The most beautiful beaches in Martinique

The most beautiful beaches in Martinique

Who has never dreamed of flying off to the Caribbean to discover one of the most beautiful French islands: Martinique. This island is a destination of choice for thousands of French travelers in search of sun and dream landscapes: between heavenly beaches, hiking and Creole culture. Discover the most beautiful beaches in Martinique, heavenly beaches in the south and wilder ones in the north.

The essentials: enjoy the most beautiful beaches in Martinique

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Whether you are in the north or in the south of Martinique, you cannot miss the beaches. Renowned among the most beautiful in the Caribbean, Martinique is home to incredible beaches. With more than 350 km of coastline, you will find beaches worthy of postcards, wild beaches or windy beaches for kitesurfing. Each of Martinique’s beaches is an invitation to travel. To the south, you will discover white sand beaches, clear water, coconut palms. And to the north, more wild black sand beaches with turbulent currents and lush vegetation. Finally, with water at 25 degrees all year round, regardless of the period of your trip to Martinique, you will benefit from it.

Paradise beaches in the south of Martinique

Let’s start our selection of the most beautiful beaches in Martinique in the south of the island. And to start with, THE most famous beach on the island: Salines beach. Located in Sainte-Anne, Salines beach offers a dream setting: 2 km of turquoise water, white sand and coconut palms. Despite high attendance, Salines beach is one of Martinique’s must-sees. It is also here that you will find the famous recumbent palm trees emblematic of Martinique. For a little more calm, take advantage of the magnificent beaches of Pointe Marin: a one-kilometre white sand beach in front of the bay of Saint-Anne. Finally, in the far south of the island, Anse à Prunes is a heavenly beach as we like them: quiet and magnificent.

beach Martinique France Anse Noire

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Around Saint Lucia, enjoy the beautiful beaches of Anse Figuier and Anses d’Arlet. In the latter, you will discover two magnificent twin coves nestled between hills: Anse Noire and Anse Dufour. The small cove of Anse Noire is home to the only black sand beach in the south of Martinique. As for Anse Dufour, it is completely different: white sand, colorful skiffs, fishermen’s huts, turtles. Finally, for even more calm in Saint Lucia, head for Anse Mabouyas. A beach appreciated and frequented mainly by locals.

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Finally, how can we talk about the most beautiful beaches in the south of Martinique, not to mention the Diamant beach. 4 km long, this white sand beach is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. It offers a beautiful view of the Diamond Rock. Be careful though, often windy, its water is very rough and its rollers can be dangerous. Diamant beach is one of the most dangerous beaches in Martinique. Beauty has a price…

Wild beaches in the north

In the north of the island, you will find the most beautiful beaches in Anse Couleuvre, Anse Céron and Anse Turin. Volcanic beaches hidden between steep cliffs and jungle. All three located in the town of Saint-Pierre, these wild black sand beaches are accessible by following the coast to the north. They all offer a breathtaking landscape with on one side, abundant vegetation bordering the beach and on the other, the Caribbean Sea. Anse Couleuvre is THE black sand beach not to be missed during a trip to Martinique. Indeed, being nestled at the foot of Mount Pelée, it gives the feeling of being at the end of the world.

View from Saint-Pierre on the island of Martinique and the Mont Pelée volcano

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Still at the foot of Mount Pelée, do not miss Coin beach in Carbet. One kilometer long, this black sand beach is bordered by fishermen’s huts, restaurants and beach bars. The opportunity to eat delicious fish with your feet in the sand. Take advantage of being at Le Carbet to stretch your legs a bit. Indeed, several hikes start from here. This is particularly the case of the Slave Canal hike (easy – 3h A/R) which offers breathtaking landscapes and thrills.

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Finally, if the road does not scare you, take the direction of Grand Rivière at the end of the end in the northeast of the island. A magnificent village with few tourists which offers striking landscapes and which is above all home to the superb Sinai beach. A black sand beach bordered by lush vegetation sculpted by the wind: a total change of scenery.

Find and locate all the most beautiful places in Martinique with the map created by the Martinique tourist office: beach map.

What do you think are the most beautiful beaches in Martinique? What are your favorite beaches in Martinique? What is your favorite island paradise?

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