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WHERE TO STAY Ros­alie Bay Re­sort Ros­alie, Do­minica 800-831-9249 www.ros­aliebay.com Low-rise “eco-bou­tique” re­sort where the Ros­alie River meets the At­lantic. In­cludes 28 spa­cious rooms, with fine meals and well-planned daily ac­tiv­i­ties around the is­land. Dur­ing high sea­son (March to mid-Septem­ber), rooms start at $188 for a gar­den view or $299 for an ocean­front view.

Se­cret Bay Ross Blvd., Portsmouth, Do­minica 767-445-4444

www.se­cret­bay.dm Six ecofriendly vil­las and bun­ga­lows tucked into a palm for­est over­look­ing a cliff on the ocean, with beaches. Rooms run $450-$1,300 a night, de­pend­ing on the sea­son and room size. WHERE TO EAT Islet View Restau­rant and Bar Cas­tle Bruce, Do­minica 767-446-0370 An in­ex­pen­sive, open-air restau­rant that serves su­per fresh fish and chicken, ba­nana bread, plan­tain chips and lo­cal beer.

Diane’s “Free D” Place Scotts Head, Do­minica Fifty feet from the beach where small, col­or­ful open fish­ing boats are launched. Eat out­side and watch the street life of this small com­mu­nity un­fold, then stroll out to the half-hour climb at Scotts Head, where the At­lantic Ocean meets the Caribbean. WHAT TO DO Waitukubuli Na­tional Trail


www.wait­ukubu­li­trail.com The 115-mile trek runs along farms, coast­lines, wa­ter­falls and steep for­est.

Kali­nago Barana Aute


www.kali­nago­b­aranaaute.com A re­con­structed set­tle­ment by the is­land’s in­dige­nous Caribs, who have their own au­ton­o­mous re­gion within Do­minica. The cul­tural cen­ter of­fers his­tor­i­cal tours, mu­si­cal per­for­mances and na­tive foods in an ex­quis­ite coastal set­ting. A site pass and tour start at $10.

Cabrits Na­tional Park

http://bit.ly/1hEkWsN The pro­tected site over­looks the Caribbean and fea­tures a re­stored gar­ri­son from the 18th cen­tury. The park also in­cludes rain for­est and wet­land habi­tats, and co­ral reefs.



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