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The beach of La Cherry

Beach at Diamant, Martinique

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  • Icone étoile Rating : 4/5
  • Icone étoile Type of sand : White
  • Icone information Attendance : Medium

The pretty Cherry beach is located on the tip of Marigot, just next to the town of Le Diamant, that is to say on the southwest side of the island of Martinique. It is actually composed of two small beaches next to each other.

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 ?
    Yes
  • Family friendly ?
    Yes

In general, it is the guests of the nearby hotels who frequent this place. Indeed, the beaches are quite popular with tourists during the season. Surprisingly, these two twin beaches are almost unknown to the local population, especially since many people think that they are private beaches.

Cherry Beach is a large stretch of fine blonde sand. It offers you the possibility to find your place even if it is crowded.

The water of this beach is quite calm. It is also protected by Cherry Point. This means that the currents are not as strong as on some of the other beaches of Le Diamant. That's why families like to come here with their young children. However, always be careful, even small waves can surprise you. The beach of Cherry offers a magnificent view of the famous rock of Diamant, but also of the "femme couchée", or of its second name the "Morne Larcher".

While the youngest swim, the older ones will be able, if they wish, to practice bodyboarding. Moreover, magnificent coral massifs around the beach are to be discovered... Why not bring your flippers and your snorkel to discover the Martinique seabed.

To access this quiet corner, go to the hotel's gatekeeper called "Diamond Rock". Walk to the small path next to it... After 100 meters, you will reach your destination.

The city of Le Diamant in 6 questions

What to do or see in Le Diamant ?

  • Grande Anse du Diamant, 3 kilometers long beach;
  • Saint-Thomas church;
  • Médard Aribot's house, known as the convict's house, at the foot of Morne Larcher, a famous mountain also called "the lying woman" because of its shape.
  • Memorial of Anse Cafard, known as Cap 110: monument of the Martiniquais Laurent Valère commemorating the shipwreck of a slave ship and paying tribute to the victims of the slave trade;
  • Coastal forest of Dizac;
  • Diamond Museum, located next to the town hall and in front of the pontoon of Le Diamant;
  • Bronze sculpture "Neg Mawon";
  • Museum of shells;

How many inhabitants are there in Le Diamant ?

5642 inhabitants

Surface area and density of the commune

Area: 27 km2

Density: 206/km2

Where to sleep?

  • Diamond Beach Hotel Residence - Ravine Gens Bois
  • Marine Hotel - Le Chery
  • Residence hotel Diamant les Bains - 92 Rue Justin Roc

The best restaurants in town

  • Planet Diamond - 4 Rue Justin Roc, 97223
  • Poyo Rico - 15 Rue a Tertulien Duville, 97223
  • Little Rock - 36 Rue Justin Roc, 97223

Information about the Town Hall

Rue Justin-Roc 97223

Le Diamant

Telephone: +596 596 76 40 11

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