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Le Marin

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Martinique

With nearly 9000 inhabitants called marinois (es), the city of Marin is the administrative capital of the south of Martinique. It is also an important medical and commercial centers.

Le Marin asserts itself in the yachting and boating, which earned him to be classified nautical station in 1998. The Tourist Office classified as Category II December 13, 2011 reflects its commitment to quality service.

The city attracts an international clientele with quality equipment marina recognized as the largest in the Caribbean. A capacity of 750 berths and 100 mooring buoys for pleasure boaters and lovers of the sea, and a "Blue Flag" label obtained in 2006 giving it a port position environmentally.

Head south administrative location, it is one of the three sub-prefecture of the island since 1974. Ranked as common tourist February 14, 2012, the town also has many other advantages including historical and heritage with its church of the eighteenth century, one of the oldest of Martinique, and a wealth of flora and fauna (nursery "Botanical south," dreary aca, Macabou) that offers an alternative to the followers of the profound nature. Its Tourist Office classified as Category I June 14, 2013 reflects its commitment to a warm welcome.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Marin
Tourism label
Latitude14.4721390 (N 14° 28’ 20”)
Longitude-60.8583030 (W 60° 51’ 30”)
Surface area31.51 km²
Population8712 inhabitants
Density276 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureFort-de-France (42 km, 44 min)
Insee code97217
IntercommunalityCA de l'Espace Sud de la Martinique

Nearest cities & towns

Sainte-Anne5.9 km (8 min)
Rivière-Pilote10.3 km (15 min)
Le Vauclin10.9 km (14 min)
Sainte-Luce12.5 km (13 min)
Saint-Esprit19.4 km (25 min)
Le François22 km (21 min)
Rivière-Salée23 km (21 min)
Le Diamant26 km (24 min)
Les Trois-Îlets28 km (26 min)
Ducos29 km (33 min)
Le Lamentin33 km (37 min)
Le Robert35 km (41 min)
Les Anses-d'Arlet37 km (43 min)

Things to see and do

City resolutely turned towards the sea, Le Marin also welcomes you in all its diversity. Hiking and horseback riding, Creole gardens, park ethnobotany, the coveted indoor market in the South and its local handicrafts, the malls, the unique perspective of Morne Gommier 360 °, paragliding, boat trips, kayaking in the mangroves vision diving, sport fishing, scuba diving, boat hire with or without skippers, introduction to "gig" (traditional boat), boating club activities, swimming on the beaches of Pointe Macré, Macabou Grand Pointe Borgnesse Anse Grosse Roche and (...) are some benefits it offers.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities


Saturday 29 august
Min. 27°C - Max. 29°C
Sunday 30 august
Min. 26°C - Max. 27°C
Monday 31 august
Min. 28°C - Max. 28°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Explore our natural heritage under the sea
Sports sensations50 € Fort-de-France (28 km)

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