Whether you skipper a bareboat charter yacht on your own and discover the paradise of Martinique or you enjoy life on luxurious skippered charter, you are exploring one of the most diverse and beautiful sailing destination with the combination of the spirit and rhythm of the Caribbean, and also the charm of France. Martinique is a paradise for the sailor and truly offer something for everyone.
Our Hand-picked portfolio offers the very best charter yachts in Martinique. Whether you prefer to charter a bareboat sailing yacht or fully crewed luxury yacht. Our portfolio includes bare boats, luxury sailing yachts and modern motor yachts. Whatever your preferred vessel might be, we have the perfect yacht for you. Take this opportunity to discover islands, bays, deserted shores and beaches, which land-based travel cannot provide.
If it weren’t for the tropical climate, it could almost be Paris, and while the capital and other towns provide the comforts, elegance, and sophistication of France; other parts of this popular yacht charter destination offers the classic Caribbean package. There are secluded coves perfect for swimming and snorkeling, reefs, unspoiled fishing villages, hot springs, lush rainforests, rugged peaks and exotic flowers and fruits everywhere.
Martinique is a French overseas department located in the Lesser Antilles and one of the Leeward Islands. At the Northwest, are the large Antilles Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Cuba, while the South is South America. The small Antilles differ in different forms of government, languages, and traditions. Some islands were able to free themselves from colonialism and are now independent Ministaats; others still belong to the former state territory of the colonialists. Christopher Columbus discovered the island on his first voyage in 1493, but he only landed on his fourth expedition in 1502. The aborigines called the island Madinina, the flower island. Due to the tropical climate here, flourish flamingo flowers, alpinia, and parrot, as well as ginger and heliconia can be found.
On the south coast, you will find a tropical with white fine sand beaches and turquoise water. The smell of fresh cane is everywhere in the air. The island is surrounded by coral reefs, explore the wrecks and a fascinating multitude of colorful marine life. On the north coast, bizarre stone formations, exotic vegetation, and black beaches impress. The island has more than 300 sandy beaches, secluded stunning coves, colorful reefs, picturesque fishing villages, exotic flowers, tropical fruits, rugged peaks, hot springs and breathtaking backdrop of the amazing rainforest. Martinique protects the biological diversity of the island through its numerous natural parks. The incomparably beautiful exotic landscapes will enchant you.
Martinique is situated in a large bay framed by wooded mountains. The influence of the French colonial period can be felt everywhere. The capital, Fort de France, formerly known as Fort-Royal, is the largest city in Martinique.The city fully lives up to her description celebrating every aspect of the island’s all-encompassing. From the imposing Fort Saint-Louis you have a stunning view of the bay.
On the island, there are candy-colored wooden houses and the active life of the Caribbean is combined with the islands lifestyle. Many French and Creole specialties perfect your yacht cruising adventure.
Excellent restaurants serving the delicious French Creole cuisine. Shops sell the latest goods from France; art galleries, theaters, and museums encompass French culture. Don’t miss to visit the Caribbean fruit and vegetable market in the flower park at the Paul Nardal street, a perfect place to get fresh exotic products! Old men play boules in the squares and crowds sit at the seaside cafés and bar’s watching the Caribbean harbor life whilst yachts from all over the world droping their anchor.
Le Marin is located in the south of a deep bay of the island. This is one of the largest marina ports in the Caribbean and is the starting point for many charters. The marina is at the end of the beautiful lagoon and offers all the facilities that the sailor’s heart enjoys.
Martinique is known for its excellent rum. The most beautiful distillery is “Habitation Clément in Le François”, the restoration of the area. Other distillates like St. James, Depaz, Neisson, HSE all offer an entree which should not be missed. The est Rum in Martinique is the Rhum Agricole; it is made directly from sugar cane and not from molasses.
The mountain massif of Carbet, is located on Caravelle peninsula on the food of the volcano Mount Pelée that offers breathtaking hiking trails through the rainforest on beautiful coastal paths and an amazing coastline with secluded bays to drop the anchor.
In a short distance you reach island of St. Lucia, the magical island, with natural beauty which touches all senses is in the immediate vicinity. Rodney Bay should not be missed on your bucket list. Sail on to Bequia and Mustique. One of the most popular ports is Bequia, located the Admiralty Bay a famous meeting point for sailors and yachts from all over the world.
Set sail and proceed your course to the beautiful private island Mustique with her privacy life and her natural beauty of dramatic rainforests hilltops, pristine palm fringed beaches surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean sea. Don’t miss to visit Basil’s Bar on the island of Mustique, to watch the sun go down and enjoy the local vibe. Put your toes in the sand, with a rum punch in hand and listen to some of the best live music in the Caribbean, combined with legendary Basil’s hospitality, the best cocktails and delicious food. Life is beautiful and fun.
Martinique is a fantastic sailing retreat which is ideal for your sailing trip with its constant trade winds. It offers excellent sailing itineraries in the northwest to Guadeloupe, Antigua, and Saint Martin or in the southeasterly direction of Saint Lucia, St. Vincent, Bequia, and Grenada.