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.
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:
|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|
|Douglas Bay||2.8||N||1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Portsmouth|
|Toucari Beach||3.9||N||2.4 mi. North of Portsmouth|
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.
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:
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 Brandy Falls. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is ., , and
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.
|Park||1.3||E||2.2 mi. South-Southeast of Portsmouth|
|Brandy Falls||Waterfall||2.3||ENE||1.6 mi. East-Southeast of Portsmouth|
|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|
|Hiking Trail||3.2||SE||4.1 mi. Southeast of Portsmouth|
|Milton Falls||Waterfall||4.4||SE||4.8 mi. North of Salisbury|
|Park||4.7||NNE||3.0 mi. North-Northeast of Portsmouth|
|Brenner Falls||Waterfall||--||--||3.8 mi. Northeast of Portsmouth|
|Hiking Trail||5.9||NNE||4.2 mi. North-Northeast of Portsmouth|
|Park||5.7||N||4.1 mi. North of Portsmouth|
|Hiking Trail||6.2||SE||5.5 mi. Northeast of Salisbury|
|Cave||8.5||ENE||0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Calibishie|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.4||ESE||4.3 mi. West-Southwest of Marigot|
|Hiking Trail||8.5||E||3.8 mi. West of Marigot|
|Hiking Trail||8.6||SE||6.0 mi. East-Northeast of Salisbury|
|Hiking Trail||11.0||E||0.9 mi. West of Marigot|
|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|
|Hiking Trail||14.0||SE||Pont Casse|
|Hiking Trail||14.5||E||3.8 mi. Southeast of Marigot|
|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.
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.
|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|
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