Roots Jungle Retreat

So far off the grid that there is no electricity available, Roots Jungle Retreat truly allows guests to get back to nature, refresh their minds, and let the peace and quiet dictate their getaway.

With a pretty good range of recreational options, visitors staying at this all-inclusive destination won't find a shortage of things to do. If you are planning for some special occasion, or if you're traveling as part of a group, this helpful lodging makes the process a bit less troublesome.

Located near the heart of the island of Dominica, 1.2 miles south west of Waraka, Roots Jungle Retreat, an all-inclusive property, is a great choice for travelers who are thinking about staying on this beautiful island. It is 2.5 miles south of the center of Marigot.


The accommodations at Roots is unique in that they were built by local Kalinago Indians of local materials expressly to replicate traditional Carib Kai Pai, a type of housing that has been used on the island for hundreds of years. Each unit was worked into the landscape in order to have the least affect on the surrounding environment. There is no electricity on property, but hot water and lights are made possible using 10 and 12 volt inverters.

In terms of overall merit, we have given this B & B a 3 star rating.

A list of the in-room features and amenities available for visitors at Roots Jungle Retreat is provided below.

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • King Bed
  • Terrace
  • Balcony

Contact the property to ensure you'll have particular amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

Located in the jungle of Dominica, guests often spend their days exploring the surrounding area by hiking, birding, and swimming in the river.

Roots features an Indian sweat hut which is used to detox the body before cooling off in the river that runs through the body.

RW: Families For adventurous families, Roots Jungle Retreat makes the perfect accommodation. And it's safe too: no nasty critters or dangerous animals. Click here to learn more.

The following list shows some other amenities:

  • Outdoor Parking
  • Sports Available
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

Just in case, don't hesitate to call with questions if you're looking forward to something in particular. To learn more information about the specific recreation and activities available at Roots Jungle Retreat, click here.


Head chef Nico was trained in Uraguay and Argentina and brings his unique cooking style to the table. each day begins with a hearty breakfast complimented by fresh juices, and dinner is made in an oven made of clay from the river.

Another importance matter to think about when booking your trip are the local dining options you can enjoy nearby. Visitors staying at Roots Jungle Retreat will discover a few solid places to eat within reach of these accommodations. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

Vacationers will find a couple of business amenities, so it's a safe bet for any stay, whether for pleasure, business, or both.

  • Group Friendly


Guests will encounter lots of attractions near Roots Jungle Retreat. The nearest include Spanny's Twin Falls and Soltoun Falls. If you hope to do a lot of relaxing, like most tourists who are eager to enjoy Dominica's sunshine, your itinerary would be incomplete without a few peaceful hours at the beach. You'll find Antrizle Beach just a short hike away from the B & B.

One closeby area of interest from the B & B is Marigot. For a fun way to fill your day, take a side trip to a nearby town to familiarize yourself with new sounds and sights.

For our in-depth discussion on what's located near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 1 Bamboo Road, Dominica

Phone: (767) 275-6000

Secondary Phone: (767) 265-3806



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