Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Basse-Terre

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Basse-Terre. This city's beaches, sporting events and island views draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Basse-Terre

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Basse-Terre is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guadeloupe National Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Basse-Terre (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Plage de la Malendure (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Les-Saintes (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Plage des Caraibes (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Basse-Terre

Fly into Pointe-a-Pitre (PTP-Pointe-a-Pitre Intl.), the closest airport, located 23 mi (37 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Basse Terre?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,242 holiday lettings around Basse Terre. From 439 cottages to 423 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Basse Terre?

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

  • Sainte-Rose: 1,545 holiday homes
  • Plessis Nogent: 753 holiday homes
  • Marigot: 403 holiday homes
  • Vieux-Habitants: 741 holiday homes
  • Jarry: 18 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Basse 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 Basse Terre?

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

  • Sainte-Rose: 1,545 holiday lettings
  • Vieux-Habitants: 741 holiday lettings
  • Pointe Noire: 1,194 holiday lettings
  • Petit Bourg: 1,689 holiday lettings
  • Baie Mahault: 1,478 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 Basse 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 Basse Terre are:

  • St. Francois (SFC): 2,561 self catering accommodations
  • Baillif Airport (BBR): 969 self catering accommodations
  • Terre-de-Haut Airport (LSS): 326 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 Basse Terre? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Basse Terre. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grande Anse Beach: 1,408 holiday rentals
  • Guadeloupe National Park: 2,129 holiday rentals
  • Plage de la Malendure: 1,747 holiday rentals
  • Leroux Beach: 1,439 holiday rentals
  • Fort Louis Delgres: 848 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Basse Terre listed on 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.