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 great fit for visitors hoping to get some sun. Taking a breather by the pool is just the thing following a full day out 'n' about.

Positioned in Roseau Valley, in the same general area as downtown Roseau, Papillote Wilderness Retreat happily welcomes vacationers who are thinking about basing their vacation 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.

Considering ambience, style, and overall experience, Caribya! has given this lodge a three and a half star rating. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

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.

Visit this page to read our complete description about the kinds of recreational opportunities that Papillote Wilderness Retreat has to offer.


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.

Outside of the dining options on-location, vacationers hoping to find more culinary variety might also want to think about the region's other local dining establishments. Hungry guests will find a few solid places to eat within reach. It's helpful to find out if there are suitable options in the area, even though Papilote Wild Retreat does have dining of its own, including Papillote Rainforest Restaurant. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

Guest services here at Papillote Wilderness Retreat, including the one listed below, could prove pretty valuable during your stay on Dominica.

  • Meal Plan - MAP/Half-board


Guests will find numerous attractions located within a short distance of Papilote Wild Retreat. Some of the closest attractions are Spanny's Twin Falls and Soltoun Falls. If you want to have fun and relax at the same time, like many tourists who are eager to enjoy Dominica's sunshine, your vacation just wouldn't be the same without ample basking at the beach. Fortunately, Woodbridge Bay Beach is to be one of of the easiest beaches to access from the lodge.

One closeby area of interest from the lodge is Roseau. To get even more out of your stay, have yourself a side trip to a neighboring town to familiarize yourself with new sounds and sights.

To learn more about what else is near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Roseau Valley, Dominica



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