Dominica Vacations

Dominica is known as the "Nature Isle of the Caribbean". It is located in the arc of islands in the Caribbean Sea that extend from Puerto Rico down to Venezuela. Dominica is a small island of only 290 square miles. Through the center of the island are numerous rainforests, which include the Morne Trois Pitons National Park. The capital of Dominica is Rouseau. The island is known for its waterfalls, springs, and rivers plus its beautiful sandy beaches. The amazing scenery of Dominica was used as the setting for the filming of the movie "The Pirates of the Caribbean" with Johnny Depp.

Dominica Vacation Rentals and Boutique Hotels

Dominica Vacations: Things to see while on vacation in Dominica

Dominica's volcanic origins still influence the geography and scenery of the island today. The majority of the interior consists of rugged mountains which are covered in beautiful rain forests and cover 59% of the island's topography. Dominica's coastline extends for 148 kms and the land size is 751 sq km. The island's volcanic origins are prevalent even today. Boiling Lake, is a thermal lake that sits atop a heated fumarole which is an opening in the earths crusts, produces the 2nd largest thermally active lake in the world. Dominica vacations are best suited for those that enjoy the uniqueness of nature amidst a tropical setting.