What's Near Hotel Portsmouth Beach

The handsome beaches on Dominica are touted by locals as some of the most anticipated tourist sites that the island has to offer.

Visitors love that this property is on the water, so you won't need to travel far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Hotel Portsmouth Beach is located directly on Picard Beach, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying 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 are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Portsmouth Beach
Beach Distance Direction Location
Secret Beach 0.9 SW 2.4 mi. South-Southwest of Portsmouth
West Ross Beach 1.8 SSW 3.5 mi. South-Southwest of Portsmouth
Purple Beach 2.0 N 0.6 mi. Northwest of Portsmouth
Douglas Bay 2.7 N 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Portsmouth
Dublanc Beach 2.8 S Dublanc
Toucari Beach 3.9 N 2.4 mi. North of Portsmouth
Colihaut Beach 4.9 S Colihaut

Secret Beach is the one that's nearest to Hotel Portsmouth Beach. 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.

If the remoteness of Secret Beach doesn't suit your style, you could instead enjoy 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'll find it a short distance away.

Nearby Areas

Stopping by a community or town near your hotel can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Hotel Portsmouth Beach is located on the island of Dominica, near Dublanc; it's to the south of Portsmouth.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Hotel Portsmouth Beach:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Portsmouth 1.7 N
Dublanc 2.8 S
Tanetane 3.5 N
Cottage 4.2 N
Colihout 4.7 S
Colihaut 4.7 S
Clifton 4.8 N
Thibaud 5.2 NE
Capuchin 5.3 N
Vieille Case 5.4 NE

Nearby Attractions

Fort Shirley

Hotel Portsmouth Beach is a great locale for active vacationers. There are a good amount of activities to be found when searching from this lodging. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, including Hot Springs, Arbeedee Cinema, and Brandy Falls. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Hot Springs.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Portsmouth Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Hot Springs Park 1.3 ESE 2.2 mi. South-Southeast of Portsmouth
Arbeedee Cinema Movie Theater -- -- Portsmouth
Brandy Falls Waterfall 2.2 ENE 1.6 mi. East-Southeast of Portsmouth
Waitukubuli Trail: Borne to Penville Hiking Trail 2.7 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 3.1 SE 4.1 mi. Southeast of Portsmouth
Milton Falls Waterfall 4.4 SE 4.8 mi. North of Salisbury
Cold Sulphur Springs Park 4.6 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 5.8 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 8.4 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 12.1 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 ESE 3.8 mi. Southeast of Marigot
Mahaut Falls Waterfall 14.5 ESE 4.6 mi. South-Southeast of Marigot

If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Brandy Falls might be a good choice. 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 choosing a location to stay in, it is sometimes a good idea to learn about nearby lodging possibilities in order to get a better feel for the region. This portion of Dominica offers vacationers several other resorts and hotels to pick from, which will give readers plenty to mull over prior to reaching a conclusion. Learn more about the surrounding area's hotel booking options by reviewing the following table.

Accommodations near Portsmouth Beach
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Picard Beach Cottages 0.1 SW 1.7 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Hotel the Champs 0.1 E 1.6 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Barb Wire Bungalows 0.2 ESE 1.7 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Sister Sea Lodge 0.4 N 1.3 mi. South of Portsmouth, Dominica
Secret Bay Resort 1.0 SW 2.5 mi. South-Southwest of Portsmouth, Dominica
Heaven's Best Guesthouse 1.7 NNE Portsmouth, Dominica
Douglas Guesthouse 1.8 N Portsmouth, Dominica
 

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