Terre-de-Haut Island (fka Petite Martinique/Small Martinique) is the easternmost in the Les Saintes archipelago of Guadeloupe (one of France's overseas territories) in the Lesser Antilles (Caribbean). The archipelago consists of Terre-de-Haut Island, Terre-de-Bas Island plus 7 smaller-sized uninhabited isles. Les Saintes is located to the southwest of mainland Guadeloupe (Grande-Terre Island) where is country's capital city Basse-Terre.
Les Saintes' both inhabited islands (Terre-de-Haut and Terre-de-Bas) are separated by a narrow (890-m / 2900-ft wide) channel. Terre-de-Haut has land area approx 5 km2 (2 mi2), highest elevation point (Chameau hill) 306 m (1000 ft) and population around 2,000. The distance between the islands Terre-de-Haut and Grande-Terre is approx 48 km (30 mi).
As cruise port, Terre-de-Haut was included in the inaugural cruise schedules (for 2020) of 2 newbuild luxury ships - Hanseatic Inspiration (planned for May 7) and Ritz-Carlton Evrima (planned for February 13).
Terre-de-Haut Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Terre-de-Haut Island anchor at sea (in the bay) and transport/ferry their passengers to port's docking pier via ship's tender boats.