Guadeloupe Journals

French West Indies (Guadeloupe, Martinique,...)

A June 1990 trip to Guadeloupe by Robert Raymond Ingledew

Quote: All French territories in the Caribbean are beautiful: Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Martin, and even continental French Guiana (Cayenne) in South America, a rolling area. Probably the island that fascinated me more was Guadeloupe, and especially Gossier.

French West Indies (Guadeloupe, Martinique,...)


GUADELOUPE:  I am not familiar with all the island, since I nearly always stayed at Gossier, a very attractive beach, in my opinion. Hotels were not expensive. Most were three-star hotels with nice swimming pools; small, secluded beaches; beautiful turquoise water; and white sand. I really enjoyed each business trip I made to the island and would be willing to volunteer for any company that wishes to send me there for a couple of weeks.  The Creole Beach Hotel seems a good option to me. I found food rather expensive (but not outrageous), and not as good as food in Argentina, but that is my personal opinion, and you may think differently. The cost of a meal can average around , including beverages. ...Read More