Itinerary: A Dream Week in Martinique

  • © Vivienne Gucwa

  • © Vivienne Gucwa

  • © Vivienne Gucwa

  • © Vivienne Gucwa

Itinerary: A Dream Week in Martinique Fort de France mq

DAY 1

Accommodations

Bakoua Hotel **** Charming West-Indies style hotel located in the resort area of Pointe-du-Bout, MGallery Bakoua offers a breathtaking view of the magnificent Fort-de-France bay. The hotel consist of 137 rooms and suites, all with balconies or patios, two restaurants, a cocktail bar, two tennis courts, a swimming pool, beach and water sports facilities.

www.hotel-bakoua.com

Tel: 011 596 596 66 02 02

Afternoon:    

  • Arrival at Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport
  • Visit at La Pagerie Museum in Trois-Ilets - the future Empress Josephine (b. 1763) spent her first 15 years in this stone house, which displays some of her belongings, including unexpectedly ardent letters from Napoleon
  • Check in to Bakoua Hotel****

Dinner:           

Le Zandoli at La Suite Villa Hotel**** in Trois-Ilets –

Route du Fort d’Alet - Anse Mitan
97229 LES TROIS ILETS - FWI
Tél : 0596 59 88 00 - Fax : 0596 59 88 10
www.la-suite-villa.com

 

DAY 2

Morning:

  • Departure from the hotel to Le Vauclin        
  • Kayaking Discovery with Fleur d’O- from exploring unique ilets to entering luxuriant mangroves or enjoying a ballad, canoe kayak is a great way to discover Martinique’s rich nature. You may even experience see-through kayaks in Le Vauclin.

Pointe Chaudière

97280 Le Vauclin

Tel: 0696 50 25 35 
www.fleurdo.com

Afternoon:    

  • Transfer to François
  • Departure by boat to Josephine’s Bathtub  
  • Poisson grillé lunch at Islet Oscar Guest House- Located on the Atlantic side of Martinique, Ilet Oscar is accessible by a 10-minute boat ride from the marina of François. A few paddles away from the famous Empress Josephine’s bathtub, this Creole house loaded with history and antiques, consist of four bedrooms. The guest house is registered as a historical monument. Many water activities such as fishing, canoeing, diving, waterskiing can be organized by the host.  

www.ilet-oscar.com

  • Return to the Marina and Transfer to Cap Est Relais Chateau Lagoon Resort and Spa*****

Le Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa,
Relais & Châteaux Member since 2004

La Prairie: + 33 (0)1 53 75 22 37

www.relaischateaux.com/capest   

  • Creole Tea Time

 

DAY 3

Morning:       

  • Departure from the hotel to Anse Mitan
  • Diving with Aliotis Plongée Martinique Martinique waters offer warm temperatures (80 to 86°F), whatever the depth is an array of colors, exceptional visibility, and calm conditions. to view the corals, sponges, gorgona, anemone and many Caribbean fish.

Afternoon:    

  • Lunch at Ti-Sable restaurant in Anse d’Arlets  

Plage de Grande Anse

97217 Les Anses d’Arlet

Tel : 0569 68 62 44

email : ti-sable@wanadoo.fr

www.tisablemartinique.com

  • Transfer to Distillerie La Mauny at Rivière-Pilote
  • Visit of Distillerie La Mauny at Rivière-Pilote- At the heart of a green valley, surrounded by sugar cane fields, La Mauny distillery takes you to discover the different stages of the development of our delicious rum quality, the most consumed in Martinique.

Domaine La Mauny – 97211 Rivière Pilote

Tel: 0596 62 62 08

http://www.plantationtroisrivieres.com/3-rivieres/ 

  • Transfer to Anse Figuier Beach at Rivière-Pilote for an afternoon at the beach

Dinner:  

La Marine Restaurant

Marina de la Pointe du Bout

Trois-Ilets 97229, Martinique 

 

DAY 4

Morning:       

  • Departure from the hotel by ferry
  • Arrival and walking tour of the Capital city Fort de France

Places of interest:

  • Schoelcher Library, Saint Louis Cathedral 
  • Cour Perrinon Shopping Center
  • Aime Césaire Theater Museum
  • The covered market with fruits, vegetables, spices and fruit liquors

Afternoon:    

  • Stand up Paddle at Schoelcher – Glisse and Love

http://www.glisseandlove.com/

Tel: 06 96 70 41 62

Experience this activity at Madiana Plage - Schoelcher, on the Caribbean East side.

  • Lunch at Le Petibonum at Le Carbet   

Quartier le Coin, Plage du Carbet

97221 Le Carbet

Tel : 0596 78 04 34

http://www.babaorum.net/

  • Departure from Fort-de-France to Trois-Ilets by the ferry

Dinner:           

La Pagerie in Trois-Ilets 

Rue du Chacha--Pointe du Bout, Trois-Ilets 97229

Tel : 05 96 66 05 30

http://www.hotel-lapagerie.com/en/hotel/restaurant/

 

DAY 5

Morning        

  • Departure from the hotel
  • 4x4 Tour in Nature 
  • « Route des gués »: Sightseeing of the rainforest 
  • Waterfalls Discovery - Gorge de la falaise in Ajoupa-Bouillon- Gorges de la Falaise, a spectacular site. Hike between two huge cliffs covered with dense tropical forest, leading to waterfalls where you can swim in clear river water. The walk along the river takes about 30 minutes (around 0.7 miles.)

Afternoon:    

  • Lunch at La Chaudière in Morne-Rouge 

Quartier Propreté

97210 Morne-Rouge

Tel: (596) 596 52 34 47

Email: contact@restaurant-lachaudiere.com

www.martinique.org/restaurant/la-chaudiere/

  • Visit of the Emerald Estate                

Dinner:           

Le Bambou Restaurant

Martinique FWI--97 229 Trois Ilets 

Tel: 0596 66 01 39

 

DAY 6

Morning:       

  • Departure from the hotel for Sainte-Anne
  • Arrival at Pointe Marin Beach in Sainte-Anne
  • Ride in a Yole boat, a traditional water sport in Martinique

Afternoon:    

  • Lunch at a Restaurant in Pointe Marin
  • Enjoy Les Salines Beach!

Dinner :          

Le Kano restaurant  

Rue des Bougainvilliers--97229 Trois Ilets

05 96 78 40 33

http://le-kano.restaurant-martinique.biz/

 

DAY  7

Morning:       

  • Departure from the hotel to Les Trois-Ilets
  • Departure from Pointe du Bout marina on Kata Mambo catamaran
  • Dolphin watching

Afternoon:    

  • Back to Pointe du Bout marina.

Dinner: 

 Le Bakoua Restaurant

Pointe du Bout, Les Trois-Îlets 97229

+596 596 66 02 02

 

DAY 8

Morning at leisure

12:15:  Meet in the lobby

12:30:  Departure from the hotel to the airport

3:20:  American Airlines flight to Miami