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Pointe des Chateaux

Grande-Terre, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
+590 590 23-7729
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Beautiful place. A must see in guadeloupe. Beaches and sun. The best view on the island. Dont... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
faye c
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History and nature...a must!

Absolutely stunning beach, good also for snorkeling. Important historical place. Great views and... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
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Grande-Terre, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
+590 590 23-7729
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place. A must see in guadeloupe. Beaches and sun. The best view on the island. Dont miss!!!

Thank faye c
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Absolutely stunning beach, good also for snorkeling. Important historical place. Great views and very good coconut sorbet around :)

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Loved this place and the wiew. The owner of the bar was sleeping during the hours we wire there. No service. No toiletts. Cafe two km Down the road. Bring water and sunoil.

Thank maritsa996
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Very scenic and historic , but better view from aerial perspective - try the gyro copters in St Francois !

Thank rickybobbyhawro
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Being English I am not used to the intense sun. You really need a parasol. Great bar at end of point. The lagoon is amazing and warm. Great snorkelling. Make sure you walk up to the cross, great view.

Thank oliver i
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

How can you not go the "tip" of Grand Terre? It is the perfect place to sit and admire nature. We watched the sunset and enjoyed sorbet and peanuts sold by street vendors. We saw many folks hiking at a distance so I assume there...More

1  Thank Pujagoks
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely picturesque place to visit on Grand Terre. The southern tip. Beautiful views a nice trail to the cross of you are so inclined.

1  Thank Gkpv
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Another popular spot to visit, but as with most, the further you wander, the less crowded it gets. Parking is located along the sides of the road leading up to Pointe des Chateaux, and the main viewpoint is just past the round-a-bout. There are several...More

1  Thank skyisblu
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This location is extremely picturesque with a panoramic view from the summit. There's a nice little rocky shoreline and a short hike up the cliff to the overlook. Good for people of all ages, provided you wear good shoes. I was in flip flops, so...More

1  Thank mary m
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Went to st François and pointe des chateaux as a family day trip. Stayed at pointe des chateaux for about 2 hours to check out the view. The view is just amazing. Probably a 20 minute hick to the top of the hill. Accessibility to...More

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Viet L
10 February 2016|
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Response from Madeline N | Reviewed this property |
We went toward sunset and the colors were unbelievable. However, it meant a drive back in the dark (to Point a Pitre) which wasn't so fun. It would be much easier if you were only driving back to St Francois, or even Sainte... More
17 March 2015|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Guadeloupe has bus service to many points, however this particular place...Pointe des Chateaux is at the extreme end of the island and has no bus service. You can however buy a tour from a hotel which will include this... More