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 we look forward to another exciting term! 2016 was a record-breaking year as we welcomed […]

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 endangered turtles to our black sand beach and take extreme care to respect their natural […]

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 — a new record for Rosalie Bay! Previously, the highest record was from 2013, when […]

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, her flippers and nest are tagged with a unique tracking number. This allows our turtle […]

“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 duo began with an overview on their relationship with sea turtles and the environment. Then, […]

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 Rescue, World Turtle Day is recognized around the world “to help people celebrate and protect turtles […]

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 volunteer to help remove driftwood and seaweed from our beach! This year is off to […]

Celebrating World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day at Rosalie Bay Resort On Saturday, May 23, 2015 students of Morne Jaune and Grand Fond Primary Schools climbed onto a school bus headed to Rosalie Bay Resort. 30 students, between the ages of 8 and 10, celebrated World Turtle Day with Simon George, our sea turtle expert from NET Rosalie. Learning […]

World Turtle Day 2015

World Turtle Day May 23, 2015 marks World Turtle Day. Created in 2000 by the American Tortoise Rescue, World Turtle Day is recognized around the world “to help people celebrate and protect turtles and tortoises and their disappearing habitats around the world.” Home to the first sea turtle conservation efforts on Dominica, our eco-resort has an ongoing […]

Where in the World is Jeanie?

Did you know? Leatherbacks are the largest sea turtles and travel up to 20,000 km a year. The gentle giants come to our shore each year to nest from March through August before returning to sea. So, where do they go next? Tracking Turtles Last year Dominica Sea Turtle Conservation Organization Inc. (DomSeTCO), in collaboration with Rosalie […]