Rodney Rock Beach

A sandy strip of coastline on Dominica's edge, this beach is a nice spot to take a break if you're sightseeing along Dominica's western coast.

Situated near the heart of the island of Dominica, 2.1 miles northwest of Mahaut, Rodney Rock Beach is on the South West edge of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you are not staying very close. Those planning on making a stop at this beach will be able to escape the city's bustle without missing the chance to do a little people watching.

How to Access The Beach
Rodney Rock Beach is visible from the main road, Leblanc Highway. It's north of Roseau and south of Portsmouth, the two biggest towns on the island.

Amenities and Ambiance

A small beach outlining a coastal town, the water here is crystal clear and calm and the sand is rocky and gray. There isn't a lot of activity on this beach but it's a nice spot for sunset views.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available.

If you go for shores that grant an idyllic haven, then you will want to try Rodney Rock Beach; it is back in a more rural section of Dominica.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on Dominica's South West coast. Old Mill Cultural Centre is one of a number of favorite destinations in the area.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Dominica, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. For instance, nearby is Barracoon Building, which is one of the closest places of historical significance in the area surrounding Rodney Rock Beach.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Rodney Rock Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Old Mill Cultural Centre Museum 4.2 SSE Dominica
Tiffany's Art Gallery Art Gallery 4.4 SSE Dominica
Atrium Valley Studio Art Gallery 4.5 SE Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Pont Casse to Castle Bruce Hiking Trail 5.1 E Dominica
Everybody's Art Gallery Art Gallery 6.3 SSE Dominica

Cities and Towns

The closest city to Rodney Rock Beach is Mero, which is certainly not a bustling region, but it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for visitors looking to check out the local scene.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may see visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Since this beach is in a pretty popular vacation spot, it is not typically all that tough to find the type of hotel you're looking for nearby. If you and your party are looking to find a place that's on or near the beach, the table below shows the closest options to Rodney Rock Beach.

Accommodations near Rodney Rock Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
L&O Guest House 1.9 mi. SE Guest house
Rachelle's Retreat 2.3 mi. NNW Guest house
The Tamarind Tree Hotel and Restaurant 3.2 mi. NNW Hotel
Crescent Moon Cabins 3.7 mi. SE Lodge
Sunset Bay Club Hotel 4.8 mi. NNW Resort
Home from Home 6.1 mi. SSE Hotel
St. James Guesthouse 6.2 mi. S Guest house
Narakiels Inn 6.2 mi. S Guest house
Roseau Valley Hotel -- -- Hotel
Madinina Lodgings 6.4 mi. S Guest house


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is L&O Restaurant. The restaurant has Creole cuisine.

The table below lists places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Rodney Rock Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
L&O Restaurant (767) 449-1357 Creole Very Casual -- --
Green House Sports Bar And Grill (767) 449-7223 -- -- 2.1 mi. NNW
Romance Cafe (767) 449-7922 French Very Casual 2.1 mi. NNW
Double House Restaurant And Bar (767) 449-7873 -- -- 2.2 mi. NNW
Tamarind Tree Restaurant (767) 449-7395 Creole, International -- 3.2 mi. NNW
Mam's Restaurant & Bar (767) 449-0892 -- -- 3.3 mi. SSE
Chez La Doudou Cafe (767) 449-6575 Creole, French Very Casual 3.5 mi. NNW
Lobster Palace (767) 446-6522 Belgian, Caribbean, Creole Informal 4.8 mi. NNW

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Rodney Rock Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on Dominica.

Vacationers may also want to visit Mero Beach, which is located less than a mile away. Plan to visit Mero Beach on your next family vacation to Dominica.

You may find that Rodney Rock Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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