Lakes of the Nature Isle
From ‘Fresh’ to ‘Boiling’ you’ll want to experience Dominica’s Lakes!
Hot or Cold? You choose!
Unlike many Caribbean islands, Dominica is blessed with several freshwater lakes that provide a wonderful refuge for wildlife as well as fun activities like kayaking, swimming and picnicking. The island’s volcanic origins are evident once again as Dominica boasts the second largest Boiling Lake in the world – a great destination for an adventurous hike with the opportunity to see a unique eco-system.
Swimming can occur at most beaches, or really anywhere there is access to the sea along the West Coast. However, this is not the case along the Eastern Coast. Due to rip currents and undertows, one must exercise extreme caution and only swim where recommended. Find out more…
Looking for somewhere excluded where you can sit and enjoy your surroundings in peace and quiet? Although this is never a guarantee, find out more about beaches and other sites great for escape.
With topography like Dominica, stepping into the water and dipping your head in can reveal a whole other world right from shore. Find out more about the best beaches for snorkeling.
Turtle watching, bird watching or even casting your eye towards the horizon in search of passing whales and dolphins. Although all beaches display their own share of local inhabitants, these are great beaches for observing wildlife.
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Photo of Freshwater Lake in Laudat (Roseau Valley).
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