Anse a Prunes

A nice sandy half moon beach, Anse a Prunes is calm and a nice spot for families. On a clear day, you can see nearby islands off in the distance.

Located on the island of Martinique, 2.9 miles south of Sainte-Anne, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. This isn't just another pretty beach, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches on Martinique. While Anse a Prunes may be a little farther away, it allows travelers to truly relax and claim their own space on the beach.

How to Access The Beach
Stay on the D9 from the roundabout before Sainte Anne to get to this beach. The road eventually turns into a track, but it is in driveable condition.

Amenities and Ambiance

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site.

Anse a Prunes offers those who visit an angelic and tranquil environment, thanks to the fact that the surrounding area contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Anse a Prunes on the South coast of Martinique. It's located near Cabrits Lighthouse, which is situated a quarter mile to the south, and it is one of the local attractions.

Museums and beaches may seem an odd combination to some, but at least a few travelers find that museums like Écomusée de la Martinique (situated only a short taxi ride away) offer an entertaining diversion and a new way to experience Martinique's culture.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never get bored. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse a Prunes
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cabrits Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.3 S Martinique
Savane des Pétrifications Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.6 ENE Martinique
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 5.3 NW Martinique
La Mauny Operating Distillery 6.6 NNW Martinique
Plantation Trois Rivieres Operating Distillery 6.6 NNW Martinique

Cities and Towns

The nearest area on Martinique to Anse a Prunes is Sainte-Anne. This location is just three miles from the beach, meaning a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. Sainte-Anne is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may encounter guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a reasonable selection of lodgings within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient possibilities are displayed in the list below.

Accommodations near Anse a Prunes
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Residence de l'Anse Caritan 2.6 NNW Guest house
Résidence Plages Des Salines 2.8 NNW Hotel
La Dunette 2.8 NNW Hotel


While this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Snack al Dente, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby dining options are listed below.

Restaurants near Anse a Prunes
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Snack al Dente 33 5 96 48 07 54 Caribbean, Creole, Fusion, Italian 5.0 mi. N Martinique

Other Beaches

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

Another location you might enjoy is Pointe du Marin, situated a brief car or taxi trip away. Others might prefer Grande Terre Beach, which offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to nearby attractions. It's located a quarter mile to the west.

You might also want to visit Anse Corps de Garde, located not too far away, and can be reached in a cab.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Anse a Prunes is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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