Guadeloupe Island of Beautiful Waters the largest of the Leeward Islands is officially an archipelago of French Islands. Which include St. Barthélemy, St. Martin, Les Saintes, La Désirade, Marie-Galante and Guadeloupe. However, the name Guadeloupe simply refers to the butterfly-shaped island of Guadeloupe.
The Island has dramatic rain forests, towering waterfalls, beautiful beaches and quaint towns and villages. Guadeloupe is two islands which are linked by a bridge. Eastward lies Grande-Terre, noted for its secluded sandy white beaches, rolling hills, cane fields and its tourist resorts. Here is the most important city and economic capital of Guadeloupe, Pointe-à-Pitre.
Westward lies Basse-Terre, the larger island. Basse-Terre is famous for its rain forest, waterfalls, mountains and excellent diving. The capital of Guadeloupe, is also named Basse-Terre. Both Islands are very sociable with West Indian Culture which enhances the natural wonders of Guadeloupe.
Guadeloupe experiences the wet season between July and November. Though Heat is the rule, with constant temperatures of around 32°C which drop to 20°C at night. Monthly temperatures remain very stable, fluctuating by a few degrees throughout the year. This can be attributed to "Les Alizes" trade winds from the Northeast, which blow throughout the year.