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.

The center of Capuchin is located a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) northeast of 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.

This beach is located toward the middle of Marigot, a quarter mile (a half kilometer) to the northwest of the center of Marigot.

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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.

Interested guests will 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.

Travel a little more than a mile (approximately two kilometers) to the north-northwest from the center of Dublanc to find this beach.

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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.

The center of Marigot is located one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) north-northwest of 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.

Interested guests can find this beach two miles (three and a half kilometers) north of the center of Colihaut.

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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.

This beach is located on the southern edge of Colihaut, 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.

If you're coming from the center of Salisbury, go a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) to the west to locate this beach.

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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.

This beach is only 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from Salisbury Beach.

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1 | Macoucherie Beach

Guests can find this beach within easy traveling distance from Mero, 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the center of Salisbury.

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.

Found on the southern outskirts of Mero, this beach is one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) 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.

Visitors can find this beach on the southern outskirts of Castle Bruce, only 0.5 miles (0.9 km) from the center of Castle Bruce.

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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.

The center of Mahaut is three miles (five kilometers) to the southeast of this beach.

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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 find 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.

From Rodney Rock Beach, go one and an eighth miles (a kilometer and a half) southeast to reach 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.

Go 1.7 miles (2.7 km) east from the center of Grand Fond to get to 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.

Interested guests can find this beach in the northeastern part of the neighborhood of Rosalie, north of Wavine Cyrique 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.

Found within traveling distance of Portsmouth, this beach is located approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) to the north of the center of Portsmouth.

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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.

Head south for three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers) from the center of Mahaut to reach this beach.

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1 | Bord L'Mer

Interested guests will find this beach approximately a mile and a half (approximately two and a half kilometers) to the 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.

This beach can be found only 0.5 miles (0.7 km) from 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.

Vacationers can find this beach two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the north-northwest of the center of Roseau.

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1 | Woodbridge Bay Beach

Although Woodbridge Bay Beach is one of the most convenient option if you're desperate to dip your toes in the warm Caribbean sea, you'll probably be happier if you venture farther out of town. This short stretch of shoreline is primarily of interest because it is right in Roseau; unfortunately, it doesn't have anything going for it beyond providing direct public access to the water right in town.

Dominica is north of this beach.

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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.

From Dominica, go south to reach this beach.

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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.

Make your way a mile (a kilometer and a half) southeast from the center of Delices to get to 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.

Go two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the 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.

Situated within easy traveling range from Roseau, this beach is located one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the 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.

This beach can be found within easy traveling range of Roseau, approximately two miles (approximately three and a half kilometers) north of the center of Scotts Head Village.

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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.

You will be able to find this beach on the southwestern edge of Soufriere, 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.

Situated within traveling range from Roseau, this beach is located east of the center of Berekua.

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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.

When you're coming from Berekua Beach, go a half mile (a kilometer) east-northeast to reach 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.

This beach is a mile and a half (two kilometers) to the southeast of the center of Penville.

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2 | Au Parc

Travelers will be able to find this beach within traveling distance of Calibishie, 0.3 miles (0.5 km) southeast of Au Tou.

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.

Go east for two and a half miles (four kilometers) from the center of Berekua to reach this beach.

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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.

Situated on the western edge of Scotts Head Village, this beach is located 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 is located on the western edge 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.

Visitors will be able to 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 situated within traveling range from Portsmouth, three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers) to the south of Douglas Bay.

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1 | Blenheim Beach

Travel a mile (a kilometer and a half) west-northwest from the center of Anse Du Me to reach this beach.

2 | Anse Soldat West

Vacationers can find this beach 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 within traveling distance from 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.

Travel a quarter mile (a half kilometer) to the east from Anse Soldat to get to this beach.

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5 | La Lai Beach

This beach is located a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Anse du Mai.

6 | Batibou Bay Beach

Vacationers can find this beach just 0.4 miles (0.7 km) 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.

From the center of Calibishie, go three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers) west-northwest to reach 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.

This beach is on the western outskirts of Calibishie, east-southeast of Hampstead 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.

Hodges Beach is a quarter mile (a half kilometer) west of 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.

This beach is only 0.5 miles (0.8 km) 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.

Guests can find this beach 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.

This beach is within traveling range from Calibishie, only 0.5 miles (0.9 km) southeast of 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.

Travel a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) southeast from Hodges Bay Beach to get to this 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.

Travelers will be able to find this beach only 0.4 miles (0.6 km) from 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.

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.

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

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2 | Sophia Bay Beach

From Walker's Rest Bay, go a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) southeast to get to this beach.

3 | Londonderry Bay Beach

This beach can be found a half mile (a kilometer) to the south-southeast of 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.

Go 2.4 miles (3.9 km) to the south-southwest from the center of Portsmouth to find this beach.

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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.

Situated within traveling range from Portsmouth, this beach is 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from Secret Beach.

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This map shows the location of 58 beaches on Dominica.

In order to get a more detailed view of a specific location, or to find out more about individual points shown on the map, explore the map by clicking on the colored map pins. Another option is to interact with the map using the following table. To do so, click on the colored map pin in the far left column, or you can click on the location description in the far right column.

Points of Interest Near Dominica
Click to Show Name (Click to Read Article) Area/Vicinity (Click to Show on Map)
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 1.2 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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