Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Basse-Terre

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

Natural highlights

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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation 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 center.

Where to stay around Basse Terre?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,021 holiday lettings near Basse Terre. From 374 Bungalows to 431 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: 827 holiday homes
  • Petit Bourg: 1,489 holiday homes
  • Sainte-Rose: 1,364 holiday homes
  • Capesterre Belle Eau: 988 holiday homes
  • Vieux-Habitants: 657 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: 827 holiday lettings
  • Petit Bourg: 1,489 holiday lettings
  • Sainte-Rose: 1,364 holiday lettings
  • Capesterre Belle Eau: 988 holiday lettings
  • Vieux-Habitants: 657 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): 830 self catering accommodations
  • Les Bases Airport (GBJ): 69 self catering accommodations
  • Le Raizet Airport (PTP): 3,483 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:

  • Destreland: 2,897 holiday rentals
  • Deshaies Botanical Garden: 1,295 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Guadeloupe: 765 holiday rentals
  • Fort Louis Delgres: 746 holiday rentals
  • Sofaia Waterfall: 1,685 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.