Hampstead Beach

This is beach where you can relax, rest on the shore and suntan. Sometimes you can swim here, but beware rough waters. It's isolated and adorned by beautiful greenery.

Located on the island of Dominica, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Seclusion and privacy are the features which most exemplify Dominica's beaches, but Hampstead Beach is a little different. You'll still find it has a calm, serene mood, but you can visit without sacrificing a fun and social atmosphere.

How to Access The Beach
This beach is on the northeast shore of Dominica. You can get closer in to the beach to park if you have a four wheel drive vehicle, be prepared for a hike if you don't.

Amenities and Ambiance

Hampstead Beach has all the elements of a paradise. It features lush greenery and palm trees behind you and crystalline waters endlessly lapping upon the shore. It's a tan and black sand shoreline. There are no facilities available here, so bring your own beach chair.

If you're suddenly hungry or thirsty, the concession stand at Hampstead Beach is the ultimate convenience. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to buy food from one of the mobile vendors who are typically found at this location.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North coast of Dominica. You can stay at the nearby Wind Blow Estate, which is perhaps the most conveniently located lodging option near Hampstead Beach, despite the lack of additional attractions you can drive to.

Cities and Towns

Hampstead Beach is close to Calibishie, so walking the city is a definite option. Calibishie is nearby and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the beach, Calibishie is a quick trip away, roughly three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Hampstead Beach is not near very many major hotels, but it can attract visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a decent number of places to stay which can be reached in the car. Some of the closest options are displayed in the following table.

Accommodations near Hampstead Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Wind Blow Estate 0.6 mi. S Hotel
Veranda View 0.7 mi. ESE Guest house
Bayview Lodges 0.8 mi. SE Hotel
Calibishie Lodges Hotel 1.1 mi. E Hotel
Jacoway Inn 1.2 mi. ESE B & B
Sea Cliff Cottages 1.7 mi. E Cottages
Calibishie Cove 1.8 mi. E Hotel


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is Atlantic View Restaurant. The restaurant has a menu featuring Creole food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their chicken and seafood.

The table below lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Hampstead Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Atlantic View Restaurant (767) 277-0893 Creole Very Casual 0.4 mi. SE
Warrow's Seaside Restaurant (767) 285-7100 Creole, Vegetarian -- 0.7 mi. ESE
Veranda View Restaurant (767) 445-8900 International -- 0.7 mi. ESE
Domcan's Cafe (767) 445-7794 American, Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
Coral Reef Restaurant (767) 445-7432 Caribbean -- -- --
Bamboo Restaurant (767) 445-8537 Caribbean, International Informal 1.1 mi. E
Randy's Restaurant (767) 315-7474 Caribbean Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Hampstead Beach.

Another location you might enjoy is Hodges Beach, situated within a mile or so. Hodges Beach features calm clear blue waters, which make a great spot for casual swimming. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, Batibou Bay Beach may be just what you're looking for. It's found a half mile to the west.

You may also enjoy Anse du Mai, located only a short distance away.

Dominica has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Hampstead Beach is just one of the many options.


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