Dominica Travel Guide

Edit This The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and see
Emerald Pool

Emerald Pool

BareFoot Travel

Christopher Columbus discovered Dominica on a Sunday and gave the island the Latin name for Sunday. Locals claim that it's the only island the explorer would still recognize today and it's true it hasn't changed a great deal. It has the largest populations of indigenous Caribs in the Caribbean. Dominica has great mountain scenery - a 1500 meter high volcano , sparkling streams, waterfalls and lush green forests.

Most of the exciting attractions on the island involve hiking: a hike to Boiling Lake, Middleham Falls or the Valley of Desolation are great!

Roseau is the capital of the island. It's a nice and quite busy city that deserves a visit. It is also a good starting point for visiting Emerald Pool. Carib Territory is another must see. Here you find the Carib people living in a 3,700 acre reserve.

The main historic sight is Fort Shirley once an important English outpost but now reclamed by jungle. It's a lot like Temple of Doom!

Dominica can be reached by minor aircrafts from neighbouring islands and by ferry from Guadeloupe and Martinique.


January 24, 2005 change by ingvar

Where World66 helps you find the best deals on Dominica Hotels