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Le Marin

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Martinique

Le Marin - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Martinique
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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").

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 welcomes you also in all its diversity. Pedestrian and equestrian walks, Creole gardens, ethnobotanical park, Petite Poterie ovens, frescoes by local and foreign artists, the coveted Southern covered market and its local crafts, shopping centers, the viewpoint Exceptional of the Morne Gommier on 360 °, and leisure activities such as paragliding, sea trips, kayak in the mangrove, underwater vision, sport fishing, scuba diving, sailboat rental with or without skippers, "(Traditional craft), activities of the nautical club, swimming on the beaches of Cap Macré, Grand Macabou, Pointe Borgnesse and Anse Grosse Roche (...), are some services that it proposes to you.

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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Weather

Sunday 23 april
Min. 28°C - Max. 30°C
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Monday 24 april
Min. 28°C - Max. 31°C
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Tuesday 25 april
Min. 28°C - Max. 31°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cruising in comfortable catamaran
Nature and the great outdoors45 € to 90 € Les Trois-Îlets (18 km)
Quad biking in a lush forest
Sports sensations50 € Les Anses-d'Arlet (22 km)
Excursion to the Diamant Rock or along the dolphin route
Nature and the great outdoors45 € to 80 € Les Trois-Îlets (23 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)

Restaurants

Vacation rentals

Hotels

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