Portsmouth Accommodations

Photo credit: © Secret Bay Resort

Portsmouth is not one of those picturesque towns in the Caribbean which consist of sprawling resorts with manicured lawns that lead the well-kept beaches and crystal clear blue waters.  It has a more rustic, natural appeal, and although things may appear to be a bit run down, they don't feel unloved or uncared for.  Here, visitors will encounter more cabins and inns than hotels set on expansive properties, and for most people who visit Portsmouth, that is exactly what they are looking for. 


Hotel Portsmouth Beach

As well as typical hotel types, there are also at least a pair of properties offering cottages. Read additional info about them by clicking on their names.

Guests looking to book their stay in Portsmouth will be interested in opportunities like Hotel Portsmouth Beach. Hotel Portsmouth Beach's Rates are Year-round with some specials during summer and festive seasons. If you would like to call before booking a room, you can do so at (767) 445-5142.

An excellent option for visitors hoping to find accommodations in Portsmouth is Barb Wire Bungalows. The property consists of four bungalows, each with individual character. Two share the Rasta Duplex, the third is a small cottage, and the final is a loft in the main house. If you're looking to call before making reservations, you can do so at (767) 295-1323.

Picard Beach Cottages is another property to consider. Picard Beach Cottages features a number of beautiful hardwood cottages sprinkled throughout the lush tropical gardens that stretch the length of the property. The bedroom in each cottage has a queen bed, with a day bed in the living area. If you have questions, call them at (767) 445-5131.

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Fortunately, you'll be able to find quite a few other choices. To learn more about the standard hotels available, follow this link.

Condos and Villa Complexes Near Portsmouth

If you're not in the mood for a more typical hotel, you might think about looking for properties beyond this area and staying in one of the nearby villas or condos.

Dominica's Sea View Apartment is one property of this type found in Calibishie, 7.3 mi. East of central Portsmouth. Located near the Calibishie Coast, Dominica Sea View is an unpretentious spot for tourists looking to experience the real Dominica, rather than a resort's overpriced version of it. Stay in a lovely space with a view that is to die for when you book a room at this spot. You will find them on Main Road .

An excellent option for vacationers hoping to find accommodations near Portsmouth is Caribbean Sea View Holiday Apartments. Although there are a few amenities that come standard like air conditioning, cable television, and WiFi internet, each unit is slightly different from the next. Seat Breeze is a two bedroom apartment set on the top floor, Moonlight is a two bedroom apartment which has the best view, and Sunset is a one bedroom on the ground floor. Find them on Mero Hill Road.

Sunrise Garden Apartments: With phenomenal ocean views and an impressive onsite botanical garden, Sunrise Garden Apartments is an attraction in itself. Enjoy your vacation here in the midst of lush greenery and pleasant ocean air. They are located on Calibishie Ridge Road.

Some condo and villa complex possibilities are summarized in the chart below.

Condo and Villa Complexes Near Portsmouth
Name Phone Number Star Rating Location
Caribbean Sea View Holiday Apartments (767) 276-4238


11.1 mi. South of Central Portsmouth
Dominica's Sea View Apartment (767) 275-3362


Calibishie, 7.3 mi. East of Central Portsmouth
Island Bay Boutique --


11.0 mi. South of Central Portsmouth
Sunrise Garden Apartments 862-3481


Calibishie, 7.1 mi. East of Central Portsmouth

You can also see all the accommodations found around Dominica by clicking here.

Camping and Eco-Tourism

Hotel the Champs

Nature lovers should think about the availability of eco-tourist options found in Portsmouth.

For travelers wanting to enjoy a good late-night scene, Hotel the Champs is one location you might want to think about. Located on the idyllic Caribbean island of Dominica, Hotel the Champs sits atop a hill overlooking Prince Rupert Bay and the city of Portsmouth. This award-winning, eco-friendly hotel was voted accommodation of the year in 2009 because of its outstanding services and facilities. If you are looking to call in advance, you can do so at (767) 445-4452.

A place along the waterfront worth mentioning is Secret Bay Resort. Secret Bay is the definitive paradise oasis. Nestled in shore side hills with a river and two beaches just below, the villas and bungalows of Secret Bay provide unparalleled luxury amidst unspoiled, unbelievable beauty. If you have questions, call them at (767) 445-4444.

Another good option will be Manicou River. The accommodations are built up from red and white cedar, and bursting with unique designs like handblown glass sinks. The cabins have an over all rustic and homey feel, plus, offer plenty of relaxing features like a hammock on the balcony and a comfortable king-sized bed. Try calling them at (767) 616-8903.

Those visiting Portsmouth will have other eco-tourism accommodations. To visit our full guide to eco-accommodations click here.

Individual Villas

Some vacationers prefer the luxury offered by one of the many rental homes. To see our detailed page about rental properties in and around Portsmouth, read this article.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Sunset Bay Club Hotel

Some people like the reassurance of an all-inclusive package. There are several explanations why these packages are so popular. For instance, they offer the easiest way to know the full cost of your vacation in advance.

Manicou River is one property located within northern Portsmouth. The perfect spot to plan a getaway for lovers of nature, Manicou River Resot offers tree house style cottages that allow guests to feel enveloped by the environment and can enjoy some of the best ocean views on the island. If you want to know more, call them at (767) 616-8903.

Sunset Bay Club Hotel is a property of this type, which is near Portsmouth. Guests from around the world have stayed with Sunset Bay Club Hotel since the hotel opened in 1997, and return visitors are the norm. Whatever your needs, the staff at Sunset Bay strive to provide, and make your stay so unforgettable that you choose them during your next trip to Dominica.

If you want to get more details about properties offering this option, click this link.


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