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Le Marin

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Le Marin - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Martinique
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With around 9000 inhabitants called marinois (es) Le Marin is the administrative capital of the south, and one of the three sub-prefectures of the island since 1974. A commercial city services, a health center, social, a cultural city, sporty but also environmentally friendly and forward nature.

Its Tourist Office classified as Category I June 14, 2013 and certified NF Service (AFNOR) reflects its commitment to quality service. Tourist Town classified February 14, 2012, the city also has many historic and heritage assets such as the seventeenth-century church, one of the oldest of Martinique and richness of flora and fauna (nursery "south botany", dull aca, Macabou) that offers an alternative to the followers of the profound nature.

Le Marin asserts itself in the area of ​​boating and yachting, which earned him to be classified Nautical Station in 1998 (there are two stars since December 7, 2013).

The city attracts an international clientele thanks to the quality of equipment of the 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 since 2006 (renewed every year since) which gives it a position Port environmentally.

Building on its strengths, the city of Marin and all its partners are heading to further enhance the development of the territory by joining the project Odysséa European label (labeling the town of Marin as "port city, Heritage Lighthouse Caribbean").

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Marin
Postcode97290
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
DepartmentMartinique
RegionOverseas

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 equestrian, Creole gardens, ethnobotany park, the coveted South covered market and local crafts, shopping centers, the exceptional view of Morne Gommier 360 °, paragliding, boat trips, kayaking in the mangroves, underwater vision, sport fishing, scuba diving, yacht charter with or without skippers, introduction to "gig" (traditional boat), activities of the yacht club, swimming on the beaches of Cape Macré, Grand Macabou Pointe Borgnesse and Anse Grosse Roche (...), are few services it offers.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Photos

Church of Marin
Church of Marin
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The Carnival
The Carnival
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The Bèlè Bo Lizin
The Bèlè Bo Lizin
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The Drum Carrefour Cases
The Drum Carrefour Cases
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Fighting
Fighting
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Festa
Festa
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Lakou Marin
Lakou Marin
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Covered Market
Covered Market
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Market PAIL
Market PAIL
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Nwel Tradisyon Péyi Nou
Nwel Tradisyon Péyi Nou
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SMILE
SMILE
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SMILE
SMILE
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Fishing International Tournament
Fishing International Tournament
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Quad biking in a lush forest
Sports sensations50 € Les Anses-d'Arlet (22 km)
Maiden two-seater parachute jump
Sports sensations305 € Le Lamentin (22 km)
Upward parachuting at Anse Mitan beach
Sports sensations39 € Les Trois-Îlets (23 km)
Tubing at Anse à l'Âne beach
Sports sensations12 € Les Trois-Îlets (24 km)
Tree and flower garden tour
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 8 € La Trinité (32 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Hotels