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Ilet Caret

Ilet Caret, Guadeloupe

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About Ilet Caret

The islet Caret is an uninhabited islet located in the Grand Cul-de-sac marine, off the town of Sainte Rose in Guadeloupe. It is about 120 meters long and around 20 meters wide on average. Its vegetation consists of small replanted palm trees as well as a few other plants. This white sand beach is partly made up of dead corals coming from the coral reef located a few hundred meters away. The islet itself is nothing more than a piece of sand that measures no more than a tennis court, but it is a



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Grand Cul-de-sac marin5.08km from Ilet Caret

The Grand Cul-de-sac Marin is a bay in Guadeloupe, located between the north coast of Basse-Terre and the west coast of Grande-Terre. It is closed off by coral reefs.  Its area reaches about 15,000  hectares. A coral reef almost completely closes the bay; it begins 5  km north of Sainte-Rose and stretches 14  km east towards Vieux-Bourg, passing near the Caret and Fajou islets. This is the reason why the bay is described as a lagoon in certain tourist brochures. This is a protected UNESCO Biosph

Plage des Amandiers10.19km from Ilet Caret

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.

Plage de Cluny13.45km from Ilet Caret

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.

The Schœlcher museum is a museum located in Guadeloupe in the old district of Pointe-à-Pitre, at 24 rue Peynier. It houses a collection composed in particular of objects that belonged to the French journalist and politician Victor Schœlcher who was the defender of the definitive abolition of slavery in France.  The building is partially listed as a historical monument in 1979.

Musée St-John Perse16.48km from Ilet Caret

The Saint-John-Perse Museum is a municipal museum located in the historic district of Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe. It houses a permanent exhibition on Creole costumes and on the poet and diplomat Saint-John Perse who won  Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960. The building has been partially classified as a historical monument. It is also one of the prime attractions in this area.

Memorial ACTe17.04km from Ilet Caret

The ACTe Memorial is a memorial located in the harbor of Pointe-à-Pitre , in Guadeloupe , on the site of the former Darboussier sugar factory. This Memorial is intended to be a place dedicated to the collective memory of slavery and the slave trade open to the contemporary world. The ACTe Memorial describes itself as the most ambitious place of memory ever dedicated to slavery.

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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.