What's Located Around Picard Beach Cottages

Sometimes picking accommodations near the right beach can guarantee your family has a fun, fulfilling trip.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Picard Beach Cottages is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is located on the coast, so visitors can spend every day soaking up the sun if that is what they want to do. The ability to enjoy a day in an area without lots of people all over the place is truly something to be valued. This beach has that kind of benefit, because it is tucked away from Dominica's busier areas.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Picard Beach Cottages is located right on Picard Beach, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime at this property. Adjacent to Ross University Medical School, Picard beach is just a little strip of shoreline south of Portsmouth where visitors or students take a quick dip. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Picard Beach Cottages
Beach Distance Direction Location
Secret Beach 0.8 SW 2.4 mi. South-Southwest of Portsmouth
West Ross Beach 1.8 SSW 3.5 mi. South-Southwest of Portsmouth
Purple Beach 2.1 N 0.6 mi. Northwest of Portsmouth
Dublanc Beach 2.7 S Dublanc
Douglas Bay 2.8 N 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Portsmouth
Toucari Beach 3.9 N 2.4 mi. North of Portsmouth
Colihaut Beach 4.8 S Colihaut

Secret Beach is the one that's nearest to Picard Beach Cottages. On the edge of Prince Rupert Bay as you approach Portsmouth from the south is Dominica's Secret Beach. The ocean is clear and warm, with great spots for snorkeling and diving nearby.

Another location you might enjoy is Dublanc Beach which is home to plenty of activity. 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. You can locate this one two and a half miles south of the property.

Nearby Areas

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors the cottages can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or learning more about the area's art and history. Picard Beach Cottages can be found on the northwestern part of the island of Dominica, near Dublanc; it's to the south of Portsmouth.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Picard Beach Cottages:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Portsmouth 1.7 N
Dublanc 2.7 S
Tanetane 3.6 N
Cottage 4.3 N
Colihout 4.7 S
Colihaut 4.7 S
Clifton 4.8 N
Thibaud 5.3 NE
Capuchin 5.4 N
Vieille Case 5.5 NE

Nearby Attractions

Fort Shirley

Picard Beach Cottages serves as a wonderful lodging option for active visitors. There are a good amount of fun activities to be found when searching from this accommodation. Yes, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, like Hot Springs, Arbeedee Cinema, and Brandy Falls, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is Hot Springs.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Picard Beach Cottages
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Hot Springs Park 1.3 E 2.2 mi. South-Southeast of Portsmouth
Arbeedee Cinema Movie Theater -- -- Portsmouth
Brandy Falls Waterfall 2.3 ENE 1.6 mi. East-Southeast of Portsmouth
Waitukubuli Trail: Borne to Penville Hiking Trail 2.8 NE 1.8 mi. East of Portsmouth
Fort Shirley Historical Site 2.2 NNW 1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Portsmouth
Fort Shirley Welcome Center and Museum Museum 2.2 NNW 1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Portsmouth
Cabrits Historical and Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.4 NNW 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 3.2 SE 4.1 mi. Southeast of Portsmouth
Milton Falls Waterfall 4.4 SE 4.8 mi. North of Salisbury
Cold Sulphur Springs Park 4.7 NNE 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 5.4 N Capuchin
Waitukubuli Trail: Penville to Capuchin Hiking Trail 5.9 NNE 4.2 mi. North-Northeast of Portsmouth
Canna Heritage Park Park 5.7 N 4.1 mi. North of Portsmouth
Waitukubuli Trail: Colihaut Heights to Syndicate Hiking Trail 6.2 SE 5.5 mi. Northeast of Salisbury
Pointe Baptiste Cave Cave 8.5 ENE 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Calibishie
Northern Forest Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.4 ESE 4.3 mi. West-Southwest of Marigot
Waitukubuli Trail: First Camp to Petite Macoucherie Hiking Trail 8.5 E 3.8 mi. West of Marigot
Waitukubuli Trail: Petite Macoucherie to Colihait Heights Hiking Trail 8.6 SE 6.0 mi. East-Northeast of Salisbury
Canal River Hiking Trail Hiking Trail 11.0 E 0.9 mi. West of Marigot
Waitukubuli Trail: Hatten Garden to First Camp Hiking Trail 12.2 E 1.4 mi. South of Marigot
Soltoun Falls Waterfall 12.0 SE 5.9 mi. East of Mero
Spanny's Twin Falls Waterfall 12.5 SE 5.0 mi. East of Mero
Central Forest Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.7 SE 6.5 mi. South of Marigot
Isulukati Waterfall Waterfall 14.0 E 2.9 mi. Southeast of Marigot
Kalinago Cultural Village Museum 14.2 E 3.2 mi. Southeast of Marigot
Waitukubuli Trail: Pont Casse to Castle Bruce Hiking Trail 14.0 SE Pont Casse
Centipede Trail Hiking Trail 14.5 E 3.8 mi. Southeast of Marigot
Mahaut Falls Waterfall 14.6 ESE 4.6 mi. South-Southeast of Marigot

If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Brandy Falls may be just what you're looking for. 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 can often be helpful to learn about nearby lodging options as a means to get a better feel for the area. This portion of Dominica offers guests various additional resort and hotel options, giving readers plenty to consider before reaching a verdict. The table that follows lists all of the lodging possibilities you'll find close-by.

Accommodations near Picard Beach Cottages
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hotel Portsmouth Beach 0.1 NE 1.7 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Hotel the Champs 0.2 E 1.6 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Barb Wire Bungalows 0.2 E 1.7 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Sister Sea Lodge 0.4 NNE 1.3 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Secret Bay Resort 0.9 SW 2.5 mi. South-Southwest of Portsmouth, Dominica
Heaven's Best Guesthouse 1.8 NNE Portsmouth, Dominica
Douglas Guesthouse 1.8 N Portsmouth, Dominica

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