Death in Paradise
Death in Paradise: Behind the Scenes of Filming in the Guadeloupe Islands
The British TV series "Death in Paradise" has captured the hearts of viewers with its unique combination of mystery, comedy and stunning locations. What makes this series even more exceptional is its sunny and exotic backdrop in Deshaies, a slice of paradise in the Guadeloupe Islands. Take a behind-the-scenes glimpse of this hit series, primarily filmed in Deshaies, and discover the breathtaking landscapes of this town that have added to its charm.
A TV success rooted in Deshaies
"Death in Paradise" is a British BBC crime series that premiered in 2011. It follows Inspector Richard Poole and, later, Inspector Humphrey Goodman, as they investigate the fictional island of Sainte-Marie, which is, in reality, the beautiful and charming town of Deshaies on the island of Basse-Terre in the Guadeloupe Islands.
Deshaies plays a significant role as the authentic setting, adding an exotic touch to the show. From the very first moments of "Death in Paradise", viewers are transported to the enchanting surroundings of Deshaies.
This colorful town is a true treasure, offering a variety of picturesque and diverse settings that serve as the perfect backdrop for the TV series.
🎥 "Death in Paradise" is broadcasted by PBS in the U.S. and is also available on Amazon Prime.
The treasures of Deshaies revealed
The beaches of Deshaies, with their golden sands and crystal-clear waters, take center stage in the series. Grande Anse beach, one of the most beautiful beach in the Guadeloupe Islands, has become the iconic backdrop for many pivotal scenes.
The cobbled streets of Deshaies, adorned with vividly painted houses, infuse the serie with a touch of Creole charm. The local market, featuring its colorful stalls and exotic products, offers the perfect setting for vibrant and authentic scenes.
And let's not forget the Deshaies Botanical Garden, which serves as the backdrop for numerous scenes.