Martinqiue, "The island of flowers" is one of the largest islands of the Lesser Antilles. Along with the largest coral reef windward, it abounds in highly protected, rarely visited bays and coves. Martinique's tropical forests are perfect for private and unique excursions. Martinique has a Caribbean ambiance with excellent cuisine, designer shopping and friendly people. Yacht charter in Martinique is the perfect spot to reach the Grenadines. The North has lush foliage, rivers and spectacular mountains, with Mont Pele being it's highest point. The South end of the island is blessed with the white sand beaches backed by palms and sea grapes.
Le Marin in the south of the island is the heart of Martinique's yachting industry. Le Marin boasts all the facilities you could wish for: well-stocked chandleries, supermarkets and a variety of restaurants. You will find excellent French Creole cuisines. Seafood includes fresh local crab, lobster and conch, served from a barbecue or cooked in a delicious spicy sauce.
Provisioning for a yacht charter in Martinique is great. Giant supermarkets offer an array of produce, both local and European. Fresh fruits and vegetables, wonderful cheeses, pates, meat and seafood are enough of an attraction that many charter yachts provision here.
Once you've exhausted the charming sites of the islands, take your charter in another direction. Experience the excitement of blue-water sailing by heading south to St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines.
Diving in Martinique
The average monthly temperatures in Martinique remain remarkably stable, varying by only about 5° year-round. This stability is attributed to the tradewinds which bring refreshing breezes from the northeast throughout the year. December through May is the dry season, while June through November is considered the more humid season. Average air temperatures in coastal areas range from 22° to 30° C (72° to 86° F) which allow yacht charter in Martinque all year long.
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