Anse Bonneville

While not known as a great beach for swimming, Anse Bonneville is a great spot to sit on the sand or to grab a surf board and head out off shore.

Situated toward the center of the island of Martinique, 5.7 miles north of Le Robert, Anse Bonneville is on the North East coast of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Though Anse Bonneville is not a particularly quiet beach, you'll find that it gets a lot less visitors than many of Martinique's beaches. So although you probably won't have the place all to yourself, this beach will have much less traffic to dodge during, say, a romantic walk along the water.

How to Access The Beach

The beach is located right on Highway D-2.

Amenities and Ambiance

With plenty of trees growing right on the beach, visitors can enjoy the sand in shade, while those seeking sun can easily find a spot of their own.

Picnic tables are on-site——great for full-fledged lunches or afternoon snacks.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Anse Bonneville is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on Martinique's North East coast. It is close to Nature Reserve of La Caravelle, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is one of a few favorite local destinations.

To some, beaches and museums may seem an odd combination, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Musee de la Banane (positioned a quick taxi trip away) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and help visitors understand Martinique's interesting past.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Bonneville
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Nature Reserve of La Caravelle Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.7 ESE Martinique
Château Dubuc Historical Site 2.1 ENE Martinique
Dubuc Castle Historical Site 3.2 ENE Martinique
St. James Distillery Operating Distillery 5.2 W Martinique
St. James Distillery Operating Distillery 5.2 W Martinique

Cities and Towns

Anse Bonneville is very close to Sainte Marie, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Sainte Marie is nearby and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the beach, Sainte Marie is about five miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

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. You can generally expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Visitors will find a decent assortment of rooming options to choose from in the vicinity of Anse Bonneville. The most convenient of which can be viewed below.

Accommodations near Anse Bonneville
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hôtel Le Manguier 0.0 mi. S Hotel
La Baie du Galion Resort 0.1 mi. W Resort
French Coco 0.7 mi. E Hotel
Hotel La Caravelle -- -- Lodge
Le Domaine St. Aubin 4.2 mi. W Guest house
La Rivieria 9.8 mi. S Hotel

Food

You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat surrounding this location, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Anse Bonneville on Martinique.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Anse Bonneville is one of the features you love, consider checking out Anse Tartane, a beach with a similar ambiance. It is located a mile and a half to the northeast. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, Anse l'Entang could be a good option for you. You'll find it just a short distance away.

You might also want to visit Sainte-Marie Beach, which is located five miles to the west-northwest.

While Martinique has many alluring attractions, Anse Bonneville is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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