Bouillante

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TownBouillanteVieux-Habitants at 8.7 km
Insee code97106Pointe-Noire at 11 km
Postcode97125Baillif at 11.8 km
Latitude16.1327120Saint-Claude at 13.8 km
Longitude-61.7688200Basse-Terre at 15.6 km
Surface43.46 km²Gourbeyre at 18.3 km
Population7639 inhabitantsPetit-Bourg at 19.6 km
Density175 inhabitants/km²Deshaies at 19.9 km
Chief townBasse-Terre (at 22 km, 20 min)Lamentin at 21 km
DepartmentGuadeloupeGoyave at 21 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

  • 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

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • 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
Game fishing in Côte-sous-le-ventSports sensations160 €Bouillante
Kayak and tubing at the Cousteau ReserveSports sensationsFrom 25 € to 35 €Bouillante
Diving and snorkelling at the Cousteau ReserveSports sensationsFreeBouillante
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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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 3 bedroomsCouleurs Paradis  
Pointe-Noire
2 guest rooms comfort in a small quiet and friendly place. Pool, spa, sea view, near beach and diving center. Facilities: guest table, car rental, massages at home, organization of...
Located 9.8 km from BouillanteFrom 70 € to 80 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsLocation gites a bouillante T3 et T2
Bouillante
On the hills of Pigeon Poirier Bouillante Common, facing the Ilets Pigeon said Cousteau Reserve, the largest dive site of Guadeloupe, near the beach Malendure, 10 minutes from the beautiful...
Located in Bouillante280 € per week 
Bungalow for 16 personsKaz kayou en gwada
Bouillante
Bungalow Creole charm. Located on the leeward coast, 45 km from the airport, about 1 km from the sea and shops, kaz kayou is a haven of peace washed by the lush vegetation of Pigeon....
Located in BouillanteFrom 300 € to 385 € per week 
Bungalow for 21 personsChalets Sous-le-Vent - Réserve Cousteau  
9.1
Bouillante
Véronique & Alex welcome you in their fully equipped cottages located in a 2'300sqm tropical garden with a swimming pool and sea view, facing the Réserve Cousteau marine park in Guadeloupe....
Located in BouillanteFrom 320 € to 390 € per week 

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HOTELS

Le Rayon Vert - Hotel in BouillanteLe Rayon Vert     
8.5
Deshaies
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 148 €
Residence Simona - Hotel in BouillanteResidence Simona    
9.5
Deshaies
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 92 €
Habitation Grande Anse - Hotel in BouillanteHabitation Grande Anse     
8
Deshaies
This tropical hotel offers units with a private patio or balcony overlooking the gardens. The hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from the Grande Anse Beach. Studios are uniquely decorated with...
Located 21 km from BouillanteRoom from 80 €

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Canella Beach Hotel
Offering a beautiful setting on Grande Bay, Canella Beach Hotel features accommodation with sea, garden or pool views, an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant....
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