Walker's Rest Bay

The draw of Walker's Rest Bay Beach is the incredible sightseeing from the cape that separates Marigot Bay and Walker's Rest Bay.

Located on the island of Dominica, 2.0 miles east-southeast of Woodford Hill, You might want whether or not you are staying nearby. Walker's Rest Bay stands out from other beaches because it's perfect for escaping the hustle of Dominica's urban areas. Other nearby beaches you'll come across on Dominica may be just as pretty, but are usually more crowded because they're frequented by tourists looking for a lively scene.

How to Access The Beach

Access here isn't difficult, but it's not a beach you see from the main road. You can ask directions in the nearby town of Wesley and you'll be given them gladly.

Amenities and Ambiance

Walker's Rest Bay is a picturesque beach of Dominica with an isolated feel. It's flanked by gorgeous rock cliffs, has rocky gray sand and it faces the Atlantic, so the current can be strong.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, 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. Nearby accommodations include the Calibishie Cove, which is perhaps the closest place to stay reachable from Walker's Rest Bay, despite the fact that there aren't many additional attractions in the area.

Cities and Towns

Walker's Rest Bay is in the Marigot area, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Marigot is nearby and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From Walker's Rest Bay, Marigot is a quick trip away, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).


How many other people you encounter at Walker's Rest Bay will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may see visitors from smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of places to stay a car ride away. A few of the more convenient choices have been displayed in the following list.

Accommodations near Walker's Rest Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Calibishie Cove 2.7 mi. NW Hotel
Sea Cliff Cottages 2.7 mi. NW Cottages
Jacoway Inn 3.2 mi. WNW B & B
Calibishie Lodges Hotel 3.3 mi. NW Hotel
Bayview Lodges 3.7 mi. WNW Hotel
Veranda View 3.7 mi. WNW Guest house
Wind Blow Estate 4.0 mi. WNW Hotel


If you need to grab a bite to eat around midday, this beach has you covered, so you won't have to wander too far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is Randy's Restaurant. This restaurant has Caribbean food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their chicken and seafood.

The table below lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Walker's Rest Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Randy's Restaurant (767) 315-7474 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Tickles -- Caribbean -- 2.2 mi. SSE
Genesis Restaurant (767) 445-7725 Grill Very Casual 2.3 mi. SE
The J's Spot (767) 245-4904 Bar and grill Very Casual 2.6 mi. SE
Pagua Bay Bar & Grill (767) 445-8888 American, Caribbean, Fusion Informal 3.1 mi. SE
Bamboo Restaurant (767) 445-8537 Caribbean, International Informal 3.3 mi. NW
Coral Reef Restaurant (767) 445-7432 Caribbean -- -- --
Veranda View Restaurant (767) 445-8900 International -- 3.7 mi. WNW
Warrow's Seaside Restaurant (767) 285-7100 Creole, Vegetarian -- 3.7 mi. WNW
Domcan's Cafe (767) 445-7794 American, Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
Atlantic View Restaurant (767) 277-0893 Creole Very Casual 4.0 mi. WNW
Hibiscus Valley Restaurant (767) 445-8195 Caribbean Very Casual 4.6 mi. SSE

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Walker's Rest Bay doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also enjoy Sandy Bay Beach, found just a little ways away. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Sophia Bay Beach could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from nearby attractions. You'll find it a few hundred yards to the southeast.

You may also enjoy Middle Bay, located only a short distance away.

While Dominica has many alluring attractions, visiting Walker's Rest Bay or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time on Dominica even more memorable.


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