Sailing Holidays in Martinique & Le Marin
Martinique is one of the shining jewels of an incredible French Caribbean rich culture, and as you can imagine, the cuisine is delectable. Martinique offers the classic Caribbean package of flawless beaches – white sand on the south coast, and black sand on the north coast. Take pleasure of its unique and friendly Euro-Caribbean atmosphere, great shopping, and impeccable restaurants.
The small village of Le Marin, with its marina takes its name after the commune on the island of Martinique, a French overseas department in the Lesser Antilles. Le Marin – your Charter Marina to explore Martinique. It’s well known to sailors as a good base for any trip around the islands. The full name is Port de Plaisance du Marin and it’s positioned right in between the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Caribbean Sea in the west which it’s considered a strategic stop for any passing by here.
Old forts, churches and even a Hindu temple make up the rest of the sights available for groups that visit Le Marin. Another interesting feature is the local casinos, since gambling in Martinique is legal. Some of you might want to try out their luck before hitting the beach.
There are many events, ranging from cultural to nautical and religious. The nautical events such as the Yole Boat Race are held during the summer months and draw up reasonable crowds on a yearly basis. There is an Aqua Festival in April and a four-day regatta in June around Le Marin harbor, not to mention a Fishing Tournament in October.
The cultural events are centered around the Creole music, art and dance, but since this is French territory, you’re going to encounter the same holidays and traditions like you would in France.