Happy Hippies House
Homestay, 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
chemin de bagatelle, duzer, 97115 Sainte-Rose, Guadeloupe
Situated less than 0.6 miles from Amandiers Beach, Happy hippies House features accommodation with a garden, a terrace and a shared kitchen for your convenience. The homestay features both WiFi and private parking free of charge. All units come with a patio with garden views, a kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, and a shared bathroom with shower. An oven, a stovetop and toaster are also offered, as well as a kettle and a coffee machine.
❝Super cool place which made me feel home right away. Great ocean view.❞
❝the terrace is overlooking the sea and its islands, the house is big enough to gather with other travellers or be alone somewhere in the garden, the wifi is good working, the owners let you feel home from the first moment (exceptional hospitality).❞
Located on the north coast of Basse-Terre, on the edge of the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin, the municipality of Sainte-Rose was long geared towards sugar production and had as many as seven sugar refineries. While the centre of the town and its picturesque fishing port can easily be seen on a short tour, there are many places of interest around the heart of Sainte-Rose, starting with the Séverin distillery. Nestling in greenery, the latter invites you to discover the estate's facilities and the various stages of the cane juice rum-making process, with the opportunity to take a tour of the property on a little train. And to find out more about the history of rum and rum-making, head to the Rum Museum, on the Reimonenq distillery's estate. Sainte-Rose, also has a lovely Creole ecomuseum with a pleasant botanical garden (a listed remarkable garden), where you can follow a trail dotted with information signs to admire the treasures of Guadeloupe's biodiversity while learning about their traditional and scientific uses. In addition, the municipality is an excellent starting point for a boat or kayak trip in the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin nature reserve. This protected area will delight nature-lovers with its mangrove swamps, islets and coral barrier… Those looking for a spot of relaxation should head to the marvellous beaches of Sainte-Rose: the perfectly charming Les Amandiers beach with its golden sand, or Clugny, a long and magnificent stretch of blond sand where swimming is considered dangerous and care must be taken because of the strong currents and large rolling waves. Finally, deep in the countryside, don't forget the Sofaïa sulphur baths, which have been arranged into showers that are free to use. Make the most of them, as the 31°C water is renowned for its dermatological benefits!