Le Marin is the chief administrative center of the south, and is one of the three sub-prefectures of the island since 1974. A commercial and service city, a sanitary, social center, A cultural, sporting but also ecological and nature-oriented city.
Its Tourism Office, classified in category I on 14 June 2013, certified by NF Service (AFNOR), having obtained the Qualité Tourisme mark, reflects its commitment to quality service. Classified as a Tourist Commune on February 14, 2012, the city also benefits from numerous historical and heritage assets such as its 17th century church, one of the oldest in Martinique and a rich floristic and faunistic (nursery of the "southern botanical", Dreary aca, Macabou) which offers an alternative to the followers of the deep nature.
Le Marin asserts itself in the field of yachting and yachting, which earned it the classification Nautical Station in 1998 (has two stars since December 7, 2013).
The city attracts an international clientele thanks to the quality of the facilities of its marina recognized as the largest of the Caribbean. A capacity of 838 spaces docked and 100 mooring buoys for the pleasure of the boaters and lovers of the sea, and a label "blue flag" obtained since 2006 (renewed every year since) which confers a position of Friendly harbor.
With its strengths, the city of Le Marin and all its partners set out to accentuate further the development of the territory by adhering to the European label project Odysséa (labeling of the city of Marin as "Port city, Patrimoine Phare des Caraïbes").