Map of Beaches in Dominica

1 | Marceau Bay

Marceau Bay is a small beach between the tiny locales of Clifton and Capuchin. The most impressive thing about this beach are the sunset views over the clear blue Caribbean water.

Go a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from the center of Capuchin to get to this beach.

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1 | Sandy Bay Beach

Located right within Marigot, Sandy Bay Beach is a small but popular beach for a quick cool-off.

Travel northwest for a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from the center of Marigot to find this beach.

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2 | Middle Bay

On Dominica's eastern shore, Middle Bay is a great beach. It is often populated by locals, enjoying cricket, picnics and warm waters.

You will be able to find this beach a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from Sandy Bay Beach.

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1 | West Ross Beach

This beach is very conveniently located if you're staying near Portsmouth and you'll be sure to enjoy some peace and quiet here.

Situated within easy traveling range from Portsmouth, this beach is a little more than a mile (approximately two kilometers) to the north-northwest of the center of Dublanc.

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1 | Antrizle Beach

On Dominica's eastern shore, Antrizle Beach is long and quiet. It's a known spot for a good swim, but there isn't great diving or snorkeling here.

Head one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the south-southeast from the center of Marigot to reach this beach.

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1 | Dublanc Beach

Dublanc Beach is the western coastal edge of the village of Dublanc. The shore is rocky and gray and the there is just a thin strip of coastline between the buildings and the sea.

The center of Colihaut is located two miles (three and a half kilometers) south of this beach.

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1 | Colihaut Beach

Colihaut Beach runs along the coastal edge of the town of Colihaut. It's a gray sand beach with smooth waters and its a great place to watch local fishermen head home as the sun sets over the light blue Caribbean sea.

You can find this beach a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from the center of Colihaut.

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1 | Salisbury Beach

Salisbury Beach has a somewhat rocky shoreline like most of Dominica's coast but it also has three separate coral reefs you can visit and one is right along the shore.

Interested visitors will be able to find this beach on the western edge of Salisbury, 0.5 miles (0.8 km) west of the center of Salisbury.

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2 | Batalie Beach

Right off a major highway but still secluded by a wall of trees, Batalie Beach is a great compromise of isolation and convenience.

Visitors will be able to find this beach on the northern outskirts of Salisbury, only 0.7 miles (1.2 km) north of Salisbury Beach.

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1 | Macoucherie Beach

Head less than a mile (a kilometer and a half) south-southeast from the center of Salisbury to find this beach.

2 | St. Joseph Beach

St Joseph Beach's draw is its great snorkeling and diving opportunities, it's much more isolated than nearby Mero Beach.

This beach is situated one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the southeast of Macoucherie Beach.

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1 | Castle Bruce Beach

A popular beach among locals, Castle Bruce Beach generally serves the people of the Castle Bruce area. However, the long coast makes it perfectly fine for some additional guests.

Go a short distance (about a kilometer) south from the center of Castle Bruce to find this beach.

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1 | Mero Beach

Mero Beach is a popular weekend spot for locals and visitors. The beach boasts warm, calm waters for swimming and offers a nice stretch of sand for sunbathing.

Situated within traveling range of Mero, this beach is located three miles (five kilometers) to the northwest of the center of Mahaut.

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2 | Rodney Rock Beach

A sandy strip of coastline on Dominica's edge, this beach is a nice spot to take a break if you're sightseeing along Dominica's western coast.

Make your way less than a mile (a kilometer and a half) southeast from Mero Beach to reach this beach.

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3 | Mahaut North Beach

Mahuat North Beach is part of a tiny coastal town, complete with brightly colored fishing boats and friendly locals. There's shade to be had on this beach and great views of the green hills that surround.

Make your way one and an eighth miles (a kilometer and a half) to the southeast from Rodney Rock Beach to find this beach.

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1 | Wavine Cyrique Beach

Tucked away between cliffs and forests, Wavine Cyrique Beach requires a hike and some luck to find it, making it absolutely shrouded in privacy.

From the center of Grand Fond, go approximately a mile and a half (approximately two and a half kilometers) to the east to locate this beach.

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2 | Rosalie Bay Beach

An Atlantic facing beach, Rosalie Bay often has a strong current, but there are shallow areas for wading. There are majestic views of the ocean here and you can enjoy them while you stretch out on the soft, wide stretch of sand this beach provides.

From Wavine Cyrique Beach, go a short distance (about three quarters of a kilometer) to the north to find this beach.

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1 | Toucari Beach

Like Champagne Beach, volcanic gases vent from the sea floor off Toucari Beach and create a wall of bubbles. This is an ideal spot for snorkeling or shallow diving.

Head 2.4 miles (3.8 km) north from the center of Portsmouth to find this beach.

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1 | Mahaut South Beach

The coastline of a tiny fishing village, this beach doesn't call to mind the white sand wonder that you think of when you imagine a day at the beach, but like most of Dominica's shoreline, it's draw is the beautiful view of the lush green mountains and the clean, endless ocean.

This beach is situated 0.8 miles (1.3 km) south of the center of Mahaut.

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1 | Bord L'Mer

This beach is situated approximately a mile and a half (approximately three kilometers) north of the center of La Plaine.

2 | La Plaine Beach

While La Plaine Beach may not be the most beautiful beach, it is awe inspiring. Tucked between misty cliffs set the stage for fantastic photographs and peaceful walks.

Visitors can find this beach within traveling range of Roseau, a short distance (about three quarters of a kilometer) to the south of Bord L'Mer.

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1 | Donkey Beach

Not your normal beach getaway, Donkey Beach is more suited for a quick excursion for those staying in the city than a day at the beach.

This beach is situated two miles (three and a half kilometers) north-northwest of the center of Roseau.

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1 | Woodbridge Bay Beach

If you're touring Roseau and you're desperate to take a dip in the warm Caribbean sea, then Woodbridge Bay Beach is your most convenient option.

Situated on the northern edge of Roseau, this beach is located 8.5 miles (13.6 km) south of Dominica.

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1 | Botanical Beach

This beach runs along the coastline of Dominica's capitol, Roseau. It's a great beach to watch boaters and cruise ships head to port.

Interested visitors can find this beach 9.8 miles (15.7 km) from Dominica.

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1 | Delices Beach

Delices Beach is on Dominica's eastern coast. It boasts beautiful mountain and ocean views and fantastic ocean sprays.

The center of Delices is located a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the northwest of this beach.

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1 | Pointe Michel

This beach is on the islands eastern side and is fairly popular with travelers and locals because it has soft sand and a good length of shallower water for wading and safe swimming.

Make your way 2.1 miles (3.3 km) northwest from the center of Soufriere to find this beach.

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1 | Petite Beach

Rocky and gray, Petite Beach is worth a visit mostly for the good sightseeing and to wade in the warm Caribbean waters.

This beach is within traveling range of Roseau, one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) east of the center of Fond St. Jean.

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1 | Champagne

The main attractions at Champagne Beach are the excellent opportunities for diving amd snorkeling. The Champagne reef is located just offshore, housing an array of vibrant sea life such as giant crabs and lobsters.

The center of Scotts Head Village is located approximately two miles (approximately three and a half kilometers) to the south of this beach.

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2 | Soufriere Bay Beach

Soufriere Bay is not popular for strolling barefoot on the beach but this rocky shoreline has some great snorkeling and scuba diving conditions in its turquoise waters.

This beach is situated one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the southeast of Champagne.

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1 | Berekua Beach

Berekua Beach is the coastline that runs alongside a culturally authentic village of the same name, where you can find dance, music and art which reflect the cultural heritage of Dominica. Flanked by mountain ranges ranges, there are a lot of interesting and visually stunning places to explore around this stretch of coast.

The center of Berekua is a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) to the west of this beach.

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2 | Dubuc Beach

On Dominica's south shore, Dubuc Beach features incredible mountain views and a long rocky beach. It's not ideal for swimming but simply soaking in the beauty of the scenery around you.

Make your way a half mile (a kilometer) east-northeast from Berekua Beach to find this beach.

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1 | Au Tou

A tiny cove set aside in a series of cliffs that tower above the shore, Au Tou is a fantastically exotic location that offers those visiting privacy from everything but the sea.

Visitors will find this beach on the eastern outskirts of the hamlet of Vieille Case, a mile and a half (two kilometers) southeast of the center of Penville.

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2 | Au Parc

Au Tou is a quarter mile (a half kilometer) to the northwest of this beach.

1 | Fond St Jean

There's a Caribbean authenticity to this locale, with a charming nearby fishing village. It's a great spot to stop and admire the ethereal natural surroundings of Dominica.

Found in Fond St. Jean, this beach is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the east of the center of Berekua.

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1 | Scotts Head Beach

There is a lot to do on this shoreline, but particularly diving and snorkeling are worth your visit. There are resident dolphin pods, excellent sightseeing, a lighthouse and great hotels and restaurants nearby.

Interested guests will find this beach on the western outskirts of Scotts Head Village, a short distance from the center of Scotts Head Village.

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2 | Scotts Head North Beach

Scott's Head North is a sandy strip on the western edge of Scott's Head Village. It's a nice place to picnic while visiting the village but it's real draw is great snorkeling.

This beach can be found on the western outskirts of Scotts Head Village, less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Scotts Head Beach.

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1 | Douglas Bay

This northern beach features a few spots of soft sand amid the rocky shore and calm waters for swimming. It's also a delight for snorkeling and it's near many other attractions, including the Cabritis National Park.

You will find this beach a little more than a mile (approximately two kilometers) north-northwest of the center of Portsmouth.

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2 | Purple Beach

On the north end of Prince Rupert Bay, just south of Cabrits National Park, Purple Beach is in a region well known for it's excellent diving and snorkeling. This beach is a popular weekend spot.

This beach is located within traveling distance from Portsmouth, less than a mile from Douglas Bay.

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1 | Blenheim Beach

Situated within easy traveling distance from Calibishie, this beach is located less than a mile away from the center of Anse Du Me.

2 | Anse Soldat West

You can find this beach within traveling range from Calibishie, a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from Blenheim Beach.

3 | 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.

This beach is located within traveling range of Calibishie, a quarter mile (a quarter kilometer) from Anse Soldat West.

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4 | Anse du Mai

Ideal for people looking to experience the locals' Dominica, Anse du Mai is is used mainly by local fishermen and the people living in the area. However, visitors are still welcome to visit and explore the area.

From Anse Soldat, go a quarter mile (a half kilometer) east to find this beach.

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5 | La Lai Beach

Interested guests will be able to find this beach a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Anse du Mai.

6 | Batibou Bay Beach

Situated within easy traveling distance of Calibishie, this beach is east-northeast of La Lai Bay Beach.

1 | Hampstead Beach

This is beach where you can relax, rest on the shore and suntan. Sometimes you can swim here, but beware rough waters.

Go three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers) to the west-northwest from the center of Calibishie to get to this beach.

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2 | Hodges Beach

The capes around this beach feature amazing sightseeing and bird watching. They are the main attractions of the area.

Hampstead Beach is a half mile (a kilometer) west-northwest of this beach.

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3 | Calibishie Beach

The main beach of the Calibishie area, Calibishie Beach is lined with villas, shops, and people ready to relax. All this creates a fun mix of the more tourist oriented beaches of the south, and the calm quiet beaches of the north; a great beach on its own and an even better compromise.

When coming from Hodges Beach, go a quarter mile (a half kilometer) to the east to locate this beach.

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1 | Black Sands Beach

It is not hard to see how Black Sands Beach got its name. Come take a look at one of the most famous beaches on the island.

Found within easy traveling distance of Calibishie, this beach is located a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) to the east of the center of Calibishie.

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2 | White Sands Beach

Located off the property of Pointe Baptiste, White Sands beach is one of the lighter colored beaches on Dominica. While it might not compete with the white shores of the Bahamas or other Caribbean islands, White Sands Beach is definitely a Caribbean beach fit for those looking for paradise.

Situated within traveling range from Calibishie, this beach is a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from Black Sands Beach.

3 | Hodges Bay Beach

A dark, natural beach surrounded by some of the best beaches on Dominica, it is understandable that Hodge's Bay Beach is one of the less popular. However, this makes Hodge's Bay Beach a quiet beach much less crowded than its neighbors.

Vacationers will be able to find this beach within traveling range of Calibishie, only 0.5 miles (0.9 km) from White Sands Beach.

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4 | L'Anse Tortue

L'Anse Tortue is one of Dominica's softest sand beaches. Swimming can be rough, but you can enjoy laying a towel right on the soft sand to sunbathe, or take a barefoot stroll.

This beach is located just 0.4 miles (0.7 km) southeast of Hodges Bay Beach.

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5 | L'Anse Noire

The views are incredible but the water is rough on L'Anse Noire Beach. There are adventurous people who snorkel and dive here, but be sure you're experienced if you're going to try it.

This beach is 0.4 miles (0.6 km) east of L'Anse Tortue.

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6 | Woodford Hill Bay

This beach boasts clear, warm waters and some good snorkeling spots. It's also safe to swim in and in possession of some of the island's softest sand.

When you're coming from L'Anse Noire, go a quarter mile (a half kilometer) east to reach this beach.

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1 | 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.

This beach is located within traveling range of Marigot, two and a half miles (four kilometers) northwest of the center of Marigot.

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2 | Sophia Bay Beach

Interested guests will find this beach a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Walker's Rest Bay.

3 | Londonderry Bay Beach

Vacationers will be able to find this beach just 0.6 miles (1.0 km) from Sophia Bay Beach.

1 | Secret Beach

On the edge of Prince Rupert Bay as you approach Portsmouth from the south is Dominica's Secret Beach. The ocean is clear and warm, with great spots for snorkeling and diving nearby.

This beach is located within traveling range of Portsmouth, approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) south-southwest of the center of Portsmouth.

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2 | Picard Beach

Adjacent to Ross University Medical School, Picard beach is just a little strip of shoreline south of Portsmouth where visitors or students take a quick dip.

If you're coming from Secret Beach, go three quarters of a mile (a kilometer) northeast to get to this beach.

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This map depicts the location of 58 beaches on Dominica.

In order to get a closer look at each part of the map, or to obtain details about individual places shown on the map, interact with the map by clicking on the colored dots. A second alternative is to use the following table to interact with the map. All you have to do is to click on the colored map dot shown in the far left column, or you can click on the location summary shown in the third column.

Points of Interest Near Dominica
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Anse Soldat 0.5 mi. Northwest of Central Anse Du Me
Anse Soldat West 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Anse Du Me
Anse du Mai 0.3 mi. Northwest of Central Anse Du Me
Antrizle Beach 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Marigot
Au Parc 1.7 mi. Southeast of Central Penville
Au Tou 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Penville
Batalie Beach 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Salisbury
Batibou Bay Beach 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central Anse Du Me
Berekua Beach 0.4 mi. East of Central Berekua
Black Sands Beach 0.5 mi. East of Central Calibishie
Blenheim Beach 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Anse Du Me
Bord L'Mer 1.8 mi. East of Central Grand Fond
Botanical Beach Downtown Roseau
Calibishie Beach 0.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Calibishie
Castle Bruce Beach 0.5 mi. South of Central Castle Bruce
Champagne 2.2 mi. North of Central Scotts Head Village
Colihaut Beach 0.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Colihaut
Delices Beach 1.0 mi. Southeast of Central Delices
Donkey Beach 2.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Roseau
Douglas Bay 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Portsmouth
Dublanc Beach 2.1 mi. North of Central Colihaut
Dubuc Beach 1.0 mi. East of Central Berekua
Fond St Jean 2.4 mi. East of Central Berekua
Hampstead Beach 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Calibishie
Hodges Bay Beach 1.1 mi. East of Central Calibishie
Hodges Beach 0.3 mi. West of Central Calibishie
L'Anse Noire 1.9 mi. East of Central Calibishie
L'Anse Tortue 1.5 mi. East of Central Calibishie
La Lai Bay Beach 1.8 mi. West of Central Calibishie
La Plaine Beach 1.3 mi. North of Central La Plaine
Londonderry Bay Beach 1.7 mi. Northwest of Central Marigot
Macoucherie Beach 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central Salisbury
Mahaut North Beach 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Mahaut
Mahaut South Beach 0.8 mi. South of Central Mahaut
Marceau Bay 0.2 mi. South West of Central Capuchin
Mero Beach 0.6 mi. South of Central St. Joseph
Middle Bay 0.3 mi. North of Central Marigot
Petite Beach 1.3 mi. East of Central Fond St. Jean
Picard Beach 1.8 mi. South of Central Portsmouth
Pointe Michel 2.1 mi. Northwest of Central Soufriere
Purple Beach 0.6 mi. Northwest of Central Portsmouth
Rodney Rock Beach 2.1 mi. Northwest of Central Mahaut
Rosalie Bay Beach 1.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Grand Fond
Salisbury Beach 0.5 mi. West of Central Salisbury
Sandy Bay Beach 0.3 mi. Northwest of Central Marigot
Scotts Head Beach 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Scotts Head Village
Scotts Head North Beach 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Scotts Head Village
Secret Beach 2.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Portsmouth
Sophia Bay Beach 2.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Marigot
Soufriere Bay Beach 1.3 mi. North of Central Scotts Head Village
St. Joseph Beach 2.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Salisbury
Toucari Beach 2.4 mi. North of Central Portsmouth
Walker's Rest Bay 2.0 mi. East-Southeast of Central Woodford Hill
Wavine Cyrique Beach 1.7 mi. East of Central Grand Fond
West Ross Beach 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Dublanc
White Sands Beach 0.7 mi. East of Central Calibishie
Woodbridge Bay Beach 1.2 mi. North of Downtown Roseau
Woodford Hill Bay 2.1 mi. East of Central Calibishie

 

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