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.

Positioned on the island of Dominica, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Though it's removed from some of the more heavily traveled areas, guests frequently find this a destination worthwhile since it has such a relaxed atmosphere.

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. If available, you could also order lunch from one of the local vendors who typically operate along this coastline.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on Dominica's North coast. Guests might consider staying at the Calibishie Cove, which is one of the most conveniently located lodging options accessible from L'Anse Noire, though you may not find too many other nearby attractions.

Cities and Towns

Calibishie is nearby and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From L'Anse Noire, Calibishie is a quick trip away, maybe two miles (three kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. L'Anse Noire is not located near many major hotels, but you may see guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Guests will find a nice variety of resort and hotel options to pick from in the area surrounding L'Anse Noire. The closest of which are listed 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


If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest places to eat is Bamboo Restaurant. The restaurant has both Caribbean and International menu items.

The table below lists restaurants closest to 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

Dominica has many beaches, so L'Anse Noire is just one of your options.

You might also enjoy Calibishie Beach, found just a little ways away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Woodford Hill Bay, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from additional things to do and see nearby. It's found a quarter mile to the east.

You might also want to visit Anse du Mai, located not too far away, which means a short cab ride will get you here pretty easily.

Dominica has a lot to offer its visitors, but L'Anse Noire is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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