French Guiana Quick Guide

A French Guiana is an island located in the Caribbean located between Puerto Rico and Cuba. The island has a tropical climate, rich culture and history that can captivate travelers and make their holidays a pleasurable experience. However, the French Guiana is also known for its animal life. In fact, the place boasts some of the most amazing beaches in the world.

Since the island is not as developed as say, Florida, there are plenty of honeymoon packages to choose from. Most honeymooners prefer French Guiana rentals or beach honeymoons. A variety of French Guiana honeymoon packages are available, from romantic getaways to beach-based adventures to adventurous travel packages. If you are looking for the most romantic getaway destination in the Caribbean, you should definitely go on a French Guiana holiday.

If you and your partner want a totally unforgettable honeymoon trip, you should book one of the Guiana packages. There are many amenities to choose from during your holiday. A romantic cruise will be perfect together. You can also enjoy a boat ride and go for a walk on the beach as you bond over your holiday. There are plenty of restaurants and bars to do as well.

Some honeymooners like to experience a bit more adventure on French Guiana. They prefer to explore the jungle on their own. In this case, you would need to take a couple's travel guide to ensure that you explore all the best attractions in the area. One popular tour is Horseback Riding in French Guiana. Guiana tours provide a lot of fun activities for honeymooners and other visitors. A French couple's tour will allow them to see the jungle up close and even try a few of the adventurous activities.

For newlyweds who want to experience an active holiday, but are staying in a different country, a river cruise is the perfect choice. Guiana has many cruises available, which are reasonably priced. These cruises allow you to take a look at a variety of cultures. You may even learn a few words or learn a new skill on this trip.

When traveling to French Guiana, it would be wise to take a professional wedding photographer with you. You want to have professional photos that look nice on prints. There are honeymoon packages in French Guiana that offer package discounts for couples that want high-class pictures. The packages usually include airfare and accommodations, but you can add other things such as flowers, guided tours, meals and other activities. You can choose a variety of tour activities and still receive excellent photos.

If you and your partner do not want to tour the area, then there are many other things to do in French Guiana. One of the most popular attractions is Para gliding. There are various tour companies that will take you paragliding and give you a wonderful view of the countryside. Another activity that honeymoon couples can participate in is the experience of horseback riding. Guiana also has a nice selection of luxurious, historic hotels that honeymooners can stay at and enjoy the sights and sounds while being pampered by the staff.

Honeymooners that want a different type of holiday should consider taking a golf holiday. Many of the golf courses in French Guiana are very scenic. You can take a tour to some of these courses and enjoy a quiet day or two golfing. If you prefer a more active experience, there are all inclusive golf holiday packages in French Guiana. These tours offer everything you need for a fun, relaxing and exciting holiday.

The cuisine in French Guiana is very unique. If you and your new spouse are planning a romantic getaway, this is the place for you. The chefs that cook and prepare the food are quite skilled. You can eat healthy and taste great. When you are looking for a romantic destination, you want to choose one that offers an array of different activities for you to enjoy. French Guiana fits the bill perfectly.

If you are a nature lover, you will love French Guiana. There are many hiking and camping trails to enjoy, as well as river rafting trips and mountain biking adventures. You can enjoy romantic dinners in some of the best inns, while exploring the countryside. A honeymoon trip to this part of the world allows you to explore and enjoy the natural beauty of the area and the unique culture that make French Guiana such a special destination.

If you are interested in an adventure travel package, French Guiana can be a great location for that. There are many different tours available to choose from. There is the Traditional Tour, the Family Tour, the Classic Tour and the Mountain Bike Tour. With so many different opportunities for a honeymoon holiday in French Guiana, you can choose the one that is right for you and your new spouse.

What vaccinations do I need?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to French Guiana are available from the NHS Fit for Travel website.

Is it safe to travel?

Best time to visit?

The best time to visit French Guyana is from mid-August to mid-November, and in particular, the months of September and October, which are the least rainy and the sunniest, especially on the eastern part of the country.

Do I need a Visa?

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen you will not need a visa to enter French Guiana. Other British passport holders should check the current entry requirements on the website of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and if necessary confirm with the nearest French Diplomatic mission.

See which forms you may need for entry into French Guiana.

What currency do i need?

The official currency of French Guiana is the Euro (EUR). If you're looking to transfer or spend money in French Guiana you can grab amazing Euro deals via (GBP to EUR).

What about the wildlife?

French Guiana's most iconic animals: Bush Dogs, Tapir, Giant Anteater, Giant Turtle, Spider Monkey, Caiman, and Capybara. There are also a variety of colourful birds, including Lorikeets, parrots, several varieties of toucan, and the Harpy Eagle, the largest raptor in the Americas.

What is the traditional food?

French food? Bouillon d'awara, a traditional dish, is made with fish, seafood, chicken and vegetables. The name of the dish is derived from the awara fruit, one of the ingredients.

What Languages are spoken?

The principal languages spoken are French (official); Guianese Creole French; several indigenous languages, including Wayampi, Carib, and Emerillon; and the various languages of the immigrant communities You can learn some basic French before you travel to French Guiana and really impress the locals!

How much do you tip?

The currency in French Guiana is the Euro (In hotels and restaurants a 10% tip is usual.).

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The GMT time difference is -4 hours

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