Dominica dive resort, Roseau
Roseau is a great location for both novices and experienced divers.
The closest resort to Soufrière Scott’s Head Marine Reserve, Roseau is the oldest reserve on the island. Here you will have easy access to the many sites including Champagne Reef, Scott’s Head Pinnacle and Drop-off, as well as numerous rugged pinnacles, volcanic ledges and pristine coral gardens to explore. Enjoy whale and dolphin watching tours from here too.
Dive Dominica is a reputable dive operator in Roseau Dominica Dive Resort. The highly respected team are renowned for their extensive knowledge, combined with a safe and organised service. Always with a friendly smile and warm welcome.
The main dive centre is 5 minutes from Roseau, and is home to two custom built dive boats offering daily diving to the Scott’s Head Marine Reserve. Both in a catamaran style accommodation up to 24 divers each and fully equipped with a licensed captain, safety equipment and a partially shaded area. For those staying at the Fort Young Hotel departures will be from the hotel jetty.
Choose from morning or afternoon departures (1 or 2 tank dives) with a return to the dive centre for lunch in Roseau. Night dives and guided shore dives are also available. Nitrox is available at an extra charge.
Roseau is the ideal place from which to explore further afield. The city itself offers fantastic markets, a wide range of restaurants and bars, and plenty of scenic vistas to take in on an evening stroll. Nearby places of interest include the famed Botanical Gardens, Boiling Lake, Morne Trois Pitons National Park, natural thermal spas and scenic plateaus. Numerous day trips and sightseeing tours can be arranged on dry days or to complement your scuba diving.
Flights & Transfers
International flights from the UK connect to the island via surrounding hubs in Antigua and Barbados. The most popular route for travellers from the UK is via Barbados.
It is also possible to arrive in Dominica via a ferry transfer from Guadeloupe and Martinique (two hours) and St Lucia (four hours) but flights are generally preferred.
Flight time from the UK to Barbados is approximately 9 hours, with a 1 hour onward flight to Dominica. Barbados is a wonderful place to break your journey. Transfer from Dominica Airport to your hotel is approximately 1 hour.
Dive Dominica, our chosen dive centre, is located 5 minutes from Roseau. This well established dive team offers multiple day boat departures right from the Fort Young Hotel and Dive Resort’s jetty.
Where to stay in Roseau
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Fort Young Hotel and Dive Resort
The Fort Young Hotel and Dive Resort combines colonial architecture with contemporary style in a waterfront setting. Perfect for exploring Dominica’s colourful capital city and natural wonders.
Star Rating: 3*
Number of Rooms: 71
Distance to Dive Centre: Onsite Dive Shop
Distance to Airport: 46km
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