DO YOU BOOK OUR FLIGHTS?
No we do not book your flights but we are more than happy to help you find the best airfare. We have some great tips on how and when to fly to Guadeloupe.
HOW ARE WE GOING TO COMMUNICATE ON THE ISLAND?
You can get in touch with us anytime via phone, email, What’s up, or Viber. All of our contact information will be mailed to you when arranging your itinerary.
HOW WILL I GET MY ITINERARY?
After your payment is processed you will get an email with an itinerary of your adventure based upon your requests. We will work with you throughout the following weeks to customize your trip to Guadeloupe.
CAN I MAKE CHANGES TO THE ITINERARY?
Of course. See things you love and want to do more? See something not listed that you want to explore? Our team is here to help you discover all the island has to offer, customizing your itinerary for a curated experience just for you.
WHAT IF I ONLY WANT TO SURF?
That’s cool with us. We recommend you sign up for our Surf Retreat!
HOW DO I GET AROUND ON THE ISLAND?
Transportation to the activities on our curated itineraries is included. If you would like to rent your own car no problem! Surf Gwada is happy to arrange this for you and will get you the best prices on the island at no extra cost to you.
WHAT IF THE WEATHER IS BAD?
Blink and it may change! Passing rain storms are common and most just add excitement to our activities. We are constantly monitoring swell reports and the weather and trail conditions as your safety and comfort are paramount. If we are forced to cancel an activity due to the weather we will do our best to reschedule.
WHAT DO WE EAT?
The island’s cuisine is a delicious mix between traditional creole and french. Seafood is abundant and if your a meat eater you will love the local grills. Whether you prefer cooking yourself or would rather eat out, Guadeloupe is a culinary gem.
WHAT IF I HAVE DIET RESTRICTIONS?
Most restaurants can adjust their dishes based on your needs and you can find anything to supplement your diet at the many grocery stores throughout the island. Please indicate any dietary restrictions you have on our booking form so that we help.
WHAT IF I GET HURT?
Your safety is our number one concern. Adventure based activities do carry an element of risk but we are always prepared. Our guides are first aid certified and have years of experience guiding groups of all ages. Guadeloupe, a french overseas territory, has state of the art medical facilities equipped to treat any medical emergency.
DO YOU PROVIDE TRAVEL INSURANCE?
No we do not provide travel insurance for your trip. We recommend coverage for your trip through a third party insurance company and can help you navigate this process. See the travel insurance tab at the bottom of every page on our website.
WHERE CAN I GET MY COFFEE?
We are glad you asked. Guadeloupe has been growing coffee for centuries and has a rich coffee culture. Stop by any of the many boulangeries for a quick cup or come explore the islands coffee plantations for something a bit more special.
ARE WE WITH YOU THE WHOLE DAY?
Our guides are with you throughout each activity planned on your itinerary and yes that can be for the whole day. However we strongly believe that the island is at its best when explored, so our guides will schedule pick up and drop offs for the activities depending on your preference and or ability.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Please refer to our packing guide (https://surfgwada.com/blog/travel-light) for optimal gear for the island.
DO I NEED ANY VACCINATIONS?
No vaccinations are specifically required for travel to Guadeloupe. Please consult your country's international travel information page on Guadeloupe and the French West Indies for more travel information.