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 think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. The surrounding area isn't overflowing with tourists, but that is not to say you won't find a fair amount of excitements at this beach.

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, public restrooms will be available here.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Travelers will find Anse Corps de Garde on the South coast of Martinique; it's located near attractions like Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

To some, museums and beaches may seem an odd combination, but many travelers find that museums like Écomusée de la Martinique (situated two and a half miles away) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and help share a different side of Martinique.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. 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

Diamant is the closest town and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From Anse Corps de Garde, Diamant is a little ways off, maybe five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it can appeal to guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Because this beach is in a fairly popular vacation spot, it shouldn't be that difficult to find a hotel close-by that's to your taste. For guests looking to find a place that's near the beach, the table that follows shows 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 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

Food

Although this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're prepared to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is Le Mabouya, which is only a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

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 -- --
The P'tit Restaurant 596-76-11-12 Creole Informal 4.9 mi. W

Other Beaches

Martinique has many nice beaches, so if Anse Corps de Garde doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Another option worth considering is Anse Mabouyas, located three quarters of a mile away.

Martinique has plenty to offer its visitors, and Anse Corps de Garde is just one of the many options.

 

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