28 days in Guadeloupe, Dominica & Martinique Itinerary

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Deshaies, Guadeloupe
— 3 nights
Iles des Saintes, Guadeloupe
— 4 nights
Saint Francois, Guadeloupe
— 6 nights
Roseau, Dominica
— 5 nights
Trois-Ilets, Martinique
— 9 nights


Deshaies, Guadeloupe — 3 nights

The sleepy town of Deshaies walks the line between tradition and development, possessing an international feel while also sticking true to its island roots.
Step off the beaten path and head to Les Bieres de la Lezarde and Scuba & Snorkeling. Visit Plage de Grande Anse and Plage Leroux for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Plage Cluny, stroll through Anse Tillet - Interdit Aux Nudistes, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Pierre et saint Paul, and relax and rejuvenate at Le Spa du Parc aux Orchidees.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Deshaies vacation maker website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Deshaies is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Deshaies due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in February, expect Deshaies to be warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Iles des Saintes.
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Iles des Saintes, Guadeloupe — 4 nights

Les Saintes

Iles des Saintes, a small archipelago of eight islands, remains largely unblemished by touristic developments, offering instead a serene and natural introduction to island life.
Get some cultural insight at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere and Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Madatet Fishing and Plage de Grande Anse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Iles des Saintes: Distillerie Longueteau (in Capesterre-Belle-Eau), Distillerie Bologne (in Basse-Terre) and Vieux-Habitants (Cafe Chaulet - Musee du Cafe & Domaine de Vanibel). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Napoleon and step off the mainland to explore Les Saintes.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Iles des Saintes trip itinerary builder site.

Explore your travel options from Deshaies to Iles des Saintes with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Saint Francois.
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Saint Francois, Guadeloupe — 6 nights

A modern seaside resort town, Saint Francois attracts visitors with its well-preserved landscape and coastline, along with its large number of luxury hotels.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pointe des Chateaux and Musee Costumes et Traditions. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Anse du Souffleur and Off-Road Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Francois: Ilet du Gosier (in Le Gosier), Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau (in Morne-A-l'Eau) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Port-Louis). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Anse a la Gourde, browse the exhibits of Kreol West Indies, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Bois Jolan, and explore the striking landscape at Porte d'Enfer.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Francois road trip app.

Getting from Iles des Saintes to Saint Francois by ferry takes about 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Saint Francois can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Roseau.
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Roseau, Dominica — 5 nights

The capital city, Roseau maintains a small scale, but possesses a convincing Caribbean charm in its architecture, cuisine, and culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Champagne Beach and Titou Gorge. Explore Roseau's surroundings by going to Morne Trois Pitons National Park (Emerald Pool Nature Trail, Morne Nichols, &more) and Toucari Bay (in Toucari). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, test the waters at Da-S'Cape Hot Sulphur Spa, contemplate the waterfront views at Boeri Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Roseau trip planner.

You can fly from Saint Francois to Roseau in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Trois-Ilets.
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Trois-Ilets, Martinique — 9 nights

Named after three nearby islands, Trois-Ilets remains a small town few casual travelers ever get to explore.
Visit Plage des Salines and Anse Figuier for some beach relaxation. Get a sense of the local culture at La Savane des Esclaves and St. Louis Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trois-Ilets: Anse Couleuvre (in Le Precheur), Distillerie J M (in Macouba) and Zoo de Martinique (in Le Carbet). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at La Pointe Marin, admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Balata, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Anse d'Arlet, and make a trip to Memorial de l'Anse Caffard.

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You can fly from Roseau to Trois-Ilets in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Guadeloupe travel guide

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Butterfly Island
Experience a lively mixture of French and Afro-Caribbean culture on your Guadeloupe vacation. The archipelago consists of two main islands connected by bridges spanning a mangrove swamp, and a number of smaller islands to the south. The island of Grande Terre is mostly flat and arid, offering numerous scenic beaches and lively small towns, while Basse Terre features verdant jungles and mountainous terrain, crowned by a tall volcano. On a tour of Guadeloupe, you can enjoy a variety of beach activities, partake in hiking through a national park, and bask in the vibrant atmosphere of charming towns and villages.

Dominica travel guide

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Nature Isle of the Caribbean
The volcanic island nation of Dominica represents the youngest island in the Lesser Antilles. Such is evidenced in the geothermal action of the island's many hot springs, with relaxing dips in the hot sulfur spring water among the most popular things to do in Dominica. The unspoiled appearance of much of the nation provides a natural backdrop for a wealth of ecotourism adventures, including swimming, hiking, and snorkeling. The main urban areas showcase the ethnic diversity of the land once contested by the British and the French, with a number of local eateries serving West Indian and Creole dishes, and a whole lot of dancing and music to be enjoyed.

Martinique travel guide

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The mountainous island of Martinique offers travelers everything from stunning natural landscapes, to vibrant towns and enticing cuisine. The island's varied scenery includes numerous scenic beaches, lush forests, and a majestic volcano that towers over the St. Pierre harbor. A range of activities await you on your Martinique holiday, allowing you to spend your days lounging on the sand and enjoying the azure waters, sampling gastronomic delicacies, or frequenting the shops, clubs, and cafes in the capital city of Fort-de-France.