Your Own Villa
If you'd like to rent a villa on island, contact Aquarelle's Villas, 1 Domaine de Nogent, Ste-Rose (tel./fax 590/68-65-23; www.aquarelles-villas.com), which offers 15 luxurious villas on the north coast of Basse-Terre. Each bungalow has a private pool and direct beach access. Villas contain two to five bedrooms and are an excellent choice for families. They range in price from 140€ to 690€. Each unit contains a fully equipped kitchen and two or three bathrooms. Room service is available from an on-site restaurant serving French and Creole specialities.
French Caribbean International (tel. 800/322-2223 in the U.S. and Canada; www.frenchcaribbean.com) is the largest resource for villa rentals in the French West Indies, with a wide variety of accomodations. Cottages are for rent in both Basse-Terre and Grand-Terre, starting at 115€ a night.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.