Discover the North Caribbean of Martinique. From Prêcheur and Saint Pierre and Le Carbet.
North Caribbean: Prêcheur
Prêcheur is located at the end of the Caribbean coast. For nature lovers, its exuberant vegetation, black sand beaches and multiple hikes will seduce you.oureux de la nature, sa végétation exubérante, ses plages de sable noir et ses randonnées multiples vous séduiront.
Do not miss: The authentic beaches of the Caribbean coast
- Anse Couleuvre and Anse Céron:
Black sand and transparent water give an authentic and natural character. The clear water gives access to drop-offs on which gorgonians and schools of tropical fish flourish. The cliffs that separate the Couleuvre cove from the Céron cove, as well as the La Perle islet that can be seen a few hundred meters off the beach are among the most beautiful underwater hiking spots (snorkeling) from the island.
By clear sky you will have the chance to see the island of Dominica.
The essential excursions
- Waterfall of Anse Couleuvre
Nestled in the heart of the forest, this cascade of more than 120 m is inevitable when one goes to the snake cove.
A walk of about 1h30, you will discover the lush vegetation.
A change of scenery guaranteed!
- Hiking Anse Couleuvre => Grand Rivière
For nature lovers, this hike is one of the most beautiful on the island. It joins Grand River to the Preacher, part of the island devoid of road. Its particularity lies in its long walk (counting 6 hours) and the return to the starting point in a fishing boat.
You will cross and discover the wet and abundant vegetation through an authentic forest. You will have breathtaking views of the Cove à Voile, the Anse Lévrier and the Cove La Celle.
Undoubtedly, a hike of the most remarkable !
Important: to organize your return by boat:
+596 596 55 72 74 call 48h before.
- The Ceron dwelling
During a walk in the rainforest, along a torrent, discover the enchantment of a sumptuous flowery park, with ancient trees including an exceptional Zamana, listed as one of the largest visible trees in the Lesser Antilles that covers with its foliage almost one hectare. Possibility to swim in the river and have lunch on site.
+596 596 48 27 53
North Caribbean: Saint Pierre
Old “capital” of Martinique, Saint Pierre was erased from the map in a few seconds with the eruption of the mountain peeled in May 1902. Today it will tell you with authenticity its history through its ruins, its village and its Harbor.
Visit of the old town
Saint Pierre is certainly the most historic city of Martinique. Former Prefecture, it will reflect forever the memories of the eruption of the volcano. The visit of the village is authentic and traces the history of Saint Peter through its ruins.
A piece of advice, park as soon as you can and go to the memories of Saint Pierre, for a stroll full of charm, to discover its market, its beach and its cathedral, recently renovated.
Do not Miss : The Mountain
The ascent of the Mountain, the iconic volcano of Martinique, can be made from several towns :
Morne Rouge, Ajoupa-Bouillon, Grand-Rivière, Prêcheur or Macouba.
A hike that will allow you to have an unobstructed view of the island in good weather and that requires excellent physical fitness, count 6 hours.
Discover the sculpture off Manman D’lo
Sculpture immersed off Saint Pierre, ideal for underwater excursions, to discover this monumental Creole siren of more than 20 tons.
North Caribbean: Carbet
Always north of the island, the town of Carbet is among the most tourist. Its breathtaking view of Mount Pelee and its peaks, its gray sand beaches, its distillery and restaurants are all attractions that will charm you.
Discovery: beaches and restaurants
The “beach of the corner” is at the entrance of the village. Its black sand and crystal-clear water invite you to swim. You can relax and enjoy delicious cocktails in the various restaurants.
An initiation to relaxation.
- Le Wahou Café:
Known for its “full moon” nights once a month, the Wahou Café is the hip bar of the Carbet. A must to admire the sunset sipping a cocktail.
- Le PetitBonum
Bar restaurant that offers a menu that honors Caribbean products with the essential acras, balaous but also marlin, mackerel and crayfish or lobster.
+596 596 78 04 34
Distillery Tour: Neisson
The Neisson distillery is one of the last family distilleries in Martinique. It offers one of the best white rums on the island after connoisseurs. It is possible to visit the facilities to better understand the process of processing cane into rum before shopping in the pretty little shop nestled on the ground floor of an imposing pink building.
Contact et accès :
Domaine Thieubert – Quartier le Coin, 97221 Le Carbet
Tel : +596 596 78 03 70
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