Trois Ilets is not the type of destination one chooses when they are looking for a big city filled with museums and cultural attractions. This is the spot you go to get away from it all – without sacrificing the modern amenities that you've become accustomed to. This town's main attractions revolve around the beaches with a little market-style shopping thrown in for good measure.
There are a large selection of beaches to visit, though they are all located in neighboring areas. Snorkeling is available at some of these beaches, for people who enjoy the underwater scene. You can click on the name of the beach for a detailed review of that beach.
If you love snorkeling, a beach with that option is Anse Mitan. The golden beaches of Anse Mitan feature clear but deep water. The shore is spotted with palm trees, which conceal a few small bistros.
Another top pick for snorkeling fans is Pointe du Bout. Pointe du Bout is a small, narrow man-made beach that is home to several marinas and an abundance of hotels and resorts. The beach is lined with restaurants, shops, and facilities.
Anse-a-l'Ane: Perfect for a picnic, Anse-a-l'Ane beach offers tables for guests to stop for a snack along these shores. A nearby shell museum and a bar in the neighboring Le Calalou Hotel are also prime attractions.
Luckily, you will find a wide range of choices for beaches nearby. If you're interested, you can find out more by following this link.
If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit La Savane des Esclaves. It is found in the heart of Trois Ilets. Unfortunately, Martinique did not escape the horrors of slavery and it shaped the history of the island in a deep and profound way. You can learn all about it at this restored village which traces the path of slavery on Martinique.
Another landmark worth visiting is Musee Departemental de la Martinique. It is located 5.1 mi. North-Northwest of central Trois Ilets. A trip to the Departmental Museum of Archeology and Prehistory allows visitors to learn about the island of Martinique before colonization. The private collection amassed via archeological excavations paints the most accurate picture available about the geological evolution of Martinique.
Schoelcher Library: What makes this library so special is that it was built in 1889 and France, then shipped to the island piece by piece.
These are merely a few of your options. Those interested can find out more about other sites worth visiting in and near Trois Ilets by going to this page.
Visitors who enjoy spending time outdoors will probably enjoy visiting Mangofil. <p>A great place for families and groups of children to hang out for a day, this fun spot has mini golf, obstacle courses, quad bike rentals, and tons of other sports and games that people of all ages will love.</p>
Another attraction that you might enjoy is Balata Botanical Gardens. <p>Set on three hectares of private land with a view of the Pitons du Carbet is Balata Botanical Gardens, a botanical garden set up by the famed horticulturist Jean-Philippe Thoze.</p>
Needless to say, you'll find other choices. To reach our complete guide to natural attractions in and around the area, click here.
Looking for some action? Travelers looking to test their luck can find a handful of places to go in and near the area.
View the chart below for information concerning casinos in and near Trois Ilets.
|(059) 661-9906||6.3 mi. Northwest of Central Trois Ilets|
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Additionally, visitors will find several other attractions. The following chart has more information about the other miscellaneous attractions in and near Trois Ilets.
|Dolphin Encounter Service||Central Trois Ilets|
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|Dolphin Encounter Service||2.1 mi. West of Central Trois Ilets|
There may not be an overwhelming amount of attractions available to guests directly in Trois Ilets, but that doesn't mean a boring vacation I what you have to look forward to be any means. Once you arrive, you'll find plenty of ways to keep you busy simply by following the locals' lead, or heading out to explore some of the surrounding towns.
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