Dublanc Beach

Dublanc Beach is the western coastal edge of the village of Dublanc. The shore is rocky and gray and the there is just a thin strip of coastline between the buildings and the sea.

Located on the western edge of Dublanc, 2.1 miles north of Colihaut, Dublanc Beach is on the North West edge of Dominica. You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. While Dominica has beaches that are more secluded than Dublanc Beach, it retains the right amount of intimacy and natural beauty to attract vacationers.

How to Access The Beach

Access this beach by heading north from Roseau on Leblanc Highway and enjoy the stunning coastal sightseeing on the way.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach is adjacent to a tiny village and great for watching the movement of local fishermen as they come and go. The waters are calm and warm and the beach is clean and flat. There are stunning views of the Caribbean sea and a great panoramic view of the inland mountains.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Dublanc Beach provides an idyllic and tranquil escape, thanks to the fact that the region surrounding the beach isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the North West coast of Dominica. It is close to Waitukubuli Trail: Syndicate to Borne, which is one of a few attractions in the region.

If you're interested in combining a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Fort Shirley Welcome Center and Museum, a lovely museum found five miles away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Dublanc Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Waitukubuli Trail: Syndicate to Borne Hiking Trail 3.1 E Dominica
Fort Shirley Historical Site 4.8 N Dominica
Fort Shirley Welcome Center and Museum Museum 4.8 N Dominica
Waitukubuli Trail: Borne to Penville Hiking Trail 5.1 NE Dominica
Indigo Art Gallery Art Gallery 5.3 NE Dominica

Cities and Towns

Dublanc Beach is close to Portsmouth, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The nearby town of Portsmouth is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Beach-goers will find a nice variety of hotel and resort options to choose from in the area that surrounds Dublanc Beach. The most accessible of which can be seen below.

Accommodations near Dublanc Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Secret Bay Resort -- -- Lodge
Picard Beach Cottages 2.7 mi. N Cottages
Barb Wire Bungalows 2.7 mi. N Cottages
Hotel Portsmouth Beach 2.8 mi. N Hotel
Hotel the Champs 2.8 mi. N Lodge
Sister Sea Lodge 3.2 mi. N Hotel
Heaven's Best Guesthouse 4.5 mi. N Guest house
Douglas Guesthouse 4.5 mi. N Guest house


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to visit a nearby restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, without having to go far. One of the closest places to eat is Ponderosa Tavern. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and International cuisines. Many guests rave about their seafood.

The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Dublanc Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Ponderosa Tavern (767) 245-6177 Caribbean, International Very Casual 1.1 mi. SSE
Le Flambeau Restaurant (767) 445-5131 Eclectic Very Casual 2.7 mi. N
Peanut Farm Bar & Grille (916) 705-6887 Caribbean Very Casual 2.7 mi. N
La Flambeau Restaurant & Bar (767) 445-5142 Caribbean, International -- 2.8 mi. N
The Champs Restaurant, Bar & Pizzeria (767) 445-4452 International Very Casual 2.8 mi. N
The Tomato Cafe (767) 445-3334 International Very Casual 2.9 mi. N
Rituals Coffee Picard (767) 445-4223 International Very Casual 3.0 mi. N
Subway Portsmouth (767) 445-3140 American Very Casual 3.1 mi. N
Chef Fontaine Grill (767) 225-1105 International, Jamaican Very Casual 3.1 mi. N
First Choice Delight -- Carry out restaurant Very Casual 3.1 mi. N
Loraine's Cuisine (767) 285-7953 -- -- 3.1 mi. N
Lulu's -- Vegetarian Very Casual 3.1 mi. N

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Dublanc Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on Dominica.

If the exciting vibe at Dublanc Beach is one of the features you love, consider heading to West Ross Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. It is located one and an eighth miles to the north. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, you might find what you want at Colihaut Beach. It is located just a little ways away.

You may also want to consider Picard Beach, which is located only a short distance away. For great watersports action, visit Picard Beach.

You may find that Dublanc Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions on Dominica you might like.


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