Find the best place to stay — Basse-Terre

Where to stay around Basse-Terre?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 922 holiday lettings near Basse-Terre. From 244 villas to 180 houses, 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 Basse-Terre is on HomeAway.

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 HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Deshaies: 611 holiday homes
  • Guadeloupe National Park: 1,381 holiday homes
  • Bouillante: 621 holiday homes
  • Petit Bourg: 902 holiday homes
  • Capesterre Belle Eau: 741 holiday homes

HomeAway 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:

  • Deshaies: 611 holiday lettings
  • Bouillante: 621 holiday lettings
  • Petit Bourg: 902 holiday lettings
  • Capesterre Belle Eau: 741 holiday lettings
  • Basse Terre: 241 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:

  • Baillif Airport (BBR): 635 self catering accommodations
  • Le Raizet Airport (PTP): 2,759 self catering accommodations
  • Terre-de-Haut Airport (LSS): 213 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?

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

  • Guadeloupe National Park: 1,381 holiday rentals
  • Plage des Caraibes: 1,145 holiday rentals
  • Grande Anse Beach: 947 holiday rentals
  • Plage de la Malendure: 1,154 holiday rentals
  • Fort Royal Beach: 957 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Basse-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 holiday rental, home, or cottage in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for some Caribbean sunshine on one of the smaller islands may like to visit Basse-Terre in Guadeloupe. This is a wonderfully scenic place on the western half of Guadeloupe and has many interesting things to do and see. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments and cottages.

Things to do on holiday to Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

Holidaymakers staying on Basse-Terre can enjoy some fabulous beaches where they can relax and soak up the sunshine. The clear and warm waters are ideal for swimming, while other watersports are available off the island including jet skiing, water skiing, towable kayaking, surfing and snorkelling. Fishing is also popular here in the waters around the island with boat trips offered to tourists. Hiking, horse riding and cycling are other activities here with some very scenic areas to visit, especially along the coast. The international golf course at Saint Francois is approximately an hour and 15 minute’s drive away. There are numerous bars, inns and restaurants located in the Basse-Terre area mainly serving a wide variety of cuisine such as Creole, French, Italian, Chinese and African. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers will find markets selling fresh food and drink as well as other provisions.

Places to visit on holiday to Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

Basse-Terre is the administrative capital of Guadeloupe and has some terrific sights for tourists to enjoy. For example there is the 19th century Cathedral of Saint Pierre et Saint Paul, which is a grey stone building with white statues. For those interested in plants and animals the Zoological and Botanical Park is a good place to visit, which lies on a hilltop garden on the banks of the La Riviere-aux-Herbes. The Islet Gosier is about an hour from Basse-Terre and has a lighthouse and wildlife such as two metre long iguanas and pelicans. Tropical fish can be seen at the aquarium, which is the largest in the Caribbean.

Weather in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

The average temperature here varies little throughout the year with a range between 23 and 27 degrees centigrade. However, temperatures can exceed 30 degrees centigrade between June and November. This is also the wettest time of the year with as much as 23cm of rainfall on average in September alone. The rainfall tends to be short and heavy. Temperatures rarely fall below 20 degrees centigrade.

Travel to Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP) on the island of Grand-Terre in Guadeloupe is about 50 minute’s drive from Basse-Terre and has flights to and from Antigua (ANU), Havana (HAV), Miami (MIA), Montreal-Trudeau (YUL), Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle (CDG) and Paris-Orly (ORY) as well as other Caribbean islands. Visitors from Europe can travel to France and get a direct flight from Paris or fly to Miami and get a connecting flight to the island with Air France. Car rental services are available at Pointe-à-Pitre Airport with Avis, Budget, National/Citer, Euradom, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty. Taxis are also available outside the terminal building.