Martinique offers a countless number of selling points to pitch to your Caribbean savvy clients looking for a little something different that just fun in the sun. But if you haven’t been able to see for yourself and want to start selling it immediately, here is a cheat sheet we put together to get you started.


Martinique is nestled in the heart of the Lesser Antilles between Dominica to the north and St. Lucia. It lies 1,965 miles from New York, 1,470 miles from Miami, 425 miles from San Juan and 4,261 miles from Paris.

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Size and layout

The island has a population of roughly 400,000 people and it is about 436 square miles (50 miles long and 22 miles across at its widest point), or just a few blocks smaller than New York City.

It’s mountainous and lush in the north with plains in the center and rocky hills (mornes) framing pristine beach coves (anses) in the south.

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