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 vacationers picturing themselves hanging out by the pool. Taking a breather by the pool is just what the doctor ordered following an afternoon enjoying the area.

Positioned in Roseau Valley, near downtown Roseau, Papillote Wilderness Retreat offers a warm welcome to visitors who are thinking about lodging in this neighborhood. It's 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.

In terms of quality, we've rated this lodge a three and a half star rating.

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.

To learn more information about the specific recreational opportunities that Papillote Wilderness Retreat has to offer, click here.


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 what is available on-site, guests looking to find extra culinary diversity should also consider some of the area's other local eateries. Those staying at Papillote Wilderness Retreat will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants nearby. It can be helpful to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, 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

Services at this property, including the one below, could prove pretty valuable during your stay on Dominica.

  • Meal Plan - MAP/Half-board


You will find lots of attractions located within a short distance of Papilote Wild Retreat. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Spanny's Twin Falls and Soltoun Falls. If you and your family are like many travelers who come to enjoy Dominica's coast, your vacation would be incomplete without plenty of time at the beach. You'll find Woodbridge Bay Beach to be one of those closest places to access the shore from the lodge.

Among the closest notable areas to the lodge is Roseau. To get even more out of your stay, take a day to travel to some of the nearest towns to gain some perspective on the country.

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Contact Info

Location: Roseau Valley, Dominica



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