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.

Positioned on the southern edge of Castle Bruce, this beach is on the North East edge of Dominica. You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Castle Bruce Beach stands out because it's perfect for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Other nearby beaches on Dominica may be just as pretty, but tend to be busier because they're right around the corner from the area's major hotels and resorts.

How to Access The Beach

The easiest way to reach the beach is to drive and park at Castle Bruce and then just walk West to Castle Bruce Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Located just feet from the main residential area of Castle Bruce, the beach does maintain some privacy by a line of trees blocking the road.

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

Castle Bruce Beach brings visitors a calm and tranquil enclave, as the area surrounding the beach won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Castle Bruce Beach on Dominica's North East coast; it will be near other attractions like Waitukubuli Trail: Castle Bruce to Hatten Garden, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you're interested in combining a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Kalinago Cultural Village. It's not far from the shores at Castle Bruce Beach, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Castle Bruce Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Waitukubuli Trail: Castle Bruce to Hatten Garden Hiking Trail 1.4 N Dominica
Kalinago Cultural Village Museum 4.5 N Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Hatten Garden to First Camp Hiking Trail 6.0 N Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Pont Casse to Castle Bruce Hiking Trail 6.3 WSW Dominica
Museum of Rum Museum 6.4 S Dominica

Cities and Towns

Marigot is nearby and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the shore, Marigot is about seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Castle Bruce Beach is not near very many major hotels, but it's often visited by guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Since the beach is in a fairly popular vacation destination, it is not typically much of a challenge to find a hotel close-by that suits your needs. For guests hoping to book a place that's near the water, the table below shows the closest accommodations to Castle Bruce Beach.

Accommodations near Castle Bruce Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Domcan's Guest House 1.1 mi. N Guest house
Beau Rive 1.5 mi. N Lodge
Natural Vibes Farm Cottages 2.2 mi. N Lodge
Rosalie Bay Nature Resort 4.3 mi. S Cottages
Mermaid's Secret 4.3 mi. S Cottages
3 Rivers Eco Lodge 4.4 mi. S Lodge
Hiker's Retreat 4.5 mi. S Lodge
River Rush Retreat 4.7 mi. N Lodge
Roots Jungle Retreat 4.9 mi. NNW B & B
Serenity Lodges Dominica 5.1 mi. N Lodge


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to dine at an area restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest places to eat is Islet View Restaurant. This restaurant serves delicious Creole food.

The table below lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Castle Bruce Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Islet View Restaurant (767) 446-0370 Creole Very Casual 0.9 mi. N
Beau Rive Restaurant (767) 445-8992 Caribbean Informal 1.5 mi. N
Waitukubuli's Authentic Kitchen (767) 616-7704 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Zamaan Restaurant (767) 446-1010 Creole Fine Dining 4.3 mi. S
Breadnut Restaurant and Bar (767) 446-1886 Caribbean, Eclectic Very Casual 4.4 mi. S
The Banana Leaf Restaurant (767) 225-1038 American, Cajun, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Latin American Informal 4.5 mi. SW
Kalinago Village Cafe (767) 445-7979 Creole Very Casual 4.5 mi. N
Patrick's Restaurant And Bar -- -- -- 4.8 mi. SW
Shian's Restaurant And Bar -- -- -- 4.9 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Dominica besides Castle Bruce Beach.

You might also enjoy Sandy Bay Beach, situated just a cab ride away. Others might prefer Rosalie Bay Beach, which could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. It's found four miles to the south.

Another location you may want to try is Middle Bay, which is located a short taxi ride away.

There's plenty to see and do on Dominica, and Castle Bruce Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.