Pointe-a-Pitre is a lively city located on the Island of Grande-Terre in the Caribbean. The island is a part of the Guadeloupe Archipelago which is administered by France. This stunning collection of islands is full of amazing opportunities for discovering a unique blend of the Caribbean and French culture. You can relish the culinary pleasures of markets like Marche de la Darse where fishermen sell their catch straight from the boats as well as relax in the cafes and charming restaurants of the Place de la Victoire. Pointe-a-Pitre is a perfectly eclectic mix of enjoyable activities situated on a stunning island making it a great choice for your next boat charter.
Enjoying the fun of the Pointe-a-Pitre Marina. Any boating lover would appreciate that the heart of town, is Bas-du-Fort, Pointe a Pitre marina, and harbor. Not only is it a great place for you to begin your adventure and explore the Guadeloupe Archipelago, but also a dynamic area full of great restaurants and nightlife. Its heart is the Route du Rhum, where if you get your timing lucky enough you see where the world’s most famous solo transatlantic race happens once every four years in November.
Set Sail to Explore the Beauties of the Caribbean. One of the reasons for the prosperity of Pointe-a-Pitre is that its located in a truly stunning aquatic environment. Once you head out of Bas-du-Fort, you’ll be able to discover the countless amazing beaches and islands nearby. Guadeloupe National Park is a massive park that covers three islands and includes great places for hiking, swimming, and diving. You can head up to Carbet Falls as well as if you are lucky enough might be able to catch a glimpse of some manatees at play
Savor the Delights of Pointe a Pitre Markets. Few places have such incredible markets at Pointe a Pitre. The top is certainly Darse, a daily morning market where you can find amazing freshly fish directly sold by the fisherman and a wide variety of colorful Caribbean fruits and vegetables. From here you can also head into the Creole Saint-Antoine Market which gives you a truly authentic taste of Guadeloupe and is the home to an annual cooking festival in August that you definitely don’t want to miss! Pointe-a-Pitre is a lively, colorful destination set in the beauty of the Caribbean and with your own charter, you’ll be unlocking your own amazing adventure!