The area of Sainte-Rose is located on the north-west coast of the island of Guadeloupe, in the beautiful Caribbean Sea. This island actually comes under the jurisdiction of France, and therefore, believe it or not but Guadeloupe is considered to be an extended part of the European Union - weird, hey! Your holidays in Sainte-Rose will be spent in a gorgeous part of the world, with many great places to visit and activities to get involved in. The self catering accommodation in Sainte-Rose will really let you live the much sought-after life of the locals and will always provide the perfect base to come and go as you please.
The numerous sandy beaches to be found around Sainte-Rose and this island of Guadeloupe in general will probably be the most important feature of your holidays in the area. If you have an idea of a paradise-like beach in you mind - you are likely to find it on your holidays in Sainte-Rose. Whilst at the beach you will have opportunities to enjoy activities such as safe swimming and sunbathing, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing, sailing, pleasure boat cruising, wind surfing, jet skiing and many other water-based activities. Enjoy some scenic walks through the interior of the island and around the coast, too.
There are a number of quaint Caribbean towns and villages to discover on your holidays in Sainte-Rose, all of which have that French ‘Creole’ air about them, and this is best done by hiring a car for a few days. You could also visit other gorgeous beaches on the island at the same time. If you fancy learning more about the history and culture of this Caribbean island, it is highly recommended for you to visit the capital, Basse-Terre. The main attractions to visit in the city include The Cathedral of Saint Pierre and Saint Paul which dates back to the 19th century. There are many colonial buildings in the centre of the city to glimpse, as well as a zoo and botanical gardens for you to pay a visit.
If you have even the slightest worry about the type of weather to be expected during your holidays in Sainte-Rose, fear not, as this can only be described as near-perfect! Temperatures range very little, from between 28 and 31 degrees Celsius as a daytime high throughout the year and fall to a very pleasant 21 degrees at night. There are well over 70 inches of rainfall in this part of the world per year and this tends to fall between the months of July and October especially.
There are no direct flights to and from the UK to Guadeloupe. However, as this island is owned by France, you can rest assured that there are services from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Guadeloupe’s main airport at Pointe-a-Pitre (PTP). These flights are operated through Air France and Corsairfly from Paris Orly (ORY).