Cruises to Martinique

Revel in Martinique’s beauty and culture

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Inside from £1,540pp

Windward Islands

  • 21 Mar 2020
  • 7 nights
  • Ship: Royal Clipper
  • Fly Cruise

Itinerary: Bridgetown, Barbados, Rodney Bay, St Lucia, Cabrits, Dominica, Falmouth Harbour, Antigua, Basseterre & Beach, St Kitts, South Friar's Beach, St. Kitts, Terre de Haut, Ile des Saint…

Includes: Open seating dining - all star clipper’s ships feature open-seating dining in an elegantly appointed dining room , intimate ships - with no more than 227 guests on board , unrival…

Balcony from £2,042pp

Holiday Sojourn

  • 24 Nov 2019
  • 6 nights
  • Ship: Crystal Serenity
  • Fly Cruise

Itinerary: Fort Lauderdale, Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos, Gustavia, St. Barts, Martinique/Fort-de-France, French West Indies

Includes: Complimentary select fine wines, premium spirits, champagnes, dining in each speciality restaurant once per cruise, all gratuities for dining room and wait staff, 60 minutes compli…

UP TO £700 ON BOARD SPEND
Inside from £2,049pp

Caribbean

  • 18 Dec 2020
  • 15 nights
  • Ship: Britannia
  • Fly Cruise
  • Flights Included

Itinerary: Bridgetown, Barbados, Willemstad, Curacao, Aruba, St. George's, Grenada, Castries, St. Lucia, Fort-de-France, Martinique, St Kitts, St Kitts and Nevis, St. John's, Antigua, Philips…

Includes: Return flights & overseas transfers*, earn cruise miles with every booking, no service charge*, on board spend of up to £700*


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Plenty of treasures to explore


Anse Noir, Martinique

Anse Noir, Martinique

Coast of Martinique

Coast of Martinique

Fort-de-France, Martinique

Fort-de-France, Martinique

Garden of Balata, Martinique

Garden of Balata, Martinique

La Pagerie museum, Martinique

La Pagerie museum, Martinique

Schoelcher library of Fort-de-France

Schoelcher library of Fort-de-France

View of Mt. Pelee, Martinique

View of Mt. Pelee, Martinique

ROL Cruise recommends…


1. Get your hiking boots on

Dominating the island of Martinique is the imposing Mount Pelée, which stands at nearly 1,400m tall. This semi-active volcano erupted to devastating effect in 1902 and has been dubbed the worst volcanic disaster of the twentieth century. However, with underground seismic activity closely monitored, it is safe for visitors to take a hike up the mountain to revel in jaw-dropping views across this gorgeous island.


2. Smell the roses at Jardin de Balata

One of the most beautiful spots in Martinique is the glorious Jardin de Balata near the capital Fort-de-France. Started in 1982 by horticulturist Jean Philippe Thoze, it is now home to over 3,000 species of tropical plants, from wild orchids to hibiscus and from heliconias to porcelain roses. If you dare, walk across the 15m high bridge to see the gardens in all their glory.


3. Bask in the capital’s charm

A trip to Fort-de-France is a must on your Martinique itinerary. Founded in the eighteenth century, this capital city is a riotous blend of Creole and French, Caribbean and European, with rich history around every corner. Be sure to check out the markets, where your senses will be awakened by the delicious spices, liqueurs and fruits on offer amongst a host of goodies.


4. Visit Empress Josephine’s birthplace

One of Martinique’s most famous daughters is Joséphine de Beauharnais, who went on to become Empress Josephine as the first wife of Napoléon Bonaparte. You can tour her birthplace at Musée de la Pagerie, with exhibits including letters, antiques and other memorabilia. There’s also a famous ‘beheaded’ statue of the empress in Fort-de-France.


5. Take to the water

For something completely different, enjoy a kayak ride through the mangroves of Trois-Îlets, where you will witness the sheer diversity of Martinique’s flora and fauna. You’re likely to spot crabs, snowy egrets and yellow warbler amongst many more species. There are few better ways to get back to nature than this calming water voyage between sea and land.