*Update October 2017: The island of Dominica was hit by a category 5 storm, Hurricane Maria, in September of 2017. The information on this blog reflects life in Dominica prior to Hurricane Maria. This blog site is no longer being updated regularly. Some of the establishments below may be open for business, closed for repairs, or no longer in business. Please call before heading out to visit them. To contact the author with any changes, please email email@example.com or comment below. Thank you!
Botanical Gardens (Roseau) Learn about the trees, plants, herbs and birds of Dominica.
Brandy Manor (10 minutes from Ross) Guest house, river swimming, waterfall hiking, horseback riding, and meals all on site ! Contact Yasmin at the link above.
Coal Pot Soap Factory (Grand Bay) Stock up on all your homeopathic spa essential here! All natural soaps, ointments, oils, creams, bath salts and candles are made on site.
Crescent Moon (Roseau Valley) Lovely getaway in the middle of the luscious forest. On site is a pool, hiking trails, Montessori play room, library, restaurant, organic green house and cabins. The kind of place you can chill all day. Call before you go as they are not open all year round. The fresh ground coffee is a must !
Macoucherie Rum Factory (Salisbury) Sugarcane rum is made locally here on the grounds of the Shillingford Estates.
Mermaid’s Secret (Rosalie) Cabins/camping for overnight stay, river swimming, bar and grill.
Pagua Bay Bar & Grill (Marigot, near airport) – overlooks the Atlantic. Big screen TV’s. Excellent food from steak to fish tacos. Stay over night in one of their villas or call in advance and set up a wine tasting.
Papillote Gardens (Roseau valley) – Restaurant/bar, lodging, spa/plunge pools, botanical gardens, walking trails, boutique.
Rainforest Riding horseback riding, swim with the horse
Riverstone Bar & Grill (Belles) Near the fantastic Spanny Falls cascade. River swimming a must!