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.

Positioned near the center of the island of Martinique, 1.6 miles south-southeast of Bellefontaine , Fond Boucher Beach is on the West coast of the island, You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. The beach is set within a rather congested region, but this does not, in fact, mean beach to be rather congested, the actual beach will necessarily be too crowded. Rather, 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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Fond Boucher Beach offers those who visit an idyllic and tranquil haven, due to the fact that the surrounding region is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the West coast of Martinique. It is near Habitation Anse Latouche, which is one of a number of attractions in the region.

If you're interested in combining culture with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to Interpretation Center Paul Gauguin, one of the closest museums, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. The attractions closest to this beach are listed 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

Fond Boucher Beach is close to Fort de France, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Tourists at Fond Boucher Beach who are seeking a little additional excitement might want to think about heading to Fort de France, which is close-by and is an area full of activity. From the shore, 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 when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a fairly good variety of hotels to pick from in the area that encircles the beach. The closest of which are shown 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

While the area surrounding Fond Boucher Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are willing to venture a little out of the way. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is The Flamboyant Restaurant, which is three and a half miles to the northwest of it.

A few nearby dining options are included in the following table.

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

Martinique has several beautiful beaches, so if Fond Boucher Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Fond Boucher Beach is one of the features you love, you'll want to consider checking out Anse Couleuvre, a beach with a similar ambiance. 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 could be a good option for you. It is located a quick car or cab ride away.

Travelers may also want to consider Plage de Madiana, located four and a half miles to the southeast.

While Martinique has many alluring attractions, visiting Fond Boucher Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time on Martinique even more memorable.

 

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