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.

Located on the island of Dominica, 2.1 miles northwest of Mahaut, Rodney Rock Beach is on the South West coast of the island, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying nearby. Dominica's beaches are pretty busy for the most part, but Rodney Rock Beach is a little bit further from the crowds, making it just the right spot for vacationers who don't want to wander too far away, but would rather avoid the most hectic parts of town.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site.

Rodney Rock Beach brings visitors a calm and relaxing enclave, especially since the surrounding region won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on Dominica's South West coast. It's located near Old Mill Cultural Centre, which is one of a few popular spots in the area.

If you want more information on the history of Dominica, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Barracoon Building, which is one of the closest places of historical significance in the vicinity of Rodney Rock Beach.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, 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

Mero is the closest city to Rodney Rock Beach. It is certainly not a bustling region, but it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for those wishing to get a better feel for the area.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time of day to how full the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it's often visited by guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Because this beach is located in a pretty popular vacation destination, it typically isn't all that tough to find a hotel nearby that suits your needs. If you and your group are hoping to book a place that's near the beach, the table below lists the options closest 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
Stonedge Safari Lodge 4.6 mi. NNW Hostel
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


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Rodney Rock Beach; there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest restaurants is L&O Restaurant. This restaurant serves Creole food.

The following table provides a list of dining options located 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
Stonedge Lodge Restaurant (767) 277-3607 International -- 4.6 mi. NNW
Lobster Palace (767) 446-6522 Belgian, Caribbean, Creole Informal 4.8 mi. NNW

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Dominica besides Rodney Rock Beach.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Mero Beach, which is located only a short distance away. Plan to visit Mero Beach on your next family vacation to Dominica.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand on Dominica, but Rodney Rock Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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