About This Listing
A lovely two bedroom cottage with good view of the beach below.
A queen sized bed in one room and a double with a single bunk in the second room allows sleeping space for 5.
The beach is a few minutes walk down the path and the village 1 kilometre
On a lovely location overlooking the sea on Dominica's northeast coast, this cottage is an eco tourist delight.
Self catering and totally equipped for short or longer term holidays, spacious and airy with cathedral ceilings and tiled throughout. with full kitchen,indoor and outdoor dining area, bathroom, sitting room and balcony .
We are run with solar electric power and solar hot water heaters provide the water for your shower and kitchen .cable TV,and CD players/radio and a cell phone and free wifi for those who have their laptops.
The kitchens are fully equipped with crockery , coffee makers, juicers etc. Towels and linens are provided as well.
The house has two bedrooms with a queen sized bed in one room and a double&single bed in the second room.
Lots of outdoor space with a BBQ and picnic table as well.
We are on a country lane along the sea and the grounds are planted with fruit trees, flowers and palms. Hummingbirds fly from blossom to blossom with their brilliant colours flashing in the sunlight. .
The views are wonderful as we look down on Hodges Bay and river with the mountains to the south. The beach is about a five minute walk down the path and there you can find a small reef for snorkeling, sandy beach for swimming and a fresh water river to dive into and rinse off after your sea bath.
The cottage is perfect for the more independant and selective traveler who wishes to be a part of the island experience instead of just observing it.
Sea Cliff is a place to relax, hike, swim, birdwatch and learn about the wonders of the land. Photographers and artists will be delighted with the scenery as will everyone else
There are several other beaches within walking distance for swimming as well as places to hike and explore. A lovely secluded waterfall and pool is found about three miles away which provides a perfect spot to swim and picnic. If you walk up into the hills behind Sea Cliff you will find small farms growing banana, citrus , avocado and root crops. The narrow roads wind along the top of the ridges. Parrots can be found nesting in the trees and the views looking over the mountains and down to the sea are truly breathtaking.
Woodfordhill beach and Turtle Beach , about two miles away, are known for the giant sea turtles coming in to lay their eggs. An incredible sight if you are lucky enough to be there at the right time.
The village of Calibishie is about a mile or a twenty minute walk .There you will find restaurants, grocery stores and post office. The people are friendly and helpful so it is easy to make contact and learn about the diverse culture of this island.
The Carib territory is just a few miles south of Calibishie and there you can meet these talented craftspeople as they work at their trade. The baskets and carvings are unique in their patterns and designs. Just a bit further takes you into the rain forest.
For those who like to dive, the Cabrits Dive centre is about 12 miles away in the otherr direction along with the historic Fort Shirley and Cabrits Park.
An excellent way to learn and become a part of our diverse culture in Dominica
The friendly people make our neighbourhood one of the best !
This makes it easy to get to know people and learn about our culture and history
A walk of a few hundred yards will take you to the main road where you can catch the local buses
We do expect that our guests will be considerate of the property and also of the community . We also ask that they comply with the environmental standards in place and give the respect that is due to the land around us.
If you lose or break something through carelessness we expect that it will be replaced.
Our stay at Seacliff cottage was great, Gweneth who gave us the keys was very friendly and the view on the ocean is beautifull! The beach and the river just down the cottage are gorgeous and very quiet. Thanks to the solar electricity we had hot water and light even during a tropical storm that shut down a lot of electricity on the island! Calibishie is a quiet village full of friendly people, and it's a good spot to visit the North and East of Dominica. The first night we didn't cook at home so we went to the Bamboo restaurant, it's on your right when you arrive to the village. Many delicious dishes to taste and their owner are very nice...
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