Welcome to
Martinique!


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If you venture outside of the more developed Southern Martinique, you'll discover a island filled with natural attractions waiting to greet you. A great forested area on Martinique…

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Best Time to Visit

For those who wish to experience France and the Caribbean at the same time, Martinique is a destination of fashion and…

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Weather on Martinique

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Martinique's year-round warm temperatures are sure to bring a smile to the face of every vacationer. Martinique's location in the center of the Caribbean's eastern archipelago means…

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Culture

As one of the largest French outposts in the Lesser Antilles, Martinique is an island that carries off a noticeable air…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
Martinique

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Accommodations:

Travelers searching for a low-cost way to see everything the Caribbean has to offer may be a bit daunted by accommodation rates on the French island of Martinique. The island is…

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All Inclusive Resorts

A vacation on Martinique is sure to be something unique, whether you're fascinated by the high style of the island, or…

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Hotels

Vacationers will love the Caribbean charm and French style of Martinique. Enjoy chic elegance and luxury at classy resorts…

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Villa Complexes

There are plenty of different accommodation styles on Martinique, and many travelers delight in the opportunity to rent…

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Eco Tourism

Camping is widely available on the island of Martinique, but it's also strongly regulated by local governments from location to location around the island. Camping is available from…

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Colorful reef and tropical fish, hidden caves and sunken ships; these are just a few of the things you will find under the sea just off the coast of Martinique. Grab a snorkel or a…

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Restaurants

Martinique's visitors can find all sorts of cuisine on the small island that is populated by well over…

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Food

The world class chefs of Martinique, whether carefully arranging a plate presentation, or energetically…

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Driving

The roads of the French territories, including Martinique, are generally well-maintained and patrolled by officers who…

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Things to
See and Do:

There are Many Ways to Have Fun in
Martinique

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Activities

The people of Martinique have just as much joie de vivre as their French brethren, so finding fun activities on the island is easy. If you like the idea of exploring the area in…

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Shopping

A trip to Martinique mixes the best of everything European and Caribbean, all on…

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Nightlife

The concept of nightlife is a rather new one on Martinique, but since the idea…

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Fishing

Just off the coast of Martinique lies an underwater wonderland, filled with some of the most impressive-sized fish an…

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Sailing & Boating

Martinique has one of the safest and most beautiful bays in the Caribbean, which…

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Casinos

Vacationers who dream of dollar signs when they fall asleep at night may be…

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When planning a getaway on Martinique, one of the things most tourists find themselves looking forward to is spending time in the water. Swimming, sailing, and scuba diving…

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Landmarks

French heritage abounds on Martinique, but visitors find that it is the history of the local people that truly shines.…

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Bikes & Mopeds

While cars remain good ways to tour Martinique, scooter and bike rentals for the road can be a significantly more adventurous…

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Attractions

The charm of the French-Caribbean island of Martinique is hard to deny. The island features wonderfully sophisticated…

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Golf

For a brief time in 2010, there were no holes available on Martinique, but after having some repair work done on it, the…

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Cruise ship passengers will find that Martinique's main port in Fort de France, is filled with things to do while visiting the island as a part of their Caribbean tour. Vacationers…

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The Economy of Martinique:

Originally known for its crops and flowers, Martinique's economy is now made up of a variety of sectors

In the past, Martinique had relied on agriculture as its primary source of income, but in recent years, with the decline of sugar production, tourism has drawn the most foreign…

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Travel Fundamentals for Martinique

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The island of Martinique has come to be a vacationers paradise. Many people come to the island to explore its expansive rainforests and relaxe on one of the beaches. For whatever…

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Electricity

Everything on Martinique has a French influence, including the island's electricity voltage. Vacationers who are bringing…

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Clothing

While visitors to the island may not be able to match the elegance and chic of the well dressed locals, there are several…

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Currency

Travelers from North America and the U.K. will need to change money upon their arrival to Martinique. While the island…

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Many people in the service industry make the majority of their income through tips and gratuity. This is true for the…

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Hours of Operation

Many travelers find who themselves accustomed to operating hours in their own country may notice small differences in the…

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Telephones

The phone system to Martinique may seem somewhat complicated at first, but travelers will find it's simpler than it seems.…

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Postal Services

Many vacationers on Martinique enjoy sending postcards to friends and family back home, while others send back packages…

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Transportation Options for Martinique:

How to travel is an important decision for your vacation

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Once you've decided on spending your island getaway on Martinique, getting there is the next step. Arrival should be the method of transportation that is most comfortable and…

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Buses

While bus and large taxi service throughout the island can be irregular, travelers who are doing limited amounts of touring should consider them. Buses…

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Bikes & Mopeds

While cars remain good ways to tour Martinique, scooter and bike rentals for the road can be a significantly more adventurous of making your way around…

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Rental Cars

With so many things to do and and so many wonderful sites to see, many vacationers decide to take to the streets of Martinique so they can explore the…

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Taxis

Unlike most of the Caribbean, Martinique's taxis can be an expensive way to get around. Taxi collectifs and standard taxis are another option for…

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Many visitors who return to Martinique agree that no two beaches on this island are the same. Vacationers may choose among a diverse assortment of sands. Like night and day, the…

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Spas

If booking a few hours for treatments at a local spa is important to you when you visit Martinique, you may want to consider…

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Planning Your Vacation on Martinique

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Lush green vegetation and breathtaking mountainous terrain make Martinique a traveler's dream paradise. The island of flowers provides a unique and wonderful getaway spot for those…

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Getting Info

Martinique is an island with beautiful white sand beaches and a culture enriched by the French. It is not hard to see why…

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Budgeting

Budgeting for a trip to Martinique can be one of the most important aspects of the vacation - whether travelers want to…

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Best Time to Visit

For those who wish to experience France and the Caribbean at the same time, Martinique is a destination of fashion and…

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Making Decisions

When traveling to Martinique, vacationers can expect many things from the island, like lush vegetation and gorgeous flowers,…

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Booking

The Internet has made it easier than ever before to research and book your travel arrangements quickly and conveniently…

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Packing

As you plan for your trip to Martinique, make a mental note of all the activities you plan to participate in, and take a…

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Passports

When traveling internationally, you have to bring the necessary paperwork to get into the country. Vacationing on Martinique…

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Customs

Most travelers experience little to no hassle when they go through customs on Martinique. There are very few formalities…

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The Caribbean is a festive place, and Martinique is no exception. While Vaval (Martinique's Carnival) may be the best known festival, towns all over the island host numerous events…

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Accommodations for Specific Interests

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Family Vacations

Martinique is a great place to take your family when you want to expose them to French culture, yet retain the benefit…

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Dining Options

One of the joys of vacationing is the opportunity to experience a variety of different foods. You will discover many…

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Swimming Pools

Relaxing by the pool — many come to find it's the simplest and most convenient way to relax on Martinique. The hotel's…

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Nightlife Options

Martinique offers so many ways to unwind during the day, from spa visits to waterside strolls, but don't miss their upbeat…

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Tennis

The Caribbean makes the ideal setting for playing tennis, with its exotic flaura and all-over natural beauty. When and…

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Along with Guadeloupe, Martinique is one of two overseas regions of France. The mix of French and Caribbean culture creates an alluring and unique vacation destination in which…

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Air Travel

Although the island is a part of France, there is no mistaking it's location in the Caribbean as you fly over clear blue…

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Ferries

For vacationers who can avoid the seasickness, ferries and high speed catamarans provide service to destinations both on…

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Sailing & Boating

Martinique has one of the safest and most beautiful bays in the Caribbean, which makes it a popular area for sailors and…

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History of Martinique:

Martinique truly stood up to the heat, with a history of war and even a volcanic eruption

Martinique's history is quite similar to other Caribbean islands, but if you look a little bit deeper, you will see the subtle historical differences that have made this tropical…

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There are plenty of places to stay in Martinique, but we have only one property with a rating of 4.5 or 5 stars. Take…

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