5 (4 ratings)

Characteristics

  • Anchor
    Allowed
  • Mooring buoys
    Unavailable
  • Anchor stern to
    Unavailable
  • Lines ashore
    Not necessary

Type of seabed

  • Sand

  • Rocks

Protection against wind & swell

Reachable by dinghy

  • Beach
    Unavailable
  • Snack
    Unavailable
  • Water
    Unavailable
  • Dock
    Unavailable

User reviews (4 ratings)

  • Øyvind
    Øyvind ~ 27/08/2020
    Ramsalt | Sailboat ~ 12 m

    Confirmed. Do not anchor in the shallows. We first handed had the experience to watch a French sailboat be told by the park rangers to move out in deeper water.

    Confirmed. Do not anchor in the shallows. We first handed had the experience to watch a French sailboat be told by the park rangers to move out in deeper water.

  • Øyvind
    Øyvind ~ 18/08/2020
    Ramsalt | Sailboat ~ 12 m

    Somewhat confusing whether or not allowed to anchor in the Caravelle National Park. Navionics shows no anchorage or use of motor boats, but the same map text suggests use of moorings only. No moorings are visible in the anchorage. Some also suggest it's only allowed for day anchorage, but could not provide the source of this information. After observing several local boats using the anchorage we decide to give it a try. We ended up staying for almost a week, and did not have any problems. Several local boats visited during this time. Beautiful anchorage and a lovely beach. Great nature hikes along the dramatic cliffs of the Atlantic coast with spectacular views. One of our favorites in Martinique. Very well protected and we respected a user comment in Navionics suggesting only to anchor on the deep 10-12 meter of water (after being told by park rangers). Though several boats did not observe this and would go all the way up to the beach. Hopefully boaters will keep respecting the anchorage for everyone to enjoy this beautiful National Park.

    Somewhat confusing whether or not allowed to anchor in the Caravelle National Park. Navionics shows no anchorage or use of motor boats, but the same map text suggests use of moorings only. No moorings are visible in the anchorage. Some also suggest it's only allowed for day anchorage, but could not provide the source of this information. After observing several local boats using the anchorage we decide to give it a try. We ended up staying for almost a week, and did not have any problems. Several local boats visited during this time. Beautiful anchorage and a lovely beach. Great nature hikes along the dramatic cliffs of the Atlantic coast with spectacular views. One of our favorites in Martinique. Very well protected and we respected a user comment in Navionics suggesting only to anchor on the deep 10-12 meter of water (after being told by park rangers). Though several boats did not observe this and would go all the way up to the beach. Hopefully boaters will keep respecting the anchorage for everyone to enjoy this beautiful National Park.

  • Håkon
    Håkon ~ 10/08/2020
    Hello World | Sailboat ~ 13 m

    By far the nicest anchorage in Martinique. Planned only to stay for a day or two, ended up staying for almost a week. Entry is easy and charts are correct for the entrance and eastern part of the bay. Still recommend first timers to go in when the sun is high in the sky so you can see all reefs. Cross check with satellite images if you want to be 100% sure. Holding is good on 12-13m. Near the anchorage is a secluded beach. From there you can access the trail that goes around the national park, which is one of the nicest hikes on the island. Enjoy!

    By far the nicest anchorage in Martinique. Planned only to stay for a day or two, ended up staying for almost a week. Entry is easy and charts are correct for the entrance and eastern part of the bay. Still recommend first timers to go in when the sun is high in the sky so you can see all reefs. Cross check with satellite images if you want to be 100% sure. Holding is good on 12-13m. Near the anchorage is a secluded beach. From there you can access the trail that goes around the national park, which is one of the nicest hikes on the island. Enjoy!

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