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 on the island of Dominica, 0.4 miles east of Berekua, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Though you couldn't go so far as to say Berekua Beach is secluded, you'll find that it gets a lot less visitors than many of Dominica's beaches. So though this is not the most quiet part of Dominica's coast, you'll be relatively undisturbed by rowdy beachgoers, should you decide to take a romantic stroll.

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 if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Berekua Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on Dominica's South coast; the area hosts attractions such as Waitukubuli Trail: Soufriere to Bellevue Chopin, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

To some, museums and beaches may seem an odd combination, but some visitors find that museums like Dominica Museum (located just a brief cab ride away) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a new way to experience Dominica's culture.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found 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

Berekua Beach is very close to Roseau, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Nearby, you'll find the city of Roseau, which is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the shore, Roseau isn't out of reach at six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Berekua Beach will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Vacationers hoping to find a room not far from Berekua Beach shouldn't find it very tough, as there is no shortage of hotels and resorts to choose from in the surrounding area. You'll find the closest hotel booking options by perusing those listed below.

Accommodations near Berekua Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Zandoli Inn 1.5 E Hotel
Exotica 1.9 N Lodge
Soufriere Springs Guesthouse 2.9 W Guest house

Food

Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to try an area restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, without straying too far from your current location. One of the nearest restaurants is Zandoli Dining Room. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and Fusion menu items. Visitors often rave about their chicken and seafood.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

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

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Berekua Beach on Dominica.

If the exciting vibe at Berekua Beach has you wanting more of the same, think about checking out Petite Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. You'll find it three miles to the east. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, Scotts Head North Beach may be a good choice. It is located a quick car or cab ride away.

Travelers may also want to consider Dubuc Beach, located a half mile away.

Of course, Dominica has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but a trip to Berekua Beach could end up a family favorite.

 

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