This is a small, family run, eco lodge in a lush rainforest valley in unspoilt eastern Dominica...
This is a small, eco lodge in a lush rainforest valley in unspoilt eastern Dominica, surrounded by pristine rivers. It has a backdrop of rainforest mountain offering secluded / rustic jungle cabins and tree houses, camping plots and dormitory beds and hammocks for the budget traveller.
ALL ACCOMMODATION IS 15 MINUTES STEEP HIKE INTO THE JUNGLE.
There are tents available for rent. The lodge also has home delivery food service or self-catering, bar, games room, children's play facilities and 4 natural river pools. It is ideally located for hiking and wildlife watching.
Once you have booked on hostelworld, 50% of the balance will be charged to your card as a confirmation deposit
1. For cancellations of more than two months notice we offer an 80% refund.
2. For cancellations with between 1 & 2 months notice, we offer a 50% refund.
3. For cancellations of less than one month's notice we do not offer refunds. HOWEVER
4. For cancellations with less than one month's notice, you will be offered 50% of what you have paid, towards a deposit for your next reservation within one year.
5. A service charge of 7.5% will be added to all final accounts.
6. Cancelled nights due to last minute ferry or flight delays, are non refundable.
Rosalie Forest is situated a mile or so inland from Rosalie, on the east coast of Dominica.
Whether you arrive at one of the airports, or at the ferry terminal, there are normally plenty of taxis waiting. Whichever port of entry, the journey time is around an hour, and expect to pay betweenEC$150 -200/ US$60-80 for your taxi, depending on your port of entry. Alternatively, if you arrive early enough, there are buses and hitchiking works well enough
From Melville Hall airport, follow the airport exit signs past the car park to the main exit barrier.
Turn right over the bridge as you leave the airport barrier and follow the road through and past the town of Marigot and stay on the main road until the main road crosses a bridge, bends right only, and leaves the coast.
You will pass immediately on your right a hotel called Silks, and you should turn left, over another bridge, towards the Carib Indian territory. DO NOT head straight on up the mountain.
Stay on this long windy road for about half an hour, passing through several Carib Indian villages, until, when you reach the town of Castle Bruce, the road ends.
You will see a playing field in front of you, and a health centre on your left.
Turn right, away from the ocean.
Then immediatley turn right again at the first turning, where you will see an old closed down gas station.
Carry on up the long windy mountain road, passing the school, for about 20 minutes, then passing the Emerald pool until the road ends.
At the end of the road turn left.
SKIP TO SEE BELOW FINAL APPROACH DIRECTIONS.
From Roseau head north out of the city over the independence street bridge and follow the main road north, direction Canefield, Mahault, Salisbury and portsmouth.
Follow the road heading out of town, passing the vcargo port and driving under a big cliff alongside nthe Ocean as far as Canefield, go past the Nissan showroom on the right, and past R&C tyre repairs on the left, then turn right at the National Commercial Bank, then left at the end of the very short road and go over the mountains until you reach Pont Cassé. Turn right.
From Canefield airport, turn right onto the main highway, then left at the mini roundabout. At the top, turn left and follow the road up the mountain until you reach Pont Cassé roundabout. Turn right.
From Pond Cassé roundabout follow the road straight down, direction Emerald pool, Castle Bruce and Rosalie, for about 20 minutes, passing 2 bars on the left hand side, and driving straight past the turning on the left signposted to The Emerald pool and Carib territory.
Do not turn left, go straight.
FINAL APPROACH DIRECTIONS.
Carry on straight down the windy road for about 10 minutes, eventually you will go down a very steep bendy hill, with a broken road / dangerous bend warning sign, and at the bottom of the hill on the bend you will see a sign on the right saying 'Rosalie Forest 3 Rivers Eco Lodge ', and a 2nd broken road warning sign.
Turn tight down the dirt road.
Then, follow the road for just over 1km or 3/4 of a mile, drive straight through and across a small stream, carry on straight, and then follow the road left past the big, white house farm house.
Then drive straight across a big bridge, then carry on straight, past two small wooden houses on the left, with a 'dead end ' road sign.
Do not take the turning , carry on straight.
Then you will reach a second bridge which you should cross.
Follow our sign and carry on straight past our neighbours (mermaids secret) wooden house with two shipping containers.
DO NOT STOP THERE KEEP GOING
A short way up the road you will see our reception and you can park on the left of the road.
If you want to use public bus, from Roseau, The bus for our lodge is in Kennedy Avenue, outside Jays bookstore and The bamboo bar, and take the bus which goes to Grand Fond.
Tell the driver you are coming to rosalie forest 3 rivers eco lodge and they will drop you at the main road from where you will walk in.
See above final approach directions.
From the Melville Hall airport, take any bus towards Roseau and change just after you pass the Emerald pool at the junction where the road ends.
See above final approach directions.
Restaurant, Internet Access, Airport Pick Up, Credit Cards Accepted, Bar, Swimming Pool, Telephone/Fax Facilities, Free Carpark, Breakfast Not Included