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.

Located 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 might think about stopping by even if you are not staying particularly close by. Those searching for a somewhat calm, but somewhat social beach on Martinique may want to give Anse-a-l'Ane a try. Generally, it's not an overly popular part of the coast, but it's not quiet or boring either.

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 concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative. On some days, it may be possible to buy food from one of the local vendors who set up shop at the beach.

Whether you're eating lunch or just a snack at, you'll appreciate the available picnic tables.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. 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; the area is home to other attractions such as David Dauphins, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you're interested in mixing a little culture with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Musée de la Pagerie. This museum is relatively near Anse-a-l'Ane, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

If a visit to the Anse-a-l'Ane isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the following table shows 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
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
Casino Trois-Ilets Casino 2.1 mi. E Martinique
Dauphins Martinique Dolphin Encounter Service 2.1 mi. E Martinique
Galerie Sophen Art Gallery 2.1 mi. E Martinique
Mangofil Zip Line Site 2.1 mi. E Martinique
Galerie Couleurs Locales Art Gallery 2.5 mi. S 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 close to Trois Ilets, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Anse-a-l'Ane tourists seeking a little additional excitement might consider going to Trois Ilets, because it's close-by and is an active, busy area. From the beach, Trois Ilets is a fairly short distance away, roughly two miles (three and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full the nearby hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Because this beach is in a relatively popular tourist destination, it is not typically very tough to find just the right type of hotel close-by. For visitors wanting to book a place that's on or near the beach, the table that follows shows the closest options to Anse-a-l'Ane.

Accommodations near Anse-a-l'Ane
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Le Panoramic 0.2 mi. WSW Hotel
Club Trois Ilets 0.2 mi. SW 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
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

One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, without having to stray too far. One of the nearest places to eat is Le Pitaya. The restaurant serves Creole cuisine.

The following table provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Anse-a-l'Ane
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
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 -- Caribbean Informal 1.4 mi. NE
Chez Geo (059) 668-1060 Creole Very Casual -- --
Il Gallo Rosso (059) 638-7957 Italian Informal -- --
Kaza Kebab (069) 607-9892 Greek Very Casual -- --
La Villa Créole (059) 666-0553 Creole Informal -- --
Le Bistro d'en Face (059) 673-0387 French Informal -- --
Le Copacabana (059) 666-0892 Brazilian Informal -- --
Le Corsaire (059) 666-1585 American Very Casual -- --
Le Green (059) 668-3801 Creole Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach on Martinique will have lots of options besides Anse-a-l'Ane.

You may also like Les Salines, which is home to plenty of activity. 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're looking for something a little more private, you might enjoy Anse Mitan. It is located just a little ways away.

Another option worth considering is Plage de Madiana, which is located five and a half miles away.

Martinique has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and paying a visit to Anse-a-l'Ane is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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