The most important attractions in La Desirade

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The French island of La Desirade is situated in the Atlantic Ocean 10 kilometers east of Guadeloupe - Cape Pointe des Chateaux. It is long and narrow island that stretches from southwest to northeast and is the most barren and rocky place all external islands of Guadeloupe. Its shores are so wild that tourists feel here like castaways. This makes the island popular for a certain type of adventurous visitors. Nowadays the local population is mainly engaged in fishing, shipbuilding and agriculture. Tourism is an important part of the economy of this faraway place, but we must say that the northern part of the island of La Desirade is unavailable, while in the south are the best beaches for recreation. There are two beaches that are suitable for sunbathing and swimming in the ocean. One is located near Beausejour with fine white sand and crystal clear water Fifi beach, beach and the other is to Le Souffleur length of two kilometers. The largest settlements are Beausejour and Le Souffleur. Bookmark and Share

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Natural attractions in La Desirade

The French island of La Desirade is situated in the Atlantic Ocean 10 kilometers east of Guadeloupe - Cape Pointe des Chateaux. It is long and narrow island that stretches from southwest to northeast and is the most barren and rocky place all external islands of Guadeloupe.

Its shores are so wild that tourists feel here like castaways. This makes the island popular for a certain type of adventurous visitors. Nowadays the local population is mainly engaged in fishing, shipbuilding and agriculture.

Tourism is an important part of the economy of this faraway place, but we must say that the northern part of the island of La Desirade is unavailable, while in the south are the best beaches for recreation. There are two beaches that are suitable for sunbathing and swimming in the ocean.

One is located near Beausejour with fine white sand and crystal clear water Fifi beach, beach and the other is to Le Souffleur length of two kilometers. The largest settlements are Beausejour and Le Souffleur.

Do not miss these places:

Petite-Riviere-best beach for diving on the island of La Desirade

Le Morne du Souffleur - hour walkway that promises amazing views

Beausejour -the longest sandy beach and convenient places for bathing in the sea

Cotton plantation ruins of the old leper colony

Petite -Terre - two small islands classified natural reserve in 1998 gv them come all woods, two ponds, a few sandy beaches, many rocky cliffs, a lagoon, several coral reefs and sea creatures in it .

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