Goyave is a municipality to the east of Basse Terre. Its name comes from the large number of guavas, small fruits that are found in the surroundings. The economic activity of the municipality is mainly focused on fishing and agriculture, especially banana growing. Observe the numerous banana plantations along the roads. Goyave, typical commune of Guadeloupe opens today to tourism and offers superb hikes.
Hiking lovers will be able to discover the "saut du Bras du Fort", an easy walk to discover the forest with swimming possible! Another hike is located in Goyave, les "chutes Moreau". These sumptuous falls are located in the heart of the humid tropical rainforest called "hygrophile".
Goyave has an ideal place for families, "Le Jardin d'Eau de Blonzac". This beautiful garden offers fun and sporting activities and allows to discover the tropical plants.
The "jardin aux mille fruits" in Goyave, arboretum of 2 hectares allows to pick and taste, fruits and vegetables of the archipelago Guadeloupe.
Do not forget to go to Sainte Claire beach, gray sand beach with a nice view of the city of Pointe à Pitre and Marie Galante.
tourist information : Town hall of Goyave
Rue des Ecoles
Tél: 05 90 95 91 11
Fax: 05 90 95 94 95
Places to visit
- The pretty gardens of the town: "Le Jardin d'Eau", "le Jardin aux Mille Fruits"
- The beach of Sainte Claire
- Eiffel style bridges
- Discover the rainforest during hikes: "saut du bras du fort", "chutes Moreau"