What was once an economically backward place, Fort-de-France – the capital of Martinique and also the French West Indies’ largest city – has transformed itself into a popular cruise ship destination. It is a French territory located in the Caribbean Islands notable for its Old-World charm with its historic colonial structures, intricately wrought iron balconies, colorful tropical flora, and beautiful beaches.
Aside from two of its newly built port terminals, Fort-de-France has several landmarks that draw in tourists. La Savane Park features a statue of its most famous native, Josephine, first wife of Napoleon. There is also the Martinique Museum of Archeology and Prehistory which showcases artifacts from the island’s pre-Columbian history. If you have joined a cruise and Martinique is one of your travel destinations, you may want to drop by and linger in Fort-de-France.
There are several affordable vacation rentals that offer the coziest home-like stays ideal for traveling families. Check out our list of Airbnb vacation rentals in Fort-De-France, Martinique.
Coco Lodge is a private home located in Riviere-Pilote in the middle of a tropical plantation. You are surrounded with numerous fruit trees under the shade of cocoa and coconut trees. Coco Lodge is the smallest in a cluster of three wooden cottages. It is 15 minutes walking distance from Anse Figuier beach and 10 minutes away from Pointe Faula beach. The rental features a cozy bedroom with a double bed facing French-style windows with a view of the trees. It has a bathroom with a separate toilet and comes with free towels and essentials. The kitchen is on the patio where you can enjoy cooking while overlooking your private mini pool. Lounge chairs and plancha are scattered on the terrace surrounding the pool. You have amenities like air conditioning, ceiling fans, internet, and free parking.
Coco LodgeRivière-Pilote, Rivière Pilote, MartiniqueSuperhost
Top guest reviewscoco lodge is incredibly comfortable with air conditioning and a comfortable bedwe really enjoyed spending time cooking outside and relaxing on the deck and in the pooleverything was clean and modern and well maintainedthe lodge is clean and looks even nicer than on the pictures
Host:the host's cousin philippe was very easygoing and sweet and made sure we were as comfortable as possibleRead more reviewsthis place is very unique and perfect for a romantic getaway for coupleswhat else would you want to ask for? :) we’d recommend this place in a heartbeat
The studio is on the second floor of a building located 10 minutes away from the cruise terminal and port. It is five minutes’ walk away from the popular restaurant called “Malecon Sea-front.” The rental is a charming little space ideal for two guests. It has a double bed with linens, a bathroom complete with a glass enclosed shower, and a kitchenette equipped with a ref, coffeemaker, and microwave. You have a counter that serves as desk space for your laptop and for eating your meals. Amenities include WiFi, air conditioning, flat screen TV, free essentials, and smoke detector.
Fort-de-France downtownFort-de-France, MartiniqueSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe accommodation is simple but comfortable with a nice bed air conditioning and televisionsuch a lovely stylish apartment in the centre of fort-de-francethe studio is fully equipped and comfortablethe apartment was very clean and tidyclean appartment with good equipmentit's very clean and very comfortablethe flat was very clean and cuteflat was exactly like on pictures very clean and comfortable
Host:kind and knowledgeable hostclive was a wonderful hostclive is a great hostthe host is very helpful to satisfy every questionclive was a great host and was available by phone for any questions we hadRead more reviewsperfect location downtown and close to everything therethe location of apartment is convenient and idealgreat location in the city center approxwas a great stay perfect location to malls and close to portnice place in the middle of town easy to reach by bus from the airport
Wake up to the view of the sea and the mountain every morning while you go to bed to the sound of the waves at night. This stunning apartment offers an incredible stay experience through its location, views and facilities. The living room comes with bluetooth speakers and a comfortable seating area for you to relax. Inside your room, you can find board games, diving masks and other amenities. The kitchen is equipped with appliances and a breakfast tray where you can find a selection of coffee, tea and hot chocolate.
CREOLE BAY CONFORT + PRIVATE HOT TUB WITH SEA VIEWFort-de-France, MartiniqueSuperhost
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsif you're looking to explore the island it's in a perfect location i'd highly recommend it
The accommodation is located in the center of the city happenings, giving you easy access to restaurants, beach, and the various nightlife activities in town. Perfect for solo travelers, couples, and business travelers, the accommodation comes with a bedroom and bathroom, as well as basic amenities such as WiFi connection, air-conditioning, washer, towels, bed sheets, and a kitchenette for you to make your own meals.
Chambre sur les hauteurs de Fort de France
Top guest reviewsroom had ac which was excellentamazing views from a spacious apartment24/7 you have great view over the city from the apartmentthe apartment is beautifully decorated with amazing views over the cityyou will for sure appreciate the view from the guest roomthe place was clean tidy and welcomingsuch amazing vues and the bathroom and bedroom were very clean
Host:armenio was a great hostarmenio is a great hosthighly recommended apartment and hostsarménio is a delightful hosthis longterm tenant was very helpful and kindRead more reviewsgreat location not quite downtown but definitely within walking distanceits good to have a car for this locationa good place within walking distance to everything you will need in fort-de-francegreat location with an excellent hosthe helped me park the car and made our stay very convenient and comfortable
You will be sharing the home with its owner, Jennifer, and her partner. The rental can accommodate three guests in its simply furnished cozy bedroom that has two single beds. In addition, there are two sofa beds in the common areas for extra sleeping space. You are given access to most of the common areas like the kitchen, gym, and the terrace where you can lounge in the hammock and enjoy city views. The property is within walking distance to the beach and town center. The hostess provides airport pickup and dropoff for an extra 10 euros each way. Amenities include WiFi internet, free parking, hairdryers, TV, free essentials, smoke detector, and baby crib upon request. Pets, smoking, and special events are allowed on the property.
Top guest reviewscomfortable space with a great acthe room it is confortable and has a nice terrase with view to the citythe outside veranda blended wonderfully with the inside to make a comfortable and relaxing spacea spottlessly clean and beautiful house
Host:jennifer was a nice hostjennifer is a nice hostwe felt immediately comfortable and new we had chosen the right hostjennifer is a fantastic hostjennifer was so welcoming kind and incredibly helpfulRead more reviewsideal place if you need to be close to the airport and want to explore fort-de-franceand the walk from her‘s to the city center is quite easy
The rental is a huge bedroom inside a condominium located in Le Lamentin, a quiet neighborhood which is five minutes’ drive away from the airport, close to the ferry port and bus stops. Caroline, the owner, offers airport pick-up and drop off for her guests. She offers a very clean accommodation for two guests and a pet. The unit is on the upper floors of the building and the room is very spacious. It has a small balcony with a scenic view of the city. The room has a double bed, air conditioning, and its own private bathroom. You have access to the kitchen, laundry facilities, WiFi internet, TV, free essentials, hairdryer, free parking, and elevator use.
* Ti chez Soi *Le Lamentin, Fort-de-France, Martinique
Top guest reviewsit had a wonderful private bed bathroom ac wi-fi and open air patio with a viewher apartment had a gorgeous view with an open balcony and was in a really nice neighborhoodroom was clean with a/c and fast wifiwe loved their place and company the apartment has a breathtaking view and a dining table outsidevery nice clean and cosy placethe room is very clean everything you need is therethe place is clean and we felt like homeher apartment was exceptionally clean and she was very accommodatingit was clean and very conveniently located
Host:very lovely host and lovely homethey are very hospitality and friendlythe host was extremely helpful friendly and accomodatingfantastic hosts very friendly and helpfulshe is so humble and kind ; you can’t ask for nicer hostRead more reviewslocation is great; 5 mins from the airporttheir apartment was perfect and very close to the airportcaroline is a lovely person i really recommend this place
You can rent this room inside a house located 20 steps away from downtown Fort-de-France. It is in a quiet location where you have wonderful views of the port and sea. You’ll be sharing the home with the owner, but you are provided a spacious bedroom with a double bed good for two. The bathroom is complete with a shower and is of shared use. You have access to the kitchen, WiFi internet, telephone, TV, free parking, free essentials, laundry facilities, and mosquito net upon request. The owner, Valer, allows smoking on the premises. He can pick you up at the airport and could give you a tour of the town.
Voyage et Culture en Martinique
Situated in a quiet and peaceful residential area, this modern apartment is what you need for a relaxed stay in Fort-de-France. The apartment comes with one bedroom and one bathroom along with facilities and amenities such as a large and equipped kitchen, a large dressing room, a spacious living area and wireless internet.
Madizen, grand T1bis à Fort-de-FranceFort-de-France, Martinique
This studio is located on the first floor of 20 m2 building which is just 10 minutes’ walk away from the port and cruise terminal in Foyal. It is a five-minute walk from the Malecon Sea-Front restaurant and accessible by sea shuttle in 20 minutes. The studio can sleep two guests. It has a double bed, a kitchenette with a small ref, microwave, and coffeemaker. It has a bathroom complete with enclosed shower. You have a counter that doubles as your dining area and laptop space. Basic amenities include WiFi, air conditioning, flat screen TV, free essentials, hangers and smoke detector.
Fort-de-France express stay
The townhouse is10 minutes’ walk away from the city center and airport. There is a grocery just six minutes’ walk away while the nearest shopping center is a 10-minute drive away. The rental features a spacious bedroom with a double bed and sofa bed ideal for sleeping up to four guests. It has its own dining area, living room, bathroom with walk-in shower, and a small but fully equipped kitchen. There is a small backyard where you can smoke and cook barbeques. Amenities include air conditioning, washer, flat screen TV, hot water, iron, hangers, free linens, and smoke detector. The owner’s brother-in-law overseas the place and can do airport pickups for a fee.
Location à la semaine au mois possibilité weekend
This studio apartment is located near the capital, a few minutes’ drive away from the airport, near the bus route, and within walking distance to restaurants and shops. Didier, the owner, provides airport pickup and dropoff for his guests. The studio has one big bedroom with a double bed, TV, and its own private bathroom with walk-in shower. The rental though small is very clean and has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining table good for four, and amenities like Wi-Fi internet, free parking, air conditioning, free essentials, and a fire extinguisher.
F2 Climatisé avec Haut débit et TV TNTFort-de-France Bay, Fort-de-France, Martinique
The rental is a double-size room inside Unit F4 in an apartment that’s just five minutes’ walking distance from the town center and a 15-minute drive from the airport. Its location gives you easy access to taxis, bus, and boats for exploring the whole island. The room is ideal for two guests. It has a double bed and its own private bathroom with a tub. Though you are sharing the home with the owner and her two children, you are allowed the use of the kitchen and laundry facilities. You are provided free parking, free essentials, and WiFi internet. The hostess Violaine is very gracious and even offers airport pickup for her guests.
Nice room Close to Downtown fort de franceFort-de-France, Martinique
Top guest reviewsbed and room were good for our one-night staythe room was comfortable and quietvery nice clean and functional placethe place was clean and comfortableit is a nice clean and quiet place indeednice stylish apartment and clean roomplace was nice and clean
Host:she is a great hostshe was a great host and made me feel comfortableshe is a wonderful host and her family is adorableshe answered all my questions and was very kind with her serviceshost and family were very friendlyRead more reviewsgood locationthe location is pretty goodexcellent location (approximately 20 min walking to fdf)i recommend it for its locationit is nice room close to downtown
Enjoy your stay in Martinique!
Martinique is one cruise destination that you should not miss. The lodgings they offer are not only very affordable and provide homelike stays. The owners give you a taste of their warm hospitality by sharing their homes and giving you extra services like airport pickups and town tours. You will definitely enjoy your stay in Martinique even if it’s just a short visit.
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