Plage des Surfeurs


This is where most surfers in Martinique are heading, a fantastic spot with great waves crashing onto a golden shore. There's nothing here other than lots of other surfers, but several surf schools are located in the houses directly behind the beach, and some instructors even hang out on the sand looking for customers.

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1. Anse l'Etang

0.56 MILES

This palm-fringed beach with coarse golden sand and lots of shade is one of Martinique’s most appealing strands. It's not altogether suitable for swimming…

2. Château Dubuc

0.63 MILES

The ruins of this 17th-century estate are set almost at the end of the peninsula and are a haunting and atmospheric sight. The story goes that the master…

3. Plage de La Brèche

0.87 MILES

On the eastern outskirts of Tartane, this crescent of sand edged by manchineel trees is a stunning beach to sun yourself on, the view out to sea entirely…

4. Anse de Tartane

1.57 MILES

Fronting the village of Tartane, this long strand of soft beige sand has lots of fishing shacks, a fish market and colorful gommier (gum-tree) boats. It…

5. Rhumerie St James

6.66 MILES

This museum is set in a beautiful colonial home on the site of St James plantation’s working distillery. Some of the signage is in English, and the…

6. Musée de la Banane

7.47 MILES

An 'a-peel-ing' attraction near Ste-Marie, this museum is dedicated to all things banana and documents the journey of the world's favourite fruit from…

7. L’Habitation Fond St-Jacques

7.56 MILES

Some 2km from Ste-Marie is l’Habitation Fond St-Jacques, the site of an old Dominican monastery and sugar plantation dating from 1660. One of the early…

8. Jardin de Balata

14.93 MILES

Just 10km north of Fort-de-France, this mature botanical garden in a rainforest setting is one of Martinique’s top attractions and will please anyone with…