Plage de l'Anse Madame

The "in town" beach, Plage de l'Anse Madame remains calm with waters and sand of good quality despite its popularity.

Located just outside the heart of Schoelcher, Plage de l'Anse Madame is on the West coast of Martinique. You might want even if you aren't staying very close. Martinique's beaches are hardly known for being secluded, however, Plage de l'Anse Madame is tamer than most, which offers some middle ground to those who want to stay away from big crowds, but still get the most out of their beach visit.

Amenities and Ambiance

The waters are perfect for all of your favorite watersporta at this beach, from swimming to sea kayaking. On the beach there is a children's playground, and nearby a golf club, so you'll be able to extend your fun beyond the shore.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby


Plage de l'Anse Madame is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on Martinique's West coast. It is near Schelcher Park, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is one of a few attractions in the vicinity.

If you want to learn more about the history of Martinique, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Fontaine Gueydon, which is one of the closest sites of historical significance near Plage de l'Anse Madame.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Plage de l'Anse Madame
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Schelcher Park Park 0.2 mi. S Martinique
Casino Bateliere Plaza Casino 1.0 mi. SE Martinique
Fontaine Gueydon Historical Site 2.2 mi. ESE Martinique
Place de l'Abbie Gregoire Park 2.2 mi. E Martinique
Theatre Aimé Césaire Historical Site 2.3 mi. ESE Martinique
Dillon Rhum Operating Distillery 2.4 mi. ESE Martinique
Habitation La Favorite Operating Distillery 2.4 mi. ESE Martinique
Fontaine Mackau Monument 2.5 mi. ESE Martinique
Pavillon Bougenot Historical Site 2.5 mi. ESE Martinique
Schoelcher Library Historical Site 2.5 mi. ESE Martinique
Pre-Colombian Archaeological and Prehistory Museum of Martinique Museum 2.5 mi. ESE Martinique
Ethnography History Museum of Martinique Museum 2.6 mi. ESE Martinique

Cities and Towns

Plage de l'Anse Madame is close to Fort de France, so walking the city is a definite option. Those visiting Plage de l'Anse Madame who are hoping to find additional places to explore will want to consider heading to Fort de France, which is nearby and is an active, busy area. From Plage de l'Anse Madame, Fort de France is a fairly short distance away, about two and a half miles (four kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Although you won't find many hotels within a several miles, the nearest ones have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Plage de l'Anse Madame
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel La Bateliere 1.0 mi. SE Hotel
Hotel Simon 2.3 mi. ESE Hotel


If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is Le Bleu Marine. This restaurant has Creole cuisine. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a little ways away.

The following table provides a list of dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Plage de l'Anse Madame
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Bleu Marine (335) 966-1494 ext. 9 Creole Informal 1.0 mi. SE
Bredas Chez Maxime (059) 663-7457 -- -- 2.2 mi. E
Chez Carole (059) 606-2883 Creole Very Casual 2.3 mi. ESE
Le Vieux Foyal (059) 677-0549 Creole Very Casual 2.3 mi. ESE
Garage Popular (059) 679-8676 Creole Very Casual 2.4 mi. ESE
La Cave a Vins (059) 670-3302 French Informal 2.4 mi. ESE
Le Nuevo Mexico (059) 660-6021 Mexican Very Casual 2.4 mi. ESE
Le Petit Tonneau (059) 661-1917 French, Portuguese Informal 2.4 mi. ESE
Melting Pot (059) 673-6137 Italian Very Casual 2.4 mi. ESE
Stile Pizza (059) 679-3445 American Very Casual 2.4 mi. ESE
Le Laurier (059) 670-6329 French Informal 2.6 mi. E
Maximus Restaurant (069) 638-3383 French Informal 4.8 mi. E

Other Beaches

Visitors in search of the perfect beach on Martinique will have lots of options besides Plage de l'Anse Madame.

You may also want to try Plage de Cosmy, which is in a pretty active location. It is located 13 and a half miles to the northeast. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, La Francaise is a location which doesn't host as many visitors. It is located just a short distance away.

Another location you may want to try is Plage de Madiana, located only a short distance away.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Plage de l'Anse Madame is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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