Martinique

Tips and Articles in Martinique

Martiniquais consider Grand-Rivière, which overlooks the turbulent Dominica Channel, the end of the world. It was certainly the end of the road. After a white-knuckle drive on hairpin turns skirting Mount Pelée and passing through a rain forest wh...
ST. THOMAS Hotel 1829Though it's only steps from Charlotte Amalie's cruise-port chaos, this gem of a hotel is miles away in spirit. Built for the bride of a 19th-century French sea captain, Hotel 1829 is a confection of Moroccan tile, terraces swi...
"What do you mean, ’The beads are gone?’" I’m standing at the front desk of Club Med’s newly updated Buccaneer’s Creek resort, staring in confusion at the attractive local staff in their traditional Martinican eyelet-lace blousons. They’re equally...
A BAREBOAT CHARTER IS ESSENTIALLY A YACHT RENTAL. Typically, you leave from a base, take the boat wherever you want, and return it to the base or to another port on an agreed-upon date, usually a week or 10 days later. Companies ask prospective c...