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Grand Macabou Beach

Beach at Vauclin, Martinique

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

Looking for a day out in the wilderness? We have what you need. L'Anse du Grand Macabou is the perfect beach for your escape! If you want to isolate yourself or enjoy a moment of calm in the middle of nature, Grand Macabou will fill you with joy. An idyllic beach where nature takes over.

The cove is only very rarely visited, because it is difficult to access. The road to get there, between Le Marin and Le Vauclin, is not very regular, so few tourists go there. If you are lucky, you might be the only one to enjoy this natural jewel... The dream !

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

One of the less visited places in Martinique, Grand Macabou beach offers an ideal setting for tourists looking for tranquility and a relaxing vacation. Grand Macabou is not a beach for just any type of tourist. It is a beach made for tourists with a little adventurous spirit. With its turquoise blue waters, Grand Macabou beach will not leave you indifferent.

Description of the Grand Macabou beach.

Located in the South-East of Martinique, the Grand Macabou beach has several assets that make it a beach to visit in Martinique. The beach has a long strip of fine sand and is surrounded by huge coconut and grape trees. In the shape of a half moon, the Grand Macabou beach offers a panoramic view of the chapel of the Virgin of the Sailors

Grand Macabou beach is known for its waves coming from the Atlantic Ocean, which often makes the sea rough. However, swimming at Grand Macabou beach is not dangerous. You will just have to be careful with the numerous algae that could disturb you during your swim.

How to get to Grand Macabou beach?

The beach of Grand Macabou is located in the south of the city of Le Vauclin. To get to Grand Macabou beach from Fort-de-France, you have to take the N6. Go straight to the east of Martinique and continue straight towards the town of Le Marin. Once you arrive in the center of the city of Le Vauclin, continue your road towards Cap Macabou. You will have to take the left road to the parking lot of the Grand Macabou beach.

It is not the tropical beach that you imagine in your dreams. However, it is one of the least crowded and most unique in Martinique. If you are looking for a place that is not yet overrun by tourists, visit Grand Macabou beach!

The city of Le Vauclin in 6 questions

What to do or see in Le Vauclin ?

  • The wind power plant of Morne Carrière (the only wind turbines on the island)
  • The Mountain of Vauclin and its calvary
  • The Pointe Chaudière
  • Bust of Louis-Joseph Landa (Market place)
  • Pointe Faula and its white bottom. Protected by a coral reef, Pointe Faula is a very popular beach for the Martiniquais because the sandy bottom is barely covered by a few tens of centimeters of water and sinks from the edge to the Fonds Blancs in the middle of the lagoon, making it possible to reach them by walking. Another advantage of this beach is that its water is one of the warmest in the Caribbean.
  • The beach of Petite Anse Macabou (beginning of the hike "Trace des Caps")

How many inhabitants are there in Vauclin

8,844 inhabitants

Surface area and density of the commune

Area: 39 km2

Density: 226/km2

Where to sleep in Vauclin

  • Macabou Residence - 50 Petit Macabou
  • Le village de la Pointe - Pointe Faula Beach
  • Makare Lagoon Club - Baie des Mulets 599 Villa Béthanie

Best restaurants in the town

  • The Dklé - Pointe Faula
  • The Toucan - Faula Point
  • K'Bana - Pointe Faula
  • Chez Marie-Alice - 11 Boulevard de l'Atlantique

Information about the Town Hall

2 rue Collignon
97280 Le Vauclin
Phone number : +596 596 74 40 40
Opening hours:
Monday to Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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