There are many good reasons to choose Pointe-Noire for a breakaway. The weather is wonderful no matter what time of the year you visit and beautiful beaches provide the opportunity for all manner of outdoor fun. A holiday rental home in Pointe-Noire will put you close to all the best of this Caribbean getaway spot. You are sure to feel right at home, and you may never want to leave.
The long, sandy stretches of shoreline meets the warm, blue ocean waters and provides the backdrop for swimming, diving, snorkelling, sailing and fishing. There are several fabulous dive spots, and organized diving and fishing excursions are available. Hiking and cycling are also popular activities for those on holiday to Pointe-Noire and scenic trails abound. After a day of activity, consider a stop to a spa for a massage, facial or some other form of well-deserved pampering.
The Maison du Cacao is a very popular attraction in Pointe-Noire. Here you can stroll through lovely gardens lined with cacao trees before heading back for some delicious hot chocolate and a lesson about how chocolate is made. A number of other attractions can be found near Pointe-Noire. Jacques Cousteau?s Underwater Reserve allows visitors to see marine life via snorkelling or SCUBA diving. For visitors who aren?t comfortable in the water, glass bottom boats give them a wonderful view of what is going on beneath the surface. Other attractions include a wonderful zoo called Parc de Mamelles and Aquarium de la Guadeloupe. The aquarium boasts hundreds of types of marine life from all over the world. In addition to seeing these beautiful creatures, you will also learn about the natural habitats and what you can do to protect them in the wild.
The weather in Pointe-Noire is lovely throughout the year. There really isn?t a bad time to visit. The year round average low temperatures are between 19° and 23° C. The year round average highs are 28° to 31° C. There is between 10 and 18 rainy days per month, but the rain tends to come in short bursts followed by sunshine. That means that even on rainy days you?ll have plenty of time to enjoy time in the out of doors. The water temperature rarely dips below 25° C, so you can enjoy the ocean no matter the season.
The nearest airport to Pointe-Noire is Baillif Airport (BBR) which is just 8 km away. A larger airport, La Raizet (PTP) is located 27 km from Pointe-Noire.