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A dry season called Lent

The month of December opens the dry season also called Lent in the Caribbean. The dry season is the most pleasant time of the year for tourists, with temperatures around 26°c and the sea is warm with waters around 24°C. Light winds, the trade winds, accompany the sun, they offer a soft sensation of natural ventilation to avoid suffocation in the tropics. During this dry season, there is no risk of cyclones or heavy rains. Clouds are discreet and only a few showers, usually at night, develop. For the anecdote, this climatic particularity which affects the Antilles is explained by the displacement towards the south of the famous Azores anticyclone.

The end of year celebrations

In addition to the climatic advantages that reign over Martinique during the high season, Lent is also the period of the end-of-year celebrations. It is a particularly festive and warm moment that you should absolutely soak up if the opportunity arises. Let yourself be carried away by the unavoidable Chanté Nwel, enjoy the local gastronomy with its typical Christmas dishes and discover the animations taking place in the cities and villages of the island.

High season activities in Martinique

The high season in Martinique, due to the absence of cyclones and heavy rains, is the most favorable to discover the island in many ways. Indeed, during this season, you are naturally invited to take advantage of all the richness of the archipelago, whether geographical, cultural or sporting.

Escapades and hikes

The good weather will allow you to make escapades, hikes to appreciate the most beautiful landscapes: mount Pelée, morne Gommier, fountain Didier.

History and culture

Learn more about the history and culture of Martinique by visiting the various museums, popular markets and monuments such as the banana museum, the Maison de la Canne, the Saint-Louis cathedral.

Water activities

With such a pleasant climate, it's the perfect opportunity to indulge in water sports, especially if you are a thrill seeker. The island is full of spots for surfing, kitesurfing, scuba diving, jet skiing and more.

Lazing around

Of course, there's nothing to stop you from taking advantage of the good weather during the high season in Martinique to do nothing, relax on the beautiful white sandy beaches and perfect your tan. Whatever you prefer to do during the high season in Martinique, you will necessarily need a vehicle to move freely! Discover our car rental offer in Martinique and book online in a few clicks.

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