Hodges Beach

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

Situated in the western outskirts of Calibishie, Hodges Beach is on the North edge of Dominica. You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. You may notice that beaches throughout Dominica tend to be fairly quiet and secluded, but Hodges Beach stands out as a pleasant exception to this rule.

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.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. On some days, it may be possible to purchase food from one of the mobile vendors who typically operate along this coastline.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. 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 is located inside a relatively urbanized region, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Hodges Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on Dominica's North coast. Accommodations nearby include the Veranda View, which is found just a short distance away. Some will choose to take a cab here, while others will prefer the walk to this hotel, one of the closest booking options near Hodges Beach, despite the lack of additional popular spots in the vicinity.

Cities and Towns

Calibishie is nearby and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From Hodges Beach, Calibishie is not far away, about a quarter mile (a half kilometer).

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it can attract guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Vacationers will find a fairly good variety of resorts and hotels to pick from near Hodges Beach. The most accessible of which can be seen in the table that follows.

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

Food

If during your visit you start getting hungry, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. One of the nearest places to eat is Warrow's Seaside Restaurant. This restaurant has both Creole and vegetarian dishes on the menu. They are also known for serving seafood.

The table below lists 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

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Dominica besides Hodges Beach worth visiting.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Hodges Beach has you wanting more of the same, think about also visiting Hampstead Beach, a beach with a similar ambiance. You'll find it a half mile to the west-northwest. The enchanting Hampstead Beach is considered by some to be one of Dominica's nicest beaches If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Calibishie Beach is an area secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. You'll find it only a short distance away.

Another location you may want to try is Anse du Mai, located within a couple of miles.

Perhaps Hodges Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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