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Pointe des Chateaux

Grande-Terre, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
+590 590 23-7729
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Interesting and beautiful

We visited mid morning during the week. We easily got a parking spot and enjoyed an hour or so... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
paishaPa_Usa
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PA, USA
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Nice little hike to the top of the point, breathtaking scenery

Although this is a very busy place on a weekend the hike was pleasant and most were courteous to... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
pearlyww
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Westport MA USA
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Grande-Terre, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We visited mid morning during the week. We easily got a parking spot and enjoyed an hour or so hiking to the top and enjoying the view. Easy hike. Also enjoyed coconut sorbet that others on TA mentioned. Bottomline: worth a visit if you are...More

Thank paishaPa_Usa
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Although this is a very busy place on a weekend the hike was pleasant and most were courteous to share the narrow path. I would call it a rubbly walk more than a hike, no steep steps or climbing that required hands assistance. Very nice...More

Thank pearlyww
Reviewed 20 March 2017

despite being a popular tourist attraction, this beautiful overlook was not overly crowded when we visited (early afternoon on a weekday). awe-inspiring views and many great spots for photo-ops. there's also a couple vendors by the parking area for souvenirs and snacks/drinks. we got drinks...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

There is a reason why parking can be an issue (even though we went on a Sunday afternoon and got a spot fairly easily), the view is beautiful. Nice little hike and you could walk for a while if you want to. View of the...More

Thank Smilemilie
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Ten minutes from Saint Francois a beautiful spot with panaramic views. Parking could be a problem as it gets quite busybut well worth a visit

Thank johninfrance75
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Although parking was a challenge due to the popularity of this point, the rewards far exceed any parking issues. We have been to the Swiss Alps, the Tetons, atop Mt. Washington, the Canyonlands, the Outer Banks and the coast of Downcast Maine, but the natural...More

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A delight to see the power of the ocean on the very eastern part of the island. The walk up to the cross aloud for a wonderful view. A must see.

Thank sylvie B
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Pointe des Chateaux is the very eastern tip of the island. We arrived in cloud-shrouded skies and a bit of a tropical rain but within minutes the skies had cleared, leaving breath-taking views. Kite-boarding was plentiful to watch along the lagoons. Well worth the trek...More

Thank Barbara V
Reviewed 9 March 2017

There is a nice hike to the top of the cross that gives a great view of the water. However, even standing on the beach or on the rocks near the beach, the view is spectacular.

Thank koparl
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop when we visited Guadeloupe and it was worth the 45 minute drive from Gosier! We actually decided to go a second time at the end of our trip. The rocky cost was gorgeous and the walk up to the point...More

Thank CalamitysChild1234
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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
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EluniaZ
18 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
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