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St Maarten Gourmet Sailing and Snorkel Cruise
"Meet your expert crew at the St Maarten Yacht Club Bar and Restaurant at 11am. You’ll board the Passaat a historical 100-foot (30-meter) sailing schooner built in 1911. Then prepare to set sail for your half-day Caribbean cruise along the gorgeous coastline of St Maarten!During your small-group cruise relax in the absence of a crowd and enjoy a delicious snack—typically homemade banana or coconut cake and fresh tropical fruits. The open bar is available throughout your ride with a choice of wine beer rum punch soda or juice. Without music on board to disrupt the peace
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St Maarten Sunset Schooner Cruise
"Your sunset cruise departs from Simpson Bay on St Maarten’s southwest coast. After boarding the Passaat a classic schooner built in 1911 and named for the Dutch word for ‘trade winds’ grab your first drink from the open bar and enjoy the twilight views of the shoreline. Sail along the coast while the sun sinks toward the horizon creating a warm glow across the sky; after it sets watch the stars pop out and the coastline begin to light up for the night. Enjoy more drinks from the bar while you listen to onboard music and soak up the peaceful atmosphere of the water after dark.The open bar includes a selection of wine beer rum and soda
From $39.00
 
St Maarten Shore Excursion: Gourmet Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise
"When your cruise ship docks in St Maarten head to the St Maarten Yacht Club Bar and Restaurant by taxi (a 15-minute ride from the cruise terminal) to meet your expert crew who will show you to Passaat a historical 100-foot (30-meter) sailing schooner built in 1911. Hop aboard make yourself comfortable and set sail on your relaxing cruise along St Maarten’s gorgeous coastline!While you’re soaking up the sunshine and admiring the Caribbean views enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the small-group setting and snack on a homemade treat like banana bread or coconut cake with fresh tropical fruit. The open bar is available throughout your ride with a choice of wine beer
From $99.00

More Local Customs in Guadeloupe

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ZOUK

the Zouk is a type of music which is played a lot on radios but is also a slow dance where you have to be totally stuck with your partner.one of their favorite hobbies when they are dancing is to try...
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try the local food

here is few of the local dishes , drinks, and vegetables:*poulet colombo: chicken cooked in a curry sauce*accras: fritters usually eaten as an appetizer, sometimes made with morue( codfish)*chatrou:...
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Hinduism on Guadeloupe

As every island in the West Indies, Guadeloupe has a long history of slavery. Black slaves have been brought in from Africa by thousands and it are their descendants who now form the great majority of...
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Dance the Zouk!

By far the most popular music style on Guadeloupe is Zouk. This music is typical to the French Antilles Martinique and Guadeloupe and is also spreaded around French and Portuguese speaking parts of...
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Créole

OK, Guadeloupe is officially French-speaking, but still a large percentage of the people use Créole in every day life. Créole is a mixture of languages turned into a completely different language....
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mournings

if you come across to pass close to a cemetary and can hear some singing and see lighten candles, this is the way in some places that people mourn a departure of someone as they think people should be...
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Very, very French

As a Dutchman I have a good view of the Netherlands Antilles. These islands officially belong to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, but when you visit them they don't look like Holland at all, often the...
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No girls in the nightscene

One very special thing about the nightlife on Guadeloupe is the fact that there are hardly any girls going out. In an average bar or club about 90% of the customers are men and the 10% that are women...
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Drinks

Coming from Sweden, where every drink ordered is mesured with ml precision to have exactly the amount of alcohol that you paid for, to Guadeloupe was a bit of a clash of cultures. But in a good way,...
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Si la nouvelle créolité est...

Si la nouvelle créolité est encore à ses débuts, les Antillais se retrouvent encore dans un ensemble de pratiques qui les soudent. Ainsi en Guadeloupe, c'est à travers le folklore, le langage, la...
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History
When sighted by...

HistoryWhen sighted by Columbus in 1493, Guadeloupe was inhabited by Carib Indians, who called it Karukera, 'Island of Beautiful Waters.' The Spanish made two attempts to settle Guadeloupe in the...
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Think French!!! Outstanding...

Think French!!! Outstanding buys in perfumes, Parisian fashions, silk items, porcelain, crystal, liqueurs and vintage wine can be found.The standard Guadeloupe souvenir is a puffed up, porcupine...
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They have a 'Pani Problem'...

They have a 'Pani Problem' philosophy in Guadeloupe which translate in No Problemo. Altough it's the perfect philosophy for a vacation, it can gets in the way of your important stuff, like catching...
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If you don't know French,...

If you don't know French, learn as much as you can before you go. Very few people speak English. Even at the Tourism Office in Guadeloupe's largest city, I could not find anyone who spoke English. My...
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Top Hotels in Guadeloupe

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Bas du Fort, Gosier, Guadeloupe, 97190, Caribbean
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21 Rue de Petite Place, St. Maarten/St. Martin, 97150, Caribbean
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172 Baie Nettle, Marigot, St. Maarten/St. Martin, 97150, Caribbean
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Pointe de la Verdure, Gosier, 97190, Caribbean
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Point Milou, Gustavia, 97133
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Avenue de l'Europe , Saint Francois, 97118, Caribbean
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Top Things to Do in Guadeloupe

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Decorated Cemeteries

I had read someplace that the inhabitants of a village called Lorient decorated their cemeteries very colorfully, so I wanted to take some photographs there. Lorient is the site of the first French...
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Top 5 Guadeloupe Writers

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Pieter11

"Gwada: Le papillon des Caraïbes"
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sylvie-uk

"dont you want to jump in the water?"
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BEETLE_VERTE

"Karukera !"
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Skipster

"Guadeloupe"
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filip007

"All the colors of the Caribbean"
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