Presqu'île de la Caravelle

The Presqu'île de la Caravelle (Caravelle peninsula) is a natural area of Martinique located on its "arm" to the east, on the Atlantic side. In a few figures, the Caravelle peninsula is 12 km long and the highest point, the Morne Pavillon with a height of 189 meters.

From a geological point of view, it is the oldest part of Martinique with the region of Sainte Anne. It is a region which is characterized by its many sugar cane fields, its beaches (Anse L'Étang, Anse de la Brêche, Anse Bonneville) and its nature reserve managed by the Parc Naturel Régional de la Martinique. It is a protected site where dry savannah and mangroves coexist, site where crabs and tarantulas reproduce in the area.

This arm of land juts out into the Atlantic, which outlines rugged coasts. The Caravelle peninsula, which is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful sites on the island, offers various activities and places that are worth seeing.

In addition to the beaches mentioned above, it is also on the Presqu'île de la Caravelle that you can visit the ruins of Château Dubuc, another site managed by the Parc Naturel Régional de la Martinique where you can go hiking.

Two signposted circuits are present there. The longer one (3h30) will take you along the beautiful coast of the tip of the peninsula passing near the Caravelle lighthouse while the other shorter (1h30) will take you to discover the mangrove halfway between land and sea.

To get there, direction the town of Trinité then follow the direction towards Tartane and then Château Dubuc. This is the starting point for the two hikes.

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