What's Located Around Picard Beach Cottages

The delightful beaches on Dominica are considered some of the most anticipated tourist sites that the region has to offer. If you are a fan of the beach, Picard Beach Cottages is just what you are looking for. This lodging is located on the shore, so visitors can spend every day soaking up the sun if that is what they want to do. The thought of being able to stretch out while avoiding groups of people nearby is crucial to many vacationers. This beach offers that type of environment since it is tucked away from the more congested parts of Dominica.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Picard Beach Cottages is located right on Picard Beach, relaxing on the sand is a popular pastime here. 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 those who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to learn more:

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 this property. 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 provides a fun, colorful scene of crowds and water activities. 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. This one is two and a half miles south of the lodgings.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring the cottages can help you learn even more about Dominica, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Picard Beach Cottages lies on the island of Dominica, near Dublanc; it's to the south of Portsmouth.

The following table contains a listing of areas near 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

Tourists who want to enjoy plenty of activities during their trip to Dominica will find that Picard Beach Cottages makes a great home-base to start their excursions. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Hot Springs, Arbeedee Cinema, and Brandy Falls. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Hot Springs.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are named 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 chance to see something a little different, Brandy Falls is an alternative worth considering. 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 you're deciding where to book your stay, it can often be worthwhile to find out about nearby accommodation options as a means to get a better feel for the region. This part of Dominica offers travelers several other resorts and hotels to pick from, which will give readers lots to consider before making a decision. View the following table to get a complete list of hotel booking options you can find nearby.

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 -- -- 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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