Welcome to Dominica

Wishing all of Dominica and our friends near and far a very Positive, Bright 2018 as we rebuild and step into our future.
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Welcome to the Nature Island


And welcome to avirtualDominica.com ~ a comprehensive guide to our beautiful Caribbean island, Dominica 

Get to Know Dominica – From hiking the lush mountain peaks soaring nearly 5,000 ft. tall, to diving the dramatic vertical walls of our underwater terrain, it’s no wonder Dominica can take your breath away at every turn.

Explore our site to find out what makes Dominica one of the best vacation destinations in the Caribbean for scuba divingwhale & dolphin watching, hikingbird watching, exploring a pristine tropical rainforest along our Waitukubuli National Trail, discovering our unique culture, find the perfect place to stay…or simply relaxing on one of Dominica’s secluded beaches or in our unique, natural hot springs.

Dominica Film Challenge 2018
Winning Video by Sheldon Casimir and Norris Francois Jr.
Watch all the videos here.

 

What’s On?


 

October

World Creole Music Festival 2018
October 26th, 27th, 28th

October / November

Independence Celebrations
REUNION 2018 – 40 YEARS

 

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World Creole Music Festival 2018

Learn to Speak Kwéyòl!

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Kwéyòl Donmnik: Dominican Kwéyòl for Beginners by Sylvia Henderson Mitchell
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Just Published!


A View of the Empire
at Sunset: A Novel
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An Old Favourite


A Flying Fish Whispered
by Elma Napier (1938)
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The Perfect Backpack

For hiking in Dominica, my favourite backpack is a waterproof one. It's not only great for hiking in the rainforest, you can take it along on a kayaking trip, whale-watching, or to the beach to keep things sand-free & dry. Check out this MarsBro Waterproof Backpack.

For other styles, see the Best Hiking Backpacks on Amazon

 

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Birds of the West Indies

By James Bond
A Petersen Field Guide
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Reef Fish Identification

By Paul Humann and Ned Deloach
Florida Caribbean Bahamas - 4th Edition (Reef Set)
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In the Forests of Freedom - The Fighting Maroons of Dominica

By Dr. Lennox Honychurch
Papillote Press (2nd Edition-July 31, 2017)
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Hurricane Maria


On September 18, 2017 at 8.30 pm Hurricane Maria hit Dominica as a Category 5 Super-Storm

Dominica is now on its path to recovery. Read more about Hurricane Maria here and find out how you can help Dominica rebuild.

Great little video about #Dominica, narrated by Dr Lennox Honychurch

Why this Caribbean island is the perfect off-beat holiday destination
Sandwiched between the French islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique, is a country that should be on every adventurer and eco-traveler's list. From black sand beaches to authentic indigenous culture, Dominica defies the clichés of a Caribbean holiday in more than one way. Individualists are attracte...
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Look at these flight deals from JFK!
How can you afford *NOT* to come to Dominica with Norwegian Airlines?
Fly to one of our French neighbours, then Ferry or Fly here.
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