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    Dominica is Nature, almost as
    it was 50 years ago - little changes
    here and that is the way we like it.

    This is why people come to Dominica;
    to escape the hustle and bustle
    of modern life.




Dominica
A visit to Dominica is like a step back in
                time. The island has not changed much
                in 50 years. There are more hotels,
                boutique accommodation and of course




Dominica is about discovery...
                Johnny Depp and the cast of Pirates
                of the Caribbean have all been there,
                leaving in their path a few pirates vacation
                packages and inspired pirate games and
                discoveries.




                Much of its 365 rivers, rainforest and
                mountains are still unexplored. Sight-
                seeing, trekking, hiking, diving is
                among the best in the Caribbean. But
                Dominicaʼs true nature is a gentle
                peace; quiet in a land of towering
                mountains and cascading rivers. Stepping
                back in time, you are miles away from
                the modern world and its f a s t pace.
                Time moves slowly in Dominica and
                that is the way Dominicans like it.

                Dominicans are generous and very
                hospitable. They respect the land that
                gives them so much, and are quick to
                point out that you can get by with very
                little in Dominica; grow your own
                vegetables, keep your own chickens
                and fish off the banks. Vegetables and
                fruits grow everywhere. Two big avocados
                cost me less than a dollar US. Not
                driven by profit, Dominicans are inventive;
                they experiment and just do things for
                the joy of it. This tiny population of
                70,000 on 290 square miles, makes its
                own beer, rum and coffee, was world
                famous for the Dominica straw mats
                and exported grapefruit and bananas
                to the world. In the valleys sugar-cane
                is grown, crushed and processed into
                a high quality Dominican rum.
Dominicaʼs unique quality of life draws
people to it. Gilles, a French entrepreneur
escaped to paradise, as he says, and          I came to Dominica to meet with
open the Sea Lounge with the “Best            tourism officials and see what we
French cuisine in the Caribbean” says         could do to help tourism in the island.
Gilles. “I got to the point where I had       The first night we met up with Etta
                                              Deschamps by accident - she was sitting
taken care of my responsibilities, got
                                              beside us at La Maison while we ate
my daughter through her education,            blackened fish and shrimp Creole.
and now it was time for myself. Dominica      She and her husband have setup their
appealed because I wanted to get              film company ZoomFilmCompany.com,
away from the rat race and do some-           in Dominica. “Itʼs alternative and
                                              authentic” she said of Dominica. It
thing worthwhile where it might matter.
                                              clearly has inspired their work.
I like the spirit of the people and the
place”. Dinner at Sea Lounge was a            The Travel writer, Paul Crask, also fell
highlight. The food was first rate and at     in love with it. American executives
the end of the meal Gilles served             are discovering it for the right reasons
                                              and escaping to their mountain
complementary spiced rum. He says
                                              homes, “It will not be overdeveloped”
he and Chef Philippe Bertin like to           says Colin Piper, Director of the
exceed your expectations!                     Dominica Tourism Board, “we prefer
                                              to keep things simple and preserve
  (Chef Philippe Bertin also left France      the unique experience that is Dominica”.
for Dominica. See comment in side
bar).




                                              Sea Lounge Chef Philippe Bertin, left
                                              his home in France to be the chef at
                                              Sea Lounge. Bertin was second cook
                                              in the officer mess in Brest. French
                                              navy cook chief aboard a submarine.
                                              Personal chef for Prince of Morocco.
                                              Now making the delicious fruit mousse
                                              and French cuisines al la Dominica at
                                              Sea Lounge.
Dominica Nature: a
gentle wilderness and
friendly people
Dominica is Nature,
the place to restore
your senses and your
soul
Dominica
     ... unspoilt
I can’t see Dominica going the way of Antigua, Barbados
and St. Lucia where hotels and condos are everywhere.
It’s not your typical Caribbean beach holiday destination. There
are several white sand beaches in the North but the land is
private and the developers are not flocking in because there is
no international airport and no one wants to tear down a
mountain to build one.

The roads are narrow and often steep with many switchbacks.
It takes an hour and half to drive from the airport to Roseau,
the capital - 27 miles. It's not highway driving, you are driving
thought the jungle; sometimes a rainforest or a banana
plantation, on the edge of a mountain with a panoramic view
of the ocean coastline.

You come to Dominica to escape and rejuvenate in nature.
A paddle up Indian River takes you to a new place of peace
and quiet and character. It is Dominica - The nature Island,
a brief moment to escape, take your foot off the accelerator and
enjoy the calm of nature as you paddle up the river. The steady
rhythm of paddles dipping in the water, is almost hypnotic, it
is very soothing. In t h i s i s l a n d y o u w i l l s l e e p i n t h e
c o m f o r t o f a boutique hotel, elegant without being over-
stated, or c l i m b into your cottage in the treetops at Jungle
Bay resort.




                                                                             D
Dominica’s
true nature is a
gentle peace


Idle up Indian river with Friday as your boatsman, stop
for a beer in a local hut, and drift back along the
mangroves, the sweet water ferns, the wild cane in its
wilderness. Itʼs time out to take time to listen to nature,
smell the flowers, watch the King Heron swoop down
over the Mullets and the Barracuda in the still waters
and simply unwind.


For a more active vacation hike the great trails. The
trails vary from a leisurely walk in the wild to a strenuous
mountain hike. From Jungle Bay to Calibishie Cove,
and on to Portsmouth, to Roseau and Scots Head and
back; discover nature, climb a mountain, explore a
river, jump its rocks and swing like Tarzan, on the vines
that hang from the trees along the river banks.


Or just sit and stare.


The wilderness will   restore you.




Dominica
View from Calibishie Cove


    Sitting on your ocean front balcony at Calibishie Cove, with
    the wind blowing in your face is the essence of relaxation.
    I felt my mind physically let go of a mountain of thought and
    for the first time in weeks I began to unwind. Hazel the care-
    taker was the perfect host and cooked great peas and rice
    with coconut chicken using the provisions we had brought.
    Calibishie Cove has both self catering apartments and
    suites without a kitchen. We had booked a deluxe suite with
    adjoining rooms and wrap around balconies. It did not have
    a kitchen, which was great, Hazel’s cooking was much
    better. Breakfast was delivered by van, with wide smiles and
    fresh orange juice which we did not bring.
We took the opportunity to walk down the 200 steps to the river
estuary and the beach below our suite. Trevor and his son
joined us on the beach. Trevor, a boxing champ from the UK,
moved to Dominica a few years ago. The steps, the river, sea
and natural obstacles of logs and low hanging trees have
become the perfect gym. He came to Dominica to get away
from the rush. He had wanted to setup a boxing association
but is now planning to train boxers on the Island. “Had the best
training in my life right here”, he said, “you know it’s the
conditioning of your mind that makes the difference, Dominica
unplugs you”. His agent got him a fight back in the UK with
good prize money. “I should not have taken it as I was com-
pletely out of training” he tells us. But Dominica’s magic had
made his mind sharp; the runs on the beach and shadow boxing
had toned him up. He scored a knockout in round one.
Cabrits                           Fort Shirley

We were traveling round the island by    taxi. It seemed
to be best so that we could concentrate on taking pictures
and notes, but in retrospect I should have hired a car. A
4x4 sidekick rents for $40.25 US a day. A taxi is a lot more
and you lose the ability to head off in your own direction or
stop for a snack on a whim, to just sit and stare and enjoy
the scene. Our taxi driver was a 27-year-old Dominican
with a family of two girls and a baby boy. He was looking
forward to the Titiwi picnic and BBQ on Sunday in Layou.

We arranged to be picked up at 11 on Sunday and drove
on to Fort Shirley at Portsmouth. The fort has been
beautifully restored by a project headed by Dr. Lennox
Honychurch. Lennox is a poet and a historian. I read his
prose about the ocean some years ago and I still recall its
essence. It inspired something I wrote. “March on, Oh!
Rolling sea, with your messages of time”.
Layou
Fish Festival
On the route back to Roseau we
stopped off at the Titiwi festival in
Layou. The Titiwi are a sort of tiny
eel. They are fried, put in bakes,
steamed, smoked or stewed in the
Creole cuisine style – very fishy
rather like anchovies, a tasty treat
with boiled breadfruit, Belloʼs hot
sauce and Kubuli beer. What most
impressed me was the friendly
people and their warm hospitality.
What you will notice in Dominica is colour, bright
    and vibrant but never gaudy. Nature abounds
    with its colour. Along the roads wild flowers
    spread a carpet of red, blue, white and yellow on
    a green tapestry. The towns and villages are
    alive with bright greens, yellow, reds and all
    shades of blue, and in the fishing villages the
    well cared for fishing boats are painted with
    personality.

    Pink fishing boats say as much about the owner
    as about the boat! This is an island of individuals,
    about personal choice and the determination to
    be different. It is for discerning travelers who are
    not the typical tourist. It is, and I hope will always




>
    be, an undiscovered treasure tucked away in
    time, where old-fashioned values last.




    Helpful Contacts
    Faithful Taxi: 1 767 277 1126
    Indian River: - Friday 1 767 614 5275
    Travel planning, quotes and bookings
    http://BookingsDominica.com
... truly the nature island
Activities
   Restaurant
                     Pub                 Cellars Bar                                       767 449 8700
                     Pub                 Symes Zee                                         767 448 2494
                     Cafe                Sugars Coffee House                               767 445 3399
                     BeachBar            Spiders Bar                                       767 448 4319


   Culture
                     Tours               Kalinago Barana Autê                              767 445 7979
                     FineDining          La Maison French Restaurant                       767 440 5287
                     Local               Randyʼs Restaurant & Bar                          767 315 7474
                     WineBar             Radjah Club
                     FineDining          Sea Lounge Bar & Restaurant                       767 440 6973

   Health
                     Spa                 Healing Hands Massage Therapy & Beauty Store      767 275 1129
                     Spa                 Rainbow Yoga                                      767 245 2474
                     Spa                 Spa du Soleil                                     767 446 1789
                     Spa                 Screws Sulphur Spas                               767 440 4478

   Nature
                     Wildlife            Scots Head Soufriere Marine Reserve
                     Hiking              Boeri Lake
                     Gardens             The Botanical Gardens                             767 266 3817
                     Hiking              Morne Trois Pitons National Park                  767 448 2401

   Sightseeing/Transport
                     Cars                Budget Rent-a-Car                                 767 449 2080
                     Islandtours-Coach   Car Antours Dominica Ltd                          767 449-3577
                     Cars                Courtesy Car Rental                               767 448 7763
                     Cars                Faithful Taxi                                     767 277 1126
                     Cars                Garraway Rent-A-Car                               767-448-2891
                     Cars                Road Runner Car Rental                            767 276 3804

   Sports/Adventure
                     Riding              Highride Nature Adventures                        767 448-6296

                     Scuba               Anchorage Dive Center                             767 448 2638
                                         Dive Dominica                                     767 448 2188
                                         Nature Island Dive                                767 449 8181

   Watersports
                                         Extreme Dominica                                  767 448 041
                                         Nature Island Dive                                767 449 8181
                                         Wacky Rollers Adventure Vacations & Expeditions   767 440 4386

   Hiking
                                         Escape Tours Ltd                                  767 440 5481

   Tours
                                         Cobra Tours And Yachts Services Ltd               767 445 6333


   Sailing/Boating
                                         JC Ocean Adventures                               767 449 6957

   Fishing
                                         IslandStyle Fishing Whale Watching & Charters     767 265 0518
Accommodation
Beau Rive                                         Roseau                       767 445 8992    767 445 8992
Calibishie Cove (GuestHouse)                      Point Dubique Calibishie     767 265 1993
Calibishie Lodges Hotel                           Calibishie                   767 445 8537    767 445 8074
Carib Territory Guest House (Guest House)
Crayfish River Carib Territory Dominica                                        767 445 7256    767 445 7256
Caribbean Sea View Holiday Apartments             Roseau                       767 449 7572
Castle Comfort Lodge (Guest House)                Roseau                       767 448 2188    767 448 6088
Chez OPHELIA Apartments                           Roseau                       767 44 83438    767 448 3433
Cocoa Cottages (Guest House)                      Roseau                       767 448 0412    767 448 0412
Comfort Cottages                                  Terre Platte, Blenheim       767 445 3245    767 676 3325
Crescent Moon Cabins (Guest House)                River La Croix               767 449 3449    767 449 3449
Domcans Retreat Guest House (Guest House)         Castle Bruce                 767 445 7794
Dominicas Sea View Apartments                     Calibishie                   767 317 1843    767 445 8074
Exotica Cottages P.O. Box 109,                    Roseau                       767 448 8839    767 448 8829
Fort Young Hotel (GuestHouse)                     Roseau                       767 448 5000    767 448 5006
Garraway Hotel                                    Roseau                       767 449 8800    767 449 8807
Ginger-Lily Cottage                               Morne Fregard Riviere        767 446 1170    +41 32 720 008
Grace Apartments                                  Roseau                       767 448 2934    767 448 8977
Harmony Villa (GuestHouse)                        Pont Casse                   797 678 5739
Hibiscus Valley Inn (GuestHouse                   Concord                      767 445 8195
Hodgesview Cottage                                Calibishie                   767 445 7061
Itassi Cottages                                   Roseau                       767 448 4313    767 448 3045
Jungle Bay Resort & Spa                           Pointe Mulattre Delices      767 446 1789    767 446 1090
Le Flamboyant Hotel                               Roseau                       767 440 7190
Ocean View Apartments                             Savan Scotts Head            767 449 8266
Papillote Wilderness Retreat & Nature Sanctuary   Trafalgar                    767 448-2287    767 448 2285
Picard Beach Cottages                             Portsmouth
Portsmouth Beach Hotel                            St. George                   767 445 5142    767 445 5599
Rainforest Paradise                                                            767 449 3074
Rainforest Shangri La Resort                      Wotten Waven                 767 440 5093
Sea Cliff Cottages                                Calibishie                   767 445 8998
Silks Hotel                                       Marigot                      767 445 88 46
St James Guest House (Guest House)                St George                    767 448 7170
Stonedge Safari Lodge (Guest House)               St. Joseph                   767 277 3607
Sunset Bay Club Beach Resort                      Batalie Beach,Coulibistrie   767 446 65 22   767 446 65/23
Sutton Place Hotel                                St George                    767 449 8700    767 448 3045
The Anchorage Hotel                               Castle Comfort, St. George   767 448 2638    767 440 2639
Titiwi Inn (Guest House)                          Castle Comfort               767 448 0553    767 448 0553
Wesleeann Hotel                                   St. George                   767 449 0419    767 449 2473
Zandoli Inn (Guest House)                         Stowe, St. Patrick           767 446 3161    767 446 3344
Other accommodations
Bon Marche (Guest House )                         St George                    767 448 4194    767 448 2083
Douglas Guest House (Guest House)                 Portsmouth                   767 445 5639    767 603 4013
St. Aimies Apartment / Guesthouse (Guest House)   St. George                   767 448 4464
Symes Zee Villa (Guest House)                     Laudat                       767 448 3337    767 448 4476
Vena's Paradise                                   St. George                   767 449 2001    767 448 0539
TravelInsights Dominica
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                                                  Useful links and published travel guides for Dominica

                                                  Dominica Travel Guides & Planning
                                                  http://BookingsDominica.com/dominica-travel-guides.cfm

                                                  Dominica Photo Gallery
                                                  http://BookingsDominica.com/dominica-photo-gallery.cfm

                                                  Vacation Quotes and Bookings:
                                                  http://BookingsDominica.com


                                                  Vacation-Themes -        http://DominicaVacationThemes.com
                                                  Accommodation -          http://DominicaHotelDirectory.com
                                                  Activities -             http://DominicaActivities.com
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TravelersInsights - Dominica

  • 1. Travelers Insights... Dominica is Nature, almost as it was 50 years ago - little changes here and that is the way we like it. This is why people come to Dominica; to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life. Dominica
  • 2. A visit to Dominica is like a step back in time. The island has not changed much in 50 years. There are more hotels, boutique accommodation and of course Dominica is about discovery... Johnny Depp and the cast of Pirates of the Caribbean have all been there, leaving in their path a few pirates vacation packages and inspired pirate games and discoveries. Much of its 365 rivers, rainforest and mountains are still unexplored. Sight- seeing, trekking, hiking, diving is among the best in the Caribbean. But Dominicaʼs true nature is a gentle peace; quiet in a land of towering mountains and cascading rivers. Stepping back in time, you are miles away from the modern world and its f a s t pace. Time moves slowly in Dominica and that is the way Dominicans like it. Dominicans are generous and very hospitable. They respect the land that gives them so much, and are quick to point out that you can get by with very little in Dominica; grow your own vegetables, keep your own chickens and fish off the banks. Vegetables and fruits grow everywhere. Two big avocados cost me less than a dollar US. Not driven by profit, Dominicans are inventive; they experiment and just do things for the joy of it. This tiny population of 70,000 on 290 square miles, makes its own beer, rum and coffee, was world famous for the Dominica straw mats and exported grapefruit and bananas to the world. In the valleys sugar-cane is grown, crushed and processed into a high quality Dominican rum.
  • 3. Dominicaʼs unique quality of life draws people to it. Gilles, a French entrepreneur escaped to paradise, as he says, and I came to Dominica to meet with open the Sea Lounge with the “Best tourism officials and see what we French cuisine in the Caribbean” says could do to help tourism in the island. Gilles. “I got to the point where I had The first night we met up with Etta Deschamps by accident - she was sitting taken care of my responsibilities, got beside us at La Maison while we ate my daughter through her education, blackened fish and shrimp Creole. and now it was time for myself. Dominica She and her husband have setup their appealed because I wanted to get film company ZoomFilmCompany.com, away from the rat race and do some- in Dominica. “Itʼs alternative and authentic” she said of Dominica. It thing worthwhile where it might matter. clearly has inspired their work. I like the spirit of the people and the place”. Dinner at Sea Lounge was a The Travel writer, Paul Crask, also fell highlight. The food was first rate and at in love with it. American executives the end of the meal Gilles served are discovering it for the right reasons and escaping to their mountain complementary spiced rum. He says homes, “It will not be overdeveloped” he and Chef Philippe Bertin like to says Colin Piper, Director of the exceed your expectations! Dominica Tourism Board, “we prefer to keep things simple and preserve (Chef Philippe Bertin also left France the unique experience that is Dominica”. for Dominica. See comment in side bar). Sea Lounge Chef Philippe Bertin, left his home in France to be the chef at Sea Lounge. Bertin was second cook in the officer mess in Brest. French navy cook chief aboard a submarine. Personal chef for Prince of Morocco. Now making the delicious fruit mousse and French cuisines al la Dominica at Sea Lounge.
  • 4. Dominica Nature: a gentle wilderness and friendly people Dominica is Nature, the place to restore your senses and your soul
  • 5. Dominica ... unspoilt
  • 6. I can’t see Dominica going the way of Antigua, Barbados and St. Lucia where hotels and condos are everywhere. It’s not your typical Caribbean beach holiday destination. There are several white sand beaches in the North but the land is private and the developers are not flocking in because there is no international airport and no one wants to tear down a mountain to build one. The roads are narrow and often steep with many switchbacks. It takes an hour and half to drive from the airport to Roseau, the capital - 27 miles. It's not highway driving, you are driving thought the jungle; sometimes a rainforest or a banana plantation, on the edge of a mountain with a panoramic view of the ocean coastline. You come to Dominica to escape and rejuvenate in nature. A paddle up Indian River takes you to a new place of peace and quiet and character. It is Dominica - The nature Island, a brief moment to escape, take your foot off the accelerator and enjoy the calm of nature as you paddle up the river. The steady rhythm of paddles dipping in the water, is almost hypnotic, it is very soothing. In t h i s i s l a n d y o u w i l l s l e e p i n t h e c o m f o r t o f a boutique hotel, elegant without being over- stated, or c l i m b into your cottage in the treetops at Jungle Bay resort. D
  • 7. Dominica’s true nature is a gentle peace Idle up Indian river with Friday as your boatsman, stop for a beer in a local hut, and drift back along the mangroves, the sweet water ferns, the wild cane in its wilderness. Itʼs time out to take time to listen to nature, smell the flowers, watch the King Heron swoop down over the Mullets and the Barracuda in the still waters and simply unwind. For a more active vacation hike the great trails. The trails vary from a leisurely walk in the wild to a strenuous mountain hike. From Jungle Bay to Calibishie Cove, and on to Portsmouth, to Roseau and Scots Head and back; discover nature, climb a mountain, explore a river, jump its rocks and swing like Tarzan, on the vines that hang from the trees along the river banks. Or just sit and stare. The wilderness will restore you. Dominica
  • 8. View from Calibishie Cove Sitting on your ocean front balcony at Calibishie Cove, with the wind blowing in your face is the essence of relaxation. I felt my mind physically let go of a mountain of thought and for the first time in weeks I began to unwind. Hazel the care- taker was the perfect host and cooked great peas and rice with coconut chicken using the provisions we had brought. Calibishie Cove has both self catering apartments and suites without a kitchen. We had booked a deluxe suite with adjoining rooms and wrap around balconies. It did not have a kitchen, which was great, Hazel’s cooking was much better. Breakfast was delivered by van, with wide smiles and fresh orange juice which we did not bring.
  • 9. We took the opportunity to walk down the 200 steps to the river estuary and the beach below our suite. Trevor and his son joined us on the beach. Trevor, a boxing champ from the UK, moved to Dominica a few years ago. The steps, the river, sea and natural obstacles of logs and low hanging trees have become the perfect gym. He came to Dominica to get away from the rush. He had wanted to setup a boxing association but is now planning to train boxers on the Island. “Had the best training in my life right here”, he said, “you know it’s the conditioning of your mind that makes the difference, Dominica unplugs you”. His agent got him a fight back in the UK with good prize money. “I should not have taken it as I was com- pletely out of training” he tells us. But Dominica’s magic had made his mind sharp; the runs on the beach and shadow boxing had toned him up. He scored a knockout in round one.
  • 10. Cabrits Fort Shirley We were traveling round the island by taxi. It seemed to be best so that we could concentrate on taking pictures and notes, but in retrospect I should have hired a car. A 4x4 sidekick rents for $40.25 US a day. A taxi is a lot more and you lose the ability to head off in your own direction or stop for a snack on a whim, to just sit and stare and enjoy the scene. Our taxi driver was a 27-year-old Dominican with a family of two girls and a baby boy. He was looking forward to the Titiwi picnic and BBQ on Sunday in Layou. 
We arranged to be picked up at 11 on Sunday and drove on to Fort Shirley at Portsmouth. The fort has been beautifully restored by a project headed by Dr. Lennox Honychurch. Lennox is a poet and a historian. I read his prose about the ocean some years ago and I still recall its essence. It inspired something I wrote. “March on, Oh! Rolling sea, with your messages of time”.
  • 11. Layou Fish Festival On the route back to Roseau we stopped off at the Titiwi festival in Layou. The Titiwi are a sort of tiny eel. They are fried, put in bakes, steamed, smoked or stewed in the Creole cuisine style – very fishy rather like anchovies, a tasty treat with boiled breadfruit, Belloʼs hot sauce and Kubuli beer. What most impressed me was the friendly people and their warm hospitality.
  • 12. What you will notice in Dominica is colour, bright and vibrant but never gaudy. Nature abounds with its colour. Along the roads wild flowers spread a carpet of red, blue, white and yellow on a green tapestry. The towns and villages are alive with bright greens, yellow, reds and all shades of blue, and in the fishing villages the well cared for fishing boats are painted with personality. Pink fishing boats say as much about the owner as about the boat! This is an island of individuals, about personal choice and the determination to be different. It is for discerning travelers who are not the typical tourist. It is, and I hope will always > be, an undiscovered treasure tucked away in time, where old-fashioned values last. Helpful Contacts Faithful Taxi: 1 767 277 1126 Indian River: - Friday 1 767 614 5275 Travel planning, quotes and bookings http://BookingsDominica.com
  • 13. ... truly the nature island
  • 14. Activities Restaurant Pub Cellars Bar 767 449 8700 Pub Symes Zee 767 448 2494 Cafe Sugars Coffee House 767 445 3399 BeachBar Spiders Bar 767 448 4319 Culture Tours Kalinago Barana Autê 767 445 7979 FineDining La Maison French Restaurant 767 440 5287 Local Randyʼs Restaurant & Bar 767 315 7474 WineBar Radjah Club FineDining Sea Lounge Bar & Restaurant 767 440 6973 Health Spa Healing Hands Massage Therapy & Beauty Store 767 275 1129 Spa Rainbow Yoga 767 245 2474 Spa Spa du Soleil 767 446 1789 Spa Screws Sulphur Spas 767 440 4478 Nature Wildlife Scots Head Soufriere Marine Reserve Hiking Boeri Lake Gardens The Botanical Gardens 767 266 3817 Hiking Morne Trois Pitons National Park 767 448 2401 Sightseeing/Transport Cars Budget Rent-a-Car 767 449 2080 Islandtours-Coach Car Antours Dominica Ltd 767 449-3577 Cars Courtesy Car Rental 767 448 7763 Cars Faithful Taxi 767 277 1126 Cars Garraway Rent-A-Car 767-448-2891 Cars Road Runner Car Rental 767 276 3804 Sports/Adventure Riding Highride Nature Adventures 767 448-6296 Scuba Anchorage Dive Center 767 448 2638 Dive Dominica 767 448 2188 Nature Island Dive 767 449 8181 Watersports Extreme Dominica 767 448 041 Nature Island Dive 767 449 8181 Wacky Rollers Adventure Vacations & Expeditions 767 440 4386 Hiking Escape Tours Ltd 767 440 5481 Tours Cobra Tours And Yachts Services Ltd 767 445 6333 Sailing/Boating JC Ocean Adventures 767 449 6957 Fishing IslandStyle Fishing Whale Watching & Charters 767 265 0518
  • 15. Accommodation Beau Rive Roseau 767 445 8992 767 445 8992 Calibishie Cove (GuestHouse) Point Dubique Calibishie 767 265 1993 Calibishie Lodges Hotel Calibishie 767 445 8537 767 445 8074 Carib Territory Guest House (Guest House) Crayfish River Carib Territory Dominica 767 445 7256 767 445 7256 Caribbean Sea View Holiday Apartments Roseau 767 449 7572 Castle Comfort Lodge (Guest House) Roseau 767 448 2188 767 448 6088 Chez OPHELIA Apartments Roseau 767 44 83438 767 448 3433 Cocoa Cottages (Guest House) Roseau 767 448 0412 767 448 0412 Comfort Cottages Terre Platte, Blenheim 767 445 3245 767 676 3325 Crescent Moon Cabins (Guest House) River La Croix 767 449 3449 767 449 3449 Domcans Retreat Guest House (Guest House) Castle Bruce 767 445 7794 Dominicas Sea View Apartments Calibishie 767 317 1843 767 445 8074 Exotica Cottages P.O. Box 109, Roseau 767 448 8839 767 448 8829 Fort Young Hotel (GuestHouse) Roseau 767 448 5000 767 448 5006 Garraway Hotel Roseau 767 449 8800 767 449 8807 Ginger-Lily Cottage Morne Fregard Riviere 767 446 1170 +41 32 720 008 Grace Apartments Roseau 767 448 2934 767 448 8977 Harmony Villa (GuestHouse) Pont Casse 797 678 5739 Hibiscus Valley Inn (GuestHouse Concord 767 445 8195 Hodgesview Cottage Calibishie 767 445 7061 Itassi Cottages Roseau 767 448 4313 767 448 3045 Jungle Bay Resort & Spa Pointe Mulattre Delices 767 446 1789 767 446 1090 Le Flamboyant Hotel Roseau 767 440 7190 Ocean View Apartments Savan Scotts Head 767 449 8266 Papillote Wilderness Retreat & Nature Sanctuary Trafalgar 767 448-2287 767 448 2285 Picard Beach Cottages Portsmouth Portsmouth Beach Hotel St. George 767 445 5142 767 445 5599 Rainforest Paradise 767 449 3074 Rainforest Shangri La Resort Wotten Waven 767 440 5093 Sea Cliff Cottages Calibishie 767 445 8998 Silks Hotel Marigot 767 445 88 46 St James Guest House (Guest House) St George 767 448 7170 Stonedge Safari Lodge (Guest House) St. Joseph 767 277 3607 Sunset Bay Club Beach Resort Batalie Beach,Coulibistrie 767 446 65 22 767 446 65/23 Sutton Place Hotel St George 767 449 8700 767 448 3045 The Anchorage Hotel Castle Comfort, St. George 767 448 2638 767 440 2639 Titiwi Inn (Guest House) Castle Comfort 767 448 0553 767 448 0553 Wesleeann Hotel St. George 767 449 0419 767 449 2473 Zandoli Inn (Guest House) Stowe, St. Patrick 767 446 3161 767 446 3344 Other accommodations Bon Marche (Guest House ) St George 767 448 4194 767 448 2083 Douglas Guest House (Guest House) Portsmouth 767 445 5639 767 603 4013 St. Aimies Apartment / Guesthouse (Guest House) St. George 767 448 4464 Symes Zee Villa (Guest House) Laudat 767 448 3337 767 448 4476 Vena's Paradise St. George 767 449 2001 767 448 0539
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