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 island of Martinique, 2.2 miles west of Ste. Luce, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Travelers who make a stop at this beach can make the most of their relaxation time without having to wander too far from civilization.

Amenities and Ambiance

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Fortunately, the water here is of good snorkeling quality, so bring along some gear if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on Martinique's South coast. It is close to Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery, which is one of the favorite local destinations.

If you're interested in mixing culture with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Écomusée de la Martinique, a lovely museum found three and a half miles to the east, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

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

Diamant is the closest town and is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the coast, Diamant is a quick trip away, maybe four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked nearby hotels. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Travelers looking for a room close to Anse Mabouyas shouldn't have a difficult time, as there is no shortage of resorts and hotels to pick from in the area. You can find the closest and most convenient hotel booking options by viewing what's listed in the following table.

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 Martinique 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

Food

When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so you won't have to wander too far from these sands. One of the closest restaurants is Le Mabouya. This restaurant serves French cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a short distance away.

The following table provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Anse Mabouyas
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Mabouya (059) 662-1101 French Very Casual 0.2 mi. SE
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

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Anse Mabouyas.

You may also enjoy Anse Corps de Garde, located only a short distance away.

Martinique has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and paying a visit to Anse Mabouyas is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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