Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Pointe-à-Pitre

Mémorial ACTe

Opening in 2015, this massively important museum of the slave trade and slavery is quite simply a must-see for any visitor to Guadeloupe. Housed in a spectacular silver-latticework structure on the site of the forme…
Top Choice Fusion in St-François

Le Mabouya dans La Bouteille

This outstanding restaurant in the heart of St-François boasts a notably more sophisticated menu than its nearby competitors, with standouts such as duck breast with tamarind and ginger, yam mousse and sweet pumpkin…
Top Choice Beach in Terre-de-Haut

Baie de Pompierre

The horseshoe-shaped Baie de Pompierre is perhaps Terre-de-Haut's loveliest: a reef-protected beach with golden sand and a splendid setting. There are even tame goats that mosey onto the beach and lie down next to s…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Ste-Rose

Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin

This Unesco Biosphere Reserve just off the coast of Basse-Terre makes for a superb day trip. A chain of small coral islets sitting atop a 25km-long coral wall, the reserve supports unique ecosystems including mangro…
Top Choice Seafood in Plage de Malendure & Pigeon Island

La Touna

This fantastic and riotously popular seafront restaurant with friendly staff and an enticing and innovative menu is the best place to eat along this part of the coast. The sumptuous Creole menu with a French twist s…
Top Choice International in Deshaies

La Table du Poisson Rouge

This elegant restaurant within the Tendacayou Ecolodge & Spa is an atmospheric place for destination dining. And you could lose yourself in the homemade moelleux au chocolat (chocolate cake) that arrives at the …
Top Choice Creole in Northern Grande-Terre

Chez Coco

Dining under the trees on the beach right on the lagoon at Porte d'Enfer is the main draw at this charming place. The menu abounds in local flavor, and includes everything from grilled fish to skewered conch. Coconu…
Top Choice International in Marie-Galante

La Playa

For a menu that strays a little off the familiar Creole path, try this well-respected restaurant in a cute house located across the road from Petite Anse beach.᠎ At lunchtime, toothsome specialties may include fish …
Top Choice Gastronomy in St-François

Iguane Café

For a true culinary experience, the Iguana is hard to beat. On the road out of St-François toward Pointe des Châteaux, you’ll find what is probably Guadeloupe’s finest restaurant. Sample dishes include lobster ravio…
Top Choice International in Gosier

Casa Datcha

It's great to see a bit of panache on Gosier's neglected town beach, and Datcha provides just that. It has a fabulous location on the sand, an inventive menu that takes in everything from gorgeous salads to superb c…