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.

Set on the island of Dominica, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. Hodges Bay Beach stands out because it's the ideal location for escaping the hustle of Dominica's urban areas. Many of the other beaches you'll come across on Dominica may be just as refreshing as Hodges Bay Beach, but are usually busier because they're frequented by tourists looking for a lively scene.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North coast of Dominica. Nearby accommodations include the Calibishie Cove, which is one of the most conveniently located hotels reachable from Hodges Bay Beach, despite there not being too many other popular spots you can drive to.

Cities and Towns

Calibishie is the closest town and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the shore, Calibishie isn't far off, maybe a mile (a kilometer and a half).


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it's often visited by visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent range of hotel booking options to choose from near the beach. The most accessible of which can be viewed in the following table.

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


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without having to go far. One of the closest restaurants is Bamboo Restaurant. The restaurant serves both Caribbean and International cuisines.

A list of nearby restaurants is listed below.

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.

Another location you might enjoy is Calibishie Beach, located only a short distance away. On the other hand, L'Anse Tortue offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from nearby attractions. It's found a half mile to the southeast.

Another option worth considering is Anse du Mai, located three miles away.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand on Dominica, but Hodges Bay Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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