The Coconut House (La Maison de la Noix de Coco)
The Coconut house is a must see site when visiting Guadeloupe Archipelago. Located in Grande-Terre Island more precisely in Saint-François Township, the Coconut house is composed of a Souvenir shop and an Ecomuseum where you will find interesting information about the coconut itself.
The Coconut house has been created by an ambitious man who wanted to share with the public the multiple assets that the coconut has in Arts and Craft industry.
When arriving, you will get a warm welcoming with a refreshing drink made with coconut milk or some coconut water. The Souvenir shop gathers over 900 objects from 20 or so artists from Guadeloupe Archipelago and all over the world. From the roots, the trunk, the leaves, to the fruit everything is used in a creative and original way to make handy, useful and decorative objects such as hats, lamps, ashtrays, wall decor items, key-ring…etc
You will also find a large choice of jewellery and accessories including earrings, necklaces and bracelets for a good value for money.
After shopping in the Souvenir boutique, don’t forget to have a look to the Ecomuseum where you will find educational boards with valuable explanation on the coconut.
When visiting Grande-Terre Island don’t miss out this amazing place where you will find beautiful objects that represent a mix of art, heritage, tradition and culture of Guadeloupe Archipelago.
The Coconut House is open everyday from 9am to 6.30pm
Address and contact details:
Route de la Pointe des Châteaux
Tél. : +5 90 590 85 00 92