St Joseph Beach's draw is its great snorkeling and diving opportunities, it's much more isolated than nearby Mero Beach.
Located in the southern outskirts of Mero, St. Joseph Beach is on the West coast of Dominica. You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying very close. Although there are a lot of choices to be made 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 St. Joseph Beach.
If you're driving on the main coastal road, you'll see this beach from the road when you're just north of St. Joseph. It's not likely to be populated because of its close proximity to more developed beaches.
Adjacent to the tiny town of St Joseph, this beach is a rocky shoreline with beautiful offshore reefs. This beach offers little shade but it does have a small patch of not too rocky gray sand.
Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.
You'll find this beach on Dominica's West coast. It's located near, which is one of a few attractions close-by.
Historical attractions such as Barracoon Building offer a wonderful compliment to the scenery of St. Joseph Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Dominica, without having to go too far from the beach.
There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.
|Old Mill Cultural Centre||Museum||6.0||SSE||Dominica|
St. Joseph Beach is close to, so exploring the city is a convenient option. The closest town to St. Joseph Beach is Mero, which is a fairly rural area, but it will be a nice day out for visitors who want to see more of the area.
The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can appeal to guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.
Since the beach is located in a pretty popular tourist destination, it is not typically very difficult to find exactly the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. For guests wanting to book a place that's near the ocean, the table that follows shows the options closest to St. Joseph Beach.
|Rachelle's Retreat||0.4 mi.||NNW||Guest house|
|Tamarind Tree Hotel and Restaurant||1.3 mi.||NNW||Hotel|
|Stonedge Safari Lodge||2.7 mi.||NW||Hostel|
|Sunset Bay Club Hotel||3.0 mi.||NNW||Resort|
|L&O Guest House||3.7 mi.||SE||Guest house|
|Crescent Moon Cabins||5.3 mi.||SE||Lodge|
|Hummingbird Inn||6.7 mi.||SSE||Lodge|
|St. James Guesthouse||8.0 mi.||SSE||Guest house|
|Narakiels Inn||8.1 mi.||SSE||Guest house|
A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you eat at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Dominica's specialty dishes, without having to go far. One of the nearest restaurants is.
The following table provides a list of places to eat near this beach.
|(767) 449-6676||Caribbean||--||0.6 mi.||NE|
|Romance Cafe||(767) 449-7922||French||Very Casual||1.1 mi.||S|
|(767) 449-7922||International||--||1.1 mi.||S|
|Tamarind Tree Restaurant||(767) 449-7395||Creole, International||--||1.3 mi.||NNW|
|(767) 449-6575||Creole, French||Very Casual||1.6 mi.||NNW|
|Riverstone Bar and Grill||(767) 449-3713||Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
|(767) 277-3607||International||--||2.7 mi.||NW|
|Lobster Palace||(767) 446-6522||Belgian, Caribbean, Creole||Informal||3.0 mi.||NNW|
|(767) 449-1357||Creole||Very Casual||--||--|
St. Joseph Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Dominica.
Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Mero Beach, which is located one and an eighth miles to the south. Plan to visit Mero Beach on your next family vacation to Dominica.
Maybe St. Joseph Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.
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