Canella Beach is a solid 3 star resort and a great value . It has a wonderful beach front - with great lounges & umbrellas, access to a tasty snack shop, and is cleaned & groomed every morning. The rooms are most comfortable & roomy Every room has a kitchenette which is a nice feature. The grounds/ gardens are well maintained & nicely planted with tropical plantings. The pool is good size, surrounded by nice pool lounges & also offers a hot tub. The hotel provides plush beach towels for their guests. A most complete breakfast buffet is included in the room rate- and includes fresh local fruits, pane au chocolat, croissants, & french rolls- and toast- as well as eggs (scrambled soft boiled or hard boiled), breakfast meats, brie, tropical jellies, yogurts, fresh juices & coffee-plus the makings for Cafe au Lait. There is noticeable efforts to improve / paint -replaster exteriors of the hotel- which is painted in bright tropical colors There is reliable taxi services arranged through the hotel for airport travels- as well as around the island. Available is an excursion director ( Dina) who is at the hotel Mon- Fri 8-10am - who offers excellent tours around Guadeloupe We booked full day tours of Grande Terre, Basse Terre, a snorkeling 1/2 day trip, and visited the very fine Aquarium & Zoo and Botanical Gardens. All excellent. Car rentals/ a small grocery(epicerie)/ gift shop, & restaurants are a 5 minute walk from the hotel.
The staff at Canella Beach are most helpful