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Top Choice Beach in Ste-Anne

Grande Anse des Salines

Immense, crystalline and glossy, Grande Anse des Salines doesn't disappoint the bevy of swimmers who dabble in its gorgeous depths or the sun worshippers who lie out on the ribbon of golden sand. Les Salines gets it…
Top Choice Notable Building in Fort-de-France

Fort St-Louis

The hulking fortress that gave the city its name lurks on the far side of La Savane and dates from 1640, although most of what stands today is the result of subsequent additions. After years of being closed to the p…
Top Choice Gardens in Northern Martinique

Jardin de Balata

Just 10km outside of Fort-de-France, this mature botanical garden in a rainforest setting is one of Martinique’s best attractions and it will please anyone with even a passing interest in botany. The hour-long walk …
Top Choice French in Presqu’île de Caravelle

La Table de Mamy Nounou

This much-lauded restaurant at the Hôtel Restaurant Caravelle is a winner, thanks to its breezy veranda with lovely sea views, sophisticated mains and wonderful homemade desserts. Stand-out dishes might include gren…
Top Choice International in Presqu’île de Caravelle

Cocoa Beach Cafe

This fantastic addition to the eating options in Tartane has a wonderfully eclectic menu that draws together cuisines from around the world, all right on the gorgeous beach at Anse l'Etang. Dishes include Balinese-s…
Top Choice International in Le Diamant

New Cap

This beach front restaurant with divine Rocher du Diamant views quite simply wins the popular vote and is always packed on the weekend. Choose from their 'legendary salads,' tapas, burgers and daily fish and seafood…
Top Choice French in St-Pierre

1643

This delightful restaurant is in the same historic property as the Hotel de l'Anse, even though it's separately run. The name refers to the year in which the Habitation Anse Latouche was founded, and 1643 is the bes…
Top Choice Creole in St-Pierre

Le Fromager

What's not to love at this superb-value lunchtime-only place, with its incredible sea views from the mountainside overlooking St-Pierre? The welcome is warm and the Creole cooking in the kitchen is both wonderful an…
Top Choice French in Trois-Îlets

La Mandoline

Inside this adorable complex of shops and restaurants, about 1km down a dirt road from the main road, is the most charming restaurant in Trois-Îlets. Choose between sitting outside surrounded by greenery, or inside …
Top Choice Creole in Ste-Anne

Otantik

We love this hilltop shack with dazzling sea views, where seasonal ingredients are paired with the catch of the day and a small, great-value and wonderfully tasty menu is newly created each day. There's more than a …