What's Near Residence des iles

Often, people make plans to vacation on Martinique simply because they want to experience the sparkling beaches that the island is famous for.

Many guests are excited to learn that this property is located on the water, so you won't need to travel far to have an amazing view of the water.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Residence des iles was built directly on Pointe du Marin, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions at this property. 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. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Residence des iles
Beach Distance Direction Location
Grand Macabou 3.2 NE 13.5 mi. East of Diamant
Cap Chevalier 3.3 SE 13.7 mi. East of Diamant
Baie des Anglais 3.6 SSE 13.2 mi. East-Southeast of Diamant
Anse Trabaud 4.0 S 12.8 mi. East-Southeast of Diamant
Les Salines 4.2 SSW 10.5 mi. East-Southeast of Diamant
Anse Gros Raisin 4.4 W Ste. Luce
Grand Anse 4.8 S 11.3 mi. East-Southeast of Diamant

Grand Macabou is the one that's nearest to Residence des iles. A natural beach hidden at the end of a forest, Grand Macabou grants visitors a quiet and private experience as they pick a place on this large arching beach. With not much nearby, you can be sure that you will be one of the few on the beach.

If the quiet and serene qualities of Grand Macabou don't appeal to you, consider going to Pointe du Marin where the atmosphere is far from quiet, and the crowds are busy enjoying a selection of water activities. 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.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about the surrounding area's offerings might like to know how far away the nearby city or town is from the property. Residence des iles is located on the eastern edge of Le Marin, a town on Martinique; it is to the east of Diamant.

The table below lists some of the areas near Residence des iles.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Sainte-Anne 2.5 SSW
Riviere-Pilote 3.0 WNW
Ste. Luce 4.3 W
Le Vauclin 5.6 N
Trois Rivieres 6.6 W
Saint-Espirit 8.3 NW
Riviere Salee 8.6 WNW
Ducos 10.5 NW
Le Francois 10.5 N
downtown Diamant 11.0 W

Nearby Attractions


Residence des iles makes for an excellent spot for active tourists. There are many activities to be enjoyed when exploring near this accommodation. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, including Sante du Morne Cabri Park, Maison de la Canne, and Musée de la Pagerie. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Sante du Morne Cabri Park.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Residence des iles
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sante du Morne Cabri Park Park 14.1 NW 3.2 mi. East of Fort de France
Maison de la Canne Museum 12.7 WNW Trois Ilets
Musée de la Pagerie Museum -- -- The vicinity of Trois Ilets
La Savane des Esclaves Historical Site -- -- Trois Ilets
Dauphins Martinique Dolphin Encounter Service -- -- Trois Ilets
Mangofil Zip Line Site -- -- Trois Ilets
David Dauphins Dolphin Encounter Service -- -- The vicinity of Trois Ilets
Planete Dauphins Dolphin Encounter Service 14.4 WNW The vicinity of Trois Ilets
Habitation Clement Distillery 9.6 NNW 9.6 mi. East-Northeast of Trois Ilets
Trois Rivieres Historic Distillery Distillery -- -- Trois Rivieres
Cap 110 Monument 12.3 W 1.8 mi. South West of Diamant
Écomusée de la Martinique Museum 3.2 W 7.9 mi. East of Diamant
Savane des Pétrifications Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve -- -- 12.5 mi. East-Southeast of Diamant
Cabrits Lighthouse Lighthouse 5.4 S 12.3 mi. Southeast of Diamant

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, La Savane des Esclaves is an option worth considering. Unfortunately, Martinique did not escape the horrors of slavery and it shaped the history of the island in a deep and profound way. You can learn all about it at this restored village which traces the path of slavery on Martinique.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding details about nearby booking possibilities is sometimes a good way to get a feel for the surrounding area. This part of Martinique offers guests several additional hotel and resort options to pick from, giving readers plenty to mull over before coming to a decision. The following table lists the booking options you'll find nearby.

Accommodations near Residence des iles
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Club Med Buccaneer's Creek 2.1 SW 9.8 mi. East of Diamant, Martinique
Résidence Plages Des Salines -- -- Sainte-Anne, Martinique
La Dunette 2.8 SSW Sainte-Anne, Martinique
Residence de l'Anse Caritan -- -- Sainte-Anne, Martinique
Cap Macabou 3.8 NE 13.5 mi. East of Diamant, Martinique
Brise Marine Martinique -- -- Ste. Luce, Martinique
Pierre & Vacances Village de Sainte Luce 4.8 W Ste. Luce, Martinique
Karibea Resort Sainte Luce -- -- 5.1 mi. East of Diamant, Martinique
Karibea Corail Residence 6.3 W 4.8 mi. East of Diamant, Martinique
Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa 8.2 N 12.8 mi. East of Trois Ilets, Martinique

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