Le Carbet: that little corner of Martinique’s northwestern coastline in the vicinity of Saint Pierre, a quaint fishing village which is turned into 1 of the Caribbean’s coolest seashore towns. 

And the position that mostly kicked off Le Carbet’s renaissance was Guy Ferdinand’s Le Petibonum, a Mecca for beach bar enthusiasts, a continually-evolving place for foods, rum and French Caribbean cool. 

And what started as a seashore bar has, in modern yrs, included every thing from a Rhum Agricole tasting bar right on the sand to a entire-fledged Pizzeria. 

And Le Petibonum’s most recent generation solves what has very long been the place’s only difficulty: obtaining to depart at closing time. 

It is called Le Petibonum Boat Hotel, and it indicates you can now invest all day at Le Petibonum and then shell out the night proper offshore — as a lot of days as you want.  

The floating lodge is a souped-up Lagoon 45 S catamaran with four cabins, connoisseur food stuff and, in a natural way, the very best rhum from Martinique.

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It also involves your have ti’ punch bar on the deck (previously mentioned). 

The lodge is beneath the comprehensive-time supervision of on-board skipper Anthony, with a few meals a day served on board by Le Petibonum’s Chef, Bruno.

Mainly because which is, of training course, the hotel’s best amenity: Le Petibonum by itself.  

If you’re not remaining at the hotel, there is an choice of reserving non-public meals relying on availability, and the Boat Lodge is also supplying stays as quick as one evening. 

“It’s an astounding product or service,” Ferdinand tells Caribbean Journal. “You have rhum, fish, sunlight, sea, French foods. It’s a aspiration.”

That seems about correct. 

You can see far more in the movie below: 

For additional, stop by the Petibonum Boat Lodge

— CJ