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Kreol West Indies

1 Pointe des Chateaux, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
+590 590 24-4192
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A great decision to stop

Stopping by this combination local art, crafts, and wears store and museum was a great decision... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
John K
Caribbean Time Travel Gallery

Very interesting art gallery + unique souvenir shop. We were given an english guide to read while... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
clemens m
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Unique concept melting an historic museum, an art gallery and a beachwear shop...
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“local art” (2 reviews)
“vincent” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1 Pointe des Chateaux, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
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+590 590 24-4192
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Stopping by this combination local art, crafts, and wears store and museum was a great decision before climbing to the cross at the end of the beach. My wife and I loved the local items for sale--she bought a high quality recycled bag--and loved the...More

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Vincent N, Propriétaire at Kreol West Indies, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you very much for this kind comment ! Very glad you enjoyed. Best regards. Vincent Nicaudie

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Very interesting art gallery + unique souvenir shop. We were given an english guide to read while taking a tour around the gallery. Traveling through time and learning about the islands history and influences from around the world. The curator was very nice and helpful.

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Vincent N, Propriétaire at Kreol West Indies, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comment ! Best regards. Vincent Nicaudie

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Several shops - all small - at the east end of the island. It's worth stopping here to walk through the place and pick up a few knick-knacks.

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KREOLWESTINDIES, Gérant at Kreol West Indies, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thank you for your comment. Best regards. Vincent Nicaudie

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Little tiny roadside museum and art gallery. Curator speaks English and can answer questions. You may plan to spend 30 minutes or so in the "museum." The other half of the building is an art/craft gallery with some nice original stuff, prints, crafts, etc... Definitely...More

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Vincent N, Propriétaire at Kreol West Indies, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thanks for your kind comment ! Best regards. Vincent Nicaudie

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

For me, Kreol West Indies was the most interesting stop that I made for a culture vulture hit during my recent trip to Guadeloupe ... I really enjoyed the mis en scene of the collection: a delightful mixture of the old, the not so old,...More

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Vincent N, Propriétaire at Kreol West Indies, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thank you very much for this kind comment ! Glad you enjoyed. Best rgds. Vincent

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Excellent! A conversation with Vincent is worth the trip in itself! He is very knowledgeable. The items in the shop are of the highest quality. The museum is interesting and informative. Vincent also can also give you great site and restaurant recommendations. A stop there...More

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KREOLWESTINDIES, Propriétaire at Kreol West Indies, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you for this top comment ! Hope you'll come back ! Vincent

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

What we learned about Guadeloupe and its multi-ethnic history we learned to a great extent from M. Vincent Nicaudie. He displays his personal collection of historic artefacts from the islands from prehistoric to colonial times and sells exquisite handicraft. The French man who has lived...More

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KREOLWESTINDIES, Propriétaire at Kreol West Indies, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

What a nice comment ! This kind of feedback is the exact reason why I love my job. I thank you very much for your kind support !

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Excellent museum of creole history with many artefects. What made it special is that it had all been imagintively interspersed with paintings, sculptures etc from local artists. What handicrafts there were on sale were actually created on the isalnd, not shipped in from Indonesia like...More

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KREOLWESTINDIES, Propriétaire at Kreol West Indies, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

So nice a comment ! Thanks 1000 times ! Hope to see you again in Guadeloupe...

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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We loved this shop because they sold different items than many of the other shops at the markets. For instance, they had recycled beach bags, beach towels, and art work, etc. Also, you can tour their small museum of artifacts for $2 Euros.

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KREOLWESTINDIES, Propriétaire at Kreol West Indies, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2016

Thank you very much for your kind comment ! Hope to see you again ! Vincent Nicaudie

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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Last week, I visited Ste Francois in Guadeloupe and stopped into this roadside museum/art gallery/souvenir shop. I had not idea what we would find inside and expected the typical overpriced trinkets we'd stumbled upon in other locations. What we found inside was quite the opposite....More

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KREOLWESTINDIES, Propriétaire at Kreol West Indies, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2016

I thank you very much for this very nice comment ! Hope to see you again ! Kind regards. Vincent Nicaudie

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