La plage de Saint-François
Marina de Saint-François
Eglise de Saint-François
Golf de Saint-François
Balade sur la marina


Saint François

Saint François, commune of Guadeloupe: Photos and description

Located at the extreme eastern tip of Grande Terre, Saint-François, once a fishing village, has evolved to become an essential destination in Guadeloupe. Discover this multifaceted town, where the elegance of luxury blends harmoniously with the authenticity of a fishing village.

Beaches and Cultural Heritage of Saint-François:

Saint-François, with its exceptional beaches such as the magnificent Raisins Clairs beach, Anse la Gourde, and the majestic Pointe des Châteaux, attracts more and more visitors each year. But beyond its heavenly beaches, the city proudly preserves its cultural heritage, marked by the arrival of the Indians in 1854. Saint-François has the largest community of Indian origin on the island, representing a third of its population. .

As you walk along the port, you will discover boats dancing on the waters, low houses, and rustic wooden huts around the central square, a few steps from the old church, the town hall and the covered market of the city. Saint-François thus retains its picturesque fishing village charm, offering visitors an authentic immersion in Guadeloupean daily life.

Modernity and Flourishing Tourism

Focused for generations on fishing and agriculture, Saint-François has undertaken a remarkable modernization. Today, the town is recognized as a flagship tourist destination, attracting more than 100,000 foreign and Guadeloupean visitors each year. The varied offer of Saint-François Guadeloupe rentals, combined with quality tourist, sporting and cultural infrastructures, has contributed to its growth.

Saint-François offers a diversity of activities, from the casino to international golf, including the aerodrome and the marina. Modernity is thus combined with tradition to offer visitors a complete experience, between cultural discoveries and seaside pleasures.

Discover the pleasures of our Saint-François Guadeloupe vacation rental offers. A commune combining authentic charm, rising to the rank of popular destinations in Guadeloupe. A place where luxury rubs shoulders with simplicity, offering a unique experience between tradition and modernity.

Practical infos

Tourist office

Avenue de l’Europe

Tél: 0590 68 66 81

Fax: 0590 88 48 74

Places to visit

  • Indian cemetery: it testifies to the integration of the Indian community of the city, with its numerous tombs surmounted by Catholic crosses
  • Slave cemeteries located at Pointe des Pies and Grapes
  • Heritage room: This former prison transformed into an exhibition site highlights the cultural heritage of the commune
  • The beaches of the Raisins Clairs, the Marina, the Anse à la Gourde, the Anse Tarare ..
  • Traditional market with fruits, vegetables and pastries
  • Carnival: in February. Various events


  • Golf of Saint-François (18 holes)
  • Diving near the Coral Barrier or in the open sea, observation of the seabed, fauna and flora
  • Surf and Kitesurf
  • Canyonnig and hiking
  • Parachuting: Baptism of freefall over the lagoon of Saint-François