Jardin Botanique de Deshaies - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
The Deshaies Botanical Garden is a 7- hectare botanical garden located in Deshaies, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe island. From 1979 to 1986 it was the home of the French comedian Coluche, which had previously been populated with rare plants by Guy Blandin. Currently, the botanical garden houses more than 1000 species distributed along 1.5 kilometers of trails with 15 different areas. This park offers a wide range of plants and a panoramic view of the Caribbean sea.
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Attractions Near Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
Plage de Grande Anse
2.73km from Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
The Grand Anse Beach is one of the most important beaches of Guadeloupe, situated in the locality of Ziotte two kilometers north of the town of Deshaies. Over a kilometer long and in the shape of an arc stretching from Pointe le Breton in the north to the Pointe du Gros Morne in the south, it is the longest beach in the Guadeloupe archipelago. Its golden caramel-colored sand contrasts with the lush vegetation composed of coconut palms and grapes and a pond on one side, and the sea on the other.
Plage de Petite Anse
3.6km from Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
The beach of Petite-Anse, less equipped than the other beaches of Anses-d'Arlet, has retained a typical appearance. Shallow and very warm water, clear sand, trees in the generous shade, sheltered from the wind, this beach is ideal for family relaxation and swimming in its shallow and blue water. There are also diving clubs and also you can perform several water adventure activities too.
Plage de Cluny
7.69km from Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
Plage de Cluny is a beautiful beach on the Caribbean Sea, located west of Sainte-Rose and east of Deshaies in Guadeloupe. The sandy beach, about km long separated into two separate units of 500 m each by an outcrop of rocks, is a nesting site for marine turtles as is the islet at Kahouanne - named after the turtle. Caouanne located opposite the west. One of the beautiful places where you can spend a beautiful evening and also a place which is flourished of natural beauty.
Plage des Amandiers
9.89km from Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
Plage des Amandiers is a golden sand beach of almost 1 kilometer located to the west of Sainte-Rose, in Guadeloupe. It is located between Pointe Madame and Pointe à Latanier. There you will find six sheltered huts for the picnic, a rather calm sea for swimming, and above all a sanitary block with showers to rinse off. In terms of security, the beach is slightly enclosed which limits the size of the waves during strong swells but be careful, there is no monitoring station.
10.77km from Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
A beautiful waterfall that was placed onto the River Grande plaine and located in an insular region of France. it has a 9 meters altitude and there is a natural pool where people swim. Beware of the rocky area and the access to this area is not much difficult and you can enjoy your holidays here and can rejuvenate your soul. Here diving is not advisedd because of the harsh rocks in the waterfall.
Plage de Malendure
14.3km from Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
The Malendure beach is a black sand beach located north of downtown Bouillante in Guadeloupe. It faces the Îlets Pigeon. The beach is known for its seabed which constitutes the Cousteau reserve, it is the main diving site in Guadeloupe and also it is famous for its seabed. You can have some water adventures and also this peaceful place will rejuvenate your mind.
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Guadeloupe is also known as the Butterfly Island, on account of the shape of two of its major islands, and is a overseas region of France in the Caribbean.