Toucari Beach

Like Champagne Beach, volcanic gases vent from the sea floor off Toucari Beach and create a wall of bubbles. This is an ideal spot for snorkeling or shallow diving. Fantastic sea life abounds here and its fun to hunt for them both onshore and off.

Set on the island of Dominica, You might want whether or not you are staying very close. You will typically find quite a number of places to throw down a towel, since the beach and its surrounding region is not extremely crowded.

How to Access The Beach
Toucari Beach is north of Portsmouth and Cabrits National Park. It's easy to find, off West Coast Road and adjacent to the village of the same name.

Amenities and Ambiance

Toucari Beach is a secluded area with coral-covered rocks jutting from its aquamarine waters. Toucari Beach is fairly secluded, and less popular than Champagne Beach but with the same incredible underwater bubbles. If you want good snorkeling but prefer an isolated beach experience, try Toucari.

The concession stand on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to buy food from one of the mobile vendors who set up shop at the beach.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Toucari Beach brings guests an angelic and tranquil retreat, since the surrounding area isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on Dominica's North West coast. Waitukubuli Trail: Capuchin to Cabrits National Park is one of the attractions in the area.

If you're intrigued by Dominica's history, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. The nearest historical attraction is Fort Shirley, which is not far from the coast, and is reachable on foot or by taking a cab.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available on Dominica. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Toucari Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Waitukubuli Trail: Capuchin to Cabrits National Park Hiking Trail 1.5 mi. N Dominica
Fort Shirley Historical Site 2.0 mi. SSW Dominica
Fort Shirley Welcome Center and Museum Museum 2.0 mi. SSW Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Penville to Capuchin Hiking Trail 3.0 mi. ENE Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Borne to Penville Hiking Trail 3.3 mi. SE Dominica
Indigo Art Gallery Art Gallery 3.5 mi. SE Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Syndicate to Borne Hiking Trail 6.4 mi. SSE Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Colihaut Heights to Syndicate Hiking Trail 9.2 mi. SE Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: First Camp to Petite Macoucherie Hiking Trail 10.3 mi. SE Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Petite Macoucherie to Colihait Heights Hiking Trail 11.5 mi. SE Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Hatten Garden to First Camp Hiking Trail 13.7 mi. ESE Dominica
Kalinago Cultural Village Museum 15.8 mi. ESE Dominica

Cities and Towns

Toucari Beach is very close to Portsmouth, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Not far away you'll find Portsmouth, a city which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.


How many other people you encounter at Toucari Beach will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it can attract visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

Vacationers will find a pretty good range of hotel and resort options to pick from in the vicinity of Toucari Beach. The most convenient of which can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Toucari Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Douglas Guesthouse 2.2 mi. S Guest house
Heaven's Best Guesthouse 2.4 mi. SSE Guest house
Sister Sea Lodge 3.5 mi. S Hotel
Hotel Portsmouth Beach 3.9 mi. S Hotel
Hotel the Champs 3.9 mi. S Lodge
Picard Beach Cottages 3.9 mi. S Cottages
Barb Wire Bungalows 4.0 mi. S Cottages
Comfort Cottages -- -- Cottages
Secret Bay Resort -- -- Lodge
Wind Blow Estate 7.1 mi. E Hotel


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Toucari Beach; you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest restaurants is Purple Turtle Beach Club. The restaurant offers both Caribbean and International dishes on the menu.

Nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Toucari Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Purple Turtle Beach Club (767) 445-5296 Caribbean, International -- 1.8 mi. S
Blue Bay Restaurant (767) 445-4985 Creole, French, Swiss Very Casual 2.1 mi. S
Douglas Guesthouse Snackette -- -- -- 2.2 mi. S
Adaj Restaurant (767) 445-6535 -- -- -- --
Big Papas Restaurant (767) 445-6444 Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Brothers Restaurant (767) 445-3755 Chinese Very Casual -- --
Hai Rong Yuan Restaurant & Bar (767) 445-4756 -- -- -- --
Hong Kong Bar & Restaurant (767) 445-3232 -- -- -- --
Island Cafe (767) 445-4626 -- -- -- --
Leisureland Dev./Seaside Cafeteria (767) 445-5041 -- -- -- --
Ott's Fusion Restaurant & Bar (767) 445-5184 -- -- -- --
Paulina's Bar & Restaurant (767) 445-4766 Bar and grill -- -- --

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Toucari Beach.

Travelers may also want to consider Marceau Bay, located within a short distance.

Dominica has so much to offer, and paying a visit to Toucari Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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