“Best Summer Nature Vacation”

Rosalie Bay Resort, Dominica, was just featured among “The 10 Best Caribbean Summer Vacations For 2013” by Caribbean Journal. Our eco-boutique resort was named the “Best Summer Nature Vacation” by the editors at Caribbean Journal, which is the Caribbean’s leading digital newspaper. The editors write, “Dominica is called the Caribbean’s Nature Island for a reason […]

Wellness Wednesday: Dominica’s dasheen

Weekly tips to bring island-inspired wellness into your everyday life from the wellness and spa team at Rosalie Bay Resort, Dominica. Post written by Spa and Wellness Coordinator Laura Lund. This tropical perennial herbaceous plant grows all over Dominica and is used for the tuber known as dasheen. Dasheen is a starchy potato-like staple found […]

May Sea Turtle Nesting Photos

This week was an exciting week for the sea turtle nesting activity at Rosalie Bay Resort. Six Leatherback sea turtles arrived on the shores of our Dominica resort on May 21, 2013. Five were at night and one was in the afternoon – a rare occurrence! Travel and Landscape Photographer Randy Kerr was one of […]

Rare daytime sea turtle nesting

A 75-year-old, 700-pound Leatherback sea turtle arrived at 1:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon at Rosalie Bay Resort’s protected beach to nest. The sea turtle was 144 cm long and 110 cm wide. View a video of the sea turtle digging her nest and photos of the event below. This was the first time this particular sea […]

Wellness Wednesday: Benefits of Basil

Weekly tips to bring island-inspired wellness into your everyday life from the wellness and spa team at Rosalie Bay Resort, Dominica. Post written by Spa and Wellness Coordinator Laura Lund. This beautiful leafy herb, with its divine scent, stems from India where it is considered a cure-all and used medicinally as a safe, effective treatment […]

World Turtle Day 2013

World Turtle Day is May 23, 2013. The day was established in 2000 by the American Tortoise Rescue, a nonprofit organization created to protect all species of tortoise and turtle. The day is recognized around the world to celebrate turtles, and bring awareness of how to protect the endangered species and their habitats. In fact, […]

Rosalie Bay and Dominica in Fabulous Fashion Shoot

When the Fashion team at Fabulous Magazine in the UK “set off in search of beautiful backdrops for Spring/Summer ’13 fashion spreads,” they “found the untouched wonder of Dominica – a volcanic island just off Barbados” and Rosalie Bay Resort to be the perfect spot! The six-member team, including models, photographer, fashion editor and assistants, […]

Wellness Wednesday: Adding Cabbage to Your Diet

Weekly tips to bring island-inspired wellness into your everyday life from the wellness and spa team at Rosalie Bay Resort, Dominica. Post written by Spa and Wellness Coordinator Laura Lund. In Dominica, cabbage is used in stews, tossed with salads or served on its own either steamed or grilled. At Rosalie Bay, it grows in […]

Dominica Hike & Jazz Fest

Dominica is bringing music into the rainforests by expanding the annual HikeFest to the Dominica Hike and Jazz Fest. This fun event begins this weekend, ends May 18, 2013. Our friends at TropicBreeze in the UK summed up this event perfectly, “…the Dominica Hike And Jazz Fest is an absolute must… with a really varied itinerary that will see you […]

Rosalie Bay Owner Featured on New EX-PATS Episode

We’re thrilled to share that Rosalie Bay Resort owner Beverly Deikel has been profiled in the latest episode of EX-PATS. The show, which airs on the Reserve Channel on YouTube, is in cooperation with Travel + Leisure magazine and profiles ex-patriates who made the leap to move to another country. In this 20-minute episode, host […]