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Dive head first into our island and explore the real Martinique. That of cascading waterfalls, colorful dives, unforgettable hikes and moments shared over a glass of world-class AOC rum. 

Come with us on a tour of all the best experiences and things to do on the “island of flowers”. We promise you, many surprises are in store!

Experience Life on 
the water

All Watersports & Nautical Activities in Martinique

Try gliding across the island’s stunning waters for a day with a surfing or kiteboarding lesson, a kayaking adventure or a relaxing sailing trip.

Adventure into

Go Hiking or Trekking in Martinique

Explore Martinique and all of its treasures with a nature excursion, a hike, a horseback trek, or even a canyoning trip for the more adventurous.

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Leap into Martinique’s Culture

A Delve into Martinican Culture

Discover Martinique’s culture and history, from Carnival and the island’s museums to sporting events like the Tour de Martinique des Yoles Rondes, and Martinican Easter and Christmas traditions like Matoutou de Pâques and Chanté Nwel.

Kick Back and

A Few Wellness Activities to Try

Make the most of your stay to treat yourself to a wellness and relaxation experience in Martinique. Whether you choose a massage, spa, Jacuzzi or relaxing treatment, where better to revitalize and unwind than on our beautiful island?

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Things for All

All Sports and Leisure Activities on the Island

Discover the many activities, sports and leisure activities on the island that both kids and adults can enjoy.

Practical info

Let yourself be surprised by the Flower Island and all it has to offer to see, do and discover. 

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Spend your day on the water with the horizon as your only limits, by trying surfing, kiteboarding or kayaking or by taking a sailing trip.

Martinique has some incredible spots for those in search of thrills and is equipped with excellent facilities for adventure sports. 

Martinique’s coast enjoys strong winds, making it possible to kiteboard and windsurf all year round.

Other activities you can try include jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing and even flyboarding.

Martinique is a top, world-renowned diving destination.

In Martinique, you can enjoy the island’s incredible sea life with an afternoon of diving, a morning of snorkeling or a boat trip where you might spot dolphins if you are lucky.

You can take long treks on horseback or on foot – some stunning scenery await along the island’s trails – or opt for an adrenaline-filled afternoon of canyoning. Martinique has nine different ecosystems for you to discover, where plant and animal life live in incredible harmony.

So, don’t waste a minute – you have beaches to visit, floral estate gardens to admire, tiny sandy coves to explore, rushing rivers to wade across, rainforest to walk in and secret waterfalls to find, not forgetting Mount Pelée to climb and the stunning Balata Garden to see. 

In Martinique, you will encounter genuine and generous people all over the island who will be delighted to share their culture with you. 

In the town of Fort de France, you can learn the history of the island of flowers. It has many musts for visitors, including historic and cultural sights and museums.

Some key cultural sights in Martinique:

  • L'écomusée de Martinique
  • La Savane des Esclaves
  • La Maison de la Canne
  • Le Domaine de l'Emeraude
  • Village of Saint-Pierre
  • Ruins of Saint-Pierre
  • Schoelcher library
  • Cathedrale of Saint-Louis
  • Museum of history and ethnography, 
  • Fort de France market, 
  • Village of Poterie 

Martinique rum is the only certified label of origin rum in the world and is emblematic of Martinique. Work your way along the rum trail and allow yourself time for a tasting to understand the deep history and culture of Martinique. 

Distilleries all over the island offer tours. There are currently a dozen distilleries still in operation and open to visitors – the ideal time to visit is from February to June during the harvesting period.

A few distilleries not to miss: Depaz, La Mauny, Neisson, Saint-James, JM, Clément and Habitation Saint-Etienne.

Martinique’s food scene is extremely rich. In every corner of the island, you can taste colorful and often spicy Creole specialties.

You will love trying our lobster, poulet boucané (smoked chicken), féroce d’avocat (spicy mashed avocado and cod combo) and our famous black sausage (boudin créole).

There are endless things to do in Martinique. From Basse Pointe to Le Diamant via Fort de France, Le Vauclin and Sainte Marie, one thing is sure in Martinique, you’ll have no time to get bored.