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. Other fascinating aquatic life like seahorses and frogfish are also prevelant in these waters.

Situated on the island of Dominica, near Scotts Head Village, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just a pleasant attraction, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches on Dominica. While Champagne may be a little more trouble to reach, it's a pleasure to find an undisturbed plot of sand like this one.

How to Access The Beach

It is not difficult to get to this beach. It's off of Loubiere Road, which runs south along the western coast out of Roseau, where it's called Victoria St.

Amenities and Ambiance

Champagne Beach is full of sunshine and great spots for snorkeling and scuba diving. But take heed, this beach isn't ideal for a barefoot stroll because of the small pebbles scattered along this volcanic shore. Palm trees hide this beach from the nearby road.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option. On some days, it may be possible to buy food from one of the local vendors who are generally found here.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Champagne Beach is located in SoufriaA(c)re, and is a unique bubbling beach with a diverse and captivating marine park, as well as a whale watching area.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Champagne is on Dominica's South coast. It is near some interesting sites like Waitukubuli Trail: Soufriere to Bellevue Chopin, which is one of a number of attractions in the area.

If you want to mix culture with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Dominica Museum. This museum is located easily within taxi range, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available on Dominica. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Champagne
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Waitukubuli Trail: Soufriere to Bellevue Chopin Hiking Trail 2.0 mi. E Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Scotts Head to Soufriere Hiking Trail 2.2 mi. S Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Bellevue Chopin to Wotten Waven Hiking Trail 2.5 mi. NE Dominica
Ras Greg Studio Art Gallery 3.3 mi. N Dominica
Anglican Cemetery Historical Site 3.5 mi. N Dominica
Talipot Gallery Art Gallery 3.5 mi. N Dominica
Government Cemetery Historical Site 3.6 mi. N Dominica
St. George's Anglican Church Historical Site 3.6 mi. N Dominica
The State House Historical Site 3.6 mi. N Dominica
Government House Historical Site 3.6 mi. N Dominica
Dominica Tourist Information Center Tourist Information Service 3.6 mi. N Dominica
Dominica Museum Museum 3.7 mi. N Dominica

Cities and Towns

Champagne is close to Roseau, so walking the city is a definite option. Roseau is the closest city and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the coast, Roseau is a fairly short distance away, about four miles (six and a half kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may see guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Since this beach is located in a pretty popular tourist destination, it typically isn't a great challenge to find a hotel nearby that suits your needs. If you and your party are wanting to find a place that's on or near the water, the table below shows the closest accommodation options to Champagne.

Accommodations near Champagne
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Soufriere Springs Guesthouse 1.3 mi. SE Guest house
Anchorage Hotel and Dive Centre 2.8 mi. N Hotel
Castle Comfort Lodge 2.8 mi. N Guest house
Evergreen Hotel 2.8 mi. N Hotel
Fort Young Hotel 3.6 mi. N Hotel
Garraway Hotel 3.6 mi. N Hotel
La Flamboyant 3.7 mi. N Hotel
Bon Mache -- -- Guest house
Sutton Place Hotel 3.8 mi. N Hotel
Madinina Lodgings 3.9 mi. N Guest house


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Champagne; there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the closest places to eat is Melvina's Champagne Bar and Restaurant. Melvina's Champagne Bar and Restaurant is famous for their seafood.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Champagne
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Melvina's Champagne Bar and Restaurant (767) 440-5480 Bar and grill Very Casual 0.1 mi. N
Fish Pot -- -- Very Casual -- --
Rodney's Wellness Restaurant (767) 245-4725 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Tony's Eatery Bar Cafe (767) 440-3380 -- -- -- --
Chez Wen (767) 448-6668 Creole -- 2.3 mi. S
Roger's Bar and Restaurant (767) 448-7851 Creole Very Casual 2.3 mi. S
Zam Zam Cafe (767) 440-7969 International, Mexican Very Casual 2.7 mi. N
Ocean Terrace (767) 448-2638 Creole, International Informal 2.8 mi. N
Sea Surge Restaurant & Bar (767) 448-3288 Caribbean, Contemporary Fine Dining 2.8 mi. N
Westport Tavern (767) 276-9513 Caribbean Very Casual 3.0 mi. N
Sugar Apple Cafe (767) 448-8839 Caribbean Informal -- --
Shakes -- -- -- 3.3 mi. N

Other Beaches

Champagne isn't the only beach worth checking out on Dominica.

You might also enjoy Pointe Michel, located only a short distance away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Petite Beach, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from other popular destinations. It's found seven miles to the east.

You may also enjoy Soufriere Bay Beach, which is located within a short distance. Soufriere Bay Beach is ideal for vacationers who enjoy sightseeing and watersports.

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


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