Dominica’s commitment to climate resilience— through renewable energy, organic agriculture, ecotourism, sustainable infrastructure and a culture of eco-consciousness— has provided a strong strategic and ideological underpinning for the Nature Isle’s social and economic development.
Dominica (pronounced Dom-in-EEK-a, and not to be confused with the Dominican Republic), is a spectacular green island of rugged mountains, lush rainforests and rushing rivers in the Eastern Caribbean.
The island is a haven for adventure travelers seeking a unique vacation that includes hiking and adventure, cultural events/festivals, diving and water sports, whale/dolphin watching and canyoning adventures.
To help you plan your next vacation, here are some of the top reasons to visit Dominica:
1. Dominica is rated as one of the top 10 dive locations in the world. Scuba divers can choose from a variety of dive sites that feature dramatic walls and pinnacles, pristine reefs, and amazing creatures. Although diving is a year-round activity on the island, Dive Fest is held in early July each year.
From Sulawesi to Dominica, these underrated islands are often overlooked by travelers. But take a second look at 17 great islands for a crowd-free holiday.
(CNN) — Let’s be honest: Islands are rarely a hard sell, but some of these pretty places for always-needed indulgence get a little more love than others.
But on the world’s lesser-known islands, still-secret spots, aquamarine seas and a relative lack of selfie-snappers could add up to castaway vacations more noteworthy than those on islands always topping best-of lists.
From the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean, and a spot in the literal middle of nowhere, here are 17 less-boasted paradises worth adding to any travel lust list:
1. Cocos Keeling
Out in the beautiful middle of almost nowhere is Cocos Keeling, a place most people don’t even realize is probably the island of their dreams.