Designer and fashion icon, Diane von Fürstenberg, whose birthday is on New Year’s Eve posted a mesmerizing sunset image from her DVF official account (http://instagram.com/dvf ) while vacationing in Guadeloupe Islands on Sunday December 29, 2013.
The image, captioned “Sunset in Guadeloupe! Love Diane”, showed what believes to be the designer’s husband Barry Diller EOS yacht anchored off the French Caribbean Archipelago. (See Post here: http://instagram.com/p/ihXmeJg9Xe/)
With her birthday just a day away, it looks like a French Caribbean Bon Anniversaire and joyeuses fêtes de fin d année for Diane, and the French overseas territory of Guadeloupe Islands is the perfect setting for celebrating. The archipelago is comprised of five islands, Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie-Galante, La Desirade and finally Les Saintes the lost paradise which evokes nostalgia for the Saint Barth of 10 years ago. A long-time playground for the French including legendary fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier, Academy Award Best Actor Jean Dujardin and renowned Model/DJ Willy Monfret (The destination’s US brand ambassador), Guadeloupe Islands is a premier travel source for unparalleled and memorable experiences.
Framed by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, the French overseas department of Guadeloupe Islands is located in the heart of the Lesser Antilles and is comprised of five islands connected by an efficient inter-island network, making the Guadeloupe Archipelago a premier island-hopping destination. This so French, undeniable Caribbean archipelago is a multi-faceted destination with countless sources of memorable experiences for everyone, including lush rain forests, dramatic volcano, spectacular cascading waterfalls, crystal clear turquoise waters adorned with gold, white, pink, and black powdery sand, charming villages, French-Caribbean influenced culture and exquisite cuisine. Culinary is an art form in Guadeloupe Islands and with over 200 restaurants, visitors will delight in an epicurean adventure that tantalizes their palates with French, Creole and Nouvelle Cuisine Creole dishes paired with award-winning local rum and French imported wines and champagne. The entirely preserved environment, thanks to rigorous flora, fauna and marine preservation programs, has made Guadeloupe Islands a leader in sustainable tourism. The Guadeloupe Islands are accessible from USA by air to Pointe-a-Pitre International Airport in Grande-Terre, with non-stop service from Miami International Airport via American Airlines. Additionally, the archipelago is accessible from San Juan, Puerto Rico via Seaborne Airlines, code share partner with American Airlines and Interline partner with JetBlue; From France via daily flights serviced by Air France, Air Caraibes and Corsair. Within the Caribbean, from Saint Martin/Sint Maartin, Saint Lucia, Saint Barthélemy via Air Caraibes; from Antigua via Air Antilles and LIAT and from Dominica via LIAT.
For more information on the Caribbean's best kept secret visit www.guadeloupe-islands.com
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