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Capesterre beach

Ultimate guide (July 2024)
Capesterre is the best beach in Marie-Galante island of Guadeloupe. This is a true tropical paradise. All beaches are located to the south-west of town - first Feuillere Beach followed by La Playa and finally Touloulou. The place in not crowded, and it is easy to find a palm shadow. Attention! Now Guadeloupe and Martinique are the most affordable tropical islands, when we talk about transportation costs. Flight fares from Paris start from US$150 per way, while flight from Miami - from US$130. For details read here>>. Shore and seabed: sand. [edit]
This beach ranks #13 of the "Best beaches in the Caribbean"
Rating: 9.0 - 347 votes [vote]
Coordinates: 15.885097, -61.227033

Hotels [edit]

Rooms' fares in the hotels of Capesterre range from US$90 to US$300 per night. It is better to book much in advance during the high season.

How to get there [edit]

Fly to Guadeloupe international airport (PTP). Next take a ferry from the port of Pointe-a-Pitre to Grand-Bourg port of Marie-Galante island and hire a taxi.

When to go [edit]

The best time for a beach holiday in Capesterre de Marie Galante is a dry period from January to June. Keep in mind, that there are definite high and low seasons. The bad period is usually from April to October, - when there are a lot of smelling seagrass ashore. As for the rest of time, everything is pretty nice, but the wind is strong enough attracting occasional kitesurfers.

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Useful information [edit]

Paris - Guadeloupe (PTP) - from US$150 per way.

Paris - Martinique (FDF) - from US$150 per way.

Miami - Guadeloupe (PTP) - from US$130 per way.

Miami - Martinique (FDF) - from US$130 per way.

Now this is real! Though these cheap tickets are not available for all dates, the average price tag is still very cheap. The reason is that a lot of airlines fly to the French Caribbean - including transatlantic low cost Air Level.

The islands are safe, beautiful and not very expensive. Even if you have a limited budget, it is possible to rent a room from $US40 per night and to buy foods in supermarkets. Martinique hotels are about 10% more expensive compared to those in Guadeloupe.

Feel free to search for tickets at Skyscanner and Momondo. To Guadeloupe:

To Martinique:

Anyone living in Europe or North America may find a convenient flight with a connection in Paris or in Miami. It is also possible to arrive to any island, and to depart back from another one, since domestic flight between Guadeloupe and Martinique is just about US$80 per way.


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Low-cost airlines flying long distances:

1. Norwegian Air Shuttle (wiki) :

- flights from Europe to USA/Canada - from US$100 per way;

- from London to South America - from US$250 per way;

- from Europe to Thailand - from US$200 per way;

- the best flights depart from European hubs - Oslo (OSL), Stockholm (ARN) and Copenhagen (CPH).

2. Scoot (wiki) - flies from Singapore to Berlin (TXL) and to Athens (ATH) - from US$200 per way, as well as to Australia.

3. AirAsia (wiki) :

- from Osaka (KIX) to Hawaii (HNL) - from US$190 per way;

- from South-East Asia to Australia.

4. Jetstar (wiki) - flies from Australia to Hawaii (from US$200 per way), as well as to New Zealand and to South-East Asia.

5. French Bee (wiki) - flies from Tahiti (PPT) to San Francisco (SFO) - from US$250 per way. This route is also served by United airlines with same fares.

6. Air New Zealand (wiki) - this is not a low cost airline, but offer useful routes from New Zealand to Argentina (from US$450) and to Canada (from US$500 per way).

7. Aigle Azur (wiki) - flies from Paris to Brazil (Sao Paulo, VCP) - from US$320 per way.

8. Air Level (wiki) :

- from Paris to Caribbean - from US$150 per way;

- from Barcelona to South America - from US$250 per way.

9. Eurowings (wiki) - from Dusseldorf and from Munich to Thailand (from US$250 per way), as well to many Caribbean destinations.

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