Activities in Fort de France

Copyright: Jacques Lebleu

The capital of Martinique, Fort de France, is a city of opposites.  Some areas are urban while others quiet and calm.  Where in town you decide to stay may give a clue to the type of activities you like to participate in, but the area is not so large that you don't have access to it all.  The center of the city is great for sightseeing, shopping, and dining, and the area that surrounds offers opportunity to play tennis, scuba dive, fish, and sail. 


Fort de France Diving

There are two dive services and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. For a more comprehensive look at diving in this area go to this page.


Hoping to go fishing during your vacation? There are a couple of charter operators located in this area. Those interested can obtain more information about fishing in this area can do so by clicking here.


Martinique Golf

If you or a traveling companion like to play golf you may realize Fort de France isn't exactly overrun with golf greens. Nevertheless, there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Golf de L'Imperatrice Josephine. If you're interested, find more details concerning golf courses throughout Martinique can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

Kata Mambo

Take a look at the table just below to read more about local providers that will help you enjoy some time on the water.

Boating Opportunities Near Fort de France
Name Phone Location
Kata Mambo (069) 625-2316 Pointe du Bout, 3.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France
La Créole Cata (059) 666-1023 Pointe du Bout, 3.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France
Matinik Croisieres (069) 617-5742 Trois Ilets, 5.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France
Ykeva Day Tours (069) 606-2039 Trois Ilets, 5.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France

If you'd like to find out about charter operators and local marinas read this page.


Shopping in Fort de France

If there are some shopping fanatics traveling with you, they'll be interested to know that there are more than 14 retail stores to browse in this area. Click to see our page regarding shopping in and around Fort de France.



You really should set aside a day for exploring the sights and culture of Fort de France. The area's sights include 5 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts will typically enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. You can read this article regarding area sightseeing attractions if you'd like to find more details.

Check out the chart below to see a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.

Sightseeing Services Near Fort de France
Name Type Phone Location
Heli Blue Excursions and Sightseeing Service (059) 666-1080 4.5 mi. East of Central Fort de France
Kayak Aventure Mangrove Kayaking Service (059) 654-5809 Ducos, 6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Fort de France
Kayak Nature Evasion Kayaking Service (059) 668-2710 Trois Ilets, 5.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France


If exploring an underwater world sounds appealing there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Fort de France. You can learn more concerning opportunities to go snorkeling on this page.


If you like playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. However, there's only one property where you can play tennis in this area.

Other Activities

The following table has a few details concerning other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Fort de France
Name Type Phone Location
Atrium Concert Halls and Performing Arts Centers (059) 660-7878 Downtown Forte de France
Baz' Notik Watersports Operator (059) 666-1905 Pointe du Bout, 3.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France
David Dauphins Dolphin Encounter Service (069) 651-4243 4.5 mi. South of Central Fort de France
Pierre-Aliker Stadium Sporting Event Venue -- 1.7 mi. East of Downtown Forte de France
Route de la Trace Scenic Trail -- 2.4 mi. North of Central Fort de France

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