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Plage de la Paillote

Beach in Saint-Pierre
  • La Paillote beach is the beach in the town of Saint-Pierre in Martinique. It is popular with the locals. Slightly stony, it is a meeting place for fishermen.

    Its pontoon is the departure point for shuttles to destinations such as Guadeloupe, Saint Lucia, Dominica and Les Saintes. With Mount Pelée in the background and deep blue waters, this beach offers superb sunsets.

  • Location: It's the beach of Saint-Pierre

    Type of beach: Family beach (not very popular for swimming)

    Water: Crystal clear

    Sand: Volcanic black - A little stony

    Sea: Not very rough

    Vegetation: Little shade

    Environment and nearby: Saint-Pierre, a meeting place for inhabitants and fishermen - Market

    Wildlife: Fishes

    Diving: Wrecks dating from 1902

    Development: Parking - Pontoon for boats - Departure of sea shuttles to Fort de France, Dominica and Guadeloupe.