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Commonly known as ‘The Nature Island of the Caribbean’, Dominica is the largest of the Windward Islands an an unspoiled paradise for divers, hikers, and naturalists alike. Dominica’s dramatic landscape includes lush rainforests, waterfalls, lakes, gorges, rivers, hot springs, and the highest mountains in the Eastern Caribbean. On the whole, Dominica remains untouched by package tourism and the large-scale resorts found on other Caribbean islands, with just two small airports servicing the island.
Additional Travel Information for Dominica
UK health authorities have classified Dominica as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. Most visits to Dominica are trouble-free but incidents of crime do occur. In September 2017, Hurricane Maria passed over Dominica causing widespread damage – Life in Dominica has largely returned to a state of normality. Water and electricity have been restored, but some homes remain damaged. The hurricane season normally runs from June to November. You should follow and monitor local and international weather updates from the US National Hurricane Center and follow the advice of local authorities.
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