Roseau Valley Attractions
Green tropical rainforest with bubbling streams and waterfalls are found within the scenic Roseau Valley region of Dominica.
Papillote Wilderness Retreat
Papillote Wilderness Retreat is a small hotel set in 12ac/4.8ha gardens fed by a small stream from a 98ft/29m waterfall.Paths wind among bamboo trees, orchids, bromeliads and begonias.Non-guests can experience the waters of the mineral-rich pool, fed by a nearby hot spring while appreciating the mountains and lush valleys.
Twenty-three species of birds frequent the D'auchamps Gardens along with the agouti, nocturnal manicou, lizards and fireflies.Meandering, well-labeled paths are followed past giant-tree ferns, gingers and other flowering tropical plants
Laudat is one of the best starting points for a visit to the Morne Trois Pitons National Park.This ridge-topped village 7mi/11km from Roseau is named after Pascal Laudat who was granted land at the head of the Roseau Valley in 1805.
Trafalgar is a village in the Roseau Valley that takes its name from an estate in the area that was named for the Battle of Trafalgar. A track through the village leads to the nearby Trafalgar waterfalls.
The twin falls are one of Dominica's most famous sites. Known as Mother and Father, the two falls can be appreciated after a 20-minute hike through a forest of ginger plants and vanilla orchids.The cool main stream of Trafalgar Falls originates in the mountains and is joined near the bottom by a hot mineral spring. Swimming in the hot and cold pools is enjoyed amid the sulfur-dyed rocks at the falls' base.
Screw's Sulfur Spa
Screw's Sulfur Spa incorporates hot water spring fed pools in an already beautiful and lush landscape. The three pools are kept at different temperatures ranging from hot to cold.Located near Trafalgar Falls, this has become a popular stop for people who are out for the day exploring some of Dominica's natural attractions.
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