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 near the middle of Schoelcher, Plage de l'Anse Madame is on the West coast of Martinique. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Vacationers who want their beach to have a little bit of everything——a hint of seclusion, with a somewhat social scene—— may really like the middle ground found at Plage de l'Anse Madame. It's a little bit removed from Martinique's urban areas, but it's not totally secluded either.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the West coast of Martinique. It is near Schelcher Park, which is found a few hundred yards to the south, and it is among the area's attractions.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Martinique, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. One attraction of this sort is Fontaine Gueydon, which is one of the locations with historical significance accessible from Plage de l'Anse Madame.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available on Martinique. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

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
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
La Savane Park Park 2.6 mi. ESE Martinique

Cities and Towns

Those visiting Plage de l'Anse Madame who are looking for additional places to explore will want to consider going to Fort de France, since it's close-by and is a particularly busy area of Martinique. From the coast, Fort de France is not far away, roughly two and a half miles (four kilometers).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full the nearby hotels are. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

Although you won't find many hotels within a several miles, the nearest ones are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Plage de l'Anse Madame
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Pelican 0.3 mi. SE Hotel
Hotel La Bateliere 1.0 mi. SE Hotel
Hotel Simon 2.3 mi. ESE Hotel
Karibea La Valmeniere Hotel 4.2 mi. E Hotel


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Plage de l'Anse Madame; you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest restaurants is Le Bleu Marine. This restaurant has a menu featuring Creole food. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a little ways away.

A few nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

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
Tomawok (059) 663-4667 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Very Casual 2.4 mi. ESE
Garage Popular (059) 679-8676 Creole Very Casual 2.4 mi. ESE
Le Nuevo Mexico (059) 660-6021 Mexican Very Casual 2.4 mi. ESE
Melting Pot (059) 673-6137 Italian Very Casual 2.4 mi. ESE
Le Laurier (059) 670-6329 French Informal 2.5 mi. E

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Martinique besides Plage de l'Anse Madame worth visiting.

If the active mood at Plage de l'Anse Madame is what you're looking for, think about checking out Plage de Cosmy, another location where you'll find fun and action. It is located 13 and a half miles to the northeast. If you're looking for something a little more private, you might enjoy La Francaise. You'll find it just a little ways away.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Plage de Madiana, located a half mile away.

Maybe Plage de l'Anse Madame is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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