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Fond Boucher Beach

Beach at Bellefontaine, Martinique

  • Icone étoile Rating : 3/5
  • Icone étoile Type of sand : Grey
  • Icone information Attendance : Low

La plage Fond Boucher est un des rares endroits en Martinique où la jungle luxueuse rencontre la mer caribéenne. La plage est réputée pour ses gros grains de sable gris et ses galets. C'est un lieu très populaire auprès des nageurs et des pêcheurs.

  • Seabed ?
  • Wild beach ?
  • Waves/Surf
  • Toilets ?
  • Showers ?
  • Nearby help station ?
  • Restaurants nearby ?
  • Isolated beach ?
  • Easily accessible ?
  • Family friendly ?

In Martinique, there are white sand beaches and others with black sand. Fond Boucher beach is one of the few beaches in Martinique with gray sand and pebbles. The beach does not have picturesque views, however, it is a dream place for swimmers.

Description of Fond Boucher beach

Fond Boucher beach is also one of the few places in Martinique where the luxurious jungle meets the Caribbean Sea. The beach is known for its large grains of gray sand and pebbles. It is a very popular place for swimmers and fishermen.

Fond Boucher beach is neither the sandiest nor the most beautiful beach in Martinique. However, you will feel a sense of relaxation worthy of the best swimming and fishing spots. The fishing boats make this beach one of the most dynamic in Martinique. Lined with coconut trees, it is a very good destination for tourists looking for a relaxing vacation.

What to do at Fond Boucher beach?

In the seabed of Fond Boucher beach, you can admire beautiful sea turtles showing the way to their children. You can also contemplate the saraband of hundreds of fish of all colors. To do all this, you will only have to put on your fins and your mask or your snorkel. At the same time, we invite you to admire the luxurious fauna of the beach.

Fond Boucher Beach is an excellent place for fishing, marine hunting and swimming. However, we do not recommend taking your children or inexperienced swimmers with you. The currents on the beach are extremely strong and can build up offshore. Please be aware that the beach does not have a first aid station. So, if you bring your child with you, don't let them out of your sight. 

How to get to Fond Boucher Beach?

Fond Boucher beach is located in the commune of Bellefontaine. To get to the beach from Fort-de-France, you will have to rent a car. You will have to take the north exit and follow the N2 road that runs along the coast. Then, take the small road on the right that leads to the beach of Fond Boucher from Case Pilote.


The beach of Fond Boucher is not the tropical beach of your dreams in Martinique. However, if you are looking for a good place for swimming, sea hunting and fishing, you will not find better than Fond Boucher. This small beach located in Bellefontaine is distinguished by its peace and quiet.

Admittedly, it's not the place for Instagram photos and family album. However, the charm of the beach lies in its simplicity. As the saying goes, "Simple things ease the mind." So what are you waiting for to visit Fond Boucher?

The city of Bellefontaine in 4 questions

How many inhabitants are there in Bellefontaine?

1 721 inhabitants

What to do or see in Bellefontaine?

  • Le Torgiléo (old restaurant in the shape of a boat);
  • Le Verrier (home to many viewpoints);
  • La pêche à la seine (an authentic island experience!)

Surface area and density of the commune

Area: 12 km2

Density: 145/km2

Information about the Town Hall

Place Simon-Charles-François
97222 Bellefontaine
+596 596 55 00 96

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