L'Anse Noire

The views are incredible but the water is rough on L'Anse Noire Beach. There are adventurous people who snorkel and dive here, but be sure you're experienced if you're going to try it.

Situated on the northern edge of the island of Dominica, You might want regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. Vacationers who want a somewhat serene and secluded beach, that's also not too far from the town's amenities may find that L'Anse Noire is just the right spot. It's slightly off the beaten path, but it's also not completely secluded.

How to Access The Beach
A winding road runs as close to the shore as possible in this northeast corner of Dominica and offers easy access to most of the coastline here. L'Anse Noire is no exception, you should have no trouble with access.

Amenities and Ambiance

L'Anse Noire is among Dominica's most beautiful beaches. It offers breathtaking views of the green mountains and the clear blue ocean.

The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative. You might also have the option to purchase food from one of the mobile vendors who set up shop at the beach.

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.

What's Nearby


L'Anse Noire is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on Dominica's North coast. You can stay at the nearby Calibishie Cove, which is one of the most conveniently located hotels accessible from L'Anse Noire, even though there aren't many additional popular spots you can reach quickly.

Cities and Towns

L'Anse Noire is in the Calibishie area, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Nearby, you'll find the city of Calibishie, which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From L'Anse Noire, Calibishie is just up the road, roughly two miles (three kilometers).


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it can appeal to visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a good range of accommodation options to choose from close to L'Anse Noire. The closest of which can be seen in the following table.

Accommodations near L'Anse Noire
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Calibishie Cove 1.0 mi. WNW Hotel
Sea Cliff Cottages 1.0 mi. WNW Cottages
Jacoway Inn 1.5 mi. W B & B
Calibishie Lodges Hotel 1.6 mi. WNW Hotel
Veranda View 2.0 mi. W Guest house
Bayview Lodges 2.1 mi. W Hotel
Wind Blow Estate 2.5 mi. W Hotel


When you're starving for a midday meal, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. One of the nearest places to eat is Bamboo Restaurant. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and International cuisines.

The table below lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near L'Anse Noire
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bamboo Restaurant (767) 445-8537 Caribbean, International Informal 1.6 mi. WNW
Randy's Restaurant (767) 315-7474 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Coral Reef Restaurant (767) 445-7432 Caribbean -- -- --
Veranda View Restaurant (767) 445-8900 International -- 2.0 mi. W
Warrow's Seaside Restaurant (767) 285-7100 Creole, Vegetarian -- 2.1 mi. W
Atlantic View Restaurant (767) 277-0893 Creole Very Casual 2.3 mi. W
Domcan's Cafe (767) 445-7794 American, Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
Tickles -- Caribbean -- 3.9 mi. SE
Genesis Restaurant (767) 445-7725 Grill Very Casual 4.0 mi. SE
The J's Spot (767) 245-4904 Bar and grill Very Casual 4.3 mi. SE
Pagua Bay Bar & Grill (767) 445-8888 American, Caribbean, Fusion Informal 4.9 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides L'Anse Noire.

You might also enjoy Calibishie Beach, located just a short distance away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, Woodford Hill Bay may be just what you're looking for. It's found a quarter mile to the east.

Another option worth considering is Anse du Mai, located fairly close-by, so a quick ride in a taxi can take you where you want to go.

Dominica has so much to offer, and L'Anse Noire offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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