Anse Corps de Garde

Popular among both tourists and locals, Anse Corps de Garde can be quite active on the weekends with crowds and vendors lining the shore.

Located on the island of Martinique, 1.4 miles west of Ste. Luce, You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. You will generally find plenty of beach space once you hit the sand, since the beach and its surrounding area is not extremely crowded.

How to Access The Beach
Anse Corps de Garde is located almost right in the middle of the south coast, and right off the Highway N-5.

Amenities and Ambiance

Guests looking for sun will be pleased with the open beach that has plenty of opportunities to tan. Luckily, a few sea-grape trees are on the beach too, alternatively offering shade to those that want it.

You will be able to use a public restroom at Anse Corps de Garde.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on Martinique's South coast. Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery is among the attractions in the region.

If you're interested in mixing a little culture with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Écomusée de la Martinique, a lovely museum found just a short distance away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows some of the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Corps de Garde
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery Distillery 1.0 mi. WNW Martinique
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 2.6 mi. E Martinique
La Mauny Operating Distillery 3.0 mi. ENE Martinique
Plantation Trois Rivieres Operating Distillery 3.0 mi. ENE Martinique
Charles Pottery Ceramics and Pottery Shop 3.1 mi. ENE Martinique
Mangofil Zip Line Site 5.7 mi. NW Martinique
Cap 110 Monument 6.6 mi. W Martinique
Cabrits Lighthouse Lighthouse 7.4 mi. SE Martinique
Savane des Pétrifications Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.5 mi. SE Martinique
Dauphins Martinique Dolphin Encounter Service 7.6 mi. NW Martinique
Galerie Sophen Art Gallery 7.6 mi. NW Martinique
La Savane des Esclaves Historical Site 7.7 mi. NW Martinique

Cities and Towns

Anse Corps de Garde is very close to Diamant, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. The closest town is Diamant, which is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the beach, Diamant is a little ways off, maybe five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Because the beach is situated in a fairly popular vacation destination, it typically isn't very difficult to find just the right kind of hotel nearby. For visitors wanting to book a place that's near the beach, the following table lists the closest options to Anse Corps de Garde.

Accommodations near Anse Corps de Garde
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Karibea Resort Sainte Luce 0.2 mi. W Resort
Karibea Corail Residence 0.6 mi. W Hotel
Pierre & Vacances Village de Sainte Luce 0.9 mi. E Resort
Brise Marine Martinique 1.3 mi. E Hotel
Residence Deville 1.5 mi. E Villa complex
Club Med Buccaneer's Creek 4.5 mi. E Resort
Diamant Beach 4.9 mi. W Hotel
La Dunette 4.9 mi. ESE Hotel
Residence de l'Anse Caritan 4.9 mi. SE Guest house
Karibea Le Squash Hotel 5.0 mi. NNW Resort


Though this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you're willing to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest restaurants is Le Mabouya, which is a half mile away.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Anse Corps de Garde
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Le Mabouya (059) 662-1101 French 0.6 mi. W Martinique

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Anse Corps de Garde doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also want to visit Anse Mabouyas, which is located three quarters of a mile to the west.

While Martinique has many alluring attractions, a trip to Anse Corps de Garde could end up a family favorite.


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