Les Trois-Ilets holiday villas are set in a town on the west coast of the Caribbean island of Martinique. It’s a beautifully scenic setting across the bay from the town of Fort-de-France, offering beautiful beaches and a great variety of water sports and other outdoor activities.
If you’re on the hunt for a relaxing beach holiday destination then there can few better choices than the resort around vacation accommodation in Les Trois-Ilets. There are numerous pristine white sandy beaches close by – Anse Mitan and Anse a l’Ane are two of the most attractive. Water sports on offer here include jet ski and kayak hire, which offer the freedom to explore the area’s craggy coastline. There’s also plenty of history around the resort that can be discovered attractions like the Potter Village and the Museum of Coffee and Cocoa. For a poignant reminder of the island’s past you could head for the La Savanne des Esclaves, a restored lodging for slaves.
Make your way inland from holiday villas in Les Trois-Ilets and you’ll find untouched eco-systems, including mangrove forest. At the Vatable Forest there are trails that give you excellent views of Les Trois-Ilets and Fort-de-France across the bay. In the forest are also the ruins of an old rum distillery.
A day trip to Fort-de-France from Les Trois-Ilets self-catering holiday accommodation would be ideal. There are numerous sights to take in here, including Fort Sant-Louis, which sits on a headland in the harbour and was constructed when Louis XIII was king. Today it’s a French Naval base, although you can visit a museum here. Meanwhile the Dillon Distillery offers insight into the historic rum-making industry on the island.
On holiday at a villa in Les Trois-Ilets you could make the trip up to the island’s former capital, Saint-Pierre, which was destroyed just over 100 years ago by a volcanic eruption. The city was never rebuilt, so today you’ll be able to find a host of fascinating ruins dating back as far as the early 17th Century.
There isn’t much variation in temperatures from month to month around holiday rentals in Les Trois-Ilets – temperatures usually sit around the mid or high-20s. There’s drier weather here from around December to May, while there are more humid conditions on the island from June to November.
If you’d like to get to Les Trois-Ilets holiday accommodation from the UK then you could fly from any number of airports across the country across the channel to Paris-Orly (ORY) or Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and then fly with Air France or Corsairfly to Martinique International Airport (FDF), just around the bay from your holiday destination.