Rosalie Bay Resort Rosalie, Dominica Caribbean eco-hotels: four of the best. Set in a palm-filled valley beneath the foothills of the Morne Trois Pitons overlooking the Atlantic on Dominica’s south-east coast, Rosalie Bay Resort was built by a passionate, conservation-minded couple, Bev and Oscar, and opened in November. The resort generates 70 per cent of […]
Ethical Travel—What it Means, and Where to Go (by www.ethicaltraveler.org) As the world becomes ever more interconnected, being an ethical traveler becomes both easier and more urgent. Travelers today have access to far more information than we did even 10 years ago. We can observe–almost in real time–the impact that smart or selfish choices, by […]
DOMEX The DOMinica EXperiment: Orographic Precipitation in the Tropics The mountainous island of Dominica has been selected as the location for a research project on the generation of convective clouds and precipitation in the tropics. The Dominica Experiment (DOMEX) started in March of 2007, but attention is now focused on the intensive field phase in April/May […]
Dominica photo wins Frommer’s Photo Contest! The Favorite Travel Moments Contest celebrates Frommers.com’s vibrant community of readers and photographers and is inspired by Frommer’s new full-color, full-size Day-by-Day series. Peter Allinson’s image of a whale and his friend perfectly captured his travel moment and won him $4,000 and a Tamron zoom lens. Here’s how he […]
“If you’ve prematurely written off the region as been there, done that, it’s time to for a revisit. Here are 8 new or improved Caribbean pads to check out.” 7) ROSALIE BAY Dominica From the fish-flocked reefs to that over-200-degree boiling lake you’re better off not playing Marco Polo in, any resort built on Dominica […]
Chef Sean Kuylen picks only the freshest of locally grown ingredients for his menu. There is also an on-site Organic Garden where the chef not only harvests his ingredients, but he plants them, as well!
About.com “Worlds away from the glitz and glamour of some Caribbean islands, Eco-conscious Rosalie Bay Resort is tucked into a verdant corner of Dominica, which bills itself as “the nature island.” Truth is, there’s not much more here than a black sand beach, tropical rainforest, 172 types of birds, and easy-rolling Rosalie River. Couples who […]
Creole Day… is held all over the Island of Dominica. This is by far the most colourful day on the Island.The traditional outfit is worn on that day by everyone. The girls wear a “jupe,” the women wear a “robe dwiyet” and the men wear black pants, white shirt and a red sash around the […]