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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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.

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.

What’s On?


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

October / November

Independence Celebrations


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World Creole Music Festival 2018

Learn to Speak Kwéyòl!

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


What's New?

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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Dominica, Nature Island of the Caribbean

Another amazing video coming out of the 2018 Dominica Film Challenge! Great job Marica Honychurch & Arnaud Chabert
#Dominica #FilmChallenge

Discover Dominica
Today we get your taste buds revved up with a journey through the unique and authentic cuisine experience in the #NatureIsland. Based on the theme 'cuisine' this video was produced by Marica Honychurch and team. Set to a soothing original sound track, this is not your run of the mill food video however. The context of the scenic island is well-established, accompanied by exclusive footage of preparation of local food dishes. Remember to view, like and SHARE, and tune in for the next video premiere next Monday! #ReDiscoverDominica #DominicaChallenge #NatureIsland. Thrilled to come visit? Get great deals here: discoverdominica.com/spring2018/index.html

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1 week ago

Dominica, Nature Island of the Caribbean

The 2018 Dominica Film Challenge is on!
Here is the 3rd of 6th short videos created during this year's competition. #DominicaChallenge #RediscoverDominica

Discover Dominica
At the halfway point already! The momentum has been building and it's sure to come to a crescendo when you view this fantastic new video as part of the 2018 Dominica Film Challenge! Produced by Sheldon Casimir and @Norris Francois Jr. , this film 'Dominica - A Different Adventure' gives a thrilling peek into the varied adventures you can enjoy when you come visit to #ReDiscoverDominica! Plunge into a river pool, lounge on the beach, tube down a river, view whales year round, ride a horse through a forest trail, participate in cultural and entertainment activities; these are just a few of the countless fun experiences featured! Remember to view, like and SHARE, and tune in for the next video premiere on Friday! #ReDiscoverDominica #DominicaChallenge #NatureIsland. Thrilled to come visit? Get great deals here: discoverdominica.com/spring2018/index.html

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Bubble Beach Spa in Soufriere re-Opened today! ...

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