The Guadeloupe Islands are known as an eco-tourism destination. Guadeloupe Authorities are keen to preserve their ecological heritage through a variety of programmes: 20 years of protecting sea turtles, national days dedicated to cleaning sea beds, the coastline and rivers, and a pilot project creating artificial reefs as part of the Sustainable Development Programme of the Autonomous Port of Guadeloupe.
The land of all adventures, Guadeloupe has a range of overwhelming activities to provide to its visitors. Activities for all ages and tastes are available. Those who wish to embark on a green adventure, hiking, and the lovers of flora and fauna will find Guadeloupe as a perfect destination for holidays.
In Guadeloupe, greenery is a question of national pride. The flora has been lovingly preserved. It has one of the most beautiful shallow lagoons where one can also enjoy the sun and the tropical deserted beaches. The island is also dotted with natural hot springs and blessed with a lush of baths that one can enjoy. The mud baths at Babin beach in Vieux-Bourg are famous to provide relief from rheumatism leaving a smoothing effect on the skin. The clay, with its special therapeutic properties helps in curing osteoarthritis, joint problems and skin problems.
For Golf lovers, Guadeloupe is blessed with a harmonious international golf course in Sanit-Francois. For those who are fascinated by nature, Guadeloupe offers some breathtaking sites; La Desirade, Guadeloupe National Park, Grand-Cul-de Sac Marin Nature Reserve, Carbet Falls, La Soufriere, The mangrove, The Cousteau Reserve are the main attractions.
Known for its raw nature and fascinating sceneries, Guadeloupe is also famous for its rich culture. The island is bound together by the rich ethnic diversity. It comprises of different folklore, language, music and beliefs which has had influences from the African, European, Indian, American and Oriental Diasporas. From music and dance to food, the island showcases the rich history and intertwined roots of African and French heritages.