad just has a special skill...) We did get to enjoy one of the best meals we had ever had at an airport from Icebox Cafe. They advertised themselves as being the place that Oprah said had "the best chocolate cake in America". I do have a sweet tooth, so I convinced Mum and ...
Yesterday We tendered into the French village of Terre-de-Haut and wandered around this quaint, very French little community on the island of Guadeloupe. the island was smattered with electric cars and motor bikes and i rather fancied hitting the streets in these little electric Smart cars but we seemed to have left our run a little late, following the arrival of the local ferry which saw the little village swarming with Caribbean ...
... met us as promised outside the port gates and we drove about 15-20 mins to a small jetty where we got on a little fishermans boat and were taken over to a small island for a day of swimming and snorkeling. Cristina had an esky full of supplies and gave us all a tub of fresh fruit, lots of drinks and some yummy breadsticks freshly baked that morning. The island is very small and is the spot that all the locals go for the day so we were basically the only ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking