Anse Mabouyas

A normally empty beach, Anse Mabouyas is for whatever reason rarely visited by tourist or locals. Despite that, it is easy to reach and features calm Caribbean waters for any who come and visit.

Located on the southern side of the island of Martinique, 2.2 miles west of Ste. Luce, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Visitors should keep in mind that, although Anse Mabouyas is by no means secluded, it's also not one of Martinique's most crowded beaches. It's makes a great option for vacationers who want to make the most of their trip to the beach without getting stuck in the most crowded parts of town.

Amenities and Ambiance

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. You will find the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby


Anse Mabouyas is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on Martinique's South coast; it will be near other attractions like Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you want to combine some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to Écomusée de la Martinique. This museum is located three and a half miles away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Mabouyas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery Distillery 0.4 NNW Martinique
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 3.4 E Martinique
La Mauny Operating Distillery 3.8 E Martinique
Plantation Trois Rivieres Operating Distillery 3.8 E Martinique
Cap 110 Monument 5.9 W Martinique

Cities and Towns

Anse Mabouyas is close to Diamant, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. The nearby town of Diamant is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the shore, Diamant is a quick trip away, roughly four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Since this beach is located in a fairly touristed area, it shouldn't be that tough to find the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. For those looking to find a place that's near the water, the table below lists the closest options to Anse Mabouyas.

Accommodations near Anse Mabouyas
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Karibea Corail Residence 0.2 mi. SE Hotel
Karibea Resort Sainte Luce 0.6 mi. E Resort
Pierre & Vacances Village de Sainte Luce 1.7 mi. E Resort
Brise Marine 2.3 mi. E Hotel
Diamant Beach 4.1 mi. W Hotel
Karibea Le Squash Hotel 4.7 mi. NNW Resort
Diamant Bleu 4.7 mi. W Hotel
Club Med Buccaneer's Creek 5.3 mi. E Resort
La Dunette 5.7 mi. ESE Hotel
Résidence Plages Des Salines 5.7 mi. ESE Hotel


When you start craving an afternoon snack, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so you won't have to wander too far from the sea. One of the closest places to eat is Le Mabouya. This restaurant features French food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Anse Mabouyas
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Mabouya (059) 662-1101 French Very Casual 0.2 mi. SE
The P'tit Restaurant 596-76-11-12 Creole Informal 4.1 mi. W
Bolero Club Restaurant (059) 658-7578 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
La Pasta d'Alba (059) 658-2653 Italian Informal 4.6 mi. W
Le Poisson Rouge (059) 676-4374 Caribbean -- 4.6 mi. W
Pizzbook (059) 638-7223 Italian Very Casual 4.6 mi. W
Ti Pari (059) 676-4049 Creole Very Casual 4.6 mi. W
Le Jardin des Alizés 596 (0) 596 72 80 80 Creole Informal 4.7 mi. NNW

Other Beaches

Anse Mabouyas isn't the only beach worth checking out on Martinique.

Another option worth considering is Anse Corps de Garde, located only a short distance away.

Maybe Anse Mabouyas 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 find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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