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 easy access to a fairly wide variety of outdoor opportunities, visitors choosing this all-inclusive destination shouldn't find the area lacking in interesting activities. If you're trying to organize for a special occasion, or if you're coming with a group, this hospitable lodging can make the process a bit less worrisome.

Located on the island of Dominica, 1.2 miles south west of Waraka, Roots Jungle Retreat, an all-inclusive complex, welcomes customers who are interested in basing their vacation on this beautiful island. From this accommodation, the center of Marigot is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the north.


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.

Considering ambience, style, and overall experience, Caribya! has awarded this B & B a 3 star rating. Learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Look below for this location's in-room amenities.

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • King Bed
  • Terrace
  • Balcony

Be sure to call ahead if your party will require any specific amenity, if it's a high priority for 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 for more information.

The following list gives some other amenities at this property:

  • Outdoor Parking
  • Sports Available
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

Since the specifics tend to change, it's suggested that you call the front desk if you're interested in something in particular. To see our in-depth discussion about the activities and recreation opportunities offered 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.

The availability of quick eats and fine dining is always a concern when picking a place to stay on Dominica. Guests here will discover a few solid places to eat within reach of these accommodations. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Visitors staying here will find a few business amenities, making it a well-equipped option for any visit, whether it's for business or pleasure.

  • Group Friendly


You will notice many interesting sites and attractions situated near Roots Jungle Retreat. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Spanny's Twin Falls, Soltoun Falls, and Waitukubuli Trail: Pont Casse to Castle Bruce. If you want to make the most of your vacation, like many tourists who visit this area, your vacation just wouldn't be the same without a few hours at the beach. Fortunately, Antrizle Beach is just a quick interval off from the B & B.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the B & B is Marigot. To maximize what you see and learn during your trip, take a day to travel to a neighboring city and perhaps some famous points of interest.

To see more about what's in the area of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 1 Bamboo Road, Dominica

Phone: (767) 275-6000

Secondary Phone: (767) 265-3806



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