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 edge of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying very close. Though you couldn't go so far as to say Fond Boucher Beach is secluded, it's also not packed to the brim with beachgoers, like many of the other beaches can be. So, though it isn't Martinique most isolated stretch of sand, less traffic at this beach means you'll encounter a lot less people along your romantic walk.

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, public restrooms aren't available.

If you go for sunny days that offer a calm experience, then maybe head on over to Fond Boucher Beach; it is tucked away within a more natural part of Martinique.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the West coast of Martinique. It is close to Habitation Anse Latouche, which is one of a number of attractions close-by.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Musee Gauguin, one of the closest museums, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

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

Guests visiting Fond Boucher Beach who are hoping to find other interesting places to see might want to consider making the trip to Fort de France, which is nearby and is an active, busy area. From the shore, Fort de France is a car ride off, about six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Fond Boucher Beach will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can appeal to guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a fairly good range of hotel and resort options to choose from in the vicinity of Fond Boucher Beach. The most convenient of which are shown below.

Accommodations near Fond Boucher Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Le Marouba 3.4 NW Hotel
Hotel La Bateliere 5.2 SE Hotel
Villa Saint-Pierre 6.4 N Hotel

Food

Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest restaurants is The Flamboyant Restaurant, which is a quick car or cab ride away.

The following table provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

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

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them on Martinique will have lots of options besides Fond Boucher Beach.

Another location you might enjoy is Anse Couleuvre, which is generally a pretty popular beach. It is located 13 miles to the north-northwest. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Le Cabaret Beach is an area removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. It is located a brief car or taxi trip away.

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

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see on Martinique; then again, 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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