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 coast of the island of Martinique, 2.2 miles west of Ste. Luce, You might think about stopping by even if you are not staying nearby. One beach that tends to attract a broad range of travelers is Anse Mabouyas, which is generally active and popular, but not constantly overrun with crowds. If you're not fond of the atmosphere and empty, quiet beaches, but also want to be able to claim a spot without any trouble, this beach might be the perfect spot to spend a few hours.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear enough for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on Martinique's South coast. It is near some interesting sites like Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery, which is among the attractions in the area.

If you're interested in combining culture with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Écomusée de la Martinique. This museum is located three and a half miles to the east, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Mabouyas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery Distillery 0.4 mi. NNW Martinique
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 3.4 mi. E Martinique
Charles Pottery Ceramics and Pottery Shop 3.8 mi. ENE Martinique
La Mauny Operating Distillery 3.8 mi. E Martinique
Plantation Trois Rivieres Operating Distillery 3.8 mi. E Martinique
Mangofil Zip Line Site 5.1 mi. NW Martinique
Cap 110 Monument 5.9 mi. W Martinique
Dauphins Martinique Dolphin Encounter Service 7.0 mi. NW Martinique
Galerie Sophen Art Gallery 7.0 mi. NW Martinique
La Savane des Esclaves Historical Site 7.0 mi. NW Martinique
Maison de la Canne Museum 7.2 mi. NW Martinique
Golf de L'Imperatrice Josephine Golf Course 7.6 mi. NW Martinique

Cities and Towns

Anse Mabouyas is near Diamant, so walking the city is a definite option. The nearby town of Diamant is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the shore, Diamant is a quick trip away, roughly four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full the nearby hotels are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Because the beach is in a pretty popular tourist area, it shouldn't be all that tough to find exactly the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. If you and your group are looking to find a place that's near the water, the table that follows shows the options closest 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 Martinique 2.1 mi. E Hotel
Residence Deville 2.3 mi. E Villa complex
Diamant Beach 4.1 mi. W Hotel
Karibea Le Squash Hotel 4.7 mi. NNW Resort
Club Med Buccaneer's Creek 5.3 mi. E Resort
Residence de l'Anse Caritan 5.6 mi. ESE Guest house
La Dunette 5.7 mi. ESE Hotel

Food

Though this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you are prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the closest places to eat is Le Mabouya, which is a few hundred yards away.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed below.

Restaurants near Anse Mabouyas
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Mabouya (059) 662-1101 French Very Casual 0.2 mi. SE
La Pasta d'Alba (059) 658-2653 Italian Informal 4.6 mi. W
Pizzbook (059) 638-7223 Italian Very Casual 4.6 mi. W

Other Beaches

Martinique has several beautiful beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Vacationers may also want to visit Anse Corps de Garde, which is located only a short distance away.

Anse Mabouyas could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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