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. 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're staying nearby. There are advantages to visiting a beach that isn't overly lined with restaurants and beach bars; relatively untouched parts of the coast like Champagne might not be typical "beach scenes", but are nice and private.

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.

Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to order some food from one of the mobile vendors who are generally found here.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. 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

Attractions

This beach is positioned on Dominica's South coast; the area is home to other attractions such as Waitukubuli Trail: Soufriere to Bellevue Chopin, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you want to combine culture with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to Dominica Museum, a lovely museum found only a short taxi ride away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

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 in the Roseau area, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. The nearby town of Roseau is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the coast, Roseau is a quick trip away, maybe four miles (six and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Because the beach is located in a pretty popular tourist area, it is not typically much of a challenge to find just the right type of hotel nearby. For vacationers looking to get a place that's on or near the ocean, the following table lists the options closest 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

Food

Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you enjoy a meal at an area restaurant, where you can dive into Dominica's specialty dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the closest places to eat is Melvina's Champagne Bar and Restaurant. Specialties of Melvina's Champagne Bar and Restaurant include seafood.

The following table lists dining options near this beach.

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
Sugar Apple Cafe (767) 448-8839 Caribbean Informal -- --
Shakes -- -- -- 3.3 mi. N
All Nations Bar and Restaurant -- Creole, International Very Casual 3.3 mi. N

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Champagne.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Pointe Michel, found just a short distance away. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might like Petite Beach. It's found seven miles to the east.

Vacationers may also want to visit Soufriere Bay Beach, located one and a quarter miles to the southeast. Soufriere Bay Beach is ideal for vacationers who enjoy sightseeing and watersports.

Dominica has plenty to offer its visitors, and dropping by Champagne is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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