The French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe is home to two all-inclusive resorts: La Caravelle, which is part of the Club Med chain, and Canella Beach Hotel, located on the island's main resort strip.
If you're traveling to this Caribbean island and want to budget your trip all at once, an all-inclusive vacation package at one of these resorts is sure to provide all you need for the perfect island getaway, and just because the two best all-inclusive Guadeloupe resorts also happen to be the only ones, it doesn't take away from their charm and overall value.
Before your trip, learn more about Guadeloupe's history, attractions, restaurants, and festivals in our Guadeloupe travel guide.
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This unique Club Med resort in Guadeloupe offers a fascinating array of included activities, from windsurfing and monohull sailing to a circus school for children and hip-hop dance lessons for kids and teens. The resort has two restaurants, tennis courts, a kids' club, fitness center, and 326 rooms facing Grande Terre beach or the gardens, and included in the resort price are meals, drinks, entertainment, children's club, sports activities, and gratuities.
The Hibiscus is an onsite buffet with international fare, while The Biguine, located in a secluded spot by the water, serves fish, local favorites, and international cuisine, and the Colibri bar has water views of the ocean and pool, or you can choose to relax in the Mango Bar with a selection off of its great cocktail and wine list.
Sports activities include kitesurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddling, golf, beach volleyball or soccer, and water polo, and at the Sports School, you can take archery, trapeze, windsurfing, sailing, and tennis lessons, and if you need some quiet time, take the kids to one of the children's clubs where they can play and create while you venture off to pamper yourself with a massage.
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This bright, Creole-style French Caribbean hotel offers affordable standard and deluxe all-inclusive packages to its white sand beachfront at this Guadeloupe resort, which is located just a mile from the village of Gosier and walking distance from restaurants, shops, a casino, and a movie theater.
La Véranda on the beach serves a daily American-style breakfast buffet, which is included in your stay, and Le Flibustier is open for lunch and serves items such as paninis, chicken salad, burgers, and filet mignon while Le Beach Bar has a good variety of different rums and is open evenings until 10 p.m.
Activities included in the price are snorkeling, canoeing, board games, beach volleyball and ground bowling while live entertainment, also included, features music, a fashion show, limbo dance, and a weekly traditional market.
For an extra fee, you can scuba dive, stand-up paddle, Jet Ski, windsurf, or deep-sea fish, and in-room or beach massages are also available for an additional cost.
Studios, apartments, and suites are available with sea, pool, or garden views, and children younger than 12 years old can stay in their parents' room for free. Hotel amenities include a hot tub, pool, kids' play area, convenience store, Wi-Fi, and laundry service.