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TownBouillanteVieux-Habitants at 14 km (18 min)
Insee code97106Pointe-Noire at 15 km (15 min)
Postcode97125Baillif at 18.2 km (20 min)
Latitude16.1327120Basse-Terre at 23 km (25 min)
Longitude-61.7688200Saint-Claude at 27 km (30 min)
Surface43.46 km²Deshaies at 29 km (23 min)
Population7639 inhabitantsGourbeyre at 29 km (33 min)
Density175 inhabitants/km²Vieux-Fort at 30 km (32 min)
Chief townBasse-Terre (at 22 km, 20 min)Lamentin at 35 km (29 min)
DepartmentGuadeloupeTrois-Rivières at 36 km (39 min)
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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.


  • Scuba diving at La Reserve Cousteau, Malendure range. Observation of cetaceans (whales, dolphins, humpback whales, pilot whales, beaked whales ...), watching turtle nesting sites (June-August).
  • Snorkeling and snorkeling, lasting about 1 hour, to see green turtles from the beach face Malendure Reserve Cousteau. At about 10-20 meters from the right edge of the beach, there is a meadow on sandy bottom where turtles come to feed.
  • Sandy Malendure.
  • Hot Springs on the beach of Anse Sable and at a place called Thomas (2.5 km south) in the rocks of the coast.
  • Interests and activities:
  • Wed Kayaking
  • Canyoning.
  • Cruises sail or motor.
  • Swimming in the river.
  • Bathing in hot springs.
  • Hiking.
  • Possibility to rent motor boats (with or without license).
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Bouillante
Leisure centresBeach of Malendure
MonumentsLighthouse of L'Anse à la Barque


  • Falls Carbet of Matouba, of Galion, skipping Acomat.
  • The Soufriere Hills volcano.
  • Visits to museums (coffee, cocoa, rum, wood, shells).
  • Visits to rum distilleries.
  • Interests and activities: bodysurfing, jet skiing, hiking in the rain forest, aquaculture park, zoo, botanical garden, park tree climbing, scuba diving, snorkeling, exploring the mangrove ...
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Diving and snorkelling at the Cousteau ReserveSports sensations15 €Bouillante
Game fishing in Côte-sous-le-ventSports sensations160 €Bouillante
Kayak and tubing at the Cousteau ReserveSports sensationsFrom 25 € to 35 €Bouillante
Sea diving at the Cousteau ReserveSports sensations35 €Bouillante
Aquatic hike in the Pigeon islandsNature and the outdoorsFrom 16 € to 140 €Pointe-Noire (8 km)

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Thursday 29 January
Min. 25°C - Max. 28°C
Friday 30 January
Min. 24°C - Max. 26°C


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Located 9.8 km from Bouillante84 € the double room 
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2 bedrooms located close to the Grand Etang and Carbet Falls, for couples, family with children or two couples. You will be welcomed in a quiet large villa with mountain views and a...
Located 20 km from BouillanteFrom 65 € to 75 € the double room 

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Hotel Saint Georges - Hotel in BouillanteHotel Saint Georges  
Offering an outdoor pool and a buffet restaurant, Hotel Saint Georges is located in Saint-Claude. It boasts free Wi-Fi and on-site parking, plus free daily Continental breakfast. Each...
Located 14.3 km from BouillanteRoom from 110 €
Le Rayon Vert - Hotel in BouillanteLe Rayon Vert     
Amid a natural garden in the west coast of Guadaloupe Island, Le Rayon Vert Hotel offers its guests terraces to soak in the sun, a hot tub and an outdoor pool. The rustic-style decorated...
Located 17.1 km from BouillanteRoom from 168 €
Residence Simona - Hotel in BouillanteResidence Simona    
Residence Simona is only 5 minutes’ drive away from the beach front and offers free Wi-Fi connection, a large terrace and air conditioning. The property has easy access for the disabled....
Located 20 km from BouillanteRoom from 110 €

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