Anse Trabaud

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One of the beaches on Martinique's southern tip, Anse Trabaud is easy to reach and popular. Thanks to the unique location of the cove, the beach has a mix of both rough and clam water, make it a favorite among swimmers, surfers, and kayakers.

Positioned on the island of Martinique, 2.7 miles southeast of Sainte-Anne, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. If you're looking for a quiet part of the coast, away from crowded tourist attractions, you should venture a little farther from the city, and a little closer to Anse Trabaud.

How to Access The Beach

There are a maze of dirt roads that you will have to take to reach the beach. Your best bet is to simply head towards Pointe Baham, which is the northeast section of Anse Trabaud.

Amenities and Ambiance

This seemingly semi-circle of a beach is a popular natural beach, so while you can expect plenty of trees, vegetation, and nature, also expect fellow tourist and perhaps an activity going on.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

If you usually enjoy shores which offer those who visit a serene place to escape, then you may want to try Anse Trabaud; it's back in a less urban section of Martinique.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South East coast of Martinique; it's located near attractions like Savane des Pétrifications, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

To some, museums and beaches may seem an odd combination, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Écomusée de la Martinique (situated just a brief cab ride away) offer a fun learning experience and help share a different side of Martinique.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Trabaud
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Savane des Pétrifications Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.2 SW Martinique
Cabrits Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.0 SW Martinique
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 5.3 NW Martinique
La Mauny Operating Distillery 6.2 NW Martinique
Plantation Trois Rivieres Operating Distillery 6.2 NW Martinique

Cities and Towns

The nearest section of Martinique to Anse Trabaud is Sainte-Anne. This interesting part of Martinique is just two and a half miles from the shore, which means you needn't use up an entire day here. This part of Martinique is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.


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

You'll find a moderately varied selection of places to stay within driving distance. A few of the more convenient choices have been displayed in the following list.

Accommodations near Anse Trabaud
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Residence de l'Anse Caritan 2.6 WNW Guest house
Résidence Plages Des Salines 2.7 NW Hotel
La Dunette 2.7 NW Hotel


Though the area surrounding Anse Trabaud isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Le Zanzibar, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby dining options are listed below.

Restaurants near Anse Trabaud
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Le Zanzibar (059) 674-0846 Creole 4.2 mi. NNW Martinique

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Anse Trabaud on Martinique.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Pointe du Marin, found a brief car or taxi trip away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might enjoy people watching at Baie des Anglais. It's located less than a mile to the northeast.

Vacationers may also want to visit Anse Corps de Garde, which is located seven and a half miles away.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold on Martinique, and Anse Trabaud offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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