Discover the islands of the Caribbean with l’Express des îles

The company L’Express des îles will take you to the islands of Guadeloupe, Marie-Galante and Les Saintes from only €20. You can also discover the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique and Saint Lucia from €79. Every day of the year, with your family, friends or by yourself, come aboard our boats to discover the islands of the Caribbean. Below you’ll find a quick overview of the destinations served from north to south by the shipping company L’Express des îles.


The Islands of Guadeloupe are made up of 5 islands: Grande-Terre, Basse-Terre, Marie-Galante, Le Saintes (Terre-de-Haut and Terre-de-Bas) and Désirade. They welcome you to the heart of the Caribbean basin.

To the sound of the biguine and the taste of “ti-punch”, you’ll be welcomed at the “Guadeloupe Pôle Caraibes” airport and at the autonomous ports of Pointe-à-Pitre or Basse-Terre.
With its 1780 km2, divided between its dependencies and the two large islands which make up the “butterfly”, it offers a variety of activities for an unforgettable stay!

The blue of the sea and the white sand of its beaches invite you to practice its nautical activities, the green of the forest to discover its nature, the Culturel will take you to the heart of its traditions and the Saveurs will let you discover and appreciate the delicious dishes of its local cuisine. “Nou kontan vwê zot! “.

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Les Saintes

Take your time and discover this archipelago of a thousand and one treasures.

It all starts with a visit to the Fort Napoléon, the museum of the arts and popular traditions of Saint-Etienne. Then you’ll discover a botanical garden with a wide variety of endemic plants and strange inhabitants from another time, the iguanas. From the ramparts, you’ll overlook one of the most beautiful bays in the world.

Continue your walk with a visit to a typical Caribbean village with red roofs and multicolored houses. You’ll be amazed by the local life where a people with an improbable mix of cultures go about their business, while also giving you some advice here and there.

In the afternoon, settle down on one of the many beaches of the island and enjoy the unlimited sunshine and the sea bed which offers a permanent show. You can also enjoy a wide range of activities including hiking, climbing, scuba diving and various water sports.

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South of Grande-Terre, Marie Galante is the third-largest island in the French West Indies. The island has some of the most beautiful beaches in the archipelago, as well as lagoons lined with coral reefs and breathtaking seabeds. There aren’t many tourists in Marie-Galante; the inhabitants have preserved a rural way of life, in an environment protected from intensive concreting.
As you can see, Marie-Galante offers the authenticity of life in the West Indies, a picturesque charm, countless white sandy beaches and the serenity of a stay.

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Discover Nature Island. 

On this island, the forces of creation are constantly at work: boiling valleys, the second-largest bubbling lake, 365 rivers flowing into the sea, natural parks, lush vegetation, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site! Dominica invites you to explore, hike and discover. Come and see the volcanic formations and marine life in the clear Caribbean waters, and enjoy an exceptional diving, snorkeling, and whale-watching experience. Visit the island of Dominica and make the most of your Caribbean holiday!

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Martinique is a picture-postcard island, a real charmer, which draws visitors in with its sandy beaches and then captures them with its rich interior. In Martinique, there is of course the sky, the sun and the sea, but also sugarcane fields, timeless forest paths, villages at the end of the world, fantastic gardens where you can forget the invasion of concrete.

What’s surprising about Martinique is its ability to reconcile the irreconcilable: sugar and rum, rain and sun, eye-watering blues and tender greens. Trade winds and cyclones. Volcanoes and heavenly vegetation. Memories of splendid times and the original sin of slavery. The sluggishness, the welcome horns, the charming chat and the supercilious pride… This island, you have no choice but to love it.

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St Lucia

The unique Caribbean island of St Lucia is a delight to the senses, immersed in sumptuous scenery, sights, sounds and activities for all tastes. From exploring majestic mountains, local wildlife and beautiful palm-fringed beaches to sunsets, delicious meals and award-winning accommodation. You can let yourself be carried away by St Lucia, which appeals to the senses like nowhere else on earth. This destination is accessible at all price ranges to attract all types of travelers.

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