Climate: Air temperature in winter 22°C / 73°F and in the summer 28°C / 82°F
Water Temperature: 26 – 30°C / 80 – 85°F
Time: UTC -4:00
Language: English is the official language. Creole and French based Patois spoken by many.
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar. US$, Sterling, French Francs, travelers checks and credit cards accepted.
Electricity: 230 Volts. Plug adapters are recommended.
Marriage Requirements: Please contact the local tourism board for instructions and requirements.
Roseau-Caneield Airport (DCF)
Hyperbaric Chamber: Princess Margaret Hospital
The whale watching capital of the Caribbean, there have been 22 species sited off the Dominica coast, including the awe-inspiring sperm whale. Dive into the champagne bubbles of the warm sea vents or soar through the coral villages. Be one of the few to see an elusive flying gurnard. Located between Guadeloupe and Martinique, the island has 290 square miles of terrain and is the largest of the Lesser Antilles. Latitude is 15.10 deg N, longitude 61.30 deg west. Highest point, Morne Diablotin, is 4,747 feet. Dominica is referred to as the “nature island of the Caribbrean” because of its lush tropical rainforests, botanical gardens, parks, lakes, rivers and waterfalls. Divers are attracted by Dominica’s majestic underwater world, which include dramatic walls that descend to 1,000 feet.Read More
Dominica The Nature Island
Dominica the Nature Isle
If you immediately think this island is adjacent to Haiti and next to Puerto Rico, this is not the island you're looking for. Dominica "the Nature Island” can only be found by traveling over to the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea and there between Guadelupe and Martinique close to half a dozen volcanoes rose up from the deep sea floor and separated th...