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Martinique is simply one of the Caribbean's most enchanting destinations. Francophiles adore the French island for its gastronomy, its music and élan, and the availability of the finest French products, from Chanel fashions to Limoges china. It's endowed with physical beauty as varied as white-sand beaches and tropical rain forests. The volcano Mont Pelee looms over the harbor town of St-Pierre,
known as the Pompeii of the Caribbean. Dynamic changes in its largest city, Fort-de-France, enhanced attractions, new restaurants and clubs, make Martinique one of the most cosmopolitan islands around.
With its historic fort and superb location beneath the towering Pitons du Carbet on the Baie des Flamands, Martinique's capital—home to about...