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.

Situated on the northern side of the island of Dominica, 2.0 miles east-southeast of Woodford Hill, You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying nearby. Walker's Rest Bay is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's perfect for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Most other beaches you'll come across on Dominica may be just as beautiful, but tend to be more crowded since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on Dominica's North coast. Nearby you'll find accommodations like Calibishie Cove, which is one of the most conveniently located booking options reachable from Walker's Rest Bay, despite the lack of other popular spots close-by.

Cities and Towns

Walker's Rest Bay is near Marigot, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Marigot is nearby and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the coast, Marigot isn't far off, about two and a half miles (four kilometers).

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may see visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

There is a decent variety of hotel booking options to pick from in the area around Walker's Rest Bay. The most convenient of which are shown below.

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

Food

When you start craving an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you don't have to go far from the sea. One of the nearest places to eat is Randy's Restaurant. This restaurant serves Caribbean food. They are also known for their chicken and seafood.

Nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

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

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Walker's Rest Bay doesn't suit their tastes.

Another location you might enjoy is Sandy Bay Beach, found just a little ways away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might find that Sophia Bay Beach is just right. It's found a few hundred yards to the southeast.

Another option worth considering is Middle Bay, which is located only a short distance away.

Walker's Rest Bay could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, Dominica offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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