Places to Visit in Castle Bruce, Dominica, America

Places to Visit in Castle Bruce, Dominica, America

Castle Bruce is the largest settlement of the parish of St. David in the island country Dominica. It is situated about 30 km from the national capital Roseau and 58 km from Portsmouth.

Other villages coming under St. David parish along with Castle Bruce are Grand Fond, Rosalie, Good Hope, San Sauveur, Morne Jaune, Riviere Cyrique and Petit Soufriere. Carib Territory of Dominica also falls under the administration of Saint David parish.


Geography of Castle Bruce:

Castle Bruce is located on the east coast of the island between latitude 15°26′30″ in the north and longitude 61°15′25″ in the west. St. David Parish is surrounded by the parish of St. Patrick in the south, St. Andrew towards north and St. Paul,  St. George  and St. Joseph in the west.


Connectivity to Castle Bruce:

Along with other Dominican areas, Castle Bruce is served by only working airport of the country, Melville Hall Airport which is situated about 23 km from the midpoint of Castle Bruce with scheduled flights to and from many Caribbean locations such as Antigua, Barbados, Sint Maarten, Saint Lucia and charter services from Montserrat, Saint Barthelemy and Anguilla, served by Fly Montserrat, St Barth Commuter and Trans Anguilla Airways.

There are many travel agencies located outside the airport that offers car and taxis for rent on day or hour basis.


Food and Shopping in Castle Bruce:

Castle Bruce houses numerous upgraded restaurants and traditional shops and list of prominent food corners in and around Castle Bruce are:

  • Pagua Bay Bar and Grill
  • Escape Beach Bar & Grill
  • Coral Reef
  • Calabash Restaurant
  • Bamboo Restaurant


Things to do in Castle Bruce:

  • Mountain climbing
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking


Places of interest in and around Castle Bruce:


Boiling Lake:

Boiling Lake is the 2nd largest hot lake of the world (largest being Frying Pan Lake in New Zealand) located within Morne Trois Pitons National Park. It is located around 25 kms away from Castle Bruce. Bubbling grayish-blue water of the lake will be a great treat to the eyes of visitors.


Cabrits National Park:

Cabrits National Park is spread over an area of 1,313 acres located at 15.586°N 61.473°W. It was formed in the year 1986 and it includes hiking trails, Fort Shirley (English garrison) and tropical forest.


Morne Watt:

Morne Watt or Watt Mountain is the 3rd highest peak of Dominica located at an altitude of 1,224 meters. The highest peaks of Dominica are Morne Diablotins and Morne Trois Pitons.


Other places of interest in and around Castle Bruce are:

  • Morne Trois Pitons National Park
  • The Dominica Museum
  • Layou River
  • Morne Diablotin National Park
  • Old Market of Roseau
  • Middleham Falls & Ti Tou Gorge
  • Papillote Tropical Gardens
  • Champagne Beach
  • Roseau Museum
  • Dominica Botanic Gardens
  • Mero Beach
  • Public Library


Best time to visit Castle Bruce:

Between May through November is the best time enjoy your holidays in Castle Bruce.

Accommodation options in and around Castle Bruce:

Hotels of Castle Bruce offer top class living facilities for the expediency of the tourists. Castle Bruce houses all the kinds of accommodation options and amenities and tariffs vary from hotel to hotel. The best hotels in and around Castle Bruce are listed below:

  • Rosalie Bay Resort
  • Mermaid’s Secret – Riverside Retreat
  • Jungle Bay Resort & Spa
  • OhLaLa Villas
  • Zandoli Inn
  • Riversong Cottage
  • Citrus Creek Plantation
  • Pagua Bay House Oceanfront Cabanas
  • Calibishie Lodges
  • Calibishie Cove
  • Red Rock Haven
  • Hibiscus Valley Inn
  • Classique International
  • The Nixons Bay Side Mangrove Inn
  • Pointe Baptiste Guest House

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