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 on the western edge of the vicinity of Trois Ilets, 4.6 miles south of Fort de France, Anse-a-l'Ane is on the South West edge of Martinique. You might want regardless of whether you are staying very close. Travelers who want to avoid long taxi rides will like how easy it is to reach Anse-a-l'Ane. There are so many things to do in the area, as this beach is located in a pretty major tourist area.

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. You may also have the option to purchase food from one of the local vendors who typically set up at this spot.

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

Please note that public restrooms are not available, 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


Beachgoers will find Anse-a-l'Ane on the South West coast of Martinique. It is near David Dauphins, which is among the favorite local destinations.

If you want to mix a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Musée de la Pagerie. This museum is relatively near Anse-a-l'Ane, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

If a visit to the Anse-a-l'Ane isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

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

Tourists at Anse-a-l'Ane who are looking for a little additional excitement might want to think about making the trip to Trois Ilets, which is in the vicinity and is a particularly busy area of Martinique. From the beach, Trois Ilets is just up the road, about two miles (three and a half kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. At this beach, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Travelers trying to find a hotel room not far from the beach won't have a tough time, as there is no shortage of hotels and resorts to choose from nearby. You'll find the closest and most convenient lodging options by looking over those listed in the table below.

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


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to try a local restaurant, where you'll be able to try foods you've never heard of before, without going too far from the coast. One of the closest places to eat is Le Pitaya. This restaurant has Creole cuisine.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.

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 596-5-96660202 Caribbean Very Casual 1.4 mi. NE
Le Chateaubriand 596-5-96660202 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

Martinique has several beautiful beaches, so if Anse-a-l'Ane doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Anse-a-l'Ane is one of the features you love, think about checking out Les Salines, a spot with the same type of electricity. It is located 15 miles to the southeast. Les Salines is the perfect Martinique beach for travelers seeking bright sun and white sand. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Anse Mitan is a beach removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. It is located only a short distance away.

You may also enjoy Plage de Madiana, located reasonably close-by, meaning a quick cab ride is an easy option.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, taking a swim at Anse-a-l'Ane is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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