Anse Gros Raisin

The beginning of a marked trail along the coast, Anse Gros Raisin is a quiet, uncrowded beach with a beautiful view.

Located in Ste. Luce, Anse Gros Raisin is on the South edge of Martinique. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Though planning a vacation means you'll make lots of choices, choosing a suitable beach may be one of the more important things you do. You will find that beaches like Anse Gros Raisin are some of the best options on Martinique.

How to Access The Beach
To get to this beach from Fort-de-France, you'll take the "Body Guard" exit and follow the road to the village of Sainte-Luce.

Amenities and Ambiance

With calm water and soft sands, this beach is lined by coconut trees and nearby several small restaurants with tables and benches so guests can dine outside with a view of the sea. One downside to this beach is that it is known for its abundance of seaweed.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on Martinique's South coast. It is close to Écomusée de la Martinique, which is within a distance that tourists could probably walk or take a cab to, and it is among the area's attractions.

Historic attractions, including Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery, offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Anse Gros Raisin, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Martinique's past, without having to stray too far from the beach.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Gros Raisin
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 1.3 E Martinique
La Mauny Operating Distillery 2.0 NE Martinique
Plantation Trois Rivieres Operating Distillery 2.0 NE Martinique
Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery Distillery 2.3 W Martinique
Savane des Pétrifications Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.4 SE Martinique

Cities and Towns

Diamant is the closest town and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the coast, Diamant is about six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Anse Gros Raisin will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it can appeal to guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

There is a pretty good assortment of hotel and resort options to pick from in the area around Anse Gros Raisin. The most convenient of which are listed below.

Accommodations near Anse Gros Raisin
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Brise Marine Martinique 0.3 mi. ENE Hotel
Pierre & Vacances Village de Sainte Luce 0.4 mi. W Resort
Karibea Resort Sainte Luce 1.5 mi. W Resort
Karibea Corail Residence 1.9 mi. W Hotel
Club Med Buccaneer's Creek 3.2 mi. ESE Resort
La Dunette 3.7 mi. SE Hotel
Résidence Plages Des Salines 3.8 mi. SE Hotel
Residence de l'Anse Caritan 3.9 mi. SE Guest house
Karibea Le Squash Hotel 5.9 mi. NW Resort
Diamant Beach 6.2 mi. W Hotel

Food

If you visit the beach around lunchtime you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you don't have to go far away. One of the nearest places to eat is Le Mabouya. The restaurant has a menu featuring French cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a little ways away.

The table below lists places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Anse Gros Raisin
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Mabouya (059) 662-1101 French Very Casual 1.9 mi. W
Le Zanzibar (059) 674-0846 Creole Very Casual 3.8 mi. E
Restaurant Ti Toques 05 96 74 72 32 Creole, French Informal 4.2 mi. E
KokOaRum 0596 48 02 21 American, Caribbean Very Casual 4.2 mi. E
Rest'ô Café 596 596 74 10 70 American, Creole, French Very Casual 4.2 mi. E
Snack al Dente 33 5 96 48 07 54 Caribbean, Creole, Fusion, Italian Very Casual 4.3 mi. E

Other Beaches

Anse Gros Raisin is just one of many beaches you can visit on Martinique.

You may also want to try Les Salines, a popular beach beloved by tourists. It is located four and a half miles to the southeast. Les Salines is the perfect Martinique beach for travelers seeking bright sun and white sand. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Pointe du Marin may be a good choice. It is located a short taxi ride away.

You might also want to visit Anse Corps de Garde, which is located one and a quarter miles away.

You may find that Anse Gros Raisin is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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