Martinique Accomodation Options

Martinique has a bit of everything for its visitors' lodgings

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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

Fort de France is Martinique's capital city, and the center of tourism on the island. Dining, shopping, and site-seeing are all available in abundance, as are lodgings options.

Trois Ilets

Most vacationers head to the Caribbean to relax on the world famous beaches. If you are looking forward to spending every second of your Martinique getaway sitting in the sand, Trois Ilets is the perfect locale. Lodgings in this area include a plethora of rental and beach front properties, such as the Karibea Camelia Residence.

For more information about the lay of the land on Martinique, visit our Map of Martinique.


Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa

Guests will find many accommodation types to select on the island, including tons of hotels and plenty of resorts. For those who plan on taking in some rays beside the pool, there are several properties to pick from with top-notch swimming facilities. Read further details on each of the properties by clicking on them.

One of the best locations on Martinique to enjoy convenient dining is Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa. Keeping with the Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa's Asian-influenced theme, the rooms featured in this hotel offers lavish decor with exotic woodwork and hemp fabrics. The rooms come equipped with bamboo wardrobes, plasma televisions, music stations with CD and DVD players and more. Try calling them at 330-596-54-80-80.

One place along the water's edge worth mentioning is Hotel Bakoua Martinique. Consisting of guest rooms available in a variety of sizes and vistas, the Hotel Bakoua offers Standard Rooms with one or two double beds, Superior Rooms with one double bed and located on the beach, and Executive Suites with a view overlooking the sea and Fort-de-France. Some rooms are connected so families can share space without being crowded. If you are looking to call before booking a room, you can do so at 596-5-96660202.

Anyone looking to find a place to stay with excellent swimming facilities and pool-side amenities, one spot to consider is La Baie du Galion Resort. 178 rooms in the form of rooms and suites, situated across several three-story buildings, are available to travelers wishing to stay at the Karibea Baie du Galion Resort. All rooms come equipped with air conditioning, telephone, television, hair dryer, and an in-room safe. If you're looking to call ahead, do so at 596-586530.

Martinique has other choices. To see our full guide to hotels on the island, go to this page.

Condos and Villa Complexes

There are also non-standard hotel lodging options on the island, which include a condominium building and a selection of villa complexes.

Hotel Plein Soleil is one property of this type found in eastern Martinique. A luxury villa resort complex nestled into the hills, this is where French style meets the laid back nature of the islands and promises a memorable getaway to every guest. If you would like to call ahead, do so at (059) 638-0777.

If you are wanting to book a place to stay with good swimming pool facilities, one destination to think about is Residence Oceane. We are situated in a tranquil place with cooling ocean breezes. Residence Oceane consists of wooden Creole bungalows surrounded by bougainvilliers If you'd like to call before making reservations, do so at 596-587-373.

Another property to consider will be La Suite Villa. A cozy boutique hotel ideally located in a part of town known for its tourism, this villa property features colonial style, elegant appointments, and a friendly staff. You'll find them on Route du Fort d'Alet.

Martinique offers a wider range of choices. Make your way to this extended discussion regarding these types of accommodations on the island if you're looking for more facts.

Camping and Eco-Tourism On Martinique

Nature enthusiasts will want to think about the one eco-tourism property on the island. Besides the standard hotel choices, there will be an eco-lodge.

Eco-Accommodations On Martinique
Name Type Phone Number Star Rating Location Island
Hotel La Caravelle Lodge (059) 658-0732


5.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Le Robert Martinique

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Some visitors enjoy the reassurance of an all-inclusive package. There are several reasons why these plans are so popular. For instance, they eliminate the need to prepare a detailed budget. The options just below are the only all-inclusive properties available here.

Avid tennis players often enjoy booking their stay at Club Med Buccaneer's Creek, as they offer some good tennis facilities. At Buccaneer's Creek, you can enjoy a relaxing vacation with your loved ones without having to worry about a thing. The resort's all-inclusive pricing means that everything is taken care of for you in advance, and you'll never have to fumble for your wallet.

For travelers wanting to book an accommodation with an active late-night scene, Club Trois Ilets is one spot you might want to think about. Situated in a beautiful tropical garden with views of a peaceful sandy beach is Club Trois Ilets. The hotel is conveniently located near the airport and some of the area's top attractions, yet far enough away to give you the peace and serenity you are looking for on your Martinique vacation.

When considering an all-inclusive package, don't assume each property offers the same amenities. Avoid surprises -- do a little research to verify what's included in each package.

Personal Considerations

When you <span>plan your trip to Martinique</span>, a number of details go into deciding on the best location for your accommodations.

Party Size

As a general rule, the larger your party, the more you'll have to research your lodgings. Sure, you can book several cheap hotel rooms to accommodate your brood, but if you take the time, you may be able to find a hotel that specializes in suites, or a rental house that is large enough to fit everyone comfortable, for a similar price. Many of these types of locations even have extras that make it more affordable, such as a kitchen where you can cook your own meals instead of dining out.

The type of group you travel with makes a difference, also. Hotels that go out of their way to accommodate families like Diamont Beach will obviously be a top choice if you have young children, while groups of a adults looking for a wild getaway may want to look for a locale that discourages children from staying on property. Couples planning a romantic weekend can choose couples only resorts, or find a quaint inn known for its intimate ambiance.


Choosing a hotel near the attractions you want to visit, or a beach that you know you'll be spending a lot of time at is ideal. Many hotels on Martinique also specialize in certain activities, like golf, fishing, or diving, and could end up saving you money when you purchase a package deal that includes these activities in the price.

Length of Stay

If you are planning to stay on Martinique for more than a week, the excitement of being on a vacation might not last as long as someone only on the island for a weekend. This is when choosing accommodations that will make you feel at home will come in handy. A rental property will offer you all the comforts of home, and probably save you money, than if you were to pay full price for a resort for each night of your stay. On the other hand, for a quick trip, you'll probably want to be pampered, and have as much taken care of for you as possible, so you can make each moment count. These vacationers will definitely want to stick to a hotel or large resort for their trip.


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