Activities in Fort de France

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. 

Diving

Fort de France Diving

You'll find two dive operators and a small number of dive sites to choose from. For a more thorough discussion of scuba diving in this area go to this page.

Fishing

Like to fish? You might be pleased to learn there are 3 charter fishing services located in this area. Click to view our page dedicated to this topic.

Golf

Martinique Golf

Like golf? Fort de France isn't overloaded with golf greens, but there's one place to be aware of. The only course in the area is Golf de L'Imperatrice Josephine. Those wanting to get more details about golfing throughout Martinique can do so by clicking here.

Sailing and Boating

Kata Mambo

Look through the following chart to learn more about local providers that will enable you to spend some time out on the open 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 want to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators navigate to this page.

Shopping

If you have some shopping fanatics in your group, they're not totally out of luck -- the area has more than 14 retail stores just waiting to be explored. Visit this extended discussion if you want to find out about shopping in and around Fort de France.

Sightseeing

Mangofil

Many visitors spend at least a day soaking in the culture, sights and sounds of Fort de France. Among other things, the area has 5 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Nature enthusiasts will typically have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To learn more about area sightseeing attractions, read this article.

Information concerning a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights can be seen in the chart below.

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

Snorkeling

If you are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Fort de France. Readers can learn more about opportunities to go snorkeling here.

Tennis

If you want to play some tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. However, we're only aware of one property where you can play tennis in this area.

Other Activities

Details concerning a few other activities are summarized directly below.

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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