Martinique | Destination overview
Technically an integral part or department of France, Martinique is an isle of French charm, class, culture, cuisine and chic at their Gallic best Beautiful beyond words, Martinique captured the attention of Paul Gauguin, whose paintings of Martinique are among the world's most prized treasures. Go to the secluded beaches of this French Antilles Eden and you are apt to see island beauties not wearing royal crowns--or anything else. Nudity and monkinis, or one-piece bikinis, are as commonplace here as in the south of France.
Paradiles Hotel - 20 bedrooms, air conditioned, kitchens under veranda,
swimming pool. Near the Caravelle Natural Reserve, nature walk, sea
sports, snorkeling, diving.
Le Domaine Saint Aubin - 30 air conditioned rooms on a 20,000 square meters park
including a 19th century master mansion facing the ocean and St
Aubin island. Authentic decoration with mahogany furniture and
colonial materials of historical value in every place.
Gastronomical cooking fusioning creole basis with french refinement.
All about Martinique
Martinique is part of overseas France, much like Hawaii is an offshore US state. The official language is French. Stores sell warm baguettes and fragrant pastries. Pharmacies stock the world-class French scents and toiletries so prized by women (and me ... continue