Hodges Beach

The capes around this beach feature amazing sightseeing and bird watching. They are the main attractions of the area.

Situated toward the western outskirts of Calibishie, Hodges Beach is on the North coast of Dominica. You might think about stopping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Dominica's beaches are known for being secluded spots, which offer tranquility and relaxation. These spots may be perfect for those who need a break from crowds, but others crave the action and variety present at beaches like Hodges Beach.

How to Access The Beach
Access here should not be difficult by car. Just follow the winding coastal road and enjoy the scenery.

Amenities and Ambiance

Hodges Beach is located on a gorgeous sandy bay that is surrounded by a ring of islands and coral reefs. Often the water is calm and perfect for swimming and snorkeling, but not always. It has some of the softest sand on the island.

The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too. You might also have the option to buy food from one of the local vendors who typically set up on this shoreline.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The Hodges River also flows into the sea at Hodges Beach, and its fresh water is a popular spot for both the young and the young at heart to play and bathe.

Since Hodges Beach happens to be found inside a hot tourist destination, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


Hodges Beach is on Dominica's North coast. Nearby accommodations include the Veranda View, it can be found just a short distance away. Visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab to this property, perhaps the closest hotel accessible from Hodges Beach, despite the fact that there aren't many additional attractions you can reach quickly.

Cities and Towns

Hodges Beach is very close to Calibishie, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Nearby, you'll find the city of Calibishie, which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From Hodges Beach, Calibishie is a fairly short distance away, maybe a quarter mile (a half kilometer).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can appeal to visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Visitors will find a nice range of hotel and resort options to choose from close to Hodges Beach. The most convenient of which are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Hodges Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Veranda View 0.1 mi. E Guest house
Bayview Lodges 0.2 mi. S Hotel
Wind Blow Estate 0.5 mi. SW Hotel
Calibishie Lodges Hotel 0.6 mi. E Hotel
Jacoway Inn 0.6 mi. E B & B
Sea Cliff Cottages 1.1 mi. E Cottages
Calibishie Cove 1.2 mi. E Hotel


If you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so you won't have to wander too far from the shore. Warrow's Seaside Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant offers both Creole and vegetarian menu items. They're also renowned for their seafood.

The table below provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Hodges Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Warrow's Seaside Restaurant (767) 285-7100 Creole, Vegetarian -- 0.1 mi. E
Veranda View Restaurant (767) 445-8900 International -- 0.1 mi. E
Atlantic View Restaurant (767) 277-0893 Creole Very Casual 0.2 mi. W
Coral Reef Restaurant (767) 445-7432 Caribbean -- -- --
Domcan's Cafe (767) 445-7794 American, Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
Bamboo Restaurant (767) 445-8537 Caribbean, International Informal 0.6 mi. E
Randy's Restaurant (767) 315-7474 Caribbean Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Dominica has many beaches, so if Hodges Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Hodges Beach has you wanting more of the same, think about checking out Hampstead Beach, a beach with a similar ambiance. It is located a half mile to the west-northwest. 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, consider Calibishie Beach. You'll find it just a little ways away.

You may also want to consider Anse du Mai, which is located within a couple of miles.

Dominica has a lot to offer its visitors, but a trip to Hodges Beach could end up a family favorite.


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