Caribbean

Martinique, one of the most beautiful French Caribbean islands

Martinique is a destination known by vacationers as an island conducive to change of scenery, relaxation, and multiple possible excursions (sports or cultural). Between the sea and the mountains, Martinique offers you a unique diversity of landscapes and discoveries: white sandy beaches, mountains with flamboyant vegetation, and lush tropical gardens. With a warm climate and sunny weather all year round, …

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Guadeloupe : one of the Top 10 Caribbean destinations

The most popular travel site in the world, TripAdvisor, awards the “Travelers’ Choice Award” every year thanks to millions of travelers’ votes. This year, Guadeloupe is 10th on the regional destination ranking for the Caribbean – news that puts a smile on tourism professionals’ faces! Guadeloupe is a French Caribbean island attracting more and more tourists thanks to its nature, …

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St Martin Holidays Promotion 2015

Yes, this is what you have read: “St Martin Holidays Promotion 2015”! We have decided with our partners to make you benefit of an unusual activity during Christmas and New Year’s Eve and try a helicopter ride. Book a villa in St Martin for 7 nights over Christmas or for 14 nights over the Holiday Season and you will enjoy …

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5 Things You Should Try In Martinique

Martinique is a beautiful island, full of options for the discerning traveler. Sun, sea and sand abound. 1/ A trip to the Fonds Blancs is a must for anyone looking for Martinique activities. They are coral sandbanks which trap seawater between them, resulting in what is effectively a seawater swimming pool. The Fonds Blancs are also popular with locals, which …

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Playing Golf in the French Caribbean

Giving the opportunity to practice their sport with sometimes cystal blue waters as a decor, French Caribbean represents a good option for golf holidays. Excepted in St Barts, which is a 25 square kilometer island with hilly geography, you can enjoy playing golf in Guadeloupe, Martinique and St Martin. So pack your clubs for your next trip to the French …

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Authentic Family-Friendly Adventure in the French Caribbean

Once you have selected your “home away from home” from our exquisite collection of luxury villas, we encourage you to take advantage of your enchanting surroundings and explore the islands of the French Caribbean. Collectively they offer a setting where natural beauty inspires authentic experiences and an exotic cultural blend of France, Africa, Asia and the Caribbean that gives delicious …

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Best Tips when Visiting Les Saintes

However, one thing you must do is island-hoping to Les Saintes islands, part of Guadeloupe Archipelago. Located south east of Basse-Terre and west of Marie-Galante, you arrive to the collective of islands by boat or plane, via the main island , Terre-de-Haut 4.9 sq mi (12,8km2). The most common way of arrival is the first option and we recommend a bigger …

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Choosing The Best Spa in the French Caribbean

Below you will find a hand-picked selection of the best spas in the French Caribbean, along with a description of their main features. Spa Payot at Club Med Martinique Spa Payot enjoys an unbeatable location in the southern coast of Martinique. Nestled between the picturesque village of Anses d’Arlet and the golden sand beach of Les Salines, this Martinique spa …

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St Martin Recommended Things to do

It seems hard to believe that a 34-square mile island can contain so much variety in terms of landscapes, cultural heritage, and biodiversity, but the truth is that in St Martin activities are so varied that boredom is never an option. Here’s a list of the most popular St Martin activities for tourists. Loterie Farm Loterie Farm is a privately …

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Visiting St Barts During Low Season

The quieter period starts in April and is the perfect time to get some great discounts. So why is the St Barts low season a great time to visit? You’ll find plenty of St Barts special offers with cheaper accommodation, especially in villas due to the lower levels of demand. Flights are generally cheaper as well and you may also …

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Where To Go Kitesurfing In The French Caribbean?

Having mile after mile of coastline and warm weather all-year-round, the islands of the French Caribbean have become a haven for kitesurfing aficionados. In this post we list the region’s best places to practice this fun sport. Guadeloupe The town of Le Moule is blessed with two white sand beaches and with exuberant natural scenery. The best waves are to …

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What St Martin Low Season Offers?

St Martin’s low season, which runs from mid-April until mid-December, is a good time to find special offers and great deals on St Martin accommodation. At this time of year, the island enjoys its highest temperatures, with plenty of sunshine. There are also some rain showers, but they are generally quite short-lived! Low Season Events in St Martin St Martin …

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Best Things to do for a Family in Guadeloupe

As a result, this Caribbean destination has become a favorite for families from all over the world, as it is not hard to find a range of varied activities that will suit everyone’s interests and preferences. Here are some of the most suitable activities that the island offers to families or best things to do for a family in Guadeloupe: …

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Discover Marie Galante island Guadeloupe

Time moves at a relaxing pace and time-honored traditions that have served the island’s agricultural economy since the 18th century can still be seen actively around the island, including oxen pulled wooden carts, which were once the sole means of transport in days gone by. Beaches The powdery, white sand beaches that skirt Marie-Galante are beautiful with spectacular, inviting clear …

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Discover The Historical Side of St Barts

Sure St Barth is renowned as the premier destination for those seeking an elegant and luxurious getaway filled with a sophisticated nightlife and restaurant scene rivaling many international cities. However, there is a historical side to St Barth which you can explore at a relaxing pace while soaking in the spectacular vistas available from every angle on this French isle. …

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Dive into Martinique

The island of Martinique lies in the midst of the Lesser Antilles and is surrounded by inviting crystal clear turquoise water teeming with vibrant and colorful marine life and preserved shipwrecks. As an idyllic family destination, Martinique welcomes divers as young as age 8 to explore its approximately 40 diving sites and discover its many underwater treasures. Here are three …

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Bon Appetit in Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe Islands offer a diverse culinary experience that combines traditional French cuisine from mainland France with French-Caribbean flavor reflected in the local creole cuisine – dishes influenced by the islands’ French, African, Caribbean, and South-Asian cultural heritage. The Guadeloupe Islands culinary scene has seen an emergence of nouvelle creole cuisine – creole dishes fused with international dishes – that will tantalize …

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Celebrating your Wedding in a French Caribbean Villa

Celebrating your Wedding in a French Caribbean Villa can be magnificent. Discover where to stay in the French Caribbean and share unforgettable moments… Picture your perfect Caribbean wedding. Captivating ocean views surround you and your beloved. Both of you are warmed by your love and the blissful Caribbean sunshine. French Caribbean is acclaimed as one of the most romantic wedding …

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The famous drink of the French Caribbean, Ti-Punch

This simple drink is traditionally made with white rum “rhum agricole”, lime, and sugar cane syrup. It is served as an apéritif before starting a meal as rhum is strongly alcoholic, up to 50°. The tradition is that when you are invited each one prepares his “own death”, where instead of serving the mixed drink, the bartender or host will …

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The Scoop on Guadeloupe – What to See and Do

These five islands – Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, La Desirade, Les Saintes, and Marie-Galante – are a vacationers dream as each lures with its own exotic beauty, unique pleasures, and memorable flavor. The Guadeloupe experience includes endless activities, sights, and tours to enjoy and we have prepared a taster to whet to your appetite as you plan your exploration of these five …

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Dining in St Barths

The sophisticated dining scene surpasses all Caribbean destinations and rivals many international cities. Residents and visitors alike have an intense craving for an extraordinary dining experience and the creative chefs on the island deliver across all settings, making it the ideal dining destination to complement your private luxury villa vacation.  Here is a sampling of some of our favorite St Barts …

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