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MARTINIQUE Martinique is an overseas regions of France. The mix of French and Caribbean culture creates an alluring and unique vacation destination ...
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MARTINIQUE

Martinique is an overseas regions of France. The mix of French and Caribbean culture creates an alluring and unique vacation destination in which tourists get the best of both worlds: the warm weather, pristine beaches, and colorful attitude of the Caribbean as well as the posh and refined nature of France.

The island is home to rugged mountains, rivers, waterfalls, and forests. Martinique has a total area of 425 square miles, and is home to the still-active volcano, Mt. Pelee.

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The people of Martinique are known to have a higher standard of living than many other Caribbean nations.

Martinique is located in the Lesser Antilles, surrounded by both the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.

Martinique, French Island Language: French Currency: Euros € HDI: 0,929 Local time zone: UTC - 4 Country calling code: +596 Travel adaptor: type C/D/E St Lucia

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YOUR SURFER REP Once arrived if you have any question, feel free to contact the MSP Surfer Rep, Jean-Luc, he will be very happy to help with anything !

MEET +596 (0) 696 93 36 61

3,000 pts

2,250 pts

16 k $

10 k $

1,680 pts 4,5 k $

Please send us a copy of your passport and your bank details prior to the event. prize money referent

Johanna MACABRE

[email protected] Bank transfer & cash

There will be an event medical team during the contest. However there are two drugstores in Basse-Pointe. Pharmacie Rémy Maborough +596 (0) 596 78 50 62 Quartier Ackaert - 5 rue Stade

Pharmacie Arcade Marie-Andrée +596 (0) 596 78 52 96 11 rue Joseph Zéphir

The two nearest hospitals are :

restaurants BASSE-POINTE

Hopital Louis-Domergue +596 (0) 596 66 46 00 Rue Jean Eugène Fatier 97200 La Trinité

Centre Hospitalier du Carbet +596 (0) 596 78 02 20 Quartier Lajus 97221 Carbet

Le Petit Palais ● +596 (0) 596 78 90 04

Lisette Pizzeria ● +596 (0) 696 30 60 77 Snack Regina ● +596 (0) 696 94 35 54

SURFSHOP

BOARDREPARATIONS

Delinord ● +596 (0) 596 78 56 87

Olivier SYLVESTRE

GRAND-RIVIÈRE

Grill Riverain ● +596 (0) 696 90 42 93

Yva chez Vava ● +596 (0) 696 55 72 72

Le Glacier du Boulevard ● +596 (0) 696 82 62 24 Floup Floup ● +596 (0) 596 55 71 60

LORRAIN

Chez Gisele ● +596 (0) 596 53 77 43 Carambole ● +596 (0) 596 53 80 44

MACOUBA

Kay Bebert Di Fe Pri ● +596 (0) 696 38 38 78

+596 (0) 696 06 92 47 On the contest site, Basse-Pointe www.bwigostore.com

DÉCATHLON

+596 (0) 596 50 00 84 Les Mangles Acajou, Lamentin www.decathlon-martinique.fr 8:30am - 7:30pm

ITACARÉ SURFSHOP

+596 (0) 596 58 01 43 Anse Bonneville, Tartane www.surfshop-martinique.com 10am - 6pm (closed on monday)

+596 (0) 696 81 98 91 Ravine Vilaine, Fort-de-France

Robin Crozon

+596 (0) 696 777 360 Anse Bonneville, Tartane

GOODTIPS

GENERALINFORMATION

EMERGENCY

PRIZEMONEY

GOTOMARTINIQUE

Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport (FDF, formerly known as Lamentin International Airport) is the main airport of Martinique for surfers coming to the event. Immigration is courteous and efficient at this large, modern airport, which has a number of ATMs, money exchange bureaus and restaurants. A non-direct option to reach Martinique is via St Lucia, which is an island only 18 miles away from Martinique. The airlines companies that service St Lucia are : Air Canada, Air Sunshine, American Airlines, British Airways, Condor, Delta Airlines, JetBlue Airways, AmeriJet international, Corporate Air, DHL Aviation… From St Lucia you will then need to travel to Martinique by plane or boat .

AIRLINES that service Martinique Air France from Paris, St Marteen, American Airlines from San Juan, Pointe-à-Pitre and Johannesburg Miami, Rio de Janeiro, São Paolo › www.airfrance.com › www.aa.com Corsair from Paris › www.corsair.fr LIAT from St Lucia › www.liatairline.com

Air Caraïbes from Castries, Paris, Panama City, Pointe-à-Pitre, Port au-Prince, St Lucia, St-Martin San TAM Airlines & US Airways from José, Santo Domingo Rio de Janeiro and São Paolo via › www.aircaraibes.com Miami › www.govoyage.com Norwegian from NY, Miami and Washington › www.norwegian.com

We highly recommend that you get a rental car in order to access the rest of martinique. We are pleased to let you benefit of our partnerships with Jumbo car for better prices.

www.jumbocar-martinique.com promo code : SURFPRO

Air Canada from Montreal › www.aircanada.com

The most well-known and frequented is Anse Bonneville (plage des surfeurs) on the Caravelle Peninsula. If you are lucky enough to be near Anse Couleuvre (northern tip of the Caribbean coast) at just the right moment it’s possible to surf some of the best waves on the island : The surf spots in Martinique are a strong, fast tubular right of up to predominantly to the north along 3 meters with shallow bed. the Atlantic Coast where as the Caribbean Coast generally lacks Those who seek maximum thrills the swells. There are approxima- are urged to try the long waves that form a point break at the entrance tely 14 recommanded spots. to the Basse Pointe port flanked by high cliffs. As you can see it’s impossible to be bored if you come with your board in Martinique.

Last year, for the first time the world of professionnal surfing came to discover the beautiful caribbean island of Martinique. In April 2016 they are coming back ! Again, a QS 3000 event will be organised by Martinique Surfing with the World Surf League, in the north of the Island. The chosen spot is Basse Pointe.

SURFINGSPOTS Basse Pointe, le Chaudron · 1 Tartane, Anse Bonneville · 2 Ste Marie, Anse Charpentier · 3 Prêcheur, Anse Tomate · 4 Prêcheur, Anse Couleuvre · 5 Diamant, Banzaï · 6 Ste Anne, Sacrifice · 7

YOURBOARDS You don’t know what to do with your boards after the contest ?

We can buy it, just contact the Nicolas’ (organisers) or your Jean-Luc, your surfer Rep [email protected] ● +590 (0) 690 75 92 62

MARTINIQUE SURFPRO

SURFINMARTINIQUE

Surfing in Martinique offers you the chance to indulge your passion against some of the most picturesque natural backdrops imaginable. Dawn and dusk are opportunities not to be missed whether you are riding your board or waching others whilst relaxing.

THE WAVE

TIDE, SWELL & WIND

Type : Reef-rocky

Good swell direction : NorthEast

Direction : Right

Good wind direction : West, SouthWest, South, SouthEast, East

Bottom : Boulders Power : Hollow, powerful, fun, slab Normal length : 100 to 300 m Good day length : > 300m

Swell size : Starts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over Best tide position : All tides

HOUSINGINMARTINIQUE

HOTELS KARIBEA

VILLA BLEU MARINE

presqu’île de la Caravelle, 97220 TARTANE +596 (0) 596 58 65 30 www.karibea.com/hotel /residence-la-goelette/

Entrée des grives - La Crique 97220 TRINITÉ +596 (0) 596 58 14 14 www.villa-bleu-marine.com

RÉSIDENCE OCÉANE

HÔTEL LE MANGUIER

Anse BonnevilleTartane 97220 TARTANE +596 (0) 596 58 73 73 www.residenceoceane.com

30 lotissement morne Pavillon 97220 TARTANE +596 (0) 596 58 48 95 www.hotel-martinique-le-manguier.com

POMME CANNELLE

TANTE ARLETTE

Morne Folie, 97250 Le Prêcheur +596 (0) 596 65 91 35

3 Rue De Lucy De Fossarieu

40 km away from Basse-Pointe

40 km away from Basse-Pointe

35 km away from Basse-Pointe

GRAND-RIVIÈRE

30 km away from Basse-Pointe

40 km away from Basse-Pointe

13 km away from Basse-Pointe

97218 Grand Riviere +596 (0) 596 55 75 75

BASSE-POINTE LORRAIN

PRÊCHEUR

FORT-DE-FRANCE

TRINITÉ

TARTANE

HOUSINGINMARTINIQUE

SEASONALRENTING GRAND-RIVIÈRE

BASSE-POINTE

15 min away from Basse-Pointe

Maison Ticquant (Ticquant house) Rue de la mutualité Grand Rivière + 33 (0) 6 17 94 68 58 › a 3rooms flat for 5-6 persons Madame JOLY in Grand Rivière +596 (0) 696 36 84 57 › a furnished 3rooms flat

Mrs EUGENIE ANAULD in Grand Rivière +596 (0) 696 25 32 70 +596 (0) 596 77 00 74 › 3rooms & 4rooms furnished flats

MOREAU Joël & MOREAU Sébastien Bellevue Grand Rivière +596 (0) 696 94 10 99 › 3rooms flat for 7 persons (40€)

LAMPLAT Justine Grand Rivière +596 (0) 696 96 53 11 › capacity : 15 persons

SEASONALRENTING Basse-Pointe is the contest city

Moreau Cyrille Avenue du Gnrl DEGAULLE Bellevue, Grand Rivière +596 (0) 596 55 73 57 +596 (0) 696 29 00 10 › 2 furnished 2rooms flats (with wifi) TAVERNY Mylène Quartier Lave Grand Rivière +596 (0) 696 82 62 24 › a furnished 2rooms flats ELISEE Paul Quartier Perriolat Grand Rivière +596 (0) 596 55 72 63 +596 (0) 696 82 55 63 › a furnished 2rooms flat DESIRE Thérèse Between Fossarieu & de Gaulle streets, Grand Rivière +596 (0) 596 55 70 82 › a furnished 3rooms flat

Mr & Mrs DO +596 (0) 696 72 85 29 › studio : 1kingsize bed & 1 simgle bed in the same room Madame ANDRE Lydie +596 (0) 596 78 53 02 › Studio : 1kingsize bed & kitchenette Madame NATALLO +596 (0) 596 78 55 58 › Studio : 3 bedrooms, 2 with kingsize beds & 1room with 2 single beds.

Mr Bruno DONARDIN +596 (0) 696 77 62 14 [email protected] yahoo.fr (for pictures) 55€ the night / person › 3rooms house : 1kingsize bed room &two bedrooms with 2simgle beds Travailleur Christine 2min walk from the contest beach +596 (0) 596 53 39 44 30€ the nigh/person › 3rooms house : 2 kingsize bedrooms & one bedroom with 2simgle beds

MACOUBA

10 min away from Basse-Pointe

Collective accomodation

+596 5 96 78 59 42  › 8 bedrooms, for a capacity of 50 persons 4 showers, 5 WC Furnished kitchen and meeting room

DAILYLIFE

HOUSINGINMARTINIQUE

MARKETS

SEASONALRENTING LORRAIN

20 min away from Basse-Pointe

PAUL JOSEPH Milo Quartier Morne Capot 97214 Le Lorrain +596 (0) 596 53 14 98 +596 (0) 696 31 73 32 › Side villa

CHEZ TINA ET MARC Quartier Morne Vallon 97214 Le Lorrain + 596 (0) 596 53 85 67 + 596 (0) 696 43-22-36 › appartment

JEAN-DENIS Lydia Quartier Morne Etoile 97214 Le Lorrain +596 (0) 696 43 84 24 › Villa

Mr JOCO Quartier Maxime 97214 Le Lorrain +596 (0) 596 53 44 88 › appartment and bungalows

Georges VALBON Quartier Séguineau 97214 Le Lorrain +596 (0) 696 43 33 19 › a furnished appartment

Hervé FIBLEUIL La CRABIERE Quartier Sous-Bois 97214 Le Lorrain +596 (0) 696 20 39 87 › villa

GITE KANEL Quartier Morne Capot 97214 Le Lorrain Mr & Mrs GAMOT +596 (0) 596 53 10 93 +596 (0) 696 94 05 84

ATM

TOURISMOFFICES

Basse-Pointe +596 (0) 596 78 99 01 1 Rue Joseph Zephir 97218 Basse-Pointe

CMT +596 (0) 596 73 59 98 office at the airport 97232 Lamentin

CONTACTUS

ORGANISER

ORGANISER

Surfers REP

Nicolas URSULET +590 (0) 690 75 92 62

Nicolas CLÉMENTÉ +596 (0) 696 06 92 47

jean-luc LOTAUT +596 (0) 696 93 36 61

[email protected] +596 (0) 696 06 92 47 +590 (0) 690 75 92 62

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