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.

Set 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 aren't staying nearby. Those of you who might prefer a beach that's a little less crowded, but still fun and active, might enjoy stopping by Anse-a-l'Ane for a few hours. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it's not totally secluded 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.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. On some days, it may be possible to buy some food from one of the local vendors who typically operate along this coastline.

Perhaps the most convenient amenity here: picnic tables.

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

Anse-a-l'Ane is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the South West coast of Martinique. It is close to David Dauphins, which is one of a number of local attractions.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Martinique, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. The nearest historical attraction is La Savane des Esclaves, which is one of the closest places of historical significance to Anse-a-l'Ane.

If you can't wait to see as many of Martinique's attractions as possible, 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

Anse-a-l'Ane is very close to Trois Ilets, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Guests visiting Anse-a-l'Ane who are seeking further attractions will want to consider heading to Trois Ilets, because it's close-by and is an area full of activity. From Anse-a-l'Ane, Trois Ilets is a quick trip away, roughly two miles (three and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. You can typically expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Guests looking to find a place to stay near the beach won't have a difficult time, as there is no shortage of accommodations to choose from nearby. You'll find the closest, most convenient booking options by viewing those listed 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

Food

One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to dine at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Martinique's specialty dishes, without having to go far. One of the closest places to eat is Le Pitaya. The restaurant serves Creole cuisine.

The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.

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

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on Martinique besides Anse-a-l'Ane.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Anse-a-l'Ane is what you're looking for, consider checking out Les Salines, a beach with a similar ambiance. 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 a more secluded beach experience, you might find what you want at Anse Mitan. It is located not far off the beach at all.

Another location you may want to try is Plage de Madiana, which is located five and a half miles to the north-northwest.

There are countless experiences to enjoy on Martinique, and Anse-a-l'Ane is just one of the many options.

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.