Go Hike a Volcano
There are several hiking trails in Martinique of varying lengths and levels of difficulty. If you are an experienced hiker, then you probably will have your sites set on tackling Mount Pelee. The views are amazing, but you certainly will have to work for it.
Go snorkeling or scuba diving
The water in Martinique is a beautiful clear turquoise that is perfect for snorkeling. You can literally just look out the side of a boat and see all the colorful fish. Experienced divers will want to dive by Diamond Rock.
Shop at the local markets
There are quite a few areas to shop for spices, traditional clothing, and various hand-made art. The street food vendors are also in abundance selling Caribbean classics such as conch fritters.
Watch the carnival and night parades
In January the French Caribbean island starts to host carnival parades that travel to different towns. Lavish costumes and big fancy floats fill the streets as bands play lively music.
Visit the local beaches
Martinique is host to several beautiful beaches including Grande Anse, Les Salines, and Anse Noire, a black sand beach.
Visit the rum distilleries
If you are a rum lover, or rhum as the locals call it, then Martinique is the perfect destination for you. There are several distillery tours to partake in and most of them can include meals and live entertainment.
Tour the old town ruins
Due to the volcanic eruption of Mount Pelee in 1902, the entire old town of St. Pierre was covered in minutes with ash. Out of the over 30 thousand people who inhabited the area, there was only one survivor. A man who was protected by the thicker walls of the towns jail. It is located beside the theatre of St. Pierre.
Take a coastal tour
There are so many great sites to see just driving up and down the coasts of Martinique. Here is the famed Diamond Rock.
Visit the rain forest
This is a nature lover’s dream. The waterfalls immediately invoke a calm and peaceful vibe.