Anse Soldat

One of the several coves of the northern resort area, Anse Soldat is the beach of choice for everyone staying in that area.

Situated on the northern coast of the island of Dominica, 0.5 miles northwest of Anse Du Me, You might want whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. Anse Soldat stands out because it's perfect for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Most other beaches you'll come across on Dominica may be just as pretty, but tend to be more crowded since they're right in the thick of tourists' favorite hangouts.

Amenities and Ambiance

Bordered by two long peninsulas, the cove actually serves as a funnel, giving the beach some rough waters at times, and nice calm water at others. However, at all times you can expect to see beach-goers, swimmers, fishermen, and all other kinds of people enjoying their time here.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on Dominica's North coast. It is close to Indigo Art Gallery, which is one of the favorite local destinations.

Historical attractions like Fort Shirley provide the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Anse Soldat, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Dominica's past, without straying too far from the coastline. In fact, this shoreline is six miles to the west of this historical destination.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Soldat
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Indigo Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.9 WSW Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Borne to Penville Hiking Trail 3.2 WSW Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Penville to Capuchin Hiking Trail 3.7 NW Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Syndicate to Borne Hiking Trail 5.5 SW Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Capuchin to Cabrits National Park Hiking Trail 5.7 WNW Dominica

Cities and Towns

Anse Soldat is very close to Calibishie, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Not far away you'll find Calibishie, a city which is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the shore, Calibishie isn't far off, roughly two miles (three and a half kilometers).

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Anse Soldat is not near very many major hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Vacationers looking to find a hotel room near the beach shouldn't have a tough time, as there is no shortage of hotels to pick from in the area. Find the closest, most convenient lodging options by perusing what's listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Anse Soldat
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Comfort Cottages -- -- Cottages
Wind Blow Estate 1.6 mi. E Hotel
Bayview Lodges 2.0 mi. E Hotel
Veranda View 2.1 mi. E Guest house
Calibishie Lodges Hotel 2.5 mi. E Hotel
Jacoway Inn 2.6 mi. E B & B
Sea Cliff Cottages 3.1 mi. E Cottages
Calibishie Cove 3.2 mi. E Hotel
Heaven's Best Guesthouse 4.7 mi. W Guest house
Douglas Guesthouse 5.1 mi. W Guest house

Food

If you need to grab a bite to eat around midday, this beach has you covered, and you won't have to look too far away. One of the nearest places to eat is Domcan's Cafe. This restaurant offers both American and Caribbean dishes on the menu.

Nearby restaurants are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Anse Soldat
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Domcan's Cafe (767) 445-7794 American, Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
Atlantic View Restaurant (767) 277-0893 Creole Very Casual 1.8 mi. E
Warrow's Seaside Restaurant (767) 285-7100 Creole, Vegetarian -- 2.0 mi. E
Veranda View Restaurant (767) 445-8900 International -- 2.1 mi. E
Coral Reef Restaurant (767) 445-7432 Caribbean -- -- --
Bamboo Restaurant (767) 445-8537 Caribbean, International Informal 2.5 mi. E
Adaj Restaurant (767) 445-6535 -- -- -- --
Big Papas Restaurant (767) 445-6444 Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Brothers Restaurant (767) 445-3755 Chinese Very Casual -- --
Hai Rong Yuan Restaurant & Bar (767) 445-4756 -- -- -- --
Hong Kong Bar & Restaurant (767) 445-3232 -- -- -- --
Island Cafe (767) 445-4626 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, Anse Soldat is just one of many beaches you might like on Dominica.

Another location you may want to try is Anse du Mai, which is located a quarter mile away.

Maybe Anse Soldat is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, Dominica offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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