ACCESS BY PLANE
You will arrive to Pole Cararibest Airport (10 km from the base 20 minutes by car)
There are five companies that offer direct flights from France (Air France - Air Caraibes - Corsair - Level - Norwegian Airlines)
There are regular flights from various destinations during the High Season, please check the schedule at www.guadeloupe.aeroport.fr
TRANSFER FROM AIRPORT TO BASE
If you need a transfer from the airport to the base, please contact us, we will be happy to assist you.
No, you only need experience on similar boats you'd like to charter. If you don't have much experience, we are happy to assign a skipper for a day or as long as you think you need to get you up to speed.
Yes, all those services are standard at each of our bases worldwide
The currency is the Euro. Visa and MasterCard are accepted in the main tourist areas but not in rural locations. Most banks are in Pointe-à-Pitre. Almost all have ATM's.
The time difference to Guadeloupe is Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) -4 hours.
US citizens. Canadians, British, Australian, French and Switzerland citizens only need a passport valid beyond their departure date, and do not need a visa to travel to Guadeloupe for stays under 90 days. Other citizens need a visa to enter Guadeloupe. Talk to us to make sure you have the correct documents before you travel.
Youll find free Wi-Fi at the marina. Getting online is easy with plenty of Wi-Fi spots in restaurants and cafes, but you may find that speeds vary.
Sailing conditions in Guadeloupe benefit from north-east trade winds at speeds of 15 to 25 knots, these winds moderate the heat and humidity. The windy season is from November to May.
In Guadeloupe, temperatures average 74oF in winter and 87oF in summer. Temperatures can drop at night, so make sure that you carry a light jacket. The dry season, with the driest month in March, is between December and May.
On land electricity is 220 volts
The language spoken in Guadeloupe is French
The dialing code for Guadeloupe is +590
Please only take soft bags and not suitcases, as they would be too bulky onboard.