Attractions

Ruins in Presqu’île de Caravelle

Château Dubuc

The ruins of this 17th-century estate are set almost at the end of the peninsula and are a haunting and atmospheric sight. The master of the estate apparently gained notoriety by using a lantern to lure ships into w…
Beach in Presqu’île de Caravelle

Plage des Surfeurs

This is where most surfers in Martinique are heading, a fantastic beach with great waves crashing onto golden sand. There's nothing on the beach other than lots of other surfers, but several surf schools are located…
Beach in Presqu’île de Caravelle

Anse l'Etang

This gently shelving, palm-fringed beach is one of Martinique’s most appealing. It's not suitable for swimming, though, because the waters are rough, with lots of wave action. It's popular with surfers.
Beach in Presqu’île de Caravelle

Anse de Tartane

Fronting the village of Tartane, this long strand of soft beige sand has lots of fishing shacks, a fish market and colorful gommier (gum tree) boats. It can get crowded on weekends, but is a lovely place to swim, wi…
Beach in Presqu’île de Caravelle

Plage de La Brèche

On the eastern outskirts of Tartane, this crescent of sand edged by manchineel trees is a stunning beach to sun yourself on. The sand here is brown-gray and there are picnic tables and a beach restaurant.