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 even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. If you're looking for a quiet part of the coast, away from crowded tourist attractions, you might really enjoy an afternoon at Walker's Rest Bay.

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.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Walker's Rest Bay on Dominica's North coast. It's located near the Calibishie Cove and any nearby accommodations, which is perhaps the most conveniently located booking option near Walker's Rest Bay, even though there aren't many additional attractions you can reach quickly.

Cities and Towns

Marigot is nearby and is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the beach, Marigot is not far away, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a fairly wide variety of hotel options to pick from in the area that encircles Walker's Rest Bay. The closest of which have been listed in the table that follows.

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


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Walker's Rest Bay; you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest restaurants is Randy's Restaurant. The restaurant features Caribbean food. They have become well-known, however, because of their chicken and seafood.

Nearby dining options are shown in the following table.

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 plenty of other choices on Dominica besides Walker's Rest Bay.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Sandy Bay Beach, found just a little ways away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, Sophia Bay Beach may be just what you're looking for. It's found a few hundred yards to the southeast.

Another location you may want to try is Middle Bay, located within a short distance.

You may find that Walker's Rest Bay is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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