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Introducing Marie-Galante

Marie-Galante, the largest of Guadeloupe’s outer islands, is a rural and agricultural island beloved by those who enjoy the quieter pleasures in life and particularly by beach lovers who want to escape the crowds.

Compared with the archipelago’s other islands, Marie-Galante is relatively flat, its dual limestone plateaus rising only 150m. It is roughly round in shape, with a total land area of 158 sq km. Because of its shape, the island is often referred to as ‘La Grande Galette,’ which means ‘the Big Crepe.’