What's Close to Manicou River

Nearby Beaches

People visiting this area of Dominica usually visit one of the region's stunning beaches. You should be able to enjoy benefit of some nearby.

Each of the places along the coast of Dominica are different; these variations can affect how much time you want to spend there, and what you need to bring. To see those available near Manicou River , see the following table. Click the names below to see more details:

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

The most convenient one to visit is Toucari Beach. Bear in mind that this beach is a reasonable distance off, so you'll have every excuse to sun tan or play in the water throughout your vacation. 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 instead you're looking for a chance to escape the crowds, Douglas Bay might be just right for you. 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 can be found three quarters of a mile south-southwest of these accommodations.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your eco resort can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Manicou River can be found on the northern part of the island of Dominica, 1.4 miles south of Clifton; it's to the north of Portsmouth.

The table below lists some of the areas near Manicou River .

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

Manicou River serves as a great lodging option for active tourists. There are an abundance of fun activities to be found when searching from this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this particular part of Portsmouth claims a number of exciting attractions, like Hot Springs, Arbeedee Cinema, and Brandy Falls, to name a few. The closest of the three is Hot Springs.

These attractions are just a sample of what's in the area; find more named 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 a good choice. 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

Getting information about nearby accommodations is often an easy way to get a feel for the area as whole. This portion of Dominica has several additional resorts and hotels to pick from, which will give readers lots to contemplate prior to reaching a verdict. Get the details you need about all the region's hotel booking options by viewing 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 -- -- 2.5 mi. South-Southwest of Portsmouth, Dominica

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