How to choose the ideal holiday accommodation when visiting Guadeloupe Archipelago
Are you looking to relax and having good time while enjoying a warm weather?
If yes, Guadeloupe Archipelago is the destination to go. The archipelago has stunning scenery with gorgeous beaches, a vibrant and vigorous aquatic and terrestrial fauna as well as a diversified flora. So now you are 100% sure that you want to visit, the next essential step will be to make your researches about the different types of accommodations available according your preferences, interests, and length of stay. This blog post is all about helping you to enjoy your experience to the fullest. Here are some suggestions to find the ideal holiday accommodation when visiting the archipelago.
First and foremost, there are few factors to consider when choosing an accommodation:
- What is your budget?
- How long are you going to stay?
- How many persons are coming with you? Friends/Family?
- What are your interests?
- What kind of activities do you want to take part in?
- Are you planning on taking a rental car?
- Do you have special dietary requirements?
- Beside of visiting the archipelago, do you want to find out more about the local community?
Once you have determined all of these aspects, it will be easier for you to make up your mind.
FIRST OPTION: Hotel/Resort
- The hotel/ Resort
There is a large amount of 3-star, 4-star and few 5-star hotels and resorts in the archipelago. From single, double, triple rooms and suites, the options are quite diversified. All of them have an exotic touch and are either beachfront or located in a tropical garden or sometimes have both settings.
Depending on the hotel standard but most of the time, when you are booking a single, double or triple room as well as suites, air-conditioned, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, mini fridges, tea and coffeemakers are included. Some suites have a private terrace or/and a balcony and a kitchenette. Complimentary amenities often comprise parking, breakfast, an on-site restaurant, an outdoor pool, meeting rooms and sometimes tennis courts, a gym, a spa and a shuttle service when the resort has this on offer. This option could be beneficial for couples or when you are on a business trip.
- The hotel-Residence
If you are fancy to live your holiday by combining the comfort and equipments of your home while enjoying hotel services, you might want to consider hotel residences instead. The accommodations range from studios, apartments, bungalows or villas. Like at home, the lodgings are entirely furnished featuring fully equipped kitchens, living areas, bedrooms, bathrooms, balconies, terraces as well as amazing sea, garden or pool views. Villas are the biggest holiday rental. This is a good bet for a family, a group of friends, or a business group.
SECOND OPTION: Lodges, holiday cottages
If you are all about authenticity and want to experience peace, serenity and comfort to relax in a more intimate place, a lodge or cottage is the perfect match. In Guadeloupe Archipelago, these types of accommodations are often human-sized structures, nestled in green areas. Ecolodges which are environmental friendly accommodations are quite trendy. Indeed, Ecolodges owners are highly motivated to preserve and act for the environment. This lodging is designed to have the minimum possible impact on the natural environment in which it is situated. Wooden cottages, bungalows or ecolodges at the heart of tropical gardens will delight you if you are a nature lover and looking for a serene atmosphere. This option can suit couples, families or group of friends as choices are quite diverse.
THIRD OPTION: Bed and Breakfast / Airbnb
Some human-sized holiday rentals are family business. The hosts are living on-site and can have a bed and breakfast service on offer. With this alternative, you will be able to get valuable advice and tips about various subjects such as the culture, the gastronomy, interesting sites to visit…etc
Last but not least, another way to make your stay an unforgettable adventure is to use the online marketplace and hospitality service Airbnb. If you have friends living in the Archipelago, AirBnb could be the perfect solution to get closer to them. If you’ve already been to Guadeloupe Archipelago and know exactly what you want to do and where you want to go, AirBnb is cost saving while allowing you to be independent if you are renting an entire flat or house.
Regardless the holiday rental you will book, you will definitely enjoy the luxuriant and diversified scenery of Guadeloupe Archipelago as it plays a big part in your overall experience.