Welcome to
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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…

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Culture

Four diverse cultures mingled to create the island culture of Dominica: The native Caribs influenced the British and French…

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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…

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Things to
See and Do:

There are Many Ways to Have Fun in
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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,…

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Shopping

The great thing about shopping on Dominica is that it is a duty free shopping…

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Nightlife

Nightlife on Dominica is not what you would describe as outrageous, but there is…

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Fishing

In Dominica, sport fishing is a way of life, a means to earn a living; rarely do islanders head out to fish for fun.…

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Sailing & Boating

Although it may be the most challenging way to travel to Dominica, seasoned…

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Casinos

Dressing up for a night on the town, and heading over to a local casino to enjoy…

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Considered one of the top ten countries for snorkeling in the world, the crystal-clear waters of Dominica offer an incredible experience for novice and expert alike. Snorkeling…

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Landmarks

While most of the attractions worth viewing on Dominica are of the natural sort, there are a few buildings that vacationers…

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Bikes & Mopeds

With its captivating natural beauty and towering mountainous terrain, the island of Dominica has become a very popular…

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Attractions

Dominica remains one of the hidden gems of the Caribbean, a stunning example of diverse tropical wildlife and an eco-tourist's…

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Golf

Despite the popularity of golf, especially with Caribbean vacationers, not every country in the region has made space for…

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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. The island has three berths…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
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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…

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All Inclusive

Because of its sparse rocky beaches and its absence of luxurious amenities, Dominica remains one of the least-visited…

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Hotels

Most of the hotels and accommodations on Dominica cater to ecologically aware travelers and are of simple but charming…

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Villa Complexes

Dominica is not a destination for travelers looking for large, flashy all-inclusive resort complexes that offer every…

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Villa Rentals

In order to keep its status as the "Nature Isle," Dominica monitors the development of hotels very closely. Because of this, once private homes turned villas and rental…

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Eco Tourism

Dominica's wonderfully rich natural habitats and wildlife make the island an ideal destination for eco-conscious travelers.…

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Driving

Many visitors to Dominica and other locations in the Caribbean prefer to let local taxi and bus drivers navigate the…

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Learn About the Weather of Dominica

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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…

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Restaurants

Restaurants on Dominica represent a wide array of cuisines, from Asian to French and African. Locally…

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Food

While gastronomically inclined travelers may prefer the fine dining of Anguilla or neighboring…

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Dominica's wildness and unspoiled terrain entice many visitors to its natural sites and to its peace and quiet. The tranquility offered on this island makes it stand out compared to…

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The Economy of Dominica:

Dominica's economy has faced many changes in recent years

Since European settlers first landed on Dominica, agriculture has been the top economic pursuit on the island. Its rich soil made fertile planting grounds for many crops, especially…

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Planning Your Vacation on Dominica

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One of the major appeals of Dominica is the island's lush, undisturbed tropical landscape. Eco-tourists and nature-lovers can enjoy an invigorating hike through the wondrous woodlands…

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Getting Info

Although Dominica is one of the most preserved and unspoiled islands in the Caribbean, with world-class scuba diving,…

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Budgeting

Planning for your nature retreat on the island of Dominica means considering important financial aspects of your trip.…

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Best Time to Visit

Although traveling during Dominica's off season can mean significant savings, the threat of rain and Atlantic hurricanes…

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Making Decisions

Dominica's spectacular natural landscape and thriving wildlife makes the island a popular travel destination with…

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Booking

Now that you've decided to embark on an adventure to Dominica, it's time to make some important final decisions about your…

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Packing

As you plan for your trip to Dominica, be aware that packing your luggage properly can take time, and certainly takes a…

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Passports

Unlike many islands in the Caribbean, Dominica still remains untainted by the tourism industry, and the majority of…

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Customs

Customs and border protection services limit the types and quantities of goods that travelers may introduce to the country.…

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More than ever before, vacationers are planning dive trips to the island in order to see the wealth of underwater landscapes. Acknowledging the popularity of its watersports,…

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History of Dominica:

Throughout history Dominica has been home to many governments

Compared to many Caribbean islands, Dominica has an unusually peaceful history. Its small size and lack of gold to attract Europeans meant it was not a top priority for colonizers.…

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Events and festivals are always lively events, regardless of where they take place. The importance of attending one during your Dominica vacation is that you get to mingle with…

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Travel Fundamentals for Dominica

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While there is extensive travel information you can discover before visiting Dominica, etiquette and regional differences are essential topics to know before you go. Many of the…

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Electricity

With bountiful opportunities for hiking, scuba diving, and other excursions into the outdoors, travelers may not place…

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Clothing

Visitors on Dominica will need to pack their luggage full of clothing and attire that will allow them to dress appropriately…

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Currency

Luckily for travelers visiting from North America, Europe, and the United Kingdom, several forms of hard currency, in…

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Tipping constitutes a small but necessary part of a budget when traveling abroad. Not only does tipping show appreciation…

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Hours of Operation

While eco-tourism activities on the treasure island of Dominica are limited only by the daylight hours, other businesses…

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Telephones

Connecting with your home country by telephone should be no problem at all while visiting the island of Dominica. Travelers…

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Postal Services

While traveling to Dominica can be like traveling to another world and another time, many visitors may want to stay in…

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Almost all of Dominica's 290 square miles is forested land, making it one of the Caribbean's top destinations for nature-centered attractions. National parks, forest reserves, and…

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Dominica
Accommodations for Specific Interests

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Family Vacations

Choosing where to stay during your Dominica vacation is important, especially when you are traveling with family. Even…

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Dining Options

Eating in a beautiful setting can be one of the best parts of any trip to this region. Dominica offers so much diversity…

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Swimming Pools

Relaxing by the pool with a cool drink — it's one of the simple pleasures of vacationing. The pool is sometimes a nice…

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Nightlife Options

Dominica offers sunshine, amazing ocean views, and historical sites you can't miss, but at night you'll feel the atmosphere…

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Spas

From natural outdoor springs to luxury high-tech facilities, the possibilities for spa treatments on Dominica are extremely…

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Air Travel

Dominica is a beautifully untamed island that features some of the most rugged terrain and spectacular, abundant wildlife…

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Ferries

Some vacationers may wish to explore neighboring islands during their Dominica stay, even though the island is among the…

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Sailing & Boating

Although it may be the most challenging way to travel to Dominica, seasoned Caribbean sailors will tell you that using a…

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Best Time to Visit

Although traveling during Dominica's off season can mean significant savings, the threat of rain and Atlantic hurricanes…

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Accommodations
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Caribya! Star Ratings

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There are many types of accommodations in Dominica, but at this time we have not rated any properties with a ranking of 4.5 or 5 stars. To see all of…

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