ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
Dominica is one of the hidden treasures of the Caribbean – an unspoiled natural paradise.
Tropical forests, home to over 1,200 plant species, cover two-thirds of the island. Rivers, lakes, streams and waterfalls are plentiful. Dominica is home to the eastern Caribbean's first UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Morne Trois Pitons National Park and its ancient forests.
Hiking, diving, snorkeling or whale watching are favorite pastimes. A hike to Boiling Lake, the second of its kind in the world, is worth the effort. After the hike, a visit to one of the mineral-rich hot springs is a great reward.
In the communities, the opportunity to meet some of the friendliest people in the Caribbean is another reason many choose to visit this picturesque island.
- Discover Dominica
Telephone: (767) 448-2045
- Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
- Times to Travel: Dominica is best visited during the mid-December to mid-April tourist season. The temperate winter climate and the cooler trade winds combined with the drier conditions make this the ideal time for a trip.
Temperatures in Dominica can be quite hot throughout the entire year – the winters average about 85° F (29° C) while summers hover close to 90° F (32° C).
The rainy season – July to November – brings significant rainfalls. Some regions of the island accumulate as much as 300 inches per year. In addition to the rains, there is a threat of flash floods. Dominica is also subject to the Atlantic hurricanes and tropical storms.
- Boiling Lake
- Dominica Airports
- Dominica Beaches
- Dominica Bird Watching
- Dominica Guide
- Dominica Hotel & Tourism Association
- Diving in Dominica
- Grand Bay
- Hiking in Dominica
- Unesco World Heritage Site
- Virtual Dominica
- Visit Dominica
|Land Area||751 km2|
|Total Area||751km2 (#173)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$812.00 Million|
|GDP Per Capita||$11,400|
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