Départ pour Grand Cul de Sac Marin
Cascade le Saut des Trois Cornes
Musée du Rhum

Sainte Rose

Sainte Rose

Sainte-Rose Basse Terre Guadeloupe: Travel Guide

Located on the northwest coast of Basse-Terre in Guadeloupe, the historically agricultural commune of Sainte-Rose offers a balanced experience between its rich agricultural past, its historical heritage, and its exceptional natural treasures.

Beaches and Nature

Sainte-Rose is famous for its heavenly beaches such as Cluny beach, Amandiers beach, and Nogent beach. These stretches of sand offer an idyllic setting for idleness and relaxation.

The main tourist attraction of Sainte-Rose is the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin, a nature reserve classified as a world biosphere reserve by UNESCO. With the longest coral reef in the Antilles, this 15,000 hectare reserve connects the two main islands of Guadeloupe, Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre, offering exceptional flora and fauna.

Unmissable Visits in Sainte-Rose

The Ecomusée de Guadeloupe in Sainte-Rose presents local medicinal plants and traces the history of the settlement of the archipelago.
The Domaine de Séverin distillery offers an immersion into the sugar cane industry in Guadeloupe, with a tour on a small train including the making of rum, the owners' house, the garden, and the ouassous breeding.
The Reimonenq distillery, with its Rum Museum, is also a must to discover the history of sugar cane.

Accessible Activities

Visits to Sainte-Rose are accessible from the majority of rentals in Guadeloupe, offering a variety of options for discovering the richness of the town.

Hiking Trails: For hiking enthusiasts, Sainte-Rose offers several trails, including the Saut des Trois Cornes, a beautiful walk in the heart of the tropical forest with the possibility of swimming.
Sainte-Rose, between its agricultural roots, its historical heritage and its natural treasures, offers a complete experience to visitors. Whether you are a history buff, a lover of idyllic beaches, or a fan of hiking in the great outdoors, this Guadeloupean town has something to satisfy all desires. Book your vacation rental in Guadeloupe now.

Practical infos

tourism office

Esplanade de la verdure

Place Tricolore

Tél: 05 90 20 20 48 

Places to visit

  • the islands in the Grand Cul de Sac Marin
  • The beaches: Amandiers beach, Nogent beach, Cluny beach


  • Discover history "Ecomusée de Guadeloupe"
  • visit the Museum of Rhum (distillery Reimonenq) and the Domaine de Séverin"
  • Discover the flora of Guadeloupe during hikes: the Saut des Trois Cornes, the Trace Sofaïa.