Calibishie Beach

Photo credit: © Jean & Nathalie
 

The main beach of the Calibishie area, Calibishie Beach is lined with villas, shops, and people ready to relax. All this creates a fun mix of the more tourist oriented beaches of the south, and the calm quiet beaches of the north; a great beach on its own and an even better compromise.

Situated near the center of Calibishie, Calibishie Beach is on the North coast of Dominica. You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. If activity and variety isn't your thing, you'll be glad that many of Dominica's beaches are quiet and undisturbed. Then again, some vacationers seek out the loudest and the most active areas, and are much more likely to visit Calibishie Beach, which has a wider range of amenities nearby.

How to Access The Beach
All you have to do to get to the beach is head to Calibishie. Once in the town just head north, the beach takes up the entire coast.

Amenities and Ambiance

With everything going on at Calibishie Beach, the beach can get a little crowded, especially considering that palm trees and buildings have already taken most of the space.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Bear in mind that the immediate vicinity around Calibishie Beach is rather congested, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby

Attractions

Calibishie Beach is on Dominica's North coast. Nearby accommodations include the Veranda View, that can be found pretty close-by. Some will choose to take a cab here, while others will prefer the walk to this hotel, perhaps the most conveniently located place to stay accessible from Calibishie Beach, despite there not being too many other attractions close-by.

Cities and Towns

Calibishie Beach is near Calibishie, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. The nearby town of Calibishie is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From Calibishie Beach, Calibishie is just up the road, roughly about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's often visited by guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Vacationers will find a fairly good assortment of lodging options to choose from in the vicinity of the beach. The most convenient of which have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Calibishie Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Veranda View 0.2 mi. W Guest house
Calibishie Lodges Hotel 0.2 mi. E Hotel
Jacoway Inn 0.4 mi. SE B & B
Bayview Lodges 0.4 mi. SW Hotel
Wind Blow Estate 0.8 mi. WSW Hotel
Sea Cliff Cottages 0.8 mi. E Cottages
Calibishie Cove 0.9 mi. E Hotel

Food

If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest places to eat is Coral Reef Restaurant. This restaurant has Caribbean cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their barbecue and seafood.

The following table lists dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Calibishie Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Coral Reef Restaurant (767) 445-7432 Caribbean -- -- --
Veranda View Restaurant (767) 445-8900 International -- 0.2 mi. W
Bamboo Restaurant (767) 445-8537 Caribbean, International Informal 0.2 mi. E
Warrow's Seaside Restaurant (767) 285-7100 Creole, Vegetarian -- 0.3 mi. W
Atlantic View Restaurant (767) 277-0893 Creole Very Casual 0.5 mi. W
Domcan's Cafe (767) 445-7794 American, Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
Randy's Restaurant (767) 315-7474 Caribbean Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Dominica you might like besides Calibishie Beach.

If the exciting vibe at Calibishie Beach is one of the features you love, you'll want to consider heading to Hampstead Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. You'll find it less than a mile to the west. The enchanting Hampstead Beach is considered by some to be one of Dominica's nicest beaches If you're looking for something a little more private, Hodges Beach could be a good option for you. You'll find it just a short distance away.

You may also want to consider Anse du Mai, which is located within a short distance.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see on Dominica; then again, Calibishie Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.

 

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