Anse Azérot is the last accessible beach on the North Atlantic coast. The rest of the North Atlantic coastline is closed to bathing due to strong currents and high waves. However, due to the swell, swimming is sometimes prohibited!

It is mainly frequented by residents, who enjoy the shade of the many coconut palms.

It's a place that is also appreciated for its facilities (tables, benches, shower, toilet, play area and parking lot), offering the possibility of barbecues.

As you walk along the beach, you're sure to come across some ruined buildings. These are the Habitation de l'Anse Azérot, an estate built by Father Labat to exploit the lime kilns.

The only drawback is that, as an Atlantic Ocean beach, it can be prone to sargassum shoals, making swimming difficult or impossible.

To get there, head towards the North Atlantic then towards the commune of Sainte-Marie, and follow the signs. A sign announces the entrance to the beach.

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