Flights to Martinique: practical information
Cheap airlines to Martinique
Heading to the Caribbean? Then what you’ll need to do first is search for cheap flights to Martinique. Fort de France Airport (FDF) is just a quick jump away onboard Air France, Virgin Atlantic, Liat, CityJet and British Airways.
When to book flights to Martinique
Martinique is a tropical paradise with a rainy season between June and October. Hurricanes usually bring on heavy rains so avoid planning your holiday in Martinique at this time of the year. Book your flights to Martinique at least half a year in advance for the cheapest fares.
- Peak season: December to the end of April.
- Low season: Hurricane season, as described above.
Flights to Martinique take at least 14 hours with a stopover from London.
Experience Martinique: what to see, what to do
Martinique-bound? This volcanic island is the perfect setting for your beach holiday in the Caribbean. Can you already imagine the black sand beaches and rain forests? Sit back, this French island has plenty to offer.
Essentials in Martinique
Le Diamant: This beach town has a great view of the iconic Diamond Rock. Le Diamant is also a great place to go scuba diving around the rocks and the beach has some good waves, perfect for body boarding.
Saint-Pierre: Looking for a break from the beaches and the chance to soak up some history? This town was completely deserted by the 1902 volcanic eruption but an interesting collection of ruins has been left. It’s not to be missed.
Macouba: Macouba was originally a tobacco town and offers from really fabulous views out over the ocean and the mountains. If it’s a really clear day you can see across to the neighbouring island of Dominica.
Find more information on Martinique Tourism.
Accommodation in Martinique
Martinique has a wide selection of hotels, B&Bs, guesthouses and holiday let apartments. The island is small enough to explore with a Martinique car hire so resort location doesn’t matter too much. Some visitors may even choose a hotel up in the mountains!