Find the best place to stay — Grande-Terre

Where to stay around Grande-Terre?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,046 holiday lettings near Grande-Terre. From 706 apartments to 481 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Grande-Terre is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Grande-Terre?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Grande-Terre. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sainte-Anne: 1,989 holiday homes
  • St-Francois: 1,580 holiday homes
  • Le Gosier: 1,792 holiday homes
  • Pointe-a-Pitre: 827 holiday homes
  • Golf International de Saint Francois: 1,958 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Grande-Terre! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Grande-Terre?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Grande-Terre with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Sainte-Anne: 1,989 holiday lettings
  • St-Francois: 1,580 holiday lettings
  • Le Gosier: 1,792 holiday lettings
  • Pointe-a-Pitre: 827 holiday lettings
  • Mare Gailard: 1,332 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Grande-Terre?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Grande-Terre are:

  • Le Raizet Airport (PTP): 2,777 self catering accommodations
  • St-Franvßois Airport (SFC): 1,955 self catering accommodations
  • St. Francois (SFC): 1,957 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Grande-Terre?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Grande-Terre. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Golf International de Saint Francois: 1,958 holiday rentals
  • Ste-Anne Beach: 2,224 holiday rentals
  • Plage Caravelle: 2,228 holiday rentals
  • Plage de Gosier: 2,561 holiday rentals
  • Point des Chateaux: 1,556 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Grande-Terre listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Grande-Terre, Guadaloupe your home away from home

Grande-Terre is one of the Caribbean Islands which makes up Guadaloupe, along with Basse-Terre, Les Saintes and La Desirade. As its name suggests, the islands were a French colony from 1635 and have retained their French influence in the cuisine, language and currency. Grande-Terre has rolling hills, flat plains and beautiful sandy beaches lapped by the warm Caribbean Sea. Inland, the lush mountainous areas have unspoilt tropical scenery and offer plenty of things to see and do from your Grande-Terre holiday rental.

Things to Do in Grande-Terre, Guadaloupe

Grande-Terre was described as a “divers’ paradise” by the eminent Jacques Cousteau and the islands are listed as one of the top 10 diving sites in the world. The white sandy beaches provide the perfect place to sunbathe, walk along the water’s edge, snorkel, windsurf or go jet skiing. Visitors can explore the rainforest and visit the waterfalls in the island’s lush green jungle. Guadaloupe offers fine shopping for French imports such as perfume, wine and Lalique crystal as well as local goods such as straw hats and handmade lace. At the end of the day there are plenty of restaurants, bars and nightlife within easy reach of your Grande-Terre holiday villa. Visitors can enjoy the exotic cocktails, local music and dancing, including the “Biguine”, the local dance which shows off the ornate Creole costumes which are still worn.

Places to Visit in Grande-Terre, Guadaloupe

The best place to see the amazing marine life is the underwater Cousteau Preserve which has plenty of opportunities for snorkeling, diving and glass-bottom boat trips. The National Park of Guadaloupe provides 300km of marked trails which lead tourists through the rainforest to see the amazing flora and fauna. Visit the breathtaking waterfalls such as the Cascade aux Ecrevisses and the still blue lakes such as the Grand Etang. Visit the Gardel Sugar Factory or sample the local rum and learn how the Caribbean’s favourite drink is made at the Rum Museum or visit the historic commercial capital at Pointe-à-Pitre. There is a busy market in the Place de la Victoire where, during the French Revolution, more than 850 people lost their heads.

Weather in Grande-Terre, Guadaloupe

Holiday villas in Grande-Terre enjoy warm weather all year round with a rainy season from June to October. Temperatures range from 28-31°C (82-88°F) throughout the year. It can be humid at times and showers can occur at any time of year.

Travel to Grande-Terre, Guadaloupe

Visitors to Grande-Terre generally arrive by air into the main Pointe-à-Pitre (PTP) International Airport which is located in Abymes on the west side of Grande-Terre. Flights take 12 hours 40 minutes from London, with stopover time, usually in Paris. New York is 6 hours away from your Grande-Terre holiday villa. The Pointe-à-Pitre Airport is a major hub and the second busiest airport in the Lesser Antilles making it very easy to get a flight to this idyllic island paradise.