Papillote Wilderness Retreat

Located near the small village of Trafalgar and the Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Papillote Wilderness Retreat offers guests one of the premier eco-tourism experiences. The inn, which features ten acres of tropical gardens, takes advantage of the awe-inspiring natural environment Dominican Republic, all the while incorporating the comfort of a tropical vacation.

With quality facilities, Papilote Wild Retreat is a nice choice for visitors picturing themselves relaxing by the pool. Hanging out by the pool is just what the doctor ordered following an afternoon out 'n' about.

Located in Roseau Valley, in the same general area as downtown Roseau, Papillote Wilderness Retreat welcomes customers who are interested in staying in this neighborhood. It is east-northeast of the center of Roseau.


Each room at the Papillote guarantees that guests are treated to a tropical retreat. Each room is furnished with beds covered in locally-crafted quilts, fresh flowers from local gardens. Tiled floors and West Indian-inspired shutters complete the decor. For those that want to brag to friends back home, Papillote's high-speed wireless internet covers most of the grounds. Guests can rest easy knowing that comfort and local flavor can go together.

This lodge has received a rating of three and a half stars, when it comes to features on-site, amenities, and more.

Activities and Amenities

The Papillote spa utilizes the island's volcanic hot pools, which feed mineral water into the inn's four pools. Unlike any traditional spa, the pools are surrounded by statues and natural moss add to the unbelievable ambiance, providing a refreshing experience that you'll never forget. Complementing these hot pools is the freshwater river, fed by the L'lviere Seyo waterfall, offering yet another way to feel refreshed.

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Papillote's Rainforest Restaurant takes food -- and your experience -- seriously. A feast for the eyes as well as the stomach, the restaurant overlooks the Dominican's mountains and rivers. The chefs provide a "taste of la Dominicana" that truly lives up to the name - guests can be sure to enjoy the fruits and vegetables from the Inn's organic gardens, enjoy the freshly caught fish, prawns, and chickens prepared with the spices that so-famously characterize the region. All the while, guests can complement their meals with fresh fruit juices, local Kubuli beer, or the on-site Papillote rum punch.

Besides what's available on-location, those looking for more culinary variety might also consider some of the region's other nearby restaurants. Those staying at Papillote Wilderness Retreat will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants close-by. It might save you time to know the area's restaurant options, despite the fact that Papilote Wild Retreat offers some dining of its own, including Papillote Rainforest Restaurant. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

The services available to guests of this location, including the one named below, may be useful during your trip.

  • Meal Plan - MAP/Half-board


There are plenty of attractions close to Papilote Wild Retreat. Some of the closest attractions are Spanny's Twin Falls and Soltoun Falls. If you want to make the most of your vacation, like many tourists who are eager to enjoy Dominica's sunshine, your itinerary would be incomplete without plenty of time at the beach. Fortunately, Woodbridge Bay Beach is to be one of the closest beaches to the lodge.

Among the closest notable areas to the lodge is Roseau. To maximize what you see and learn during your trip, have a little side trip to a neighboring city to check out just what else Dominica has to offer.

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Contact Info

Location: Roseau Valley, Dominica



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