Pointe du Marin

The small Pointe du Marin is more of a sightseer's beach than a swimming one. With a rapid drop-off and heavy maritime traffic, this beach is better suited for sitting on the sand and watching the boats than going for a dip. Those wanting to kayak around the marinas here might have some luck using this as a push-off point though.

Located near the center of Le Marin, Pointe du Marin is on the South East coast of Martinique. You might want even if you aren't staying nearby. Though Pointe du Marin is certainly not known for being empty and quiet, there's a lot less commotion than there is at the other, usually busy beaches on Martinique. So, though it isn't Martinique most isolated stretch of sand, you'll be relatively undisturbed by rowdy beachgoers, should you decide to take a romantic stroll.

How to Access The Beach

Luckily, the area is full of modern roads and it is easy to drive to the beach. City traffic can be confusing though, so make sure to get up to date directions. Generally, however, taking the Highway La Agnes, and taking Rue Victor Schoelcher South will take you to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you enjoy shores that bring guests a serene experience, then a good choice for you is Pointe du Marin; it is located within a more natural part of the region.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Pointe du Marin on Martinique's South East coast; the area is home to other attractions such as La Mauny, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to Écomusée de la Martinique, a lovely museum found just a quick cab ride or walk away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Pointe du Marin
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
La Mauny Operating Distillery 2.5 WNW Martinique
Plantation Trois Rivieres Operating Distillery 2.5 WNW Martinique
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 2.6 W Martinique
Savane des Pétrifications Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.8 S Martinique
Cabrits Lighthouse Lighthouse 5.4 S Martinique

Cities and Towns

The closest area of Martinique to Pointe du Marin is Le Marin. This interesting part of Martinique is only a few hundred yards away, which means a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. Le Marin is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a nice assortment of booking options to choose from in the area surrounding Pointe du Marin. The most accessible of which can be seen in the following table.

Accommodations near Pointe du Marin
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Club Med Buccaneer's Creek 1.7 mi. SSW Resort
Résidence Plages Des Salines 2.5 mi. S Hotel
La Dunette 2.5 mi. S Hotel
Residence de l'Anse Caritan 2.8 mi. S Guest house
Brise Marine 3.5 mi. W Hotel
Pierre & Vacances Village de Sainte Luce 4.2 mi. W Resort
Cap Macabou 4.2 mi. NE Hotel
Karibea Resort Sainte Luce 5.3 mi. W Resort
Karibea Corail Residence 5.7 mi. W Hotel
Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa 8.3 mi. N Resort


Though you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you're willing to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest places to eat is Le Zanzibar, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby restaurant options are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Pointe du Marin
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Le Zanzibar (059) 674-0846 Creole 0.1 mi. W Martinique

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Martinique you might like besides Pointe du Marin.

You may also want to try Grand Macabou, which is generally a pretty popular beach. It is located three and a half miles to the northeast. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Anse Gros Raisin is a location removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. It is located a brief car or taxi trip away.

You might also want to visit Anse Corps de Garde, which is located fairly close-by, which means a short cab ride should put you in the right spot to check out this other choice.

There's plenty to see and do on Martinique, so visiting Pointe du Marin is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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