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Sea Turtles

2022 Turtle Predictions

Turtle season is in full swing here at Rosalie Bay Eco Resort on the Nature Island of Dominica. There have already been many nests laid, and the Nature Enhancement Team (NET) is busy keeping the nests safe to ensure as many tiny turtles hatch and make it to sea.

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Turtles in 2020

The turtles came! 2020 was expected to be Rosalie Bay’s big return after a massive rebuilding project. As it turned out, COVID-19 took over, the resort and the rest of the country was on lockdown, but the turtles continued their […]

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2017 Turtle Updates

It’s the most magical time of year on Dominica: turtle season. While this season has been a bit slower than 2016’s record-breaking year, there have still been plenty of exciting events and memorable experiences. A Warm Rosalie Welcome The first […]

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2017 Turtle Season

Every year, from March to October, endangered sea turtles nest and hatch at Rosalie Bay Resort. Our team takes extreme care to respect their natural habitat, while facilitating new life. Turtle season is quickly approaching on the Nature Island, and […]

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6 Keys to Conservation

Currently, six of the seven sea turtle species are classified worldwide as threatened or endangered. At Rosalie Bay, we believe in turning obstacles into opportunities and strive to conserve the sea turtle population. Every year, we welcome three species of […]

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A Record-Breaking Turtle Season Continues

It’s the middle of turtle season in Dominica, and we are pleased to share this has been one of our most successful seasons yet! Leatherbacks As of mid-July 2016, we’ve welcomed 166 leatherback sea turtles to our black sand beach […]

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Adopt a Sea Turtle!

As you witness the amazing turtle rituals on our beach, you’ll create memories to last a lifetime. Now, you can enhance your experience by “adopting” a sea turtle. When the nesting mother arrives on our beach and buries her eggs, […]

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“Shellebrating” World Turtle Day

On World Turtle Day, we had a simply magical time sharing our passion for turtles with the community. NET (Nature Enhancement Team) Director, Simon George, and Rosalie Bay Activities Coordinator, Judy Joyce, visited two local primary schools on Monday. The […]

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2016 World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day It’s the most magical time of the year in Dominica! May 23 is World Turtle Day, and we’re proud to join the global celebration and share this experience with our community. Created in 2000 by the American Tortoise […]

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A “Simply Magical” Start to Turtle Season

March marks the beginning of turtle season in Dominica, and we are pleased to share there has already been lots of turtle activity. In preparation for this season, we’ve been very attentive with our beach clean-up. We’ve even had guests […]

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