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Anse Latouche Beach

Beach at Carbet, Martinique

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  • Icone étoile Rating : 4/5
  • Icone étoile Type of sand : Black
  • Icone information Attendance : High

La plage de l'anse Latouche est la première chose qui vous vient à l’esprit lorsqu’une personne pense à des vacances de farniente sur une petite plage tranquille. Un magnifique endroit aux vagues déferlantes et au sable gris volcanique. Une plage très paisible, des moins fréquentées en Martinique, mais qui dispose d’un charme unique.

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

How to get to Anse Latouche Beach

The ideal choice of transportation to make the trip is by car. You can rent a car in Fort-de-France before hitting the road. To get to Anse Latouche, you need to get to the town of Le Carbet.

There are two routes to get to Le Carbet from Fort-de-France. The first route includes a passage by the sea coast through Case-pilote and Bellefontaine. The second route includes a passage by the N3 through the city of Saint-Pierre. A few dozen meters separate Fort-de-France from Carbet. The journey will take you between 40 minutes and 1 hour. At the exit of the town of Carbet, you will find the Anse Latouche.

Anse Latouche

Anse Latouche shares the same characteristics of Anse Turin and the beach of Carbet. Anse Latouche is a small beach with beautiful volcanic gray sand. The sandy strip of the beach is full of coconut trees and beautiful palm trees. A perfect destination for tourists looking for relaxation and privacy. Anse Latouche is easily accessible due to its proximity to the main road.

Anse Latouche is located next to the famous Latouche house, one of Martinique's historical monuments. When you go to the beach, you can visit the Latouche house which was destroyed by the eruption of the volcano in 1902. Within the house, you will have the chance to see the animals of the Zoo of Martinique. The Zoo is home to various animal species including the jaguar, racoons, monkeys and others ... The Anse Latouche is also near a museum that will allow children to be entertained. You will also find a restaurant for your little hunger.

Don't worry about your rental car, the beach has a parking lot. Like Anse Turin, Anse Latouche is full of various marine species. You will have the chance to see fish of all colors and shapes. However, there are no water sports such as kayaking or jet skiing. In short, if you are looking for adrenaline, you may be disappointed. Anse Turin is more for lovers of relaxation and reading. Once there, smell the salty scent of the beach and let the cool breeze caress your face. Admire the beauty of the turquoise water of Anse Turin and sunbathe under the beach sun. Live the moment to the fullest and enjoy a unique experience.

Practical information

Looking for one last tip? Despite the diversity of the seabed, the beach of Anse Latouche is one of the worst places to go scuba diving. The beach has a strong current that can carry away novice swimmers as well as experts. Please be careful not to venture out too far!

The city of Carbet in 4 questions

How many inhabitants are there in Carbet?

3 683 inhabitants

Surface area and density of the commune

Area: 36 km2

Density: 98/km2

What to do and see in Carbet ?

  • Saint-Jacques Church (classified as a historical monument)
  • Discover the Paul-Gauguin Museum : it presents copies and paintings of the painter made during his stay in Martinique
  • The Taïlamé house (historical monument)
  • Waterfall of Saut d'Eau du Carbet : 100 m high, it is visible from the Canal des Esclaves.
  • The canal des Esclaves (also called canal de Beauregard)
  • The tomb of the Spanish Lady
  • Visit the Neisson distillery: one of the most prized rums of the island of Martinique.
  • The Zoo of Martinique on the site of the Anse Latouche dwelling: former sugar factory founded in 1643.
  • Farnienter on one of the beaches of Carbet : Anse Turin, Anse Latouche, Carbet Nord, Plage du coin, Carbet Sud (Le Marouba)

Where to sleep in Carbet ?

  • Le Palma Christi (Chalet) - Rue du kayali Morne aux bœufs, 97221 Martinique
  • Koulè bô kay (Colors of the country) (vacation house) : Grande Anse, Martinique -
  • Apartment T2 tropical poolside at 100 m from the sea

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