In the port city of Point-a-Pitre, the capital, colorful and pungent markets, where spices and tropical fruits are sold draw visitors daily. The beaches come in an assortment of colors from pink to black and golden yellow to powdery white. Here the warm Caribbean waters invite sun lovers to participate in the many exciting water sports.
In the Guadeloupe National Park find rainforests, coastal forests, waterfalls and mangroves. Climb the slopes of the active volcano. The view from the top is spectacular and the sides of the volcano are still warm to the touch. Hot springs, mud baths and sulphur pools are scattered all over the islands, warm therapeutic waters spawned by the volcano.