For all of the jet-setters hoping to escape the cold this winter, look no further than the idyllic island of Martinique. Located in the Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean Sea, Martinique is an ideal warm weather destination welcoming tourists with open arms to experience the hospitality of the island. Come explore the lush gardens and rich vistas of this tranquil Caribbean island as you venture to see all that this beautiful island has to offer and more. Here are some of the most beautiful spots in Martinique.

For a unique and exciting way to see the main area of Fort de France, CycloComm provides you an interesting tour of the island in electric tricycles. This eco-friendly tour company offers you an informative tour to see some of the most interesting tourist attractions in downtown area.
_DSC0477For a taste of Martinique, be sure to pay a visit to the Chocolaterie Frères Lauzéa to taste chocolates and candied-fruit paste with such local flavours of shrub, rhum, guava, passion fruit and more!
_DSC0523Get outside and see the beauty of Martinique a the Balata Botanical Gardens which is home to over a thousand of specialties of plants and flowers. Wander through the pathways to see the nature that is endemic to Martinique or to the Caribbean or catch an glimpse from the overhead canopy trail for an exquisite view.
IMG_0870Explore the preserved beauty of the island at the Caravelle Natural Reserve as you hike through the Martinique Regional Park to see the breathtaking vistas of the island and see some of the most iconic ecosystems, swamps and dry forests of the island in La Trinite. Extend your visit and learn all about the historic Chateau Dubuc.
Learn all about the history of Martinique at La Savane des Esclaves which is a recreated slave village offering guests an authentic and informative view into life on the island during that time. Over 2 hectares of land, this reenactment aims to share with you the memories of their ancestors in a historically accurate village.
Taste and discover the history of Martinique at the Habitation Clement Creole House and Art Gallery to see this former distillery turned museum showcasing the history of the island, the rich local and Caribbean art and the unique rhum native to Martinique.
IMG_1237Looking to explore the beauty of the beach? Head over to Ti Sable for some delicious grub and a perfect view of the ocean.
Want to learn how to make all of the delicious dishes from your vacation yourself? Pay a visit to Les Ateliers Médélices to learn how to cook with local ingredients and create authentic creole dish from scratch.
Les Ateliers Médélices

All images were taken by the author with the Nikon 1 J5 and are copyrighted for use only in this article.

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