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Bouillante

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Bouillante - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Guadeloupe
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Common famous Guadeloupe, Bouillante, called "islet-to-Guava" when it was founded in the 17th century, is one of the oldest towns of Guadeloupe.

Its current name comes from the many hot springs (80 °) that flow across the area, including under the sea If the people have long cooked eggs, the true natural wealth led to the implantation of a geothermal well to Bouillante. The electricity produced - the resulting steam turbines - is absolutely clean and illuminates the "Kaz" Pointe Noire Old Inhabitants. At the hot springs there are other natural resources: the beauty of the seabed. The town has become the major site of diving in Guadeloupe.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBouillante
Postcode97125
Latitude16.1327120 (N 16° 7’ 58”)
Longitude-61.7688200 (W 61° 46’ 8”)
Surface area43.46 km²
Population7639 inhabitants
Density175 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBasse-Terre (22 km, 20 min)
Insee code97106
IntercommunalityCA du Sud Basse-Terre
DepartmentGuadeloupe
RegionOverseas

Nearest cities & towns

Vieux-Habitants14 km (18 min)
Pointe-Noire15 km (15 min)
Baillif18.2 km (20 min)
Basse-Terre23 km (25 min)
Saint-Claude27 km (30 min)
Deshaies29 km (23 min)
Gourbeyre29 km (33 min)
Vieux-Fort30 km (32 min)
Lamentin35 km (29 min)
Trois-Rivières36 km (39 min)
Petit-Bourg38 km (34 min)
Baie-Mahault38 km (34 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Guadeloupe Carnival
The Antilles' unmissable festivalFrom 8 january to 1 march 2017
Les Nuits Caraïbes
Classical music concerts in the Caribbean islandsFrom 4 to 18 february 2017

Photos

Ilets Pigeon
Ilets Pigeon
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Green turtles Malendure
Green turtles Malendure
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Whale watching
Whale watching
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Weather

Monday 5 december
Min. 28°C - Max. 28°C
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Tuesday 6 december
Min. 28°C - Max. 28°C
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Wednesday 7 december
Min. 28°C - Max. 28°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Diving and snorkelling at the Cousteau Reserve
Sports sensations15 € Bouillante
Game fishing in Côte-sous-le-vent
Sports sensations160 € Bouillante
Sea diving at the Cousteau Reserve
Sports sensations40 € Bouillante
Guided walking tour in the heart of the Cousteau reserve
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 100 € Pointe-Noire (8 km)
Visit a sand picture studio
Arts and Crafts0 € to 3 € Pointe-Noire (10.3 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pointe des Châteaux
HikeEasy1h00Saint-François (53 km)

Vacation rentals

Hotels