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 heart of Schoelcher, Plage de l'Anse Madame is on the West edge of Martinique. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. While Plage de l'Anse Madame isn't particularly secluded, visitors will notice fewer people here than are at the other, usually crowded beaches on Martinique. So though this is not the most quiet part of Martinique's coast, this beach will have much less traffic to dodge during, say, a romantic walk along the water.

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, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Martinique's West coast. It is near Schelcher Park, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is one of a number of popular spots in the area.

Historical attractions like Fontaine Gueydon offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Plage de l'Anse Madame, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Martinique's past, without having to leave the coast.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. 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
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 visitors looking for a little additional excitement will want to consider going to Fort de France, because it's close-by and is an especially active area of Martinique. From the beach, Fort de France isn't far off, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).


How many other people you encounter at Plage de l'Anse Madame will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may see guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, this beach has you covered, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. One of the closest restaurants is Le Bleu Marine. The restaurant offers a menu of Creole food. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a short distance away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

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

Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Plage de l'Anse Madame doesn't suit their tastes.

If the exciting vibe at Plage de l'Anse Madame has you wanting more of the same, consider checking out Plage de Cosmy, a beach with a similar ambiance. It is located 13 and a half miles to the northeast. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, La Francaise may be a good choice. It is located only a short distance away.

Another location you may want to try is Plage de Madiana, which is located within a couple of miles.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see on Martinique; then again, a trip to Plage de l'Anse Madame could end up a family favorite.


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