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 southern side of the island of Martinique, 1.4 miles west of Ste. Luce, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Those of you who might prefer a beach that's a little less crowded, but still fun and active, should pay a visit to Anse Corps de Garde. Generally, it's not an overly popular part of the coast, but it also doesn't completely lack a social atmosphere.

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.

Anse Corps de Garde does have public restrooms for your convenience.

What's Nearby


Anse Corps de Garde is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on Martinique's South coast. It is near Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery, which is one of the area's attractions.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Écomusée de la Martinique, a lovely museum found not a great distance away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

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 travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Not far away you'll find Diamant, a city which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the coast, Diamant is a car ride off, about five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but you may encounter guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Since this beach is located in a pretty popular vacation destination, it shouldn't be all that tough to find a hotel close-by that suits your needs. For vacationers wanting to book a place that's on or near the water, the table below shows the accommodation options 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


While this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest places to eat is Le Mabouya, which is a half mile to the west of it.

The following table lists nearby restaurant options.

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

There are multiple beaches to discover on Martinique, of course, so if Anse Corps de Garde doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Vacationers may also want to visit Anse Mabouyas, which is located within a short distance.

Maybe Anse Corps de Garde is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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