Fond Boucher Beach

The tiny Fond Boucher Beach mainly servers the small community known as Fond Boucher. The beach is frequented by locals and only occasionally by tourist. However, it is easy to reach, is a bit more laid back, and is a pretty decent place for people wanting to kayak to start.

Situated on the island of Martinique, 1.6 miles south-southeast of Bellefontaine , Fond Boucher Beach is on the West coast of the island, You might want even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. You'll find the region surrounding the beach to be rather congested, but that doesn't mean the beach itself is going to be overcrowded. Instead, you will usually find plenty of places to set up shop.

How to Access The Beach
Fond Boucher can be found between the areas of Case-Pilote and Bellefontaine when travelling on Highway N-2.

Amenities and Ambiance

While there is a community right behind the beach, there is not much in terms of amenities, so be sure to bring what you need.

Please note that public restrooms are not available.

Fond Boucher Beach offers those who visit a quiet and serene enclave, due to the fact that the surrounding area is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This pleasant stretch of sand known as Fond Boucher Beach is on the West coast of Martinique; the area hosts attractions such as Habitation Anse Latouche, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

To some, museums and beaches may seem an odd combination, but at least a few travelers find that museums like Paul Gauguin Interpretation Center (located five and a half miles to the north-northwest) offer a fun learning experience and help share a different side of Martinique.

If you can't wait to see as many of Martinique's attractions as possible, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Fond Boucher Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Habitation Anse Latouche Historical Site 4.2 NNW Martinique
Latouche Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 4.2 NNW Martinique
La Place des Caraibes Park 4.3 NNW Martinique
Balata Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 4.3 E Martinique
Schelcher Park Park 4.3 SE Martinique

Cities and Towns

Those visiting Fond Boucher Beach who are looking for additional places to explore might think about making the trip to Fort de France, since it's not far away and is an area full of activity. From Fond Boucher Beach, Fort de France is about six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent amount of places to stay a car ride away. A few of the more convenient options have been displayed in the following table.

Accommodations near Fond Boucher Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel La Bateliere 5.2 SE Hotel
Villa Saint-Pierre 6.4 N Hotel
Hotel Simon 6.5 SE Hotel

Food

Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you are willing to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is The Flamboyant Restaurant, which is a short taxi ride away.

The following table lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Fond Boucher Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Flamboyant Restaurant 596 78 00 21 Creole Informal 3.4 mi. NW
Le Petibonum (059) 678-0434 Creole Very Casual 3.5 mi. NW

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Fond Boucher Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

If the exciting vibe at Fond Boucher Beach is what you're looking for, you'll want to consider heading to Anse Couleuvre, another destination with a good amount of excitement. You'll find it 13 miles to the north-northwest. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Le Cabaret Beach may be a good choice. You'll find it a brief car or taxi trip away.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Plage de Madiana, located four and a half miles away.

Maybe Fond Boucher Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, Martinique offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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