Martinique: A Haven for Watersports

Martinique's Grande Anse des Salines beach.
Martinique’s Grande Anse des Salines beach.

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 dots the entire southern Caribbean coast. Swimmers will especially appreciate the secluded lagoon feel of the clear waters along the southern Atlantic coast. Vacationers can enjoy the unique and lush setting of black sand beaches in the North.

The Northern part is also well-known for its surf spots, especially on the Atlantic side where you can enjoy 10 famous locations on site, from Tartane to Le Precheur; as well as exploring unique ilets to entering luxuriant mangroves. A canoe kayak is also a great way to discover Martinique’s rich nature. Martinique features more than 90 dive sites. Water temperatures range between 80- and 86-degrees Fahrenheit with excellent visibility and abundant sea life. Guests can also experience the new attraction, Flyboard, a device which propels you into the air up to seven meters. Thrills guaranteed.