There's a Caribbean authenticity to this locale, with a charming nearby fishing village. It's a great spot to stop and admire the ethereal natural surroundings of Dominica.
Situated near the heart of Fond St. Jean, 2.4 miles east of Berekua, this beach is on the South coast of Dominica. You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. The surrounding region is not overflowing with tourists, but that doesn't mean you won't find a fair amount of excitements at this beach.
Getting to Fond St. Jean should be no trouble by car. Follow Petite Savanne Road east along the coast from Berekua.
Just east of Great Bay, this rocky coastline flanks the town of Fond St. Jean and the waters here are often very calm. The best activity here is sightseeing as views of the jagged mountains are spectacular and the water is crystalline blue. There's also authenticity to this locale, with a charming nearby fishing village.
Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.
Fond St Jean offers those who visit an idyllic and serene haven, especially since the region surrounding the beach is far from urbanized.
This beach is positioned on Dominica's South coast. It's located near, which is one of a few local attractions.
If you're interested in combining a little culture with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Museum of Rum. It's located relatively close to Fond St Jean, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.
If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.
Nearby, you'll find the town of Roseau, which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the coast, Roseau is a car ride off, about eight miles (13 kilometers) away.
The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it can attract guests from smaller accommodations in the area.
Beach-goers seeking a place to stay near the beach won't find it very tough, as there are plenty of hotels to choose from in the immediate vicinity. You will find the closest and most convenient hotel booking options by perusing those shown in the table below.
|Zandoli Inn||0.5 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Kai Woshe||2.5 mi.||NE||Guest house|
|2.7 mi.||NE||Guest house|
|4.9 mi.||W||Guest house|
|Rainforest Shangri-La Resort||--||--||Lodge|
|Anchorage Hotel and Dive Centre||6.8 mi.||WNW||Hotel|
|Evergreen Hotel||6.8 mi.||WNW||Hotel|
|Castle Comfort Lodge||6.9 mi.||WNW||Guest house|
|Ophelia Guest House||6.9 mi.||NW||Guest house|
Though there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you are prepared to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is Zandoli Dining Room, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.
The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.
|Zandoli Dining Room||(767) 446-3161||Caribbean, Fusion||Informal||0.5 mi.||W|
|Jungle Pavilion Restaurant||(767) 446-1789||Caribbean, Contemporary, Vegan||Informal||2.6 mi.||NE|
Fond St Jean isn't the only beach worth checking out on Dominica.
You may also enjoy Dubuc Beach, located only a short distance away.
Maybe Fond St Jean is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.
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