Îlet Sainte-Marie, Martinique
About Îlet Sainte-Marie
Îlet Sainte-Marie is an island located in the northeastern coast of the department of Martinique, a dependency of France in the Caribbean Sea. It is located right in front of the small town of Sainte-Marie, in the area called the North Atlantic. It is very popular with tourists since it represents a geological curiosity of nature, connected to the rest of the island by a tombolo.
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The islet of Sainte-Marie is a Martinique islet located on the north-eastern coast of Martinique, just in front of the small town of Sainte-Marie. Very popular with tourists, it constitutes a geological curiosity of nature, since it is linked to the rest of the island by a tombolo. The islet has played a significant role in the history of the city. Indeed, due to its strategic position, it hosted, during the wars of possession of Martinique between France and the United Kingdom.
Presqu'île de la Caravelle is a peninsula in Martinique located on the Atlantic coast , in Tartane . 12 km long , its highest point is the Morne Pavillon, with a height of 189 m. This place was Characterized by sugar cane fields , it conceals at its end the National Nature Reserve of the Caravelle peninsula , with an area of 400 hectares. Its hiking trails lead to the edge of a mangrove swamp at the foot of the ruins of Château Dubuc , a former “home” of slave settlers.
The Dubuc castle was built in 1725, by Louis du Buc Galion, grand-son of Pierre du Buc, Sieur de La Caravelle, and Marigot, the Caravelle peninsula, east coast of Martinique, to Tartary. Situated in the center of the natural reserve, the site of the chateau Dubuc can be the opportunity for a very pleasant walk. This farm produced sugar and coffee for export. All the ruins and land are protected as historical monuments. it was now one of the famous attractions in this area.
The Balata Garden is a private botanical garden located 10 kilometers north of Fort-de-France city center, Route de Balata, along the Route de la Trace, in Martinique. The Garden is animated by the creativeness and visions of his creator who has been caring and healing the plants for more than 50 years and now shares this dream with everyone who walks through this magic world. There are beautiful trails bordered by heliconias, wild orchids, palms, dracaenas, and mahoganies. In the distance, yo
îlet Chancel is the largest and private island which was located in Martinique covering an area of 80 hectares. Chancel islet keeps the remains of a sugar plantation, a lime kiln, and a pottery destroyed during cyclones. But it is above all the presence of one of the last colonies of Caribbean iguanas, whose females are generally green in color and males gray in color, which makes it particularly interesting. In 2006 there were around 600 individuals. . The site is home to many curiosities that
The islet Madame is one of the islets of Robert on the Atlantic coast of Martinique. Located in the Havre du Robert, opposite the Pointe la Rose, it depends on the town of Robert. The islet has a fine sandy beach with turquoise waters. A path goes around it. It is also the most frequented islet in the town of Robert, because the only one with a sandy cove allowing swimming. It also attracts boaters as there may be more than 10 boats moored at or near the pontoon.
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