It is no wonder why Dominica is the destination with the most centenarians in the world. With healthy, farm and sea-to-table meals, nearly perfect weather year-round, and stress-free natural surroundings, Dominica is considered a modern fountain of youth. Last week, we shared Dominica’s wonderful underwater and on the water adventures. Today, read on to learn why “The Nature Island” is a wellness haven for those looking to escape the daily routine and reconnect with nature away from it all.
Wellness at Secret Bay:
Secret Bay, Dominica’s six-star, all-villa resort, offers a variety of wellness experiences for guests. These include, relaxing treatments at the Gommier Spa overlooking the ocean, forest bathing sessions, and science-based yoga on the beach, in the privacy of the guests’ spacious deck or at the Bwa Mang Wellness Pavilion. Secret Bay is the #1 resort hotel in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas and #6 in the world, according to the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2020, which were announced today. Learn more
Wotten Waven Hotsprings:
Dominica’s natural hot springs are a fabulous way to relax and unwind. A little way’s inland from Roseau, Dominica’s capital city, the tiny village of Wotten Waven lies among a tropical forest. Popular with Dominicans and travelers alike, Wotten Waven is well-known for its natural hot sulfur springs and mud pools that are believed to have medicinal qualities. Many of the spas on the island, such as Ti Kwen Glo Cho in Wotten Waven and the seaside Bubble Beach Spa in Soufriere, have been landscaped in fun and inventive ways! Learn more
Yoga Retreats at Jungle Bay:
As the island’s sanctuary for well-being, Jungle Bay Dominica was designed to host yoga and other holistic vacation retreats. Yoga teachers and group retreat planners are encouraged to bring groups to Jungle Bay and utilize its state-of-the-art facilities, which include two yoga studios that overlook the Caribbean Sea, a banana plantation and an on-site spa. The spaces at Jungle Bay offer both a dramatic view and the relaxing sounds of nature. Learn More
Rejuvenate at Emerald Pool:
A refreshing dip among the island’s lush vegetation revives the body and the soul, making a visit to one of Dominica’s natural pools a must during a wellness vacation on the nature island. Emerald Pool boasts an easily accessible waterfall amid the Morne Trois Pitons National Park, one of three national parks in Dominica and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A visit to Emerald Pool can be combined with other activities such as a hike to the Sari Sari Falls or a visit to the Kalinago Territory to create a day excursion. Learn more
Jungle Bay Dominica:
Located in the south of the island, Jungle Bay is an award-winning eco resort that overlooks the scenic Scotts Head Marine Sanctuary. Built with sustainability and preservation of the natural environment in mind, Jungle Bay is surrounded by dozens of organic tropical fruits that grow abundantly around the property, with healing herbs plentiful for the Bamboo Spa’s teas and massage oil blends. At Jungle Bay, it’s easy to connect with nature while finding a path for reducing stress. Learn more
Upcoming Event: Join Discover Dominica Authority at the “Diving in the Caribbean and Risk Mitigation Amidst COVID-19” panel hosted by Travel Advisors Selling the Caribbean on July 14, 2020 at 1 p.m. EST. Destination representative, Fernanda Melgoza will share details on what makes Dominica such a wonderful diving destination. Click here to register!
Complete our Health and Safety Survey: As we prepare to reopen our borders to international travelers, we’d appreciate your input on health and safety expectations when traveling to Dominica. Please take a minute to complete our health and safety travel survey. It shouldn’t be too long now before you can enjoy hiking trails, scuba diving, whale watching and more adventures on the nature island!
Want to become a Dominica expert? Click here to complete our training course today!
Want to stay up to date with more news about the nature island? Click here to join our network of travel advisors.