Why Not Go?

Dominica isn't known for its beaches as many other Caribbean islands are. Instead, eco-tourism is tops here. It is indeed because of eco-tourism that Dominica made National Geographic's 2011 "20 Best Trips" list and was listed as the third best island in the Caribbean by USA Today in 2014. Hiking, diving, and water sports are the largest… more…

Best Time to Visit

Although traveling during Dominica's off season can mean significant… more…

Areas within Dominica

Calibashie

Mahaut

Portsmouth

Roseau

Activities

It is easy to find something to do during your vacation on Dominica. With friendly waters and trails the island is the perfect place for natural activities such as hiking, diving, and fishing, but the shopping and nightlife as superb as well. Round out your cultural experience by attending an annual… more…

Diving

More than ever before, vacationers are planning dive trips to the… more…

Bikes & Mopeds

With its captivating natural beauty and towering mountainous… more…

Fishing

In Dominica, sport fishing is a way of life, a means to… more…

Transportation

Dominica's wildness and unspoiled terrain entice many visitors to its… more…

Air Travel

Dominica is a beautifully untamed island that features some of the most… more…

Ferries

Some vacationers may wish to explore neighboring islands during their… more…

Rental Cars

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Sailing & Boating

Although it may be the most challenging… more…

Taxis

When you're visiting a foreign country,… more…

Accommodations

Dominica has carefully controlled its development, ensuring that the natural scenery and unspoiled terrain that make this island so captivating remain intact. While tourists will not find grand and luxurious all-inclusive resorts, there are a number of peaceful, secluded getaway spots to choose from. The city of Roseau is the largest on the island, and is especially busy during the day time. Due to the large volume of tourists who visit the area, this is also where… more…

Hotels

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Eco Tourism

Dominica's wonderfully rich natural… more…

Villa Complexes

Dominica is not a destination for… more…

Attractions

Dominica remains one of the hidden gems of the Caribbean, a stunning example of diverse tropical wildlife and an eco-tourist's dream come true. Vacationers… more…

Cruises

With unspoiled scenic terrain and eco-adventures to offer visitors, the island of Dominica is becoming a regular port of call for many major cruise lines.… more…

Beaches

Beaches may be the one thing most travelers think of when they consider visiting the tropics, but Dominica is not best known for its shoreline. Still, those seeking the chance to enjoy unusual scenery will love Dominica's black and yellow beaches. ......near-deserted stretches of sand, sun, and waves nearby...... The majority of Dominica's coast line features dark gray or jet black volcanic sands, which are unusual but not uncommon throughout the region. However, along the northeastern… more…

Restaurants

Restaurants on Dominica represent a wide… more…

Natural Attractions

Almost all of Dominica's 290 square… more…

Attractions

Dominica remains one of the hidden gems… more…

Clothing

Visitors on Dominica will need to pack their luggage full of clothing… more…

Currency

Luckily for travelers visiting from North America, Europe, and the United… more…

Crime

Thankfully, Dominica does not suffer from an overwhelming crime rate,… more…

Culture

Four diverse cultures mingled to create… more…

Electricity

With bountiful opportunities for hiking,… more…

Events & Festivals

Events and festivals are always lively… more…

Food

While gastronomically inclined travelers may prefer the fine dining of Anguilla or neighboring Martinique, travelers can still find delicious local dishes on Dominica, where specialties are prepared from local ingredients grown on this unspoiled and diverse island. Using flavorful and indigenous… more…

Budgeting

Planning for your nature retreat on the island of Dominica means… more…

Tipping

Tipping constitutes a small but necessary part of a budget… more…

History

Compared to many Caribbean islands, Dominica has an… more…

Weather

Shrouded in tropical rainforests and towering mountain ranges, Dominica is one of the most beautiful, natural islands in the Caribbean. Because of its lush vegetation and high elevations, the Commonwealth of Dominica experiences some of the wettest weather in the Caribbean, creating a humid and tropical climate almost year-round. The variation in altitudes, along with the rain and heat, helps the island maintain diverse vegetation and plant life, including more than 1,000 species of flowering… more…

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