Baie des Anglais

Tucked way in one of the most natural and pretty areas of Martinique, Baie des Anglais is a good distance from any form of civilization. Visitors here will be able to explore the expanse of coast and hiking trails that make this a hikers and eco-tourist's beach of choice.

Situated on the southeastern side of the island of Martinique, 2.9 miles east-southeast of Sainte-Anne, You might want regardless of whether you're staying nearby. There are advantages to visiting a beach that isn't overly lined with restaurants and beach bars; beautiful but out-of-the-way beaches like Baie des Anglais might not be typical "beach scenes", but are nice and private.

How to Access The Beach
Part of its remotness means it can be hard to get to. Guests will be able to drive and park on a dirt road called "Petit Sable", but then will have to walk about half a mile to get to the beach. The only way to avoid this is if you take a boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

Surrounded by nature and isolated from any kind of development, Baie des Anglais is one of the untouched beaches that are scattered on Martinique. With clear and calm waters and plenty of room to move about, the beach offers a full day of playing, exploring, and relaxing.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

If you tend to go for sunny days which bring visitors a serene haven, then a good choice for you is Baie des Anglais; it's tucked away within a more natural section of the region.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the South East coast of Martinique; this area boasts other attractions such as Savane des Pétrifications, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you're interested in combining some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Écomusée de la Martinique, a lovely museum found only a brief cab ride away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Baie des Anglais
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Savane des Pétrifications Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.1 SW Martinique
Cabrits Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.9 SW Martinique
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 5.4 WNW Martinique
La Mauny Operating Distillery 6.2 NW Martinique
Plantation Trois Rivieres Operating Distillery 6.2 NW Martinique

Cities and Towns

The closest area on Martinique to Baie des Anglais is Sainte-Anne. This interesting part of Martinique is only three miles from the shore, which means it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. This area of Martinique is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may meet visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a moderately varied selection of hotels within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient choices have been displayed in the list below.

Accommodations near Baie des Anglais
Hotel Distance Direction Type
La Dunette 3.0 W Hotel
Residence de l'Anse Caritan 3.2 W Guest house
Club Med Buccaneer's Creek 3.5 WNW Resort


Although there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants is KokOaRum, which is three and a half miles away.

The following table lists places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Baie des Anglais
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
KokOaRum 596 596 48 02 21 American, Caribbean Very Casual 3.7 mi. NNW
Restaurant Ti Toques 05 96 74 72 32 Creole, French Informal 3.8 mi. NNW
Le Zanzibar 0596 74 08 46 Creole Very Casual 3.9 mi. NW

Other Beaches

Baie des Anglais is just one of many beaches you can visit on Martinique.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Pointe du Marin, situated a short taxi ride away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, Anse Trabaud may be just what you're looking for. It's located less than a mile to the south west.

You might also want to visit Anse Corps de Garde, located just a cab ride away.

Martinique has plenty to offer its visitors, and paying a visit to Baie des Anglais is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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