4,500 rooms, 55%
The best beaches, and thus the savviest resorts, are along the south coast of Grand Terre, in Gosier, St. Anne and St. Francois, where you’ll find a strip of three- and four-star resorts, such as the Club Med La Caravelle in St. Anne.
Not too many unless booking with flight directly from France.
The best experience in Guadeloupe is heading out to Les Saintes, the idyllic island with its famous bay. No big hotels here but wind down in a local guest house.