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Ilet Caret

Sainte Rose, Guadeloupe
+590 690 55-9100
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Small island, almost vanished

Try renting a boat or taking an organized tour to visit this small island till is still not covered... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Tavishor
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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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Paradise in the middle of the sea

It is a wonderful island what shows exatly what we do with our planet. The island is smaller and... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Judit Emma T
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sand island” (2 reviews)
“small island” (3 reviews)
“blue lagoon” (2 reviews)
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Sainte Rose, Guadeloupe
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Try renting a boat or taking an organized tour to visit this small island till is still not covered by water. The island is more and more little an soon will disapear. No more trees on the island, exept the new ones. Sadly to found...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

It is a wonderful island what shows exatly what we do with our planet. The island is smaller and smaller year by year cause the global warming but still amazing advanture. Take a boat stay there for the whole day and on the way back...More

Thank Judit Emma T
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Very small island slowly disappearing ( global warming), got to stop there as part of Seatour excursion. Lots of boats but beautiful views and sights

Thank Gregori L
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is very popular destination due to its visual attraction. The island is 60m x 20m and there are usually 10 - 15 boats at each time while the weather is nice. Grill parties and music are common. Not to do during high season, if...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was a 5* trip 3 yrs ago - scenic tour round the N coast, wade ashore, small atoll to walk over, swim, sunbathe then excellent BBQ lunch shaded from the sun under a canopy. Now the organisers tell us - owing to rising seas...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The only drawback with this tiny sand island is that too many boat trips go there. Find an excursion (such as Blue Lagoon) which goes to a different site.

Thank ChristopherJLawton
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Sand mining and storms have been degrading this sand island in the lagoon and there isn't much left. The mature coconuts are gone and the newly planted ones are still tiny. While the cabins have mostly fallen into the sea. Despite all those sad facts,...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

I love travel in west indies. it's very good place in caraïbes. I will be back again and again to see that <3

Thank Yoann R
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Lame snorkeling, but if it's on the way drop anchor and have a beer and a quick dip. Don't waste your time snorkeling, get out to the reef.

Thank sheva21
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

Ilet de Caret is a magical place about to disappear in a few years due to the breaking of the coral barrier and the waves stealing away the perfectly white sand with each passing. The island is smaller each month and will soon cease to...More

1  Thank DarkClaudS
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