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 side of the island of Martinique, 2.9 miles south of Sainte-Anne, You might want to drop by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should consider visiting Anse a Prunes.

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

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you find that you prefer beaches that bring visitors an angelic environment, then think about trying out Anse a Prunes; it is tucked away in a more rural area of Martinique.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on Martinique's South coast. Cabrits Lighthouse is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is one of the favorite destinations in the area.

If you want to combine a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to Écomusée de la Martinique, a lovely museum found five and a half miles away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby 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 section on Martinique to Anse a Prunes is Sainte-Anne. This destination is only three miles from the shore, so a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. Sainte-Anne is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a good number of lodgings a car ride away. A list of the closest choices have been 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


There aren't any restaurants close to this shore, so you may choose to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach on Martinique will have lots of options besides Anse a Prunes.

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, Grande Terre Beach may be just what you're looking for. You'll find it a quarter mile to the west.

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

Anse a Prunes could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions on Martinique you might like.


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