Saint-François occupies the southeastern tip of Grande-Terre, which faces Desirade island and the Petite-Terre Islands. Its beaches are protected from the currents of the Atlantic Ocean by a coral reef.
Saint-Francois was the site of the Hamak summit, a historic meeting of four heads of state at the hotel Le Hamak in 1974, organized at the initiative of Valéry Giscard d’Estaing for France with Jimmy Carter for the United States, Helmut Schmidt for the Federal Republic of Germany and James Callaghan for the United Kingdom. During this meeting, they decide to abandon the Shah of Iran thus favoring the accession to power of the ayatollahs.
Saint-Francois has an aerodrome, an 18-hole golf course by Robert Trent Jones, a modern marina with room to park 220 boats and yachts, a casino with a game room, Texas hold em poker, slot machines and of a nautical base. Resorts including a 4-star hotel, tourist residences, lodgings, furnished rentals, renowned restaurants provide the town an important tourist activity.
Saint-François is particularly famous for its beaches, which constitute the main tourist activity of the town. Among these beaches, are
Plage des Raisins Clairs, one of the most famous in Guadeloupe
Beach of the Casting
Anse à la Gourde
Anse à la Barque
Anse Tarare (authorized nudism)
Anse du Mancenillier
Beach of the Pointe des Châteaux
You also have the beach of Anse des Rochers not far from the beach raisin clairs with one of the most superb spots for a vacation home. This is probably one of the most secluded spots in Saint Francois and is a midpoint between the popular town of Saint Anne and the extreme tip of Saint Francois and its famous monument the Pointe des Chateaux.
The Villa Blue Lagoon is an amazing 3-bedroom 4-star house with all the modern equipment imaginable. The Villa Blue Lagoon is surrounded by Wi-Fi and has a a beautiful lush garden with large, private, rectangular swimming pool with an open terrace and beautiful patio furniture. It is really the dream vacation home for any family or persons wanting a superb villa to stay in. This hose has an ideal spot in Saint Francois and recommend visiting the web site of the Villa Blue Lagoon and get more information on prices and bookings. This is one of the most prestigious villas in Guadeloupe and are going to have the best vacation of your life!