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 the island. Still, there are ways to rent mopeds as well as both road cycling and mountain bikes.
The island's hilly and steep roads can make road biking for any but professional and hobby cyclists difficult. There are, however, tours of many of the naturally preserved areas on the island for more recreational riding. This is a wonderful way of seeing some of Martinique's most beautiful and captivating sites. Tours with a meal can run about ?43.
Motorbikes can be adventurous ways of getting around Martinique, although these are generally more dangerous than cars for driving around in a foreign area. 50cc bikes do not require a license to drive, while the more powerful bikes will require a driver's license from your home country. As always, consider costs of gasoline and insurance when renting. Hefty safety deposits are usually required and rentals will average about , 30 a day. Travelers on any form of bike should wear helmets on the island.
If you like the idea of sightseeing at your own pace, you will encounter a variety of different rental agencies that can help you.
If you'd like to go riding, you can check with Rent a Car Le Diamant. Sedans, sports utility vehicles, trucks, minivans, and even even commercial vehicles are available for rent through this Rent a Car location, and they also offer scooter rentals. They are located in Diamant, Martinique.
Another option is Scootonnerre. If you're in need of a bicycle rental for a few hours of exploring, or even for your entire visit, this is where you can pick the right bike for you. You can reach them at (059) 676-4112.
The chart right below provides you with a few details regarding the 9 rental agencies we are aware of.
|(059) 676-9635||Basse-Pointe, Northern part of Martinique|
|(059) 676-9635||Sainte-Anne, Southeastern part of Martinique|
|(059) 642-1699||The vicinity of Forte de France, Central Martinique|
|Rent a Car Le Diamant||(059) 676-1596||0.5 mi. East of Central downtown Diamant|
|(059) 674-7177||0.1 mi. South of Central Le Marin|
|(059) 662-2643||0.7 mi. West of Central Ste. Luce|
|(059) 676-8082||0.6 mi. Northeast of Central Sainte-Anne|
|(059) 666-1155||3.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France|
|Scootonnerre||(059) 676-4112||Downtown Diamant|
Taking a tour of a part of the island with a mountain bike or renting a moped for a day trip can fun as long as you play it safe on the road while on Martinique.
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