Guadeloupe islands Guided Tour
Bike rides, walks, leisure, sun and sandy beaches during winter times ! Yes, France allows this, and even more, as a specialist in France we have an offer to stay on the French Caribbean Island, Guadeloupe! Come enjoy the comfortable temperatures that the French Caribbean offers. To get out of the winter, we have prepared an unforgettable stay in one of the most beautiful islands in the world where the key words are training, recovery, and relaxation. After your morning excursions (biking for cyclists and walking for the non-riders) in the middle of the sugar cane fields and banana trees, recovery and discovery will the order of the day to enjoy the warmth and romance of the long white, yellow and black sand beaches, its permanent sunshine and blue sea worthy of the most beautiful postcards. You will also discover rivers with clear water and waterfalls over 100 meters high. Guadeloupe is fascinating in its diversity, but also its people. Bring your smile, you will get back hundredfold and you will discover the kind people with a gift for happiness!
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Day 1 : Arrive in Pointe-à-Pitre Airport
Your guide will welcome you in Pointe-à-Pitre airport and take you to your hotel in Saint François (Grande-Terre). Depending on the arrival time and your desires, a small stroll can be organized on a seaside road to Pointe des Chateaux. After a presentation of the team that will be pampering you and organizing your stay, a welcome drink will be offered.
Accommodation : La Cocoteraie - "Saint François"
Day 2 : Loop from your hotel and visit the distillery Damoiseau
Option 1 : 29 Miles - 46 Km
Option 2 : 51 Miles - 82 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 290 Meters Elevation gain 2 : 580 Meters
This is the day you first walk amid sugar cane fields and banana trees. We'll take the opportunity to visit the most famous rum distillery Grande Terre, the Damoiseau distillery, founded in the 19th century by Monsieur Raimbaud. Of course, a small tasting will be offered to the fans of rum and adventure!
Day 3 : Loop from St. François
Option 1 : 29 Miles - 47 Km
Option 2 : 53 Miles - 85 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 340 Meters Elevation gain 2 : 660 Meters
Today you head to the Chapelle de la Baie d'Olive and its olive green waters and the Porte d'Enfer, undoubtedly one of the most impressive and beautiful places of Guadeloupe. The afternoon will then be conducive to leisure and swimming on the many beaches of St. François.
Day 4 : Visiting Basse Terre and exploring the Cousteau Reserve
Option 1 : 28 Miles - 45 Km
Option 2 : 45 Miles - 72 Km
Option 3 : 56 Miles - 90 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 1200 Meters Elevation gain 2 : 1600 Meters Elevation gain 3 : 2400 Meters
After a transfer by van to Sainte-Rose north of Basse-Terre, you will walk along the beautiful coastline and numerous sandy beaches to Mahaut. If you feel like it, take on one of the most difficult climbs of the island, the col des Mamelles, a strategic climb of the Tour of Guadeloupe. Back in Mahaut for lunch at the seaside with the group, we offer the discovery of the Cousteau Reserve by boat. This tour allows you to explore the beautiful underwater world of this natural reserve and even enjoy a swim in its warm, clear waters!
Day 5 : Beach & sun!
Distance 1 : 25 Miles - 40 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 220 Meters
Make the most of this day to rest and recover from your efforts. You can also stroll through the streets of Saint François to purchase souvenirs and discover the many local specialties. For more motivated a morning outing will be organized to the Pointe des Chateaux on the road along the sea
Day 6 : Loop from your hotel to the Grands Fonds
Option 1 : 39 Miles - 62 Km
Option 2 : 40 Miles - 64 Km
Option 3 : 62 Miles - 100 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 460 Meters Elevation gain 2 : 510 Meters Elevation gain 3 : 750 Meters
Probably the least touristy area of Guadeloupe, the Grands Fonds nevertheless deserves we pay it special attention. The Grand-Fonds is a spectacular set of landforms, unique in the world along with the Dolomites in Northern Italy and Vietnam. You will love the variety of landscapes in this ride!
Day 7 : Marie Galante
Option 1 : 30 Miles - 48 Km
Option 2 : 55 Miles - 89 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 560 Meters Elevation gain 2 : 1150 Meters
This is the last day of your stay but certainly the most beautiful! You will take the boat to Saint Louis, the main city of the beautiful island of Marie-Galante. On quiet roads you will discover its white sand beaches which are among the finest in the Caribbean! You cannot leave without tasting a glass of rum from Marie-Galante, who it said, gathers the best rums in the world!
Day 8 : Departure day
After breakfast, your guide will take you back to the airport. During the trip you can share your memories and no doubt you will already have in mind your next stay in Guadeloupe!
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Day : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Located between the most beautiful lagoon on the island of Guadeloupe and just opposite the Saint-Fran_ois golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, the COCOTERAIE hotel invites you to live the most unique exotic experiences.
Road bike - Standard
SCOTT ADDICT RC 20 DISC - ( or equivalent)
The SCOTT Addict RC 20 Disc comes with all the great features of the Addict, but is equipped with disc brakes. A lightweight HMF Carbon frame and fork, Shimano Ultegra, Syncros components and Shimano Hydraulic Disc Brakes combine to create a lightning fast climber that performs at its best in ALL weather conditions.
Frame: Addict Disc MF Carbon Technologie géométrie d'endurance / Dropout remplaçable Shifters: Addict HMF Flatmount Disc 1 1/8"-1 1/4" tapered Carbon steerer Carbon Dropout Headset: Syncros Integrated Crankset: Shimano Ultegra FC-R8000 Hollowtech II 52x36 T Brakes: Disque Shimano BR-R8070 Hyd Disc 160 / F et 160 / Rmm SM-RT800 CL H’Stem: Syncros RR2.0 1 1/8" / four Bolt 31.8mm Seat: Syncros Tofino T-Cutout 2.0 Tires: Schwalbe Durano Fold 700 × 28C
Saddle Bag Containing:
• Tire levers
• Patch kit
• 2 spare tubes
• 1 hand pump.
• 2 souvenir water bottles
• Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.
GPS are included on most of our tours since 2008. We change the units every 2 years and always invest in the best models. Simple to use, easy to read, yet sophisticated devices they are available on all of our tours. The routes described in your roadbook are stored as tracks in the GPS unit. You simply have to follow the line shown on the GPS, and enjoy. 1 GPS for every 1-3 people
Our roadbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. We have invested significant time and incorporated the feedback of our customers over many years (since 1997!) to make our roadbooks even better. Our roadbooks include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, orientation points to reach hotels, and easy to follow step by step directions (cue-sheets). Please note that for custom itineraries you will not have cue sheets. Only maps and GPS routes.
- 7 nights in 3 or 4 stars - hotels with swimming pool
- All breakfasts
- All dinners
- Road bike rental included
- Qualified guides
- Bike rides of roughly 80km, the afternoon will be dedicated to exploration, swimming and rest.
- Vehicle for transfers and technical assistance
- Roadmap presenting the routes for the week as well as tourist information
- All transfers in the program presented below
- Cousteau Reserve and Marie Galante by boat
- Tourist taxes
What's not included
- Airfare to and from the trip
- Lodging before and after the trip
- Some meals are not included in each destination, which gives you the opportunity to explore regional cuisine on your own. You will find all information needed with our team support in your roadbook.
International airport in Pointe à Pitre - Direct flights to Guadeloupe are currently available from San Juan/Puerto Rico , Miami and Montreal
Contact our tour consultants for more information and an exact rate based upon your travel dates.
|Price from* & per person||Double occupancy||Single supplement |
(traveling with a group)
|Standard||3900 €||300 €|
Price is based upon double occupancy for a group of 8 or more