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 should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying very close. Anse Corps de Garde stands out from other beaches because it's the ideal location for escaping the hustle of Martinique's urban areas. Most other beaches on Martinique may be just as beautiful, but tend to be more crowded since they're located by some of the most popular tourist areas in town.

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.

Yes, there are public restrooms at Anse Corps de Garde.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Anse Corps de Garde on Martinique's South coast; this area boasts other attractions such as Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you want to mix a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to Écomusée de la Martinique, a lovely museum found not a great distance away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Corps de Garde
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery Distillery 1.0 WNW Martinique
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 2.6 E Martinique
La Mauny Operating Distillery 3.0 ENE Martinique
Plantation Trois Rivieres Operating Distillery 3.0 ENE Martinique
Cap 110 Monument 6.6 W Martinique

Cities and Towns

Anse Corps de Garde is near Diamant, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. The nearby town of Diamant is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the beach, Diamant is about five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it can attract guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Since this beach is in a pretty popular vacation destination, it is not typically all that tough to find the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. If you're hoping to find a place that's on or near the beach, the table below lists the accommodations closest 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 1.6 mi. E Hotel
Club Med Buccaneer's Creek 4.5 mi. E Resort
Diamant Beach 4.9 mi. W Hotel
La Dunette 4.9 mi. ESE Hotel
Résidence Plages Des Salines 5.0 mi. ESE Hotel
Karibea Le Squash Hotel 5.0 mi. NNW Resort
Residence de l'Anse Caritan 5.1 mi. ESE Guest house


Although this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you are willing to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest places to eat is Le Mabouya, which is not far off the beach at all.

A list of nearby restaurants is included in the following table.

Restaurants near Anse Corps de Garde
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Mabouya (059) 662-1101 French Very Casual 0.6 mi. W
Bolero Club Restaurant (059) 658-7578 Caribbean Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Anse Corps de Garde.

You might also want to visit Anse Mabouyas, which is located within a couple of miles.

There's plenty to see and do on Martinique, and paying a visit to Anse Corps de Garde is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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