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

There are a couple of dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. Readers can find out more concerning scuba diving in this area, can do so by clicking on this link.

Fishing

If you like to fish you'll be pleased to learn there are several charter operators in this area. Go to this extended discussion concerning fishing in the area if you want to find out more details.

Golf

Martinique Golf

Like golf? Fort de France isn't exactly overrun with golf greens, but the area does have a course. The only course in the area is Golf de L'Imperatrice Josephine. Click here to find our extended discussion of golf throughout Martinique.

Sailing and Boating

Kata Mambo

More information concerning area firms that can help you spend some time on the open water can be found here:

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 learn about charter operators and area marinas click here.

Shopping

If there are some avid shoppers vacationing with you, they might enjoy browsing some of the 14 retail shops in the area. If you'd like to find out more about shopping in Fort de France and nearby, you can do so by clicking on this link.

Sightseeing

Mangofil

You should plan on spending a day experiencing the culture, sights and sounds of Fort de France. Sights of interest to visitors include 5 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Nature enthusiasts will typically enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To navigate to our detailed page about sightseeing attractions and opportunities, click here.

Details concerning a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be found 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 enjoy sightseeing underwater there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Fort de France. To read more about nearby snorkeling opportunities, read this article.

Tennis

If you like playing tennis 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.

Other Activities

Details concerning some other activities are provided in the following table.

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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