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Know Before You Go...®

If you're interested in exploring the scenic, dense rainforests of Dominica, then you're in the right place to learn more about this outdoorsman's paradise. From your villa on the island, you can enjoy the natural wonders of Dominica, including the Boiling Lake and numerous rivers and waterfalls. Use this page to learn more about traveling to Dominica and what you can expect to find on the island.

Why Dominica?

  • Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Boiling Lake and Trafalgar Falls
  • Parrot watching at Northern Forest Reserve, one of the last refuges for the Imperial and Red-necked species
  • Hiking

Dominica Weather/Climate

Average Temperatures

Highs Lows
January 85 ° F 68 ° F
February 85 ° F 67 ° F
March 86 ° F 69 ° F
April 86 ° F 71 ° F
May 87 ° F 72 ° F
June 89 ° F 74 ° F
July 89 ° F 74 ° F
August 90 ° F 74 ° F
September 89 ° F 74 ° F
October 88 ° F 73 ° F
November 87 ° F 71 ° F
December 86 ° F 69 ° F

Average Rainfall

January 0.68
February 0.74
March 0.5
April 0.56
May 1.66
June 1.07
July 1.11
August 1.31
September 1.46
October 1.62
November 1.83
December 0.71

Transportation on Dominica

Getting to Dominica and getting around. Our transportation tips will help make your trip smoother. More good sand advice.

Entry Documents

Proof of citizenship (passport, birth certificate or voter registration card and photo ID) and a return or ongoing ticket.

Airport

Melville Hall Airport - one hour from Roseau Canefield Airport - 5 minutes from Roseau

Departure Tax

US$21

Driving

On the left - International driver's license required to obtain Dominica permit; cost US$15.

Dominica Weddings and Honeymoons

Vacationers don't just stay in Dominica villas - they come to paradise to get married and celebrate their honeymoons! Apply for a license.Cost: US$120.Documents Required: Proof of citizenship (passport, original birth certificate and photo ID) and non-marriage certificate. If applicable, copy of divorce decree or death certificate.Wait Time: Minimum of 2 days

Know Before You Go...® - Dominica Travel Tips

Before making their way to Dominica villas, vacationers like to know a little bit of helpful information to make them feel more at home during their stay. Take a look at our travel tips to make your time in villas in Dominica even more relaxing.

Capital: Roseau
Population: 68,910
Size: 754 sq km
Electric Current: 220
Time: 09:50 am zone:-4 (GMT/UTC -4)
Official Language: English (official), French patois
Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD) - U.S. dollars widely accepted.
Topography: rugged mountains of volcanic origin
Telephone: international: country code - 1-767