Why Not Go?

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 tourists get the best of both worlds: the warm weather, pristine beaches, and colorful attitude of the Caribbean as well as the posh and refined nature of France. Martinique… more…

Best Time to Visit

For those who wish to experience France and the Caribbean at the same… more…

Areas within Martinique

Diamante

Fort de France

Sainte Marie

Trois Ilets

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. The lucid, turquoise colored waters off the cost of Martinique have the ability to draw even the most staunch land-lubber to the shore. Most tourists… more…

Diving

Colorful reef and tropical fish, hidden caves and sunken ships; these… more…

Bikes & Mopeds

While cars remain good ways to tour Martinique, scooter… more…

Fishing

Just off the coast of Martinique lies an underwater… more…

Transportation

Once you've decided on spending your island getaway on Martinique,… more…

Air Travel

Although the island is a part of France, there is no mistaking it's… more…

Ferries

For vacationers who can avoid the seasickness, ferries and high speed… more…

Rental Cars

With so many things to do and and so… more…

Sailing & Boating

Martinique has one of the safest and… more…

Taxis

Unlike most of the Caribbean, Martinique's… more…

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 known for its Parisian elegance and Caribbean-style resorts, and though the price tag can be shocking, many visitors might find that it is worth the expense. Fort de France is Martinique's capital city, and the center of tourism on the island. Dining, shopping, and site-seeing… more…

Hotels

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Eco Tourism

Camping is widely available on the island… more…

Villa Complexes

There are plenty of different accommodation… more…

Attractions

There are a large selection of beaches to visit on the island. Whether you prefer being around other people, or you prefer a quieter stretch of sand, you… more…

Cruises

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… more…

Beaches

You'll discover several beaches to choose from on the island. Regardless of whether you'd rather be part of a busy beach scene, or you'd rather find a more secluded spot, you should be able to find just the right beach. You can click on the beach names to get additional information about that section of the coast. If you are hoping to snorkel, a location worth considering is Anse Mabouyas. A normally empty beach, Anse… more…

Restaurants

Martinique's visitors can find all sorts… more…

Natural Attractions

If you venture outside of the more… more…

Attractions

There are a large selection of beaches… more…

Clothing

While visitors to the island may not be able to match the elegance and… more…

Currency

Travelers from North America and the U.K. will need to change money upon… more…

Crime

Even in paradise sometimes the unthinkable can occur. Overall, Martinique… more…

Culture

As one of the largest French outposts… more…

Electricity

Everything on Martinique has a French… more…

Events & Festivals

The Caribbean is a festive place, and… more…

Food

The world class chefs of Martinique, whether carefully arranging a plate presentation, or energetically adding another pinch of Creole spices, know how to satisfy even the most critical of palettes. Vacationers can find dining experiences ranging from choreographed and elaborate fine dining presentations… more…

Budgeting

Budgeting for a trip to Martinique can be one of the most important… more…

Tipping

Many people in the service industry make the majority of… more…

History

Martinique's history is quite similar to other Caribbean… more…

Weather

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 it's at a great location - the temperature varies usually no more than a few degrees all year round. Wintertime lows can reach down to 75 degrees Fahrenheit, while summertime highs usually climb no higher than 85 degrees Fahrenheit. While on many islands, rainy and dry… more…

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