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 should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying very close. Though Plage de l'Anse Madame is certainly not known for being empty and quiet, there's a lot less commotion than there is at the other, usually busy beaches on Martinique. So, though it isn't Martinique most isolated stretch of sand, you'll rarely be disturbed by crowds of beachgoers, should you decide to take a romantic walk.

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, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the West coast of Martinique; it's located near attractions like Schelcher Park, which is a few hundred yards away.

To some, beaches and museums may seem an odd combination, but some visitors find that museums like Pre-Colombian Archaeological and Prehistory Museum of Martinique (one of the closest to Plage de l'Anse Madame) offer an entertaining diversion and a whole new way to view Martinique's traditions and culture.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available on Martinique. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

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 very close to Fort de France, so walking the city is a definite option. Plage de l'Anse Madame guests hoping to find a little additional excitement might want to consider making the trip to Fort de France, because it's nearby and is a particularly busy area of Martinique. From the coast, Fort de France isn't far off, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Though there aren't many places to stay close-by, 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


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Plage de l'Anse Madame; you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest places to eat 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 since it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below provides a list of places to eat 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

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Martinique, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Plage de l'Anse Madame is one of the features you love, consider also visiting 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 something a little more private, La Francaise may be a good choice. It is located not far off the beach at all.

You might also want to visit Plage de Madiana, which is located a half mile to the southeast.

You may find that Plage de l'Anse Madame is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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