Overlooking the bay of Pointe Thalémont above the community of François, the Plein Soleil Hotel & Restaurant is ideally located on the windward coast, 20 minutes from the Aimé Césaire International Airport in Fort-de-France.
Offering stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, its location halfway between the famous beaches of the south and the tropical exuberance of the north provides quick access to all sites and activities on the island.
Fonds-Préville district, MACOUBA
Discover the history of this distillery through its new exhibition spaces. The place is unique and majestic.
Mount Pelée is located in the north of Martinique. At 1,397 meters, it is the highest point of the island.
Mount Pelée plantation, SAINT-PIERRE
With its grounds and views of the Caribbean Sea, the Depaz Distillery is an imposing sight at the foot of Mount Pelée. On a tour of the distillery you can discover all the stages of rum manufacturing.
SAINT JAMES Distillery
Anse Latouche, CARBET
It is in the enchanting setting of the Latouche Estate, dating from 1643, that you can discover Martinique Zoo. Monkeys, jaguars, pumas, lorikeets and racoons are among the animals you can see.
Thieubert Estate, CARBET
Tradition, passion and expertise characterize this family distillery. Its rum is considered by experts as one of the best on the island.
Route de la Trace, MORNE-ROUGE
24 hectares in the heart of a tropical forest dedicated to science in Martinique.
Natural Regional Park of Martinique
Presqu’île de la Caravelle, Tartane TRINITE
Covering an area of 422 hectares, this nature reserve can be explored through 2 hiking trails.
HSE Sugar refinery
10km, route de Balata, FORT-DE-FRANCE
The Balata Garden is a tropical Garden of Eden. Jean-Philippe Thoze created the garden in 1982, gathering together an outstanding collection of tropical species. You can walk through the garden or in the canopy to discover the garden from above.
As one of the Islets of Robert Bay, which includes 9 Islets, Chancel Islet (2km long and 805m wide) is the largest islet of Martinique. You can discover the remains of a sugar refinery and pottery. The site is also dedicated to the protection of the endemic iguana (Lesser Antillean Iguana) of the Caribbean. You can have a go on a catamaran, a skiff or go kayaking.
The Fonds Blancs of François Islets
Discover the François Islets either by catamaran or skiff or, for the more adventurous, by kayak. And why not be baptised (with rum) at the Baignoire de Joséphine?
Acajou Estate, FRANÇOIS
This estate is a major part of the architectural and industrial heritage of Martinique. A listed building since 1996. Around the house, you can discover the former Clément Distillery, rum aging cellars, the botanical grounds as well as the sugar cane plantations.
The Sugar cane museum
Pointe Vatable, TROIS ISLETS
Founded within the walls of the old Vatable Distillery, the Maison de la canne presents the history of sugar cane since its introduction to Martinique in the middle of the 17th century, and highlights the slave system to which was intimately linked.
Grande Anse Macabou Beach
Cap Macabou, VAUCLIN
A wild beach on the Atlantic coast to explore on foot, horseback or on mountain bike.
Cap Chevalier Beach
Anse Michel, SAINT ANNE
One of the most beautiful beaches on the Atlantic coast, a Mecca for windsurfing and kitesurfing lovers.
Route des Salines, SAINT ANNE
The most popular beach for holidaymakers, turquoise waters, white sands and coconut trees.
The Rocher du diamant is a small uninhabited islet in the Caribbean Sea to the southwest of Martinique, two kilometres from the Pointe du Diamant, in the St. Lucia channel. The islet is named after its pointed and bevelled form, as well as the reflections on its cliffs at certain hours of the day, evoking those of a gemstone. This is one of the most famous sites of Martinique.
The capital of Martinique is known for its large market, or Spice Market, which is the largest market on the island. In its vast metal and glass hall, an explosion of colours and fragrances awaits you: fruit and vegetables from farms throughout the island, piles of sacks and containers full of the various flavours of Martinique: vanilla, spices of all kinds, peppers, Richeria grandis, flavoured rum, invigorating concoctions, etc.
Aimé Césaire Airport
The Martinique Aimé Césaire international airport is located in Lamentin, 12 km south of Fort-de-France, 20 minutes from the Plein Soleil Hotel.