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Ti Sable

Head to this rather fabulous complex at the northern end of Grande Anse's beach for a lovely waterside-eating experience. The food (a scrumptious assortment of fish dishes, exotic salads and barbecued meats) is of v…
Beach in Les Anses d’Arlet

Plage Anse d'Arlet

This gorgeous stretch of sand in front of Anse d'Arlet Bourg is backed by the village's 18th-century church and is one of the most lovely places to swim in Martinique. Further down there are a host of beach restaura…
Beach in Les Anses d’Arlet

Anse Dufour

Approximately halfway between Anse Mitan and Grande Anse, a secondary road peels off the D7 and plunges straight to Anse Dufour 2km below. You'll be smitten by the mellow tranquility of this fishing hamlet, which ha…
Beach in Les Anses d’Arlet

Anse Noire

If you're after an intimate, secluded strip of sand, head to lovely Anse Noire, which is reached by taking the side road to Anse Dufour and continuing around the hillside. This tiny, dreamlike cove lapped by jade wa…
Seafood in Les Anses d’Arlet

Le P'ti Bateau

This great little beachside place in Grande Anse has loungers its guests can use on the beach out front, while inside is a great little seafood menu that includes a great-value set menu for kids (€8.50) or a rather …
Creole in Les Anses d’Arlet

Ti Payot

At this beautiful spot overlooking the water you can enjoy the waves running up under its wooden terrace as you eat. It’s a lovely place for lunch (especially after a couple of dives with Plongée Passion, who run th…
Creole in Les Anses d’Arlet

Chez Évelyne

Down a little concrete path off the main to the beach, you'll find this friendly and ramshackle place, the very definition of a perfect laid-back lunch spot. Chez Évelyne offers very reasonably priced set menus and …
Creole in Les Anses d’Arlet

Valy et Le Pêcheur

This beachside kiosk is run by a dynamic crew who serve excellent local specialties, among them pork ribs, conch fricassee and braised chicken. Servings are large and this is definitely the pick of the bunch of beac…
Beach in Les Anses d’Arlet

Plage de Grande Anse

This long stretch of golden sand is nice to look at, but not so nice to tan on (due to fishing boats and no privacy). There are often sailboats moored offshore. The water is usually calm, with just enough wave actio…
Creole in Les Anses d’Arlet

Bidjoul

This charming wooden house on the beach has a very reasonably priced menu, and serves up all the Creole favorites, as well as pizza. Best of all, it has tables on the sand and you can easily have a dip while you're …