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VIDEO: A Room With a View in Guadeloupe

 It’s straight out of a novel — or perhaps out of one you’ll be writing when you’re here. This is the charming little LoBleu Hotel on the island of Terre de Haut in the Guadeloupe archipelago. It’s a simple, affordable, …

A Perfect Little Caribbean Island

 The best-kept secret in the French Caribbean By Alexander Britell TERRE-DE-HAUT — It’s not hard to get here. But it’s hard enough. It’s a short, twice-daily ferry ride from the tall cliffs of Trois-Rivieres on Guadeloupe’s island of Basse-Terre. There …

Caribbean Room With a View: Hotel Le Bois Joli, Terre de Haut

 Above: the view from a hillside room at Le Bois Joli (All photos by CJ) It’s one of the jewels of the whole Caribbean: the tiny island of Terre de Haut in the Guadeloupe archipelago. Often described as a mini-St …

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 We love every island in the Caribbean. But it’s often the very small ones that have that peculiar way of tugging at your heart. Maybe they’re small geographically, or they’re untouched, or they’re big islands with so few people that …

 There are small Caribbean islands and there are small Caribbean islands. The latter are the places with that extra degree of tranquility (for a region that has some of the most tranquil places in the world as it is). They …