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 southern coast of the island of Martinique, 2.9 miles south of Sainte-Anne, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying very close. This beach is not just another beach attraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like Martinique. While Anse a Prunes might be a little bit out of the way, it's a pleasure to find an undisturbed plot of sand like this one.

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

Please note that public restrooms are not available.

If you favor beaches that offer those who visit a serene environment, then you will want to try Anse a Prunes; it's found within a more natural area of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Anse a Prunes is on Martinique's South coast; it will be near other attractions like Cabrits Lighthouse, which is not very far away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but at least a few travelers find that museums like Écomusée de la Martinique (situated just a brief cab ride away) offer an entertaining diversion and a whole new side of Martinique's history.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

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 of Martinique to Anse a Prunes is Sainte-Anne. This destination is only three miles from the beach, meaning you needn't use up an entire day here. Sainte-Anne is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may see visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

There is a pretty nice selection of hotels and resorts to choose from in the area surrounding Anse a Prunes. The most convenient of which are listed in the following table.

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

Food

While you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you are prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest places to eat is Snack al Dente, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

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

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Martinique besides Anse a Prunes worth visiting.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Pointe du Marin, located a short taxi ride away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might find that Grande Terre Beach is just right. It's located a quarter mile to the west.

Travelers may also want to consider Anse Corps de Garde, located just a cab ride away.

While Martinique has many alluring attractions, Anse a Prunes is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.

 

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