Pointe-Noire is located on the côte sous le vent (the leeward side) of Basse-Terre Island in Guadeloupe. Nestled between the Caribbean Sea and Guadeloupe National Park, Pointe Noire is an ideal holiday spot for beach and nature lovers. Renting a villa in Pointe Noire makes discovering all the wonders of this part of the island possible, and the experience will be sure to leave you with unforgettable memories of your dream vacation.
Pointe Noire, a small traditional village that has retained its authenticity, offers diversity thanks to its unique combination of both sea and forest. The beaches are long and pristine, with an inviting mix of pink sand and warm waters. A number of bays are arrayed along the shore offering you a wide variety of dream beaches to choose from. Lovely seaside restaurants where you can dine on grilled lobster right on the water are also easy to find.
A wide range of day cruises as well as opportunities to scuba dive for the first time are available in Pointe-Noire and Bouillante, located just a few kilometers away. Among the many possible destinations, you might choose to discover the Cousteau Reserve.
Pointe-Noire also has the advantage of being located at the entrance of the Parc Naturel des Mamelles, the departure point for breathtaking hikes for all skill levels. Outdoor activities such as nature walks, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking and canyoning ensure you a holiday that you'll never forget. A must-do excursion is the ascension of the Soufrière volcano on the southern tip of Basse-Terre. You'll be able to wrap up the day by swimming in the warm water at the foot of the volcano.