Le Gosier is undoubtedly the cradle of Guadeloupe tourism. The city that owes its name to a species of American pelican, the grand-gullet, has logically made its emblem.
Its luxury hotels, beaches, restaurants and nightlife have contributed to the seaside reputation of the resort located about ten kilometers from Pointe-à-Pitre airport.
With its attractiveness and its 25,000 inhabitants, Le Gosier enjoys a privileged position by the sea. The town has also been working for some twenty years to revitalize its territory. Structuring efforts are new airways for the city's tourism economy.