Anse-a-l'Ane

Perfect for a picnic, Anse-a-l'Ane beach offers tables for guests to stop for a snack along these shores. A nearby shell museum and a bar in the neighboring Le Calalou Hotel are also prime attractions.

Positioned toward the western outskirts of the vicinity of Trois Ilets, 4.6 miles south of Fort de France, Anse-a-l'Ane is on the South West coast of Martinique. You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying nearby. While Martinique has more secluded beaches than Anse-a-l'Ane, it has just the right mix of intimacy and atmosphere to attract families and couples alike.

Amenities and Ambiance

Anse-a-l'Ane on Martinique has a local feel to it with quiet shores and calm waters. Quaint houses overlook the beach from a nearby hillside.

The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too. On some days, it may be possible to buy food from one of the local vendors who are typically found at this location.

Vacationers will love the convenience of having picnic facilities accessible for use.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. At Anse-a-l'Ane Beach you can encounter local residents of the area who sometimes stop by to take in the view.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on Martinique's South West coast; it will be near other attractions like David Dauphins, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

Some may think that beaches and museums are an odd combination, but at least a few travelers find that museums like Musée de la Pagerie (one of the closest to Anse-a-l'Ane) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a whole new side of Martinique's history.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows some of the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse-a-l'Ane
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
David Dauphins Dolphin Encounter Service 0.2 mi. NE Martinique
Casino Trois-Ilets Casino 1.3 mi. NE Martinique
Musée de la Pagerie Museum 1.4 mi. E Martinique
Golf de L'Imperatrice Josephine Golf Course 1.4 mi. E Martinique
Maison de la Canne Museum 1.9 mi. E Martinique
La Savane des Esclaves Historical Site 2.1 mi. E Martinique
Dauphins Martinique Dolphin Encounter Service 2.1 mi. E Martinique
Galerie Sophen Art Gallery 2.1 mi. E Martinique
Galerie Couleurs Locales Art Gallery 2.9 mi. SSW Martinique
Mangofil Zip Line Site 3.8 mi. ESE Martinique
Fort St. Louis Historical Site 4.0 mi. N Martinique
Pre-Colombian Archaeological and Prehistory Museum of Martinique Museum 4.4 mi. N Martinique

Cities and Towns

Anse-a-l'Ane is very close to Trois Ilets, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Anse-a-l'Ane tourists looking for other opportunities for exploration will want to consider heading to Trois Ilets, which is nearby and is an active, busy area. From the beach, Trois Ilets is not far away, roughly two miles (three and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Typically, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Because this beach is situated in a fairly popular tourist destination, it typically isn't all that difficult to find just the right type of hotel close-by. For those wanting to get a place that's near the beach, the table that follows shows the accommodation options closest to Anse-a-l'Ane.

Accommodations near Anse-a-l'Ane
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Le Panoramic 0.2 mi. WSW Hotel
Domaine de l'Anse Ramier 0.5 mi. SW Guest house
Hotel Bambou 0.8 mi. NE Cottages
L’Impératrice Village 0.8 mi. NE Hotel
La Suite Villa 1.0 mi. ENE Villa complex
Hotel La Pagerie 1.2 mi. NE Hotel
Residence Village Creole 1.3 mi. NE Resort
Hotel Bakoua Martinique 1.4 mi. NE Resort
Hotel Carayou 1.4 mi. NE Hotel
Karibea Camelia Residence 2.1 mi. E Hotel

Food

If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest restaurants is Le Copacabana. The restaurant serves delicious Brazilian food. They're also renowned for their steak. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a short distance away.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Anse-a-l'Ane
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Copacabana (059) 666-0892 Brazilian Informal 1.1 mi. NE
Le Pitaya +596 596 66 05 30 Creole Informal 1.2 mi. NE
La Sirene 596 596 66 02 02 Caribbean Very Casual 1.4 mi. NE
Le Chateaubriand 596 596 66 02 02 International Informal 1.4 mi. NE
Le Gommier 596 596 74 73 58 Caribbean Informal 1.4 mi. NE
Le Bistro d'en Face (059) 673-0387 French Informal 1.5 mi. NE
Il Gallo Rosso (059) 638-7957 Italian Informal 2.0 mi. E
Le Kano (059) 678-4033 Creole Informal -- --
Le Jardin Des Envies (069) 910-3400 Creole Informal 3.6 mi. E
Tomawok (059) 663-4667 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Very Casual 4.5 mi. N
Garage Popular (059) 679-8676 Creole Very Casual 4.6 mi. N
Le Nuevo Mexico (059) 660-6021 Mexican Very Casual 4.6 mi. N

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Anse-a-l'Ane.

Another location you might enjoy is Les Salines, a popular beach beloved by tourists. It is located 15 miles to the southeast. Les Salines is the perfect Martinique beach for travelers seeking bright sun and white sand. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Anse Mitan may be a good choice. You'll find it only a short distance away.

Vacationers may also want to visit Plage de Madiana, located five and a half miles away.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand on Martinique, but Anse-a-l'Ane is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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