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.

Located on the southern coast of the island of Dominica, 0.4 miles east of Berekua, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. Families and groups of friends who decide to check out this beach will enjoy escaping the buzz of city life without missing an opportunity to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach

On the southside of the island, Berekua Beach is very accessible by car, just head right through the village of Berekua, enjoying the local scene, until you see the coast.

Amenities and Ambiance

Berekua Beach has a thin strip of gray sand lapped by clear, blue waters. It's a popular beach with the locals and is near a culturally authentic town.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on Dominica's South coast. Waitukubuli Trail: Soufriere to Bellevue Chopin is one of a number of local attractions.

If you want to mix a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to Dominica Museum. This museum is located a short cab ride away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Berekua Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Waitukubuli Trail: Soufriere to Bellevue Chopin Hiking Trail 2.1 W Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Bellevue Chopin to Wotten Waven Hiking Trail 2.9 NW Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Scotts Head to Soufriere Hiking Trail 4.0 WSW Dominica
Valley of Desolation Hiking Trail 5.4 N Dominica
Ras Greg Studio Art Gallery 5.9 NW Dominica

Cities and Towns

Nearby, you'll find the town of Roseau, which is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From Berekua Beach, Roseau is a car ride off, about six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but you may see guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Guests looking for a place to stay not far from the beach won't find it very difficult, as there is no shortage of hotels to pick from in the immediate vicinity. Find the closest hotel booking options by looking over those listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Berekua Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Zandoli Inn 1.5 mi. E Hotel
Exotica -- -- Lodge
Soufriere Springs Guesthouse 2.9 mi. W Guest house
Kai Woshe 4.1 mi. NE Guest house
Riversong Cottages 4.2 mi. NE Guest house
Anchorage Hotel and Dive Centre 5.2 mi. NW Hotel
Evergreen Hotel 5.3 mi. NW Hotel
Castle Comfort Lodge 5.3 mi. NW Guest house
Rainforest Shangri-La Resort -- -- Lodge
Rainforest Retreat -- -- Cottages

Food

Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Berekua Beach; you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest restaurants is Zandoli Dining Room. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and Fusion dishes on the menu. They are also known for their chicken and seafood.

Nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Berekua Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Zandoli Dining Room (767) 446-3161 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 1.5 mi. E
Rodney's Wellness Restaurant (767) 245-4725 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Tony's Eatery Bar Cafe (767) 440-3380 -- -- -- --
Sugar Apple Cafe (767) 448-8839 Caribbean Informal -- --
Melvina's Champagne Bar and Restaurant (767) 440-5480 Bar and grill Very Casual 4.1 mi. W
Chez Wen (767) 448-6668 Creole -- 4.1 mi. WSW
Roger's Bar and Restaurant (767) 448-7851 Creole Very Casual 4.2 mi. WSW
Jungle Pavilion Restaurant (767) 446-1789 Caribbean, Contemporary, Vegan Informal 4.2 mi. NE
Fish Pot -- -- Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Dominica has many nice beaches, so Berekua Beach is not your only option.

If the active mood at Berekua Beach is one of the features you love, consider also visiting Petite Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. It is located three miles to the east. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Scotts Head North Beach is an area which doesn't see as many crowds. It is located a brief car or taxi trip away.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Dubuc Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand on Dominica, but Berekua Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.

 

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