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Martinique is a small, French-speaking Caribbean island. This nation combines the splendor of Europe with the thriving local Caribbean culture. Surrounded by sprawling beaches and rich rainforests, it also has delicious meals and unique shopping.
Fort-de-France showcases the various marrying of different cultures and experiences in Martinique. The local architecture is colonial, but surrounded by tropical plant life and beaches. Fort-de-France also boasts some of the most popular restaurants in Martinique.
Another popular destination in Martinique is Saint-Pierre. This town is a gateway to Martinique’s wildlife and natural terrain, such as Mount Pelèe, a mountain with a volcano.
Martinique is a great destination for travelers wanting to experience a bit of everything.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Martinique. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Guadeloupe: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Dengue does pose a threat to travelers to Martinique. This mosquito-borne disease is the leading cause of febrile illness among travelers to the region. Make sure you’re protected with mosquito repellent and netting.
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A visa is not required for if you are visiting for tourism purposes, and plan to stay for up to 90 days.
Proof of onward or return travel may be required for entry.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Martinique enjoys a tropical climate where it is humid and hot. The average temperature is in the 70’s. The southern side of the island is more dry. The northern regions are richers with green rainforests, meaning there is more precipitation.
Martinique is a relatively safe Caribbean island. Main safety concerns when visiting the island include potential volcano eruptions and muggings.
Avoid traveling alone or at night. Petty crime is common and can occur at any time. Take particular precautions on the beach and in the back roads of Fort-de-France.
Martinique has many water-based activities. Whether it’s taking a swim or jumping on the back of a jet ski, the island has almost any adventure.
Dipping your toes into Martinique’s waters is a great reason to visit. But, you need to be safe. Make sure you and your family know how to swim before partaking in any serious water activities.
Extreme water sports always pose various safety risks, such as injuries or even death. Before you dive into any activity, be sure to use a reliable, safe company. Make sure they are using the most up-to-date equipment and following safety protocols.
Be sure to bring this important travel items with you on your trip to Martinique:
Martinique does not have an embassy on the island. For help and information, contact the U.S. embassy on Barbados:
U.S. Embassy Bridgetown
Wildey Business Park
St. Michael BB 14006
Phone: (246) 227-4000
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