What's Close to Manicou River

Nearby Beaches

It's been said that the best sights to see on Dominica are their beaches. You should be able to enjoy close proximity to nearby beaches.

All of the beaches on Dominica have their own personalities; even small differences in features can make all the difference in how much you enjoy your visit. The following table displays the options located near Manicou River . Click on the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Manicou River
Beach Distance Direction Location
Toucari Beach 0.6 NW 2.4 mi. North of Portsmouth
Douglas Bay 0.8 SSW 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Portsmouth
Purple Beach 1.5 S 0.6 mi. Northwest of Portsmouth
Marceau Bay 1.8 N Capuchin
Au Tou 3.5 E Vieille Case
Picard Beach 3.7 S 1.8 mi. South of Portsmouth
Au Parc 3.7 E 3.8 mi. West-Northwest of Calibishie
Secret Beach 4.1 S 2.4 mi. South-Southwest of Portsmouth
Blenheim Beach 4.5 E 2.7 mi. West of Calibishie
Anse Soldat West 4.8 E 2.5 mi. West of Calibishie
Anse Soldat 5.0 E 2.2 mi. West of Calibishie

Toucari Beach is closest to this property. Keep in mind that this beach is a reasonable distance off, so you really won't have to go far to see it. 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.

If you're on the lookout for a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Douglas Bay is an alternative worth considering. This northern beach features a few spots of soft sand amid the rocky shore and calm waters for swimming. It's also a delight for snorkeling and it's near many other attractions, including the Cabritis National Park. It's situated just a small hike off.

Nearby Areas

Stopping by a community or town near your eco resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Manicou River is situated on the island of Dominica, 1.4 miles south of Clifton; it's to the north of Portsmouth.

The areas found closest to Manicou River are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Tanetane 0.1 WNW
Cottage 0.9 NNW
Clifton 1.4 N
Capuchin 1.9 N
Portsmouth 1.9 S
Penville 3.1 NE
Vieille Case 3.3 E
Thibaud 3.9 E
Anse Du Me 5.5 E
Dublanc 6.2 S

Nearby Attractions

Fort Shirley

Tourists in need of a fun agenda during their stay on Dominica will quickly learn that Manicou River is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Hot Springs, Arbeedee Cinema, and Brandy Falls. Of the three, the closest is Hot Springs.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Manicou River
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Hot Springs Park 4.0 S 2.2 mi. South-Southeast of Portsmouth
Arbeedee Cinema Movie Theater -- -- Portsmouth
Brandy Falls Waterfall 2.9 SE 1.6 mi. East-Southeast of Portsmouth
Waitukubuli Trail: Borne to Penville Hiking Trail 2.7 SE 1.8 mi. East of Portsmouth
Fort Shirley Historical Site 1.8 SW 1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Portsmouth
Fort Shirley Welcome Center and Museum Museum 1.8 SW 1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Portsmouth
Cabrits Historical and Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.7 SW 1.4 mi. West-Northwest of Portsmouth
Morne Diablotin National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve -- -- 3.5 mi. Southeast of Portsmouth
Waitukubuli Trail: Syndicate to Borne Hiking Trail 5.9 SSE 4.1 mi. Southeast of Portsmouth
Milton Falls Waterfall 7.2 SSE 4.8 mi. North of Salisbury
Cold Sulphur Springs Park 1.5 NE 3.0 mi. North-Northeast of Portsmouth
Brenner Falls Waterfall -- -- 3.8 mi. Northeast of Portsmouth
Waitukubuli Trail: Capuchin to Cabrits National Park Hiking Trail 1.9 N Capuchin
Waitukubuli Trail: Penville to Capuchin Hiking Trail 2.8 NE 4.2 mi. North-Northeast of Portsmouth
Canna Heritage Park Park 2.2 N 4.1 mi. North of Portsmouth
Waitukubuli Trail: Colihaut Heights to Syndicate Hiking Trail 8.6 SE 5.5 mi. Northeast of Salisbury
Pointe Baptiste Cave Cave 7.6 E 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Calibishie
Northern Forest Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.9 SE 4.3 mi. West-Southwest of Marigot
Waitukubuli Trail: First Camp to Petite Macoucherie Hiking Trail 9.7 SE 3.8 mi. West of Marigot
Waitukubuli Trail: Petite Macoucherie to Colihait Heights Hiking Trail 10.9 SE 6.0 mi. East-Northeast of Salisbury
Canal River Hiking Trail Hiking Trail 11.6 ESE 0.9 mi. West of Marigot
Waitukubuli Trail: Hatten Garden to First Camp Hiking Trail 13.1 ESE 1.4 mi. South of Marigot
Soltoun Falls Waterfall 14.6 SE 5.9 mi. East of Mero
Isulukati Waterfall Waterfall 15.0 ESE 2.9 mi. Southeast of Marigot

If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Brandy Falls might be what the doctor ordered. Brandy Falls is an inland flow that appears to clear its own path down a steep slope through the forest. This exciting waterfall is great for the whole family.

Nearby Accommodations

When deciding on a place to stay, it's often smart to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to get a feel for the region. This part of Dominica plays host to several other hotels and resorts to pick from, giving readers lots to contemplate prior to reaching a conclusion. Find the details you need about the area's hotel booking options by reviewing the table below.

Accommodations near Manicou River
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Douglas Guesthouse 1.7 S Portsmouth, Dominica
Heaven's Best Guesthouse 1.9 S Portsmouth, Dominica
Sister Sea Lodge 3.1 S 1.3 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Hotel the Champs 3.5 S 1.6 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Hotel Portsmouth Beach 3.5 S 1.7 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Picard Beach Cottages 3.5 S 1.7 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Barb Wire Bungalows 3.6 S 1.7 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Secret Bay Resort 4.2 S 2.5 mi. South-Southwest of Portsmouth, Dominica

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