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.
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:
|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 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.
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:
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 Brandy Falls. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is ., , and
These are just a few of your many options, more of which are 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 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.
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.
|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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