Woodbridge Bay Beach

Although Woodbridge Bay Beach is one of the most convenient option if you're desperate to dip your toes in the warm Caribbean sea, you'll probably be happier if you venture farther out of town. This short stretch of shoreline is primarily of interest because it is right in Roseau; unfortunately, it doesn't have anything going for it beyond providing direct public access to the water right in town.

Situated on the outskirts of Roseau, a half mile north of downtown, Woodbridge Bay Beach is on the South edge of Dominica. You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying particularly close by. The beaches found throughout Dominica tend to be pretty quiet, but Woodbridge Bay Beach is the exception.

How to Access The Beach

This beach is very close to Leblanc Highway and just north of Roseau. It's just past the main port of Roseau and is more of a shoreline than a typical beach locale.

Amenities and Ambiance

This beach has docks on its shoreline and boats on its waters, so be careful swimming. The shoreline is gray sand and it's just feet from the main road, so it's not a place where you'd want to hang out for the day.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Since Woodbridge Bay Beach will be located inside an area popular among tourist, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Woodbridge Bay Beach on Dominica's South coast. It is close to Everybody's Art Gallery, which is one of a number of attractions in the area.

If you're intrigued by Dominica's history, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. One of the nearest historical attractions is Jean Rhys House, which is one of the closest locations with historical significance in the vicinity of Woodbridge Bay Beach.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Woodbridge Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Everybody's Art Gallery Art Gallery 0.9 mi. S Dominica
Tiffany's Art Gallery Art Gallery 1.0 mi. NNW Dominica
Jean Rhys House Historical Site 1.1 mi. S Dominica
Barracoon Building Historical Site 1.1 mi. S Dominica
City Council Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 1.1 mi. S Dominica
Ellingworth Moses Studio Art Gallery 1.1 mi. S Dominica
St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral Historical Site 1.1 mi. S Dominica
The Methodist Church Historical Site 1.2 mi. S Dominica
Cathedral of Our Lady of Fair Haven Historical Site 1.2 mi. S Dominica
Dominica Museum Museum 1.2 mi. S Dominica
Bayfront Scenic Trail 1.2 mi. S Dominica
Government House Historical Site 1.3 mi. S Dominica

Cities and Towns

Roseau is nearby and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From Woodbridge Bay Beach, Roseau is not far away, roughly three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers).


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

You'll find a good assortment of hotel options to pick from in the area surrounding the beach. The most convenient of which can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Woodbridge Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hummingbird Inn 0.6 mi. NW Lodge
Home from Home 0.7 mi. SE Hotel
St. James Guesthouse 0.8 mi. S Guest house
Narakiels Inn 0.8 mi. S Guest house
Madinina Lodgings 1.0 mi. S Guest house
Sutton Place Hotel 1.1 mi. S Hotel
Bon Mache -- -- Guest house
La Flamboyant 1.2 mi. S Hotel
Garraway Hotel 1.3 mi. S Hotel
Fort Young Hotel 1.3 mi. S Hotel


If you visit the beach around lunchtime this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. One of the closest places to eat is Italia Restaurant. This restaurant serves both Creole and International dishes on the menu. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurants are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Woodbridge Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Italia Restaurant (767) 440-4837 Creole, International -- 0.7 mi. SSE
Ruins Rock Cafe (767) 440-5483 Eclectic Very Casual -- --
Iroc Subs & Pizza (767) 440-4768 Italian -- 0.9 mi. S
Pizza Palace (767) 448-4598 Italian -- 1.0 mi. S
Lionstone Creole -- Creole, Vegan -- 1.0 mi. S
Perky's Pizza Roseau (767) 448-1628 International Very Casual 1.0 mi. S
Island Ice Cream (767) 448-2991 Eclectic Very Casual 1.1 mi. S
Pearl's Cuisine (767) 448-8707 Caribbean Informal 1.1 mi. S
Pumpkins (767) 613-3645 Creole, Vegan, Vegetarian -- -- --
Banana Tree Bar & Grill (767) 448-5433 Caribbean Very Casual 1.1 mi. S
Guiyave (767) 448-2930 Caribbean, Creole Informal 1.1 mi. S
Symes-Zees Restaurant -- -- -- 1.1 mi. S

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Dominica, and Woodbridge Bay Beach is just one option.

Another location you might enjoy is Champagne, which is in a pretty active location. You'll find it five miles to the south. The shores of Champagne Beach may be rocky, but its seas are calm and full of amazing marine life just waiting for you to explore. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Donkey Beach is a location secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. It is located only a short distance away.

You may also enjoy Mahaut South Beach, which is located three miles away.

Perhaps Woodbridge Bay Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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