Hodges Bay Beach

A dark, natural beach surrounded by some of the best beaches on Dominica, it is understandable that Hodge's Bay Beach is one of the less popular. However, this makes Hodge's Bay Beach a quiet beach much less crowded than its neighbors.

Located on the northern edge of the island of Dominica, You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying particularly close by. The beaches on Dominica aren't usually known for their peace and quiet, but Hodges Bay Beach is a little bit further from the crowds, making it just the right spot for vacationers who want to stay away from big crowds, but still get the most out of their beach visit.

Amenities and Ambiance

Free of any development and separated from the road by a colony of trees, this is not a beach you find by accident. Once you do find it though, you will be treated to privacy unlike any beach in the area.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Dominica's North coast. Nearby you'll find accommodations like Calibishie Cove, which is one of the closest places to stay reachable from Hodges Bay Beach, despite there not being too many additional popular spots in the area.

Cities and Towns

The closest town is , which is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the shore, Calibishie is not far away, maybe a mile (a kilometer and a half).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of lodgings within a car's reach. A list of the closest options are displayed in the list below.

Accommodations near Hodges Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Calibishie Cove 0.2 mi. NW Hotel
Sea Cliff Cottages 0.2 mi. WNW Cottages
Jacoway Inn 0.7 mi. W B & B
Calibishie Lodges Hotel 0.8 mi. W Hotel
Veranda View 1.3 mi. W Guest house
Bayview Lodges 1.3 mi. W Hotel
Wind Blow Estate 1.7 mi. W Hotel


If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. Bamboo Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and International dishes on the menu.

The table below provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Hodges Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bamboo Restaurant (767) 445-8537 Caribbean, International Informal 0.8 mi. W
Coral Reef Restaurant (767) 445-7432 Caribbean -- -- --
Veranda View Restaurant (767) 445-8900 International -- 1.3 mi. W
Warrow's Seaside Restaurant (767) 285-7100 Creole, Vegetarian -- 1.3 mi. W
Atlantic View Restaurant (767) 277-0893 Creole Very Casual 1.6 mi. W
Domcan's Cafe (767) 445-7794 American, Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
Randy's Restaurant (767) 315-7474 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Tickles -- Caribbean -- 4.6 mi. SE
Genesis Restaurant (767) 445-7725 Grill Very Casual 4.7 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Of course, Hodges Bay Beach is just one of many beaches you might like on Dominica.

You might also enjoy Calibishie Beach, situated within a mile or so. On the other hand, L'Anse Tortue could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from nearby attractions. It's found a half mile to the southeast.

Travelers may also want to consider Anse du Mai, located three miles to the west.

There are countless experiences to enjoy on Dominica, and paying a visit to Hodges Bay Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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