Martinique, or "Madinina" to the Caribbean Indians, is located in the heart of the Caribbean archipelago, and is part of the Lesser Antilles, or "Windward Islands." The Atlantic Ocean washes against its eastern shores, while its western coast is lapped by the Caribbean Sea. Martinique charms visitors all year round with its 1,080 km² of idyllic, lush, and diverse landscapes. A luxurious tropical forest covers the northern part of the island, perfect for outdoor activities such as canyoning, hiking, ATVing, and horseback riding. The southern part of the island is the ideal destination for vacationers in search of white-sand beaches, coconut palms, and warm waters... It’s a picture-perfect postcard. Water sports enthusiasts have plenty of activities to choose from as well, such as kite surfing, diving, jet skiing, or kayaking. Martinique boasts a particularly rich cultural heritage, expressed through its diverse handicrafts and its delicious cuisine, whose varied spices and unique flavors will titillate your taste buds. Martinique offers a wide range of lodgings to welcome all visitors: intimate or luxurious hotels, villas, apartments, cottages, etc. The island's culturally diverse, talented, passionate population, with its Caribbean flair and French touch, make Martinique a special holiday destination.