Martinique is a rugged Caribbean island that’s part of the Lesser Antilles. An overseas region of France, its culture reflects a distinctive blend of French and West Indian influences. Its largest town, Fort-de-France, features steep hills, narrow streets and La Savane, a garden bordered by shops and cafes. Tropical and humid with an average temperature of 25°C to 30°C. The climate is moderated by trade winds. The rainy season is from June to October and the island is vulnerable to devastating cyclones (hurricanes) every eight years on average. Around Martinique there are excellent opportunities for diving and snorkeling, divers need to explore the Saint Pierre shipwrecks, but there are also colorful reefs, mysterious caves and plenty of tropical fish. If you prefer to have fun above the water, kitesurfing is excellent, especially from December to April.
Yacht charter in Martinique
The excursion at Le Robert offers the opportunity to spot iguanas in their natural protected environment. Get immersed in Martinican heritage at the Slaves Savannah, enjoy the day at Pointe-Marin white sandy beach, discover Fort-de-France during a walking tour, encounter sea turtles at Grand Anse, a beautiful beach with warm, crystal-clear water, get a taste of Martinique history and its unique AOC rum or discover La Pagerie museum where Empress Josephine, wife of Napoleon Bonaparte was born and raised. If your idea of a great vacation involves picture-perfect beaches, then the island of Martinique is for you. In the south, a plethora of white sand beaches dot the entire southern Caribbean coast. Swimmers will especially appreciate the secluded lagoon feel of the clear waters along the southern Atlantic coast, which is protected by coral reef barriers. In the north, vacationers can enjoy the unique and lush setting of black sand beaches near Le Carbet and Le Prêcheur.