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Anse Dufour Beach

Beach at Anses d'Arlet, Martinique

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  • Icone Ă©toile Rating : 4/5
  • Icone Ă©toile Type of sand : White
  • Icone information Attendance : High

After months of confinement, the beach of Anse Dufour will be the ideal getaway for your next vacation. What could be better than spending your stay in one of the best beaches of Martinique.

The peninsula is famous for its beautiful white sand beaches and coconut trees that give it a unique tropical look. In 2021, discover Anse Dufour beach, a destination that will not leave you indifferent.

Informations
  • Seabed ?
    Yes
  • Wild beach ?
    No
  • Waves/Surf
    No
  • Toilets ?
    Yes
  • Showers ?
    No
  • Nearby help station ?
    No
  • Restaurants nearby ?
    Yes
  • Isolated beach ?
    No
  • Easily accessible ?
    Yes
  • Family friendly ?
    Yes

Description of Anse Dufour Beach

Anse Dufour Beach is not like other typical beaches filled with tourists and umbrellas. Anse Dufour is a unique beach, a perfect lazy getaway. One can even say that Anse Dufour is like a love letter, it is important, unique and will mark you for life.

Anse Dufour is distinguished by the absence of buildings and luxury residential complexes that kill the charm of the beaches of Martinique. It is one of the few beaches of the peninsula that has resisted the massive advent of tourists. It has managed to keep all its authenticity for the greatest pleasure of the lovers of Martinique.

Anse Dufour is a place where the turquoise waters are home to thousands of marine species. A beach where the fine sand extends as far as the eye can see and where coconut trees protect you from the sun. Located far from the luxurious hotels of Martinique, Anse Dufour is a perfect beach for tourists looking for tranquility.

What to do at Anse Dufour?

You will have the opportunity to admire the small boats of the local fishermen. You can also taste the delicious local dishes of the region in the small tropical bistros. It is also a great opportunity to discover the rich marine life of the beach. If you are a water sports lover, we invite you to go scuba diving or snorkeling. Swim alongside sea turtles, seahorses, colorful fish and thousands of other marine species. We also invite you to discover the rich marine life of Anse Dufour and admire its splendor. By the same token, if you are a fan of group water sports and are visiting Martinique at the end of July, don't hesitate to participate in the weekly yawl competitions in Martinique. These large wooden boats with their rectangular sails will allow you to discover the enthusiasm of the local population for one of the most unique sports in the world.

Where is Anse Dufour located?

Anse Dufour beach is located between Anses d'Arlet and the three ilets, this heavenly beach will enchant you. There are two ways to get to Anse Dufour from Fort-De-France, the island's capital. Keep in mind that the two destinations are more than 60 KM apart. The first solution is to take a cab. The trip takes more than an hour and costs between 40 and 60 Euros. By taking a cab, you will pass through Fond Saint Denis and Saint Pierre, the former capital of Martinique.

The second solution is to rent a car. Don't worry, there are several car rental agencies in Fort-De-France. To reach the beach of Anse Dufour, you have to take the D7. The signs are very clear, so you won't get lost on the way.

The journey from Fort-De-France to the beach of Anse Dufour lasts on average 1 hour and 15 minutes. Don't hesitate to stop in Schoelcher or Trinité, two magnificent places that will give you an idea of the natural beauty of the peninsula.

Practical information

Before leaving for the beach of Anse Dufour, it is imperative to know some additional information about it.

Anse Dufour is a unique beach. An opportunity to enjoy the clear turquoise waters in complete tranquility. It is also an opportunity to discover the splendid corals and all the maritime wealth of Martinique. Don't forget that an ocean breeze puts your mind at ease. So what are you waiting for to fully enjoy Anse Dufour, one of the most authentic beaches of Martinique.

The city of Anses-d'Arlet in 5 questions

How many inhabitants are there in Anses-d'Arlet ?

3 587 habitants

Surface area and density of the commune

Surface Area: 26 km2
Density :  138 km2

What to do and see in Anses-d'Arlet?

  • The ː Morne Larcher (478 m), Morne Jacqueline (223 m), Morne Genty (400 m), Morne Champagne (104 m), Morne RĂ©duit Masson (194 m), Morne Mathurin (273 m), Morne RĂ©duit (307 m), Morne Yoyo (294 m), Morne Baguidi (146 m), Gros Morne (264 m), Morne Bigot (467 m) are part of the volcanic and forested areas of Martinique, proposed since 2014, to the World Heritage classification.
  • The church of Saint-Henri in Anses-d'Arlet, on the edge of the beach, is known as one of the most beautiful sites in Martinique, especially because of its exact alignment with the pier. This church was affected by Hurricane Dean in 2007, it was completely restored to its pre-19301 appearance in 2008.
  • The coastal hiking trail, starting from Anse d'Arlet, along the Morne Champagne, joining Grande Anse, then Anse Dufour through the forests of Morne RĂ©duit.

Information about the Town Hall

Information about the Town Hall

Rue FĂ©lix-ÉbouĂ©
97217

Téléphone : +596 596 68 62 02

Opening hours :
Monday: 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday to Wednesday: 7:30 am to 1:30 pm

Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 am to 1:30 pm

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