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Matouba is a locality in the commune of Saint-Claude in Guadeloupe. It is noted as being the place of death of Louis Delgrès. It is noted for its natural spring which is said to have "miraculous" powers,[1] situated at 742 meters above sea level, within the Guadeloupe National Park. Matouba is used as a base for hiking.[2] It contains the chapelle du Vœu-de-Matouba.


  1. ^ Jennings, Eric T. (25 October 2006). Curing the Colonizers: Hydrotherapy, Climatology, and French Colonial Spas. Duke University Press. p. 83. ISBN 0-8223-3822-X.
  2. ^ Adkins, Leonard (1998). The Caribbean: A Walking and Hiking Guide. Hunter Publishing, Inc. p. 260. ISBN 978-1-55650-848-6.

Coordinates: 16°02′N 61°41′W / 16.033°N 61.683°W / 16.033; -61.683