Top Attractions in Sainte Rose
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- The island is really small so it’s actually a sandbank. Gorgeous water around it. You can relax there and have a swim. I can’t believe that it might be gone soon as it will disappear underneath the waves. We need to stop global warming to save places like this.
On the way you can visit to mangroves. Snorkelling isn’t that great as there are very few fish and the corals seem grey.
On the whole it was a great trip.Written 12 January 2019This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- A good first step on the discovery of Guadeloupe's Rhum. The museum gives a good background on the history of rhum on the island, and also a lot of information about the process of making rhum agricole (French style rum from sugar cane juice). While some of the exhibits at the museum are in French only, the large information boards have an English translation on the other side. No English in the upstairs parts of the museum which showcase model boats, insects and some local natural history.
There's also a video which follows the self guided museum. It's about 10 minutes long and shows the rhum making process at Reimonenq. This had a surprisingly good production value, with audio available in multiple languages. It is not possible to see the distillery equipment currently in use, or tour those facilities.
The tasting was okay and included in the price of admission. It included the white rhum, ambre, and 2 varieties of 3yo Vieux, but none of the more expensive bottles.
While it isn't the most exciting tour, or best rhum tasting on the island, I would recommend this as the first step before visiting other distilleries as it has the best explanations of the rhum history and process.Written 17 September 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Decided to try this beauty instead of our favourite a few miles away and were not disappointed. In fact the beach is split in two by rocks and one side is quieter than the other!Written 11 November 2018This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- It's a place witch tell the guadeloupe's story about medicinals plants and differents clochers across centuriesIt's a place witch tell the Guadeloupe's story about medicinals plants and clothes across the centuries .Written 26 January 2021
- Easy two hour walk with our eleven year old kids. I was a bit concerned to not have ‘proper’ shoes but in the end it was easy enough. It hadn’t rained the morning we went but in any case with all the roots and steps there is sufficient footing as long as you are reasonably fit.
From the car park it isn’t clear which is the short and which is the long route. Looking at the sign, the long way is the right most one. The short route is the steep one on the left. They go around in a loop. We went down the long way and back the (steep) short way.Written 18 August 2020
- I liked the beach, that was dark brown.
There is often wind here. This is why the trees are not vertical.
At the point, the waves were hitting it constantly.
We had fun and we enjoyed the landscape.
However, rain would soon come.
Worthwhile to see!Written 22 August 2019
- As soon as i was on the beach, i liked it. There were trees and palm trees.
Many of the people were in the ocean, mostly to swim.
Some like us were walking to enjoy this beach and ocean.
There were some rocks nearby. I always like to explore that.
This is a worthwhile beach!Written 26 August 2019
- Great beach tucked away off the beaten track. Worth a call in when passing. Lovely sand underfoot with clear water.Written 13 October 2019
- The fountain in front was the site for at least one scene in "death in Paradise". Since the DIP show was our primary reason to come to Guadeloupe, that's why we stopped by - just for external photo.Written 22 May 2022
- Friendly staff, a very informal setting. Raul is very welcoming and will make you feel right at home. We visited three separate mangrove islets on the Grand Cul-de-Sac, with commentary at each location (mangrove lifecycle, ecosystem, importance, a little history of Guadeloupe) and a pleasant little surprise at the last stop. We also got to have a little swim then. Though not particularly strenuous, the pedalboats are nonetheless a bit of a workout, so expect that! Make sure you’ve applied sunblock on your legs too.
Wholeheartedly recommend.Written 6 September 2022
- It was a bit a cold day when we arrived at the Source de Sofia.
I saw some running water among the river.
I tried the hot springs and it was a bit warm, but not much.
Then a lady took the hot springs for a long time.
It depends who likes hot, warm or cold.
It was worthwhile anyway. We had fun!Written 22 August 2019
- Fabulous afternoon spent exploring the Mangrove, reefs, and island. We were the only English speakers on the boat but our fellow passengers were lovely and Max, our captain/guide went out of his way to make us feel included but stopping to explain everything in English also. Would highly recommend.Written 12 May 2022
- A variety of things to see. The old house which has been kept well, the gardens with a trolley train if you prefer to be transported rather than walk. The shop has some rum tasting before purchasing as well as a few different souvenirs to usual tourist shops.Written 27 January 2020
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