The coastline of a tiny fishing village, this beach doesn't call to mind the white sand wonder that you think of when you imagine a day at the beach, but like most of Dominica's shoreline, it's draw is the beautiful view of the lush green mountains and the clean, endless ocean.
Situated near the heart of the island of Dominica, 0.8 miles south of Mahaut, Mahaut South Beach is on the South West coast of the island, You might want to drop by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. The area surrounding the beach is not very crowded, but that doesn't mean you won't find a fair amount of excitements at this beach.
This beach is right along the coastal road that runs the length of Dominica's western edge. It's just south of the village of Mahaut and north of Massacre.
This beach is gray and rocky like most of the beaches on this island. There are some trees near the shore for shade and the water is usually very calm.
Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.
You'll find this beach on the South West coast of Dominica. Old Mill Cultural Centre is one of the area's attractions.
Historical attractions like Jean Rhys House offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Mahaut South Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Dominica's past, without having to leave the coast.
Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.
|Old Mill Cultural Centre||Museum||1.5 mi.||S||Dominica|
|Art Gallery||1.8 mi.||S||Dominica|
|Art Gallery||2.1 mi.||E||Dominica|
|Amusement/Theme Park||3.4 mi.||NW||Dominica|
|Art Gallery||3.6 mi.||S||Dominica|
|Jean Rhys House||Historical Site||3.8 mi.||S||Dominica|
|Barracoon Building||Historical Site||3.8 mi.||S||Dominica|
|Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center||3.9 mi.||S||Dominica|
|Ellingworth Moses Studio||Art Gallery||3.9 mi.||S||Dominica|
|St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral||Historical Site||3.9 mi.||S||Dominica|
|Historical Site||3.9 mi.||S||Dominica|
|Cathedral of Our Lady of Fair Haven||Historical Site||4.0 mi.||S||Dominica|
Mahaut South Beach is in the Roseau area, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. The closest town is Roseau, which is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the beach, Roseau is just up the road, about three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).
The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. Mahaut South Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.
Those looking to find a hotel room not far from the beach won't have a difficult time, as there are plenty of accommodations to choose from in the immediate vicinity. You can find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by viewing what's listed below.
|L&O Guest House||0.9 mi.||N||Guest house|
|Crescent Moon Cabins||1.7 mi.||E||Lodge|
|Hummingbird Inn||2.3 mi.||S||Lodge|
|Roseau Valley Hotel||--||--||Hotel|
|St. James Guesthouse||3.5 mi.||S||Guest house|
|Narakiels Inn||3.6 mi.||S||Guest house|
|Ophelia Guest House||3.7 mi.||SE||Guest house|
|3.8 mi.||S||Guest house|
When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, this beach has you covered, and you don't have to go far from these sands. One of the nearest places to eat is.
A few nearby dining options are listed in the following table.
|(767) 449-0892||--||--||0.5 mi.||S|
|(767) 449-1357||Creole||Very Casual||--||--|
|(767) 440-4837||Creole, International||--||3.5 mi.||S|
|Ruins Rock Cafe||(767) 440-5483||Eclectic||Very Casual||--||--|
|Riverstone Bar and Grill||(767) 449-3713||Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
|(767) 449-7922||International||--||3.6 mi.||NW|
|Romance Cafe||(767) 449-7922||French||Very Casual||3.6 mi.||NW|
|(767) 440-4768||Italian||--||3.7 mi.||S|
|(767) 449-8176||Vegetarian||--||3.7 mi.||SSE|
|(767) 448-4598||Italian||--||3.7 mi.||S|
|--||Creole, Vegan||--||3.8 mi.||S|
|Perky's Pizza Roseau||(767) 448-1628||International||Very Casual||3.8 mi.||S|
Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Dominica, so if Mahaut South Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.
Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Mahaut North Beach, which is located a mile and a half away.
Dominica has so much to offer, so visiting Mahaut South Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.
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