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.
You'll find two dive operators and a small number of dive sites to choose from. To visit our detailed page about diving opportunities in this area, click here.
If you like to fish you'll be pleased to discover there are a few charter operators in this area. To navigate to our detailed page about deep sea fishing, click here.
The following table has some details concerning firms that can help you get out on the water.
|(069) 625-2316||Pointe du Bout, 3.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France|
|(059) 666-1023||Pointe du Bout, 3.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France|
|(069) 617-5742||Trois Ilets, 5.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France|
|(069) 606-2039||Trois Ilets, 5.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France|
If you'd like to learn about local marinas and charter options visit this page.
If you have some shopping fanatics in your group, they might want to know that more than 14 retailers operate in this area. To reach our detailed guide to shopping in Fort de France and nearby, follow this link.
Another great option is spending a day soaking in the culture, sights and sounds of Fort de France. The area has 5 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Those visitors who enjoy natural surroundings are likely to enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To visit our detailed page about sightseeing attractions and opportunities, visit this page.
Information about a firm that can help you enjoy some local sightseeing can be found below.
|Hiking Tour and Trip Operator||(059) 655-0479||Le Morne Vert, 8.4 mi. Northwest of Central Fort de France|
|Kayaking Service||(059) 654-5809||Ducos, 6.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Fort de France|
|Kayaking Service||(059) 668-2710||Trois Ilets, 5.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France|
If you are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Fort de France. Those needing to get more details concerning opportunities to go snorkeling here.
If you're a tennis player your best bet is to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. However, there's only one property in the area where you can play tennis.
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