Earth Day 2015: Stewards of Sea Turtles

We are delighted to report that we were joined by 60 volunteers for our Earth Day 2015 beach clean-up at Rosalie Bay. The group of volunteers, double in size from last year’s event, cleared our black sand beach for a successful sea turtle season. Saving Sea Turtles Natural debris and excess sargassum seaweed can hinder sea turtles from nesting on our […]

Climbing for Coconut

Coconut palm trees are abundant throughout the Caribbean and grow naturally at our nature resort. Known as the “tree that gives all that is necessary for living” by the East Indians, coconut palms thrive in a tropical environment and produce their first fruit in six to ten years. Cutting Coconut Every two months, a member of our maintenance […]

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 […]

In Focus: Guest Captures Stunning Bird Photos at Rosalie Bay

Did you know that Dominica is home to nearly 170 recorded bird species? Discover Dominica calls our Nature Island “the perfect haven for birds” and “the perfect place for birders.” Rosalie Bay was fortunate to host recent guest Gordon Holm from Scotland. Gordon, a talented nature photographer captured these stunning photos of a Green Heron, […]

“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 […]

November Turtle Hatchings

It has been an exciting couple of days on our beach. Yesterday 80 baby green sea turtles emerged from their nest and we watched them make their first trip to the sea. With a small helping hand, the action continued into today as 5 more green sea turtle hatchlings from that same nest emerged before […]

Wellness Wednesday: Shadow Benny, a “Blessed Herb”

Weekly tips to bring island-inspired wellness into your everyday life from Rosalie Bay Resort wellness coordinator Laura Lund. Shadow Benny looks like a weed, similar to the dandelion, and tastes similar to cilantro. The name derives from a French Patois term, Chadon Bene, which means “blessed herb.” It grows wild in the Caribbean, which is […]

“Tuning into Dominica” and Nature at Rosalie Bay

Caribbean expert Chelle Koster Walton discovered unspoiled beauty and abundance of nature on Dominica and at Rosalie Bay. On BucketTripper.com, an award-winning online magazine focused on authentic travel experiences around the globe, Chelle shares her discoveries of the Nature Island and our eco-resort. Chelle acknowledged our “effort to reflect the Dominican culture in every way- […]

Wellness Wednesday: Lime

Weekly tips to bring island-inspired wellness into your everyday life from the wellness and spa team at Rosalie Bay Resort, Dominica. Post written by Spa and Wellness Coordinator Laura Lund. Limes are a sour citrus fruit that grow in many parts of the world, including right here in our organic garden. While you may be […]

Wellness Wednesday: The Best Medicine

Weekly tips to bring island-inspired wellness into your everyday life from the wellness and spa team at Rosalie Bay Resort, Dominica. Post written by Spa and Wellness Coordinator Laura Lund. Laughter is the best medicine. According to Mayo Clinic, laughter: stimulates your organs releases endorphins relieves stress and soothes tension improves your immune system relieves […]