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 near the heart of Ste. Luce, Anse Gros Raisin is on the South coast of Martinique. You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers who want to avoid long taxi rides will love how easy it is to access Anse Gros Raisin. There are so many things to do in the area, as this beach isn't far from the center of the city's action.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on Martinique's South coast; it's located near attractions like Écomusée de la Martinique, which is pretty close, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.

If you want to learn more about the history of Martinique, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. For instance, nearby is Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery, which is one of the closest sites of historical significance in the vicinity of Anse Gros Raisin.

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 nearby and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the coast, Diamant is a little ways off, maybe six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.


How many other people you encounter at Anse Gros Raisin will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may encounter visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent number of lodgings within a car's reach. A list of the closest options have been displayed in the list below.

Accommodations near Anse Gros Raisin
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Brise Marine 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


Though this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you are prepared to drive or bike a few miles. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Le Mabouya, which is just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurant options are listed below.

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

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have plenty of other choices on Martinique besides Anse Gros Raisin.

If the exciting vibe at Anse Gros Raisin is what you're looking for, consider heading to Les Salines, another destination with a good amount of excitement. You'll find it 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're looking for a more secluded beach experience, consider Pointe du Marin. It is located a quick car or cab ride away.

You may also want to consider Anse Corps de Garde, located only a short distance away.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Anse Gros Raisin is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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