Hodges Beach

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

Located in the western outskirts of Calibishie, Hodges Beach is on the North edge of Dominica. You might want whether or not you're staying particularly close by. While Dominica has more secluded beaches than Hodges Beach, it retains the right amount of intimacy and natural beauty to attract beachgoers.

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.

There is also a concession stand available. Sometimes, visitors will be able to try local specialties from one of the mobile vendors who typically operate along this coastline.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. 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 can be found inside an area popular among tourist, you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Hodges Beach is on Dominica's North coast. You can stay at the nearby Veranda View, that can be found a couple hundred yards away, and is one of the closest hotels accessible from Hodges Beach, despite the lack of other popular spots close-by.

Cities and Towns

Hodges Beach is very close to Calibishie, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Calibishie is nearby and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the shore, Calibishie isn't far off, maybe a quarter mile (a half kilometer).


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. Hodges Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Beach-goers will find a pretty good variety of hotel booking options to pick from in the area that surrounds the beach. The closest 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


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to visit a local restaurant, where you can dive into Dominica's specialty dishes, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest places to eat is Warrow's Seaside Restaurant. The restaurant serves both Creole and vegetarian cuisines. They also specialize in seafood.

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

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 several beautiful beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You may also want to try Hampstead Beach, which is home to plenty of activity. 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 However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Calibishie Beach is a beach secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. You'll find it only a short distance away.

You might also want to visit Anse du Mai, which is located a mile and a half to the west.

Maybe Hodges Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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