Catamaran excursions and outings
'NORD BOTANIQUE' (BOTANICAL NORTH) - A day of discovery of the Martinican countryside
Tour of the BALATA GARDENS You will have a pleasant walk among thousands of tropical species. The road continues towards Le Morne Rouge by the famous Route de la Trace which will lead you to the heart of the tropical forest among the Indian shots and arborescent ferns. Then it's off to SAINT PIERRE, the former capital of the island, nicknamed the 'Little Paris of the West Indies'. It was destroyed in 1902 by the eruption of Mount Pelée. You can wander freely in the ruins of Saint-Pierre. After lunch, the tour returns to the communes on the Atlantic coast, which are highly appreciated by lovers of the great outdoors and huge banana and pineapple fields that you pass on the way. When you arrive in Sainte-Marie you will stop at the RHUM SAINT-JAMES museum for a tour and tasting.
4x4 NORTH “Go out and meet some provincial Martinicans”
Go on a tour in a four-wheel drive vehicle accompanied by your chauffeur-guide and discover provincial Martinique. Get a taste of adventure by picturesque routes off the beaten tracks. You will be the actors during this wild day over hills and through forest trails that cross the heart of the tropical forest and the sugar cane fields. You will enjoy the beauty of the landscape and the diversity of the fauna and flora all along the way. Then it will be time for lunch in a 'lolo pays' (small local restaurant). You will return to the hotel in the late afternoon.
4x4 AND CATAMARAN SOUTH – “Between land and sea”
-½ day by 4x4 discovering the South of Martinique
Accompanied by your chauffeur-guide, you will go off to discover 'Grande Case' and its sugar cane plantations. You will cross St Esprit to arrive at the top of the VAUCLIN mountain. Next you will follow the paths to Morne Acajou for a tasting of local fruits accompanied by a home-made planter's rum before discovering Diamond Rock.
-½ day by catamaran discovering the South Coast of the Caribbean
Accompanied by the TI MAMBO team, you will sail along the coast to discover the wild coves and fishing villages. Visit the famous 'bat' cave by dinghy.
Swimming and diving (masks and snorkels provided). Lunch is served in Grand Anse d'Arlet on board the catamaran.
En route to the commune of Diamant you will pass by the coastal road with a succession of breathtaking landscapes and vistas. The overhead view of Diamond Rock is a pure wonder. Diamond Rock is the symbol of the Anglo-French conflict. This islet first served as a landmark for sailors and a refuge for marine birds.
You will then continue towards Sainte-Anne and stop at the SALINES for a swim. There will be a stop at the DISTILLERIE TROIS-RIVIERES for tasting on the way back. You will return to the hotel in the late morning.
THE WHITE SEA BEDS – “The most famous site in Martinique”
As you leave you will head towards Le François Marina on the Atlantic coast. You will spend a day of relaxation and partaking of the joys of the sea on board a Catamaran. Sailing around these islets off the bay and the coral reef is on the agenda. Next is a stop on the islet of CHANCEL where you will discover iguanas. The Fonds Blancs are today a joy for everyone and are an ideal spot for swimming. The most well-known is the one called 'baignoire de Joséphine' (Josephine's bathtub) located between the islets Oscar and Thierry.
On-board: planter's rum, fruit juice, water, cod fish fritters and West Indian music are served. Creole meal.
DOLPHIN TRIP “In natural surroundings”
Board a 'high-speed' cabin cruiser and come and have a real experience close to the Cetacean of Martinique. Discover the Martinique coast.
Take a swimming break. There are showers and a toilet on-board. Coffee, cake, water, fruit juices and planter's rum are available.
ZAGAYA “The ecological touch”
2 hours and 30 minutes of Ecological discovery with a naturalist guide
Come aboard a 12-seat engine-powered Catamaran. Tour the Mangrove in the MARIN 'cul de sac' and then stop for swimming/snorkelling.
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