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Authentic Tour of Southern Martinique

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Overview
From your hotel or cruise port in Fort-de-France, go on an adventure in the south of Martinique for an authentic tour that will offer you the most beautiful views, from a pottery village to a distillery through the unmistakable Diamond Rock and a nice beach stop! Expect a unique experience with a local guide on this 5-hour excursion.
Highlights
  • All transportation included so passengers can focus on the scenery
  • Comprehensive overview of Martinique culture through several stops
  • Learn more about the island from your local guide
  • Rum tastings at a local distillery and all entrance fees included
What to Expect
Be ready for convenient pickup at your hotel or at the cruise terminal in Fort-de-France. Climb into your tour vehicle and take off on a half-day tour of southern Martinique's cultural highlights, starting with a brief sightseeing spin through Fort-de-France. Enjoy the scenery from the window of the tour vehicle as your guide does the driving. Once you arrive at the island's southern shores, visit a local pottery studio to see artisans in action and pick up local souvenirs. Learn about the tradition of pottery-making in Martinique from your guide before moving on to Les Anses d'Arlet to see the Caribbean coastline, where you can go swimming and snorkeling. Diamond Rock is next, one of the island's natural highlights formed over years of wear from wind and sea. A nearby slavery memorial teaches visitors about the history of slavery in Martinique, followed by an open market visit and a distillery for rum tastings.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Boulevard de la Pointe Simon, Fort-de-France, Martinique

Traveler pickup is offered
We offer pick up in Fort de France and Schoelcher cities (ports, hotels, private rental places).

Ports
Pointe Simon, Fort de France, Tourelles, Fort de France
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only - in Fort-de-France and Schoelcher without extra cost)
  • Port pick-up and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (with an extra cost if you are not in Fort de France or Schoelcher)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers (2) to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Bring your swimsuit if you want to go to the beach !
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We spent only 4 days in Martinique, and we decided to book a Southern Tour with Beyond the Beach and... believe me ! It was one of the best moment of our stay ! We appreciate a lot the fact that we were only 8 people, you know, a small group si better for this type of tour,
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Response from leslie f, Gérant at Authentic Tour of Southern Martinique
Responded 20 Jan 2019
Hi! We are glad you appreciated your stay in Martinique and got to know the island better thanks to our tour! Wish you the best!
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It wasn’t our first time in Martinique, and also not our first guided tour around the island. The last time , we wrere really disappointed by the quality of the tour(120 people in a bus , a guide not really nice). So this year , we found Beyond the Beach , and we decided to
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Response from leslie f, Gérant at Authentic Tour of Southern Martinique
Responded 20 Jan 2019
Thank you so much Linda! It is true that we are really committed to give people a great atmosphere to enjoy the island the best way, and we really appreciate you took the time to tell your experience about us! Thank you for your trust Linda! :)
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The views we saw were nice but it did not make up for the poor service we received. Our guide was constantly on her phone texting, not paying attention to us, forcing us to figure most things out on our own which ruined the whole tour/learning about the island experience. The
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Response from leslie f, Gérant at Authentic Tour of Southern Martinique
Responded 25 Nov 2018
Good afternoon Kyra! Could you please tell us who was your guide and when did you visit the island? It looks like your name did not appear on the bookings so it may be a mistake... Let us know so we can fix the situation as our guides do not provide such a service usually. Have a lovely afternoon!
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The authentic southern tour was an off the beaten tourist route tour, and I loved it. Our guide was able to share the island by sharing his experience on Martinique compared to his experiences living on other Caribbean islands. This provided insight into the culture and daily
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We had 2 girls on our tour one drove the other spoke. It was an interesting tour visiting the pottery and cement block factory and some small art stores. We then visited the rum distillery which had beautiful gardens with lots of hummingbirds. The monument of the slaves were
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: French
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