Plage de Cosmy

A narrow strip of sand with a view of the islet of St. Aubin, Plade de Cosmy is a great spot to relax for a day and maybe get in a bit of snorkeling.

Located on the island of Martinique, 1.4 miles north of Trinite, Plage de Cosmy is on the East coast of the island, You might want regardless of whether you are staying nearby. It's often said that Plage de Cosmy is perfect for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Most other beaches on Martinique may provide just as many amenities as Plage de Cosmy, but tend to be busier because they're lined with some of the most famous hotels and restaurants.

How to Access The Beach

To get to the beach, go up through the main part of the city to the north, then take the small road that follows the coast. You'll find the beach after a few fishermen stalls with parking not far from the shore.

Amenities and Ambiance

Swimming and snorkeling at this beach is nice because the waters are calm, but the white sand lined by coconut palms are also a beauty to behold despite the small amount of land that the beach covers. The beach can get busy on weekends, but during the week it is nice and calm.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available.

Plage de Cosmy grants an idyllic and tranquil escape, since the surrounding area isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Plage de Cosmy is on Martinique's East coast. It is close to St. James Distillery, which is among the favorite destinations in the area.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Martinique, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. The nearest historical attraction is Habitation Fonds Saint-Jacques, which is one of the closest destinations of historical interest near Plage de Cosmy.

If a visit to the Plage de Cosmy isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Plage de Cosmy
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
St. James Distillery Operating Distillery 2.2 mi. NW Martinique
St. James Distillery Operating Distillery 2.3 mi. NW Martinique
Musee de la Banane Museum 2.6 mi. WNW Martinique
Nature Reserve of La Caravelle Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.8 mi. E Martinique
Habitation Fonds Saint-Jacques Historical Site 3.9 mi. NW Martinique
Habitation Saint-Etienne Operating Distillery 4.1 mi. SW Martinique
Château Dubuc Historical Site 5.2 mi. E Martinique
Dubuc Castle Historical Site 6.2 mi. E Martinique
Balata Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 10.2 mi. SW Martinique
Route de la Trace Scenic Trail 10.8 mi. SW Martinique
Sante du Morne Cabri Park Park 11.2 mi. SSW Martinique
Foundation Clement Art Gallery 11.5 mi. SSE Martinique

Cities and Towns

Plage de Cosmy is very close to Sainte Marie, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. The nearby town of Sainte Marie is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the coast, Sainte Marie is a fairly short distance away, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full the nearby hotels are. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

While vacationers will find just a few places to stay in the region, those options closest to Plage de Cosmy can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Plage de Cosmy
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Le Domaine St. Aubin 1.3 mi. NW Guest house
La Baie du Galion Resort 3.0 mi. E Resort
Hôtel Le Manguier 3.1 mi. E Hotel
French Coco 3.8 mi. E Hotel
Hotel La Caravelle -- -- Lodge


While you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. Le Colibri Parfumé is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Plage de Cosmy
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Le Colibri Parfumé (059) 669-9195 Creole Fine Dining -- --
Le Ti Punch Coco -- Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Le Point de Vue (059) 669-0522 Creole Informal 2.5 mi. NW
Saint James (059) 669-0733 Caribbean Informal 2.8 mi. NW

Other Beaches

Plage de Cosmy isn't the only beach worth checking out on Martinique.

You might also enjoy Anse Bonneville, located a quick car or cab ride away. Others might prefer Anse Tartane, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. You'll find it four and a half miles to the east.

Vacationers may also want to visit Sainte-Marie Beach, located within a short distance.

While Martinique has many alluring attractions, Plage de Cosmy is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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