Guadeloupe Trip Planner
Know Your Trip Budget for Your Dream Vacation to Guadeloupe
How to plan a trip to guadeloupe
Formed in the shape of a butterfly, this Caribbean island is a French overseas territory. Covered with beautiful falls and hilly terrains; the long beaches and the sugarcane fields here are just an added bonus to an already perfect landscape. Being a part of the Lesser Antilles region, it has the best of both to offer to you. Add some French fun to Caribbean craziness and you have a trip to Guadeloupe sorted. Each island has something distinct to offer to you and every foot step in this archipelago is sure to be engraved in your memory for a long time.
Passport holders of Andorra, Anguilla, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brunei, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Congo Republic – Brazzaville, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia F Falkland Islands, Finland, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong , Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Maurice, Mexico, Monaco, Montserrat, Netherlands, The New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romainia, Saint Helena, San Marino Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain Sultanat of Oman, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United States, United Kingdom can enter visa free for tourist purposes for up to 90 days. Rest of the nationalities need to apply for a visa in advance. Find out about the procedure from the official website.
When to go
Avoid going in August and September as this is the hurricane season and your life can be in danger. The safest bet is to visit from December to May which is the best time to visit Guadeloupe. March to May, the accommodation and the flights are also reasonably priced.
Destinations to cover
Each islands is going to make up your list of things to do in Guadeloupe. Start with witnessing a sulphuric volcano at Basse Terre. Get your dose of sun and sand at Grande Terre. Visit the biggest island of Guadeloupe which is Maria Galante. Visit some beautiful bays at Les Saintes. Visit Le Desirade, waiting for you with its arms open. Also visit Saint-Barthelemy- which is the jet set island.
Get in and around
If you are wondering how to reach Guadeloupe then you can get in by air or by boat via Martinique, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Marie Galante, Les Saintes. To get around, you can rent a car that takes you to different islands or opt for the bus service, although it is highly unreliable.
Hotels and Food
There are various options available in Guadeloupe if you are looking for budget accommodation. There are also plenty mid range accommodation options available and even though luxury options are fewer, they are all worth it with the breath taking sea views and mesmerizing resort facilities. Remember to binge on the amazing sea food at the beach side shacks to make the most of your experience. As per our sources, the concept of chicken rice and curry has really caught up here, so remember to include that as well.
How much does it cost to travel to Guadeloupe
Plan your trip to Guadeloupe with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Guadeloupe is USD 41 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 164. For getting around Guadeloupe, you will need a rough figure of USD 43 per day. For detailed Guadeloupe trip cost calculator, use Guadeloupe Trip Planner.
*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation