You can rent a yacht for a week in Pointe-à-Pitre easily with Sailica. We offer boat rental in Pointe-à-Pitre and give route tips on the upcoming trip. You will find yachts at hot prices even at the high season. Choose bareboat charter in Pointe-à-Pitre or hire a skipper — we have both options.
The main airport of Guadeloupe, the international airport of Pointe-à-Pitre, is located two miles north of the city. Here come planes from Montreal (Canada), Paris, Bordeaux, Lyon and Marseille (France), Atlanta and Miami (USA), Milan and Rome (Italy), Frankfurt (Germany) and different Caribbean islands.
Sailing season: from December to April.
Rainy season: June-November. It’s also better not to sail in this period because of the hurricanes in the area.
Language of communication: French, Creole. Everyone knows English in tourist places.
Visa: granted in the French embassy with the same list of documents as for the French visa.
Pointe-à-Pitre is considered to be the sailing yacht centre in Guadeloupe, all the local routes start and end here. You can plan a trip for any term from several days to several weeks, just hire a charter boat in Pointe-à-Pitre in time. This route combines everything you need for a perfect rest: beaches, underwater wonders and world’s best rum reserves.
Route from Pointe-à-Pitre, 7 days: Pointe-à-Pitre — Îlet du Gosier — Marie-Galante — Portsmouth (Dominica) — Le Saint — Basse Terre — Pointe-à-Pitre.
Information for those who plan to pass through: American propane containers are not being replenished with gas here
You can hide from hurricanes in two places: Port de Plaisance and Riviere Salee. Although, Riviere Salee is temporarily closed for visits.
Pointe-à-Pitre is a compact town with well-preserved 19th-century architecture. It is easy to navigate in the local streets while visiting colourful markets, excellent museums, and the central Place de la Victoire square. You can also go on a trip around the island to ascend to the volcano La Grand Soufriere and visit the National Park of Guadeloupe in Bas Terre. And you can always take a catamaran charter at Pointe-à-Pitre and go exploring the nearby islands.