Death in Paradise season 11 filming locations: Where was the BBC drama filmed?

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FANS of Death in Paradise has made a triumphant return to TV for season 11.

The show is popular as much for the incredible storylines as it is for the idyllic filming locations in the Caribbean.

 Death In Paradise is back for its 10th season

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Death In Paradise is back for its 10th seasonCredit: BBC

Where is Death In Paradise filmed?

Death In Paradise is largely filmed in the archipelago of Guadeloupe, a French-Caribbean region.

Most of the filming takes place on location around the main island’s Western side.

Fort Royal Hotel

Located at the northern point of the island, the Langley Fort Royal Hotel features heavily in the show.

Fans of Death In Paradise will recognise the beach and bar fr  om the show, while other scenes have been shot at the hotel itself.

As well as doubling as a filming location, the Fort Royal also doubles as base camp for the cast and crew.

Deshaies

 The small town, which is full of colourful shops and restaurants as well as a marina, doubles as Honoré, Saint Marie’s centre

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The small town, which is full of colourful shops and restaurants as well as a marina, doubles as Honoré, Saint Marie’s centreCredit: Alamy

The small town, which is full of colourful shops and restaurants as well as a marina, doubles as Honoré, Saint Marie’s centre.

It’s where the police station and also Catherine’s Bar are located, and where the local market is erected should a storyline require it.

The police station is actually the office of the local priest, who helpfully vacates the premises.

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La Perle Beach

 The location of DI Neville Parker’s shack is one of the most beautiful spots on the island, with its miles of unspoilt beach fringed by palm trees

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The location of DI Neville Parker’s shack is one of the most beautiful spots on the island, with its miles of unspoilt beach fringed by palm treesCredit: Getty – Contributor

The location of DI Goodman’s shack is one of the most beautiful spots on the island, with its miles of unspoilt beach fringed by palm trees.

Between shoots, the shack is taken down to prevent it being washed away – in their winter months the tide comes in and the beach is eroded.

The foundations are still visible, however, and you probably won’t find a more tranquil spot on Guadeloupe.

Botanical Gardens

A short drive from the town of Deshaies is the breathtaking Botanical Gardens.

Featuring a quaint café perched at the top of a waterfall and paths taking you past tropical bird menageries and flamingo pools, it certainly seems like an ideal setting for paradise.

However, as ever its seen its own fair share of death, as it happens to be where DI Richard Poole (Ben Miller) was killed in series three.

When is Death In Paradise on the BBC?

Death In Paradise continues TONIGHT (January 14, 2022).

The first episode of season 11 will air at 9pm on BBC One.

The season will compromise of eight episodes, with the season finale scheduled to air on February 25, 2022.

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