ESCAPE is truly unique. A boutique resort set in the jungle with a beautiful stone crafted villa, jungle cabanas and an authentic toes in the sand beach bar. Escape is located on the north east coast of Dominica - named the "Nature Isle of the Caribbean".
The VILLA is set high upon the Pointe Baptiste ridge overlooking the blue green ocean. Separate, we can offer two luxury SUITES each with its own private plunge pool. Finally two CABANAS set in the jungle garden surrounded by coconut, almond trees and tropical flowers.
At the base of the hill you will find an original BEACH BAR located on the most beautiful sandy beach in Dominica, with a coral reef just off shore and the majestic Red Rocks hugging the tropical beach.
Escape is located within the quaint neighborhood of Grande Baptiste and is a short distance to the village of Calibishie, a truly authentic Caribbean town where you will find a few grocery stores, restaurants, small beach bars, fishermen with fresh catches, small Saturday markets, gas station, bank, health clinic and a local beach.
There are natural sites of interest nearby including the Red Rocks and Chaudier Falls, to name a few. Take a stroll on the beach, swim, snorkel or just relax at ESCAPE; there is something for everyone.
Youngest island of the Lesser Antilles, Dominica boasts unspoiled natural beauty and lush mountainous rainforests, home to many rare plants, animals and birds.
. The monthly magazine ”Caribbean World” has nominated Dominica to the best destination for the so called ecotourists.
. British institute of research claimed that Dominica have one of the five happiest people in the world!
. Two thirds of Dominica is covered by protected rain forest.
. There are 365 rivers and you will also find the largest boiling lake in the world.
. There are no poisonous insects or snakes on Dominica.
. Sport-magazines have nominated Dominica as one of the best locations in the world for sports diving.
. Dominica has the lowest crime-rate in the Caribbean.
. Dominica has the highest percentage of people over 100 years of age in the world.
. Pirates of the Caribbean 2 & 3 chose Dominica as the recording place for its beauty, adventure and mystique.
. Ranked as among the ten most ethical travel destinations in the world by Ethical Travel.
. Dominica (Country Profile Official Name: Commonwealth of Dominica) is known for its unspoiled lush rainforest, diverse hiking experience, spectacular diving sites and its many streams, lakes, waterfalls and 365 rivers with more to be discovered.
. With a population of 70,000 happy, friendly and most helpful individuals you will meet. A significant portion of the population lives in and around the capital city, Roseau.
. Dominica is located between the French islands of Guadeloupe to the north and Martinique to the south, with a Latitude: 15˚ 20’ N Longitude: 61˚ 22’ W Surface Area: 751 km2 (289.5 sq mi)
. Highest Peak: Morne Diablotin – 1730 m (4,747 ft).
. Our Morne Trois Pitons National Park was the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Caribbean.
. Dominica has as its currency the Eastern Caribbean Dollars (XCD) with an exchange rate of
USD 1: XCD 2.7169.
. The primary language spoken is English, yet you will often hear people speaking French Patois (“Kwéyòl”)
. The island is one of only a couple in the Caribbean still with populations of the pre-Columbian Carib Indians. And the first Island to have a hiking trail that will take you from one end of the island, clear to the other end, The Waitikubuli Trail.
. Casual light-weight clothing are recommended when enjoying stays or hiking in higher elevation.
. It is not usually accepted to wear swimwear around public streets and displaying too much expression of affection are not generally accepted.
. Walking shoes and raincoats are recommended for rainforest hikes.