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Sea Turtles

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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Meet our Sea Turtle Expert, Simon George

Simon is actually much more than a sea turtle expert. He’s a certified tour guide, teacher, agronomist (soil specialist) and serves as President of the Nature Enhancement Team (NET) at Rosalie, which is a volunteer position with the community group. […]

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Sea Turtle Season 2013: First Sea Turtles Arrive

With the arrival of two giant leatherback sea turtles, sea turtle nesting season at Rosalie Bay Resort and Dominica is officially under way. Both sea turtles came ashore last week to lay eggs and in approximately two months, the tiny […]

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Honored with a 2012 Travel + Leisure Global Vision Award for Conservation

Exciting news! Rosalie Bay Resort has been honored by Travel + Leisure as a 2012 Global Vision Award Winner for Conservation. We were recognized for our efforts to protect endangered sea turtles on Dominica. As many of you may know, resort owner Beverly Deikel […]

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Summer Sea Turtle Encounters

Our most popular “guests” continue to visit this summer. Here’s the latest news since our last sea turtle update. In June and July, 12 Leatherback turtles came ashore and three nested, and four Green sea turtles visited and one nested. This […]

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Honored for 10 Years of Protecting Sea Turtles

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the sea turtle conservation efforts, which began at Rosalie Bay Resort. In honor of this milestone and an ongoing commitment, owner Beverly Deikel and her partner Oscar were recently honored by the Commonwealth of […]

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Certified by Green Globe, Only Resort on Dominica

Green Globe has just certified Rosalie Bay Resort as a sustainable tourism provider. Rosalie Bay Resort is the only Green Globe certified resort on Dominica. The certification demonstrates that Rosalie Bay Resort, like other Green Globe Members, saves energy and water […]

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