Salisbury Beach has a somewhat rocky shoreline like most of Dominica's coast but it also has three separate coral reefs you can visit and one is right along the shore.
Situated in the western outskirts of Salisbury, Salisbury Beach is on the West coast of Dominica. You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. For a change from the usual crowded beach spots, you should consider going off the beaten path to Salisbury Beach.
This beach is between Portsmouth and Roseau and is a very easily accessed beach. Just take Leblanc Highway until you reach the tiny village of Baroui. This beach flanks it's western edge.
On Dominica's western side, this is one beach in a long stretch of beaches popular for it's coral reefs. Plenty of underwater fauna can be seen here in these clear blue waters.
Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.
This beach is positioned on the West coast of Dominica. It's located near, which is one of a number of popular spots in the area.
If you want to combine some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Old Mill Cultural Centre, one of the closest museums, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.
Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.
is the closest town and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the coast, Salisbury is just up the road, maybe a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer).
The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.
Beach-goers will find a pretty nice assortment of lodging options to choose from near Salisbury Beach. The most convenient of which can be seen below.
|Stonedge Safari Lodge||0.3||NW||Hostel|
|Sunset Bay Club Hotel||0.6||N||Resort|
|Tamarind Tree Hotel and Restaurant||1.1||SE||Hotel|
If you visit the beach around lunchtime this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. One of the closest restaurants is. The restaurant serves International cuisine. Visitors often rave about their crepes. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a little ways away.
Nearby restaurants are shown below.
|(767) 277-3607||International||--||0.3 mi.||NW|
|Lobster Palace||(767) 446-6522||Belgian, Caribbean, Creole||Informal||0.6 mi.||N|
|(767) 449-6575||Creole, French||Very Casual||0.9 mi.||SE|
|Tamarind Tree Restaurant||(767) 449-7395||Creole, International||--||1.1 mi.||SE|
|(767) 449-6676||Caribbean||--||2.3 mi.||SE|
|Romance Cafe||(767) 449-7922||French||Very Casual||3.5 mi.||SSE|
|(767) 449-7922||International||--||3.5 mi.||SSE|
|Riverstone Bar and Grill||(767) 449-3713||Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
|Ponderosa Tavern||(767) 245-6177||Caribbean, International||Very Casual||4.2 mi.||N|
Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Salisbury Beach.
Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Colihaut Beach, found a short taxi ride away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, Batalie Beach may be just what you're looking for. It's located three quarters of a mile to the north.
You might also want to visit St. Joseph Beach, located two and a half miles to the southeast.
While Dominica has many alluring attractions, visiting Salisbury Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time on Dominica even more memorable.
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