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 island of Martinique, 2.9 miles east-southeast of Sainte-Anne, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that isn't crowded into a major metropolitan area; less popular beaches like Baie des Anglais make great places to spread out and relax.

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 plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Baie des Anglais provides an angelic and relaxing environment, thanks to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby

Attractions

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

If you want to learn more about the history of Martinique, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery, which is one of the closest destinations of historical interest in the vicinity of Baie des Anglais.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

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 section of Martinique to Baie des Anglais is Sainte-Anne. This friendly part of Martinique is only three miles from the shore, so a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. This area of Martinique is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it can appeal to visitors from smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent number of hotel rooms within driving distance. Some of the closest options have been displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Baie des Anglais
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Residence de l'Anse Caritan 3.0 W Guest house
Résidence Plages Des Salines 3.0 W Hotel
La Dunette 3.0 W Hotel

Food

When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, and you won't have to look too far from the shore. One of the nearest restaurants is Snack al Dente. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and Creole menu items. Many guests rave about their pasta and pizza.

Nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Baie des Anglais
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Snack al Dente 33 5 96 48 07 54 Caribbean, Creole, Fusion, Italian Very Casual 3.6 mi. NNW
KokOaRum 0596 48 02 21 American, Caribbean Very Casual 3.7 mi. NNW
Rest'ô Café 596 596 74 10 70 American, Creole, French Very Casual 3.7 mi. NNW
Restaurant Ti Toques 05 96 74 72 32 Creole, French Informal 3.8 mi. NNW
Le Zanzibar (059) 674-0846 Creole Very Casual 4.0 mi. NW

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Baie des Anglais isn't the only beach worth visitng on Martinique.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Pointe du Marin, found a brief car or taxi trip away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, Anse Trabaud may be just what you're looking for. It's found less than a mile to the south west.

Another location you may want to try is Anse Corps de Garde, which is located not too far away, and can be reached in a cab.

Martinique has plenty to offer its visitors, and Baie des Anglais is just one of the many options.

 

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