What's Located Around Picard Beach Cottages

The gorgeous beaches on Dominica are the most-visited attractions that you'll find on the island.

If you are a fan of the beach, Picard Beach Cottages is the right spot for you. This site is set along the shore, so visitors can spend as much time as they like in the sun if they want. These accommodations are not located near Dominica's busier areas, which means guests here will oftentimes be alone on the beach, giving them the chance to relax away from bustling crowds.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Picard Beach Cottages is positioned directly on Picard Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions 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 guests who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to read our detailed article:

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 closest to the 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.

You may also want to visit Dublanc Beach which is far from secluded. 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 find this one two and a half miles south of the lodgings.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are curious to know about what's in the surrounding area may be wondering how close (or far) the nearby city or town is from the property. 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

Travelers who want to try unfamiliar activities while vacationing on Dominica will quickly learn that Picard Beach Cottages makes a great base for their tropical explorations. You will find that this area is simply full of different attractions to try, like Hot Springs, Arbeedee Cinema, and Brandy Falls. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Hot Springs.

There's something for everybody here, so feel free to explore more of the hotel's closest attractions, like those 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 place where you can while away some free time, Brandy Falls might be the right choice for you. 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 on a place to stay, it's sometimes worthwhile to find out about nearby lodging possibilities in order to get a feel for the area. This section of Dominica offers guests several other hotels and resorts to choose from, giving you plenty to consider before making a decision. To find more info on the booking possibilities available in the area, consult the following table.

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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