Nature Walks at Rosalie Bay Resort

With eight active volcanoes, an abundance of wildlife, more than 1,200 plant species and 365 rivers, our island is a nature-lover’s paradise. Here at our sanctuary amid the wilds of the Nature Island, there are many Dominica activities to choose from. We’re excited to introduce five new guided hikes and tours, all departing from the […]

Dominica: A Hidden Paradise in the Caribbean – Travel Channel

You can truly unplug from the hustle and bustle of the world on Dominica. Known as the Nature Island of the Caribbean, Dominica promises relief from the crowded beaches known to some other islands. In fact, Travel Channel names it one of the Caribbean Islands You Don’t Know (But Should) and evokes serious wanderlust with a few must-see spots. Champagne […]

Dominica’s Hike Fest 2014

Hike Fest, the annual hiking festival on the Dominica, has begun! Each May, locals and visitors come together to hike various trails on the Nature Island. Organized by the Dominica Hotel & Tourism Association (DHTA), the annual fundraising event “is the perfect time to discover and experience Dominica, meet new people and enjoy a day […]

“Wild & Wonderful Dominica”

Travel writer Susan Campbell discovers all things “wild and wonderful” about the Nature Island of Dominica. She writes, “… if you’re seeking an exhilarating and actively healthy holiday, there are few better places in the tropics to explore than Dominica.” Her active pursuit recommendations including hiking to Emerald Pool and Trafalgar Falls, whale watching, snorkeling 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 […]

Hike to Dernier Falls

Looking for a new hike to a secluded grotto to have all to yourself? We invite you to hike to nearby Dernier Falls, located in the village of Grand Fond next to Rosalie Bay Resort. Wellness Coordinator Laura Lund and Steve Bennett of Uncommon Caribbean discovered the hike to Dernier Falls rewards travelers with a waterfall and […]

Dominica Tour Spotlight: Hike to Boiling Lake

The Boiling Lake on Dominica is one of the most popular, and advanced, hikes for adventure travelers. (One of the other advanced hikes on Dominica, though not as famous, is Bolive Falls. Oscar and journalist Jeanine Barone attempted this adventurous hike last spring.) Boiling Lake is named by US News & World Report among the […]

Discovering a new trail with Oscar

Guests who have visited our Dominica luxury hotel know what a wealth of local knowledge (Papa) Oscar is about Dominica. From adventurous hikes to local cuisine and culture, he’s a fantastic source. So when Oscar recently decided to try out a new hike, guests jumped at the chance. Oscar and Beverly first discovered the trail a […]

Join Hike Fest on May 19 and 26

Dominica is a hiker’s paradise with more than 300 miles of trails weaving through rugged rainforests, stark terrain, stunning coastlines and crystal clear rivers.  And with trails geared toward every fitness level – from beginner to advance – a vacation to Dominica would not be complete without some kind of hike to explore the island’s […]