Cap Chevalier

Bring your snorkel gear and take in the underwater sights, or relax on the sandy beach. Local fisherman can be seen maneuvering the beach on wooden rafts.

Located on the island of Martinique, 3.8 miles southeast of Le Marin, You might want even if you aren't staying nearby. Couples and families who want to have more of the beach to themselves might really enjoy an afternoon at Cap Chevalier.

Amenities and Ambiance

Cap Chevalier is located on the eastern side of Martinique along the Atlantic. Trade winds blow across the beach, but the water remains calm and fairly shallow due to coral reefs.

The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative. You might also have the option to order lunch from one of the mobile vendors who operate at or near this spot.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration. Cap Chevalier is known to get crowded on weekends, so travelers seeking a quieter day at the beach might want to visit on a weekday. Locals can be seen fishing in the water off of Cap Chevalier in their wooden rafts.

Cap Chevalier offers visitors a quiet and serene enclave, in part because the surrounding area contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Cap Chevalier is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on Martinique's South East coast; the area hosts attractions such as Savane des Pétrifications, which is one of the closest attractions.

Historical attractions like Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery provide a great compliment to the natural beauty of Cap Chevalier, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Martinique, if you are interested in exploring.

If you're looking for nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows some of the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Cap Chevalier
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Savane des Pétrifications Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.4 SW Martinique
Cabrits Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.2 SW Martinique
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 5.8 W Martinique
La Mauny Operating Distillery 6.2 NW Martinique
Plantation Trois Rivieres Operating Distillery 6.2 NW Martinique

Cities and Towns

The closest region on Martinique to Cap Chevalier is Sainte-Anne. This interesting part of Martinique is just three and a half miles from the beach, so a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. This region on Martinique is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked rooms nearby. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may meet visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a decent amount of hotels a car ride away. A list of the closest choices can be viewed in the following list.

Accommodations near Cap Chevalier
Hotel Distance Direction Type
La Dunette 3.7 W Hotel
Club Med Buccaneer's Creek 3.9 W Resort
Residence de l'Anse Caritan 4.0 W Guest house

Food

While you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you are willing to drive a bit. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is KokOaRum, which is a quick car or cab ride away.

Nearby dining options are shown below.

Restaurants near Cap Chevalier
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
KokOaRum 596 596 48 02 21 American, Caribbean Very Casual 3.4 mi. NW
Restaurant Ti Toques 05 96 74 72 32 Creole, French Informal 3.6 mi. NW
Le Zanzibar 0596 74 08 46 Creole Very Casual 3.7 mi. NW

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Martinique, so if Cap Chevalier doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Pointe du Marin, located a short taxi ride away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might enjoy people watching at Baie des Anglais. You'll find it one and a quarter miles to the south west.

Vacationers may also want to visit Anse Corps de Garde, located eight and a half miles to the west.

There's plenty to see and do on Martinique, and paying a visit to Cap Chevalier is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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