Eglise Deshaies - Guadeloupe
Jardin Botanique - Deshaies - Guadeloupe
Plage de Grande Anse - Deshaies - Guadeloupe



Deshaies Basse Terre Guadeloupe - Commune

Located on the northwest coast of Basse-Terre in Guadeloupe, Deshaies is a charming little fishing village, nestled in the heart of green hills, offering one of the most tranquil experiences on the island. Explore the symbiosis between tradition and responsible tourism in this Caribbean enclave

Tradition and dream beaches

Deshaies is the perfect example of a traditional Guadeloupean village. With its Caribbean-style wooden huts and houses, it exudes a warm and authentic atmosphere. The picturesque seaside town is adorned with pretty Creole houses, offering a unique visual experience.

The town is home to the largest beaches in the entire Guadeloupe archipelago, including the famous Grande Anse beach, renowned for its red sand and majestic coconut trees. Other gems, such as Pearl Beach, Riflet, or Fort Royal, invite moments of relaxation far from mass tourism.

Solidarity Ecotourism

Deshaies is resolutely committed to solidarity tourism and ecotourism which contribute to the development of the town. Vacation rentals often offer spectacular sea views, providing an immersive experience in the natural beauty of the area.

History, Discovery and Escape

The name Deshaies finds its origin in the cove of “Haye”, which formerly served as an anchorage for corsairs. Explore the maritime history of the town and let yourself be imbued with the charm of a corsair past.

A road along the Caribbean Sea offers breathtaking views of the coastline, especially at sunset. Far from the hustle and bustle, admire the exceptional landscapes of this extraordinary region.

Deshaies is full of restaurants where you can savor the delights of West Indian cuisine. The city's ten restaurants offer a range of flavors that are sure to satisfy gourmets.

The Deshaies botanical garden, formerly owned by Coluche, offers an escape in the middle of lush nature. It's an ideal place to stroll, discover tropical plants, and enjoy panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea.

Deshaies is therefore a destination for your vacation rentals in Guadeloupe, with its balance between authenticity, natural beauty and sustainable commitments, attracting visitors in search of tranquility, local charm and tropical adventures. Whether you get lost in the village streets, relax on secluded beaches or explore the surrounding trails, Deshaies promises an exceptional immersion in the heart of Guadeloupe.

Practical infos

Tourist office

Rue de la Vague Bleue

Tél/Fax: 0590 68 01 48 

Places to visit

  • The botanical garden of Deshaies (5ha): in the heights of Deshaies, garden ranked "Jardin remarquable", one of the main sites of Guadeloupe.
  • The beaches: Grande Anse, the postcard par excellence; Anse de la Perle ...


  • The coastal path of Deshaies (5 km): stroll along the sea about 2h30
  • Scuba diving around Gros Morne, Pigeon Islands, Caret Island
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Savor a coconut sorbet at the entrance of Grande-Anse