Scotts Head North Beach

Scott's Head North is a sandy strip on the western edge of Scott's Head Village. It's a nice place to picnic while visiting the village but it's real draw is great snorkeling.

Located on the western outskirts of Scotts Head Village, Scotts Head North Beach is on the South coast of Dominica. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. Although you'll make many choices while on vacation, choosing a suitable beach may be one of the more important things you do. Before you arrive, consider some of Dominica's most interesting options, like Scotts Head North Beach.

How to Access The Beach
The main coastal road runs south to this beach and the adjacent village. This is a popular spot for tourists on the island because of the great snorkeling and diving and so tourists are catered to here.

Amenities and Ambiance

A small sandy beach, this beach is near great dining and you can often see dolphins in the water.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on Dominica's South coast; this area boasts other attractions such as Waitukubuli Trail: Scotts Head to Soufriere, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you want more information on the history of Dominica, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Anglican Cemetery, which is six miles away.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run low on things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Scotts Head North Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Waitukubuli Trail: Scotts Head to Soufriere Hiking Trail 0.2 ENE Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Soufriere to Bellevue Chopin Hiking Trail 2.4 NE Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Bellevue Chopin to Wotten Waven Hiking Trail 4.2 NNE Dominica
Ras Greg Studio Art Gallery 5.6 N Dominica
Anglican Cemetery Historical Site 5.8 N Dominica

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Roseau is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From Scotts Head North Beach, Roseau is a car ride off, about six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Scotts Head North Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may see guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Visitors trying to find a place to stay near Scotts Head North Beach won't find it very tough, as there are lots of resorts and hotels to pick from nearby. You can find the closest, most convenient booking options by viewing those shown in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Scotts Head North Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Soufriere Springs Guesthouse 1.8 NNE Guest house
Anchorage Hotel and Dive Centre 5.0 N Hotel
Castle Comfort Lodge 5.1 N Guest house


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you visit a local restaurant, where you can dive into Dominica's specialty dishes, without having to stray too far. Roger's Bar and Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant offers a menu of Creole food. They are also known for serving seafood.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Scotts Head North Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Roger's Bar and Restaurant (767) 448-7851 Creole Very Casual 0.1 mi. ENE
Chez Wen (767) 448-6668 Creole -- 0.1 mi. ENE
Rodney's Wellness Restaurant (767) 245-4725 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Tony's Eatery Bar Cafe (767) 440-3380 -- -- -- --
Melvina's Champagne Bar and Restaurant (767) 440-5480 Bar and grill Very Casual 2.4 mi. N
Fish Pot -- -- Very Casual -- --
Zam Zam Cafe (767) 440-7969 International, Mexican Very Casual 4.9 mi. N

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Dominica, so Scotts Head North Beach is not your only option.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Scotts Head North Beach has you wanting more of the same, think about also visiting Champagne, another location where you'll find fun and action. It is located two and a half miles to the north. The shores of Champagne Beach may be rocky, but its seas are calm and full of amazing marine life just waiting for you to explore. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Scotts Head Beach could be a good option for you. You'll find it only a short distance away.

You may also want to consider Soufriere Bay Beach, which is located within a couple of miles. Soufriere Bay Beach is ideal for vacationers who enjoy sightseeing and watersports.

Dominica has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, so visiting Scotts Head North Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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