Cheap Flights to Dominica

Cheap Flights to Dominica

Dominica is a luscious green landscape surrounded by turquoise seawater, and it beckons visitors with its delightfully balmy climate, whale and porpoise watching, abundance of water sports and delicious cuisine. Dominica is a mix of lush rain forest, plunging waterfalls, such as Trafalgar Falls, and a vibrant Creole culture. International flights to Dominica land at Douglas-Charles Airport (DOM), located about 30 miles from the island nation's capital, Roseau.

Flights to Dominica

Cheap flights to Dominica, Douglas-Charles Airport (DOM) is international travelers’ first stop on the island. Once you land, you’ll be able to grab a quick bite, buy some postcards and other souvenirs and catch a ride to wherever you need to go. Taxi fare from the airport to Roseau will cost around $30, and the ride will take just over an hour. The airport is just 2 miles from Marigot, a tiny fishing village of 2,000 people. You can stop at a roadside stand here and sample fresh fruit juices or coconut water.

Attractions in Dominica

A good reason to book cheap flights to Dominica is to check out Boiling Lake, a vaporous body of heated water located in Morne Trois Pitons National Park and fueled by lava from the island's active volcano. There are no roads leading to the lake, making it an exciting attraction for hikers and outdoors enthusiasts. You’ll enjoy the beautiful three-hour hike through the evocatively named Valley of Desolation.

The sea water surrounding the island is crystal clear, and visitors can enjoy snorkeling and diving at Champagne. Kayaking up the island's waterways is a wonderful way to experience the interior of Dominica.

Deep in the rain forest, there is a wonderful pool for swimming at Sari Sari Falls, just one of the many waterfalls across the island. The capital, Roseau, has a charming French quarter, and the Botanical Gardens highlight native plant species.

Travel Tips for Dominica

Dominica's climate varies little throughout the year; temperatures during daylight hours remain in the 80s, falling to the 70s at night. The rainy season spans from September through November, which can average upwards of 15 inches of rainfall per month.

The people of the island come together in celebration during the World Creole Music Festival in late October. If you book your flights to Dominica during this time, you can enjoy musical performances from around the globe. Carnival is celebrated in February, and visitors can feast their eyes on glittering costumes and enjoy rich music. Parades and Dominica's cuisine take center stage during this time. The Layou Titiwi Festival celebrates a tiny, delicious fish that is native to the island. Enjoy food, crafts and ATV rides on the beach during this festival.

Similar to other islands in the Caribbean, Dominica boasts a cuisine that reflects its Creole heritage and abundance of seafood. Saltfish, or salted cod mixed with spices and sauce, is a popular side dish for any meal. Cornmeal, plantains, yams, rice and potatoes are also popular.

The natives sometimes combine exotic fruits with a local hibiscus flower for a refreshing drink. A three-course dinner for two will cost around $65.

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