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Grande Anse Beach

Beach at Anses d'Arlet, Martinique

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

If you are looking for the ideal beach in Martinique, Grande Anse beach is for you. With its fine sand and crystal clear waters, Grande Anse will delight you. Located in the heart of the coves of Arlet and lined with colorful houses and coconut trees, it will not leave you indifferent.

Take full advantage of your relaxing vacation in a tropical Caribbean atmosphere. Live unforgettable moments on one of the most popular beaches of Martinique.

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

Description of Grande Anse beach

Grande Anse beach is a real haven of peace. With its coral sand stretching for several kilometers, Grand Anse is the ideal destination for sunbathing in peace. Grande Anse beach offers an authentic tropical setting and a landscape worthy of the best photos on Instagram.

It is home to several small colorful houses that give it an authentic Creole charm. It is also distinguished by the flowering reliefs of Morne Champagne.

Grande Anse beach is distinguished by its calm crystal clear waters devoid of reefs. It is an ideal destination for families, but not suitable for surfers. The beach is known to be an ideal destination for picnics. Just spread your towels on the beautiful blonde sand of the beach and enjoy your delicious meals.

Grande Anse Beach is also known as one of the places where sailors gather. Thanks to its calm sea and its large pontoon, sailors find it very easy to dock their boats and access the land. You will probably see them sipping a cocktail on the many terraces of the beach.

What to do at Grande Anse beach?

For adrenaline-seeking tourists and marine species, you can also go diving. Don't miss the opportunity to get closer than ever to sea turtles and barracudas. You can also witness a bunch of tropical fish doing their saraband.

If you are looking for the best place to snorkel or dive, we invite you to go to the northern part of Grande Anse. On the northern part of the beach, you will find the famous Cape Solomon. A beautiful place with various marine animals including thousands of gorgonians. The diving is done at more than 30 meters under water, we advise you to go with an agency.

If you are not an excellent swimmer, you can always swim in the waters of Grande Anse. Don't worry about your children, it is extremely rare to find long waves in Grande Anse. If you are a walking enthusiast, you should know that it is possible to do several hikes at the beach of Grande Anse. The most famous of these is the small trail south of the beach.

By taking this route, you can visit the village of Anses d'Arlet as well as the Morne Champagne. These two emblematic places of Martinique offer two of the most panoramic views. All you have to do is take out your cameras and take your best shots. You will certainly make many jealous on Instagram. Sunday is the day of celebration at Grande Anse beach. The little straw huts on the beach are suddenly full of locals and tourists who have come to party.

If you are looking for a good place to party in Grande Anse, we invite you to settle down at Ti Sable. This famous local restaurant is known for its party atmosphere and the quality of its service.

Moreover, Ti Sable is an excellent place to discover Creole music. The restaurant often organizes free concerts with local artists. At the same time, Ti Sable offers delicious seafood and fresh fish dishes. The restaurant represents an excellent opportunity to savor Caribbean cuisine and discover the secret of its worldwide success.

How to get to Grande Anse beach?

Grande Anse is located between Trois Ilets and Anses d'Arlets. To get to the beach of Grande Anse from Fort-De-France, you will just have to take the D7. On the way, keep your cameras close to you. The Anses road is famous for its panoramic views reflecting all the natural splendor of Martinique.

A dream beach in the heart of the Antilles!

The beach of Grande Anse is the dream beach in Martinique. In the middle of the week, it is a perfect destination for families. On weekends, Grande Anse turns into an ideal beach for party lovers. Without a doubt, Grande Anse will charm you with its natural richness and authentic Caribbean charm.

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 Réduit Masson (194 m), Morne Mathurin (273 m), Morne Réduit (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 Réduit.

Information about the Town Hall

Information about the Town Hall

Rue Félix-Éboué

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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